Data Shows Fewer Motor Vehicle Deaths in Texas | Ted B. Lyon & Associates | iStock-1189557488

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...

What Are Expert Witnesses and How Do They Affect My Auto Accident Case? | Ted B. Lyon & Associates | iStock-537972247

What Are Expert Witnesses and How Do They Affect My Auto Accident Case?

In a personal injury lawsuit following an auto accident, the plaintiff (the person who filed the case) must prove that he/she was injured, as well as prove the other driver’s fault. Evidence must be used to prove that the other driver was at least...

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...

Should You Apologize After a Car Accident?

The aftermath of a car accident is emotional. People are upset, frustrated, shocked and someone may be physically injured, too. In this situation, it’s almost a reflex to apologize, even if you’re not entirely sure that you’re the one to blame...

Thorough Investigations Win Truck Accident Cases | Ted B. Lyon & Associates | iStock-1140622250

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...

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Will Coronavirus Affect Car Accident Cases in Texas?

The ongoing coronavirus emergency continues to disrupt most people’s lives in some way, and the judicial system is no exception. Several people have asked us whether COVID-19 could affect a car accident case, whether it’s a pending case that’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 ...

Why Not All Personal Injury Cases Go All the Way to Trial

Why Not All Personal Injury Cases Go All the Way to Trial

If you were injured by the negligence of someone else, such as another driver, an employer, or a business, you may have the right to pursue a personal injury lawsuit to recover compensation. While it’s true that this means you’ll need a lawyer, i...

Recent Refinery Explosion Hurts 37; Latest in a Series of Accidents this Year | Ted B. Lyon & Associates

Recent Refinery Explosion Injures 37; Latest in a Series of Petrochemical Accidents This Year

An explosion at a Texas oil refinery July 31 left 37 people injured and people in the state wondering why so many petrochemical fires and explosions have happened so frequently this year. The July 31 explosion at the Exxon Mobil refinery in Baypo...