Crash Fatalities Involving Large Trucks On the Rise

Crash Fatalities Involving Large Trucks On the Rise

Newly released data from the National Highway Transportation Safety Administration (NHTSA) show an increase in fatal accidents involving large trucks across the U.S. Released in October 2019, the NHTSA’s 2018 Fatal Motor Vehicle Crashes analysis s...

What’s Involved in a Truck Accident Investigation?

What’s Involved in a Truck Accident Investigation?

As one of Texas’ leading law firms representing people injured in truck accidents, we have seen time and again the difference a prompt, thorough investigation makes to the success of an injured person’s legal claim. In the chaotic aftermath of a ...

Should I Provide My Medical Records to an Insurance Company After a Truck Accident?

Should I Provide My Medical Records to an Insurance Company After a Truck Accident?

After suffering injuries in truck wrecks, it’s common to find oneself in contact with the truck driver’s or owner’s insurance company not long after the accident. Coping with injuries and pain, it’s rare to have the time or endurance to deal ...

Which Age Group Has the Most Fatal Accidents? | Ted B. Lyon & Associates | iStock-486140491

Which Age Group Has the Most Fatal Auto Accidents?

A fatal auto accident occurs somewhere in America every 12 minutes. Conventional wisdom would tell you that the most dangerous drivers on the road are the youngest drivers and the oldest drivers, and they must be the cause of most of these crashes. ...

Why Stopping Distance Plays a Big Role in Big Rig Rear-End Collisions| Ted B. Lyon & Associates

Why Stopping Distance Plays a Big Role in Big Rig Rear-End Collisions

According to the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA), approximately 20 percent of all truck accidents involve rear-end collisions. The DOT estimates that about 23,000 people are injured, and 700 people are killed each year due to rea...

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...