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...

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Chesapeake Energy Oil Well Explosion Kills 3 Workers

Wrongful Death Attorney A late January gas explosion at a Chesapeake Energy oil well in Burleson County claimed the lives of three workers and left a fourth severely injured, according to multiple reports. The four workers, all contractors, were wor...

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These Are the Most Dangerous Days to Be on American Roads

Auto accidents in Texas happen once every 58 seconds, according to the Texas Department of Transportation. In 2018, nearly 250,000 people were injured in Texas crashes, with almost 15,000 of those considered serious injuries. Motor vehicle crashes h...

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The Far-Reaching Consequences of Serious Workplace Injuries for Employees

Workplace accidents such as slip-and-falls, chemical exposure and heavy equipment failure often result in serious injuries to employees. In Texas, employers are not required to maintain workers’ compensation insurance. As a result, the consequences...

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Atmos Energy Gas Explosion Case Reaches a Successful End for Dallas Family

In February 2018, 12-year-old Linda “Michellita” Rogers was preparing for a cheerleading competition when her home ignited in flames and exploded due to a natural gas leak. Days after, her family found a video she recorded on her phone moments be...

Pre-Thanksgiving Blast at Texas Chemical Plant Raises Serious Questions | Ted B. Lyon & Associates

Pre-Thanksgiving Blast at Texas Chemical Plant Raises Serious Questions

Two blasts rocked an east Texas chemical plant the day before Thanksgiving, leaving three workers injured and 50,000 people under evacuation orders. The two explosions happened 13 hours apart at the Texas Petroleum Chemical (TPC) plant in Port Naches...

6 Tips For Reducing Distracted Driving

6 Tips For Reducing Distracted Driving

With more than 6 million auto accidents happening every year on America’s roadways, it’s never a bad idea to step back and think about your own driving habits. How can you drive a little safer today? Do you have any bad habits that you should wor...

Why Not All Personal Injury Cases Go All the Way to Trial

Why Not All Personal Injury Cases Go All the Way to Trial

If you were injured by the negligence of someone else, such as another driver, an employer, or a business, you may have the right to pursue a personal injury lawsuit to recover compensation. While it’s true that this means you’ll need a lawyer, i...