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...

Recent Data Show Truck Accident Fatalities on the Rise Nationally

Recent Data Show Truck Accident Fatalities on the Rise Nationally

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) released in January 2019 it’s updated Traffic Safety Facts on large truck crashes. Unfortunately, the data show that across the U.S., and in Texas, the number of people injured or killed i...

Recent Truck Recalls Highlight Potential for Accidents | Ted B. Lyon

Recent Truck Recalls Highlight Potential for Accidents

Recalls are a reality across the automotive world. Your own car may have been the subject of a recall at some point, and you were probably inconvenienced when you had to bring it back to the dealer to fix. Though the recall may have disrupted your pl...

Can Injured Truck Accident Victims Get Punitive Damages?

Can Injured Truck Accident Victims Get Punitive Damages?

Truck wreck cases are different from most motor vehicle accidents in various ways – they are usually more complex, can involve high-value insurance policies, and frequently involve multiple entities (drivers, trucking companies, etc.). But one way ...

Common Mistakes Made After Texas Truck Accidents

Common Mistakes Made After Texas Truck Accidents

Many people assume that if they were ever injured in a truck wreck or any other accident, they would automatically get compensation and get it quickly. After all, that’s what insurance companies are for, right? Unfortunately, the reality is often m...

Understanding the Rules on How Many Hours a Trucker Can Drive

Understanding the Rules on How Many Hours a Trucker Can Drive

With around 130 million commercial trucks crisscrossing the nation’s roadways every year, the U.S. Department of Transportation and Federal Motor Carrier Administration (FMCSA) have their hands full trying to create sensible regulations that keep r...

I Was Hurt in a Truck Accident and I’m Afraid I Can’t Afford a Lawyer

I Was Hurt in a Truck Accident and I’m Afraid I Can’t Afford a Lawyer

Facing mounting medical bills, expensive physical therapy, the inability to work, and other costly consequences, people injured in truck accidents find themselves saddled with hefty bills without an adequate way to pay them. Yes, the truck driver’s...

The Most Dangerous Areas Around a Large Truck

The Most Dangerous Areas Around a Large Truck

In a collision between an 18-wheeler and the average passenger vehicle, the smaller vehicle is going to lose. That is why all drivers should be extra cautious when driving near big rigs. Consumer Reports researched this issue with the help of a 28-ye...

Should I Talk to the Trucking Company’s Insurer After a Truck Accident?

Should I Talk to the Trucking Company’s Insurer After a Truck Accident?

In the days and weeks following a truck accident, as you are trying to focus on your health and doing your best to get back to normal, the trucking company’s insurance provider is most likely attempting to locate you. They want to get a statement f...

Do Commercial Trucking Rules Apply to Small Business Trucks and Vans?

Do Commercial Trucking Rules Apply to Small Business Trucks and Vans?

18-wheelers and their drivers are subject to many state and federal regulations designed to keep roadways as safe as possible. But what about the thousands of smaller trucks and vans that hit the road every day? Are the trucks, vans, and trailers use...