How To Avoid Becoming a Traffic Statistic This Holiday Season

The holiday season has arrived, and if Thanksgiving showed us anything it’s that we can expect millions of Americans to continue traveling this year, despite the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. The nation’s roads could again see numerous acciden...

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Baby on Board? Follow These Safe Driving Tips.

Shuttling the kids around town or taking them on road trips can be fun, but it can also be stressful, especially if you’re a new parent or anyone else without a lot of experience driving with children in the car. Fortunately, if you follow a few s...

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Are Roadways More Dangerous Around Thanksgiving?

For many people, Thanksgiving is more than just a one-day holiday; it’s a great time to use vacation days and take a four- or five-day break from the stress of work. Often, people use the time to visit local bars and reconnect with friends and fam...

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I Was Hit By a Drunk Driver Who Was Overserved. Can I Sue the Bar?

Unfortunately, drunk driving accidents remain all too common despite tougher laws and more awareness of the issue. When an intoxicated driver injures or kills someone in a car wreck, most of the time the legal responsibility falls on the drunk drive...

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Roads Are a Dangerous Place for Young Pedestrians on Halloween

There may be fewer trick-or-treaters this year due to coronavirus concerns, but plenty of kids will still be out there trying to fill up their candy buckets. While some parents still fear their kids getting poisoned candy or razor blades in an apple...

What Are Expert Witnesses and How Do They Affect My Auto Accident Case? | Ted B. Lyon & Associates | iStock-537972247

What Are Expert Witnesses and How Do They Affect My Auto Accident Case?

In a personal injury lawsuit following an auto accident, the plaintiff (the person who filed the case) must prove that he/she was injured, as well as prove the other driver’s fault. Evidence must be used to prove that the other driver was at least...

What Is Pain and Suffering and How Is It Calculated? | Ted B. Lyon & Associates | iStock-1183325392

What Is Pain and Suffering and How Is It Calculated?

After a truck accident or car wreck, you might face expensive medical bills, lost wages, car repair bills and other monetary damages. These are usually fairly easy to understand and calculate. But other injuries, most notably pain and suffering, are...

What Is the Eggshell Skull Rule and How Does It Protect Vulnerable People?

Some of us have physical conditions that make us more susceptible to serious injury. For example, someone with brittle bone syndrome might suffer broken bones and serious pain due to an accident, while others might walk away unscathed. The person...

Should You Apologize After a Car Accident?

The aftermath of a car accident is emotional. People are upset, frustrated, shocked and someone may be physically injured, too. In this situation, it’s almost a reflex to apologize, even if you’re not entirely sure that you’re the one to blame...

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Why Thorough Investigations Win Truck Accident Injury Cases

As hard as it may be to believe, the chaotic aftermath of a truck wreck is also the starting point of accident investigation. What happens in the minutes, hours, days and weeks to follow is crucial for an injured person, because the results of an ac...