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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...

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...

Determining Liability in a Multi-Car Crash | Ted B. Lyon & Associates

Determining Liability in a Multi-Car Crash

In the immediate aftermath of an auto accident, of course, your first thoughts are about determining the extent of your injuries, seeing if everyone else in your car is ok, and finding out whether anyone was hurt. The second thoughts, for most people...

Social Media Blunders Can Hurt Your Personal Injury Case

Social Media Blunders Can Hurt Your Personal Injury Case

Sharing our lives on social media is second nature by now. Our all-powerful smartphones let us take photos and videos of everything we’re doing, then in a matter of seconds post it on our choice of platforms—Facebook, Twitter, Snapchat, Instagram...

Traffic Fatalities in Texas Dropped in 2018 | Ted B. Lyon

Traffic Fatalities in Texas Dropped in 2018

The Insurance Council of Texas (ICT), which keeps a close eye on traffic statistics, has released its numbers for 2018. The figures, released in February 2019, show a 4 percent drop in traffic fatalities on Texas roadways, from 3,720 in 2017 to 3,567...

Who Can File a Wrongful Death Lawsuit in Texas

Who Can File a Wrongful Death Lawsuit in Texas

When death results from the negligent acts of someone else, everything changes for the family of the deceased. The unexpected event results in emotional trauma, grief, and, in many cases, serious worries about how the family will survive financially....

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Settle or Trial: Pros and Cons in Personal Injury Cases

When you or someone you love has been seriously injured through the negligence of someone else, such as in a truck accident, car crash or by a defective product, the prospect of a legal battle can seem somewhat demoralizing. After all, legal issues t...