5 Reasons Why Truck Accidents Cause Worse Injuries Than Car Accidents

Driving next to a towering big rig can make even the most seasoned driver nervous. These trucks’ sheer size is enough to make you want to throw on your brakes. It’s because of their size, among other factors, that truck accidents often cause wor...

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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...

Can Trucking Companies be Held Liable in Personal Injury Lawsuits? | Ted B. Lyon & Associates

Can Trucking Companies Be Held Liable in Personal Injury Lawsuits?

Hundreds of truck accidents occur on Texas roads every year, causing serious injuries and fatalities on a regular basis. As injured people and grieving families become overwhelmed by medical bills, funeral expenses, and other costs, they begin seekin...

Key Evidence in Truck Accident Injury Cases

Key Evidence in Truck Accident Injury Cases

When injuries result from a commercial truck wreck, the subsequent legal claims tend to be handled in ways that are significantly different from claims involving regular passenger vehicles. Truck accident cases often have many parties involved, some ...

Truck Accident Injury Claims Usually Involve Multiple Defendants

Personal injury cases stemming from heavy truck crashes (18-wheelers, semi-trucks, tractor trailers, or other commercial trucks) involve issues that aren’t present in a typical car accident case. Governing the trucking industry is many state and fe...

Elevated Truck Beds Increase Risk of Catastrophic Injuries

We've all seen it: a gravel or dump truck barreling away from a sand pit or work site with its empty bed raised. Most people think nothing of it, except that perhaps the driver was anxious to get back to the next delivery. However, a Houston trucking...

Are long trucker commutes endangering the public?

In a state as large as Texas, sharing the road with commercial trucks and vehicles is a way of life. Truckers these days have tough jobs, however, with many of them facing tight schedules, minimal sleep, inclement weather and other hazards. To allevi...

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A Picture Is Worth a Thousand Words—and Can Make Your Truck Crash Case

"A picture is worth a thousand words."  This phrase became part of the English language before most of us were born. Its meaning is clear: Pictures are powerful, especially when describing complex, emotional, life-changing events. And there are s...