What Is Pain and Suffering and How Is It Calculated? | Ted B. Lyon & Associates | iStock-1183325392

What Is Pain and Suffering and How Is It Calculated?

After a truck accident or car wreck, you might face expensive medical bills, lost wages, car repair bills and other monetary damages. These are usually fairly easy to understand and calculate. But other injuries, most notably pain and suffering, are...

What Is the Eggshell Skull Rule and How Does It Protect Vulnerable People?

Some of us have physical conditions that make us more susceptible to serious injury. For example, someone with brittle bone syndrome might suffer broken bones and serious pain due to an accident, while others might walk away unscathed. The person...

What Damages Can I Seek in a Wrongful Death Claim? | Ted B. Lyon & Associates | iStock-1007950266

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...

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...

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 ...

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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...

Drowning in park raises liability issues for city near Mesquite

A tragedy happened recently near Mesquite, Texas, when a child drowned in a pond adjacent to a park. The father of the child momentarily turned his attention away from his daughter. She discovered a path that led to the pond, which is up to eight fee...

Texas car crash claims the life of third victim

Various musicians gathered for a popular music festival recently in Texas. Expecting fun and entertainment, many people congregated in the closed off streets to watch the performers. An otherwise pleasant evening quickly came to an end after an alleg...

Traumatic Texas car accident leaves 5 teens hospitalized

Being a teenager is the time where many things begin to come together and one begins to learn the responsibilities of being an adult. Things happen that allow life lessons to mold and shape a young person into their adulthood. A lesson about the resp...