3 Examples of Truck Company Negligence That Cause Accidents | Ted B. Lyon & Associates | iStock-507139814

3 Examples of Truck Company Negligence That Cause Accidents

Truck accidents have the potential to be the most damaging due to the sheer size of the trucks involved. Due to their ability to cause severe harm, trucking companies have a higher duty of care. When they fail to exercise this duty of care, truck acc...

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...

How Can Trucking Companies Improve the Safety of Semi Trucks?

How Can Trucking Companies Improve the Safety of Semi Trucks?

Semi-truck accidents are often fatal. According to the IIHS and the U.S. Department of Transportation’s reporting system, a total of 4,136 people died in large truck crashes in 2018. The majority, 67%, of those crashes were occupants of cars and ot...

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 ...

Truck Accident: Will My Case Go to Trial?

Truck Accident: Will My Case Go to Trial?

Although a courtroom comes to mind when you hear the word “lawsuit,” not all lawsuits require a trial. In fact, in many cases, lawsuits reach a settlement without one. Determining whether or not your case will go to trial often depends on factor...

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...

Could Trucking Hour Regulations Cause Road Dangers?

We have talked about trucking regulations on our website before, particularly how they are important to the safety of all roadway users. Safety efforts are supposed to increase safety. Some members of the trucking industry, however, warn that truckin...

Truck Driver Fatigue Myths That Endanger Roadways

We all get tired. It is the nature of life in 2018. Many of us have families, jobs, volunteering, sporting events, chores and other daily routines that consistently drain our energy. No matter how busy you might get, however, you should not get behin...

Computer Devices Serve As Step Toward Safer Trucking | Ted B. Lyon & Associates

Computer Devices Serve As Step Toward Safer Trucking

In 2016, the Texas Department of Transportation released a sobering statistic. The state had not gone a single day in 15 years without a fatality on one of its roads and highways. While there are a variety of factors that contribute to the statistic,...