Safety Tips for If You’re Involved in a Pile-Up Accident

A pile-up accident occurs when several vehicles collide. Typically, these motor vehicle accidents occur on busy highways and freeways across the US. Due to the number of vehicles involved, these accidents are serious and often result in cr...

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Motor Vehicle Death Rates Jump 20% During the Pandemic

Motor Vehicle Death Rates Jump 20% During the Pandemic COVID-19 has started to surge again across the US. As more states reinstate stay-at-home measures, one might think the lockdowns would lead to fewer people driving and therefore fewer deadly ...

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Traffic Fatalities Decrease to Lowest Level Since 2014

National data released in October show that overall traffic fatalities in the US dropped for the third consecutive year and have reached the lowest levels since 2014. There were 36,096 fatalities on American roads in 2019, a decrease of 2 percent...

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New Data Shows Fewer Motor Vehicle Deaths in Texas

Texas roadways were less deadly in 2019, according to data from the Department of Transportation. In mid-2020, the department released its report on 2019 Texas Motor Vehicle Crash Facts, and it contains several pieces of good news about auto acciden...

Fatal Commercial Truck Accidents: Your Rights Explained

Due to their sheer size and nature, accidents involving commercial trucks are often fatal. If you’ve lost a loved one due to a crash with a commercial truck, you may be eligible to file a wrongful death claim for your loss in Texas. What Is a W...

Nearly Half the Children Killed in Car Crashes Are Improperly Restrained | Ted B. Lyon & Associates | iStock-1133373272

Nearly Half the Children Killed in Car Crashes Are Improperly Restrained

Despite evolution in child safety seats and other vehicle safety equipment, car accidents remain the nation’s leading cause of death among children. One reason the fatality rate remains so high appears to be that children are frequently transporte...

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What Damages Can I Seek in a Wrongful Death Claim?

The sudden loss of a loved one is shocking under any circumstance, but when the death results from the carelessness of someone else, the pain and anger are somehow magnified. In Texas, auto accidents and workplace accidents are the most frequent caus...

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...