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...

Negligent Hiring of Truck Drivers Leads to Serious Accidents

Unlike a typical car accident, the liability in a truck accident can fall on multiple parties. The truck driver is the most obvious. Yet, the trucking company itself may also be held liable in certain situations. Have you heard of negligent hiring?...

Who’s at Fault for Your Injuries After a Commercial Truck Accident?

Texas continues to see a considerable amount of commercial truck accidents each year. Due to their size and weight, truck accidents tend to be more severe than any other type of motor vehicle accident. If you’ve been injured in a truck accident, y...

5 Reasons Why Truck Accidents Cause Worse Injuries Than Car Accidents

Driving next to a towering big rig can make even the most seasoned driver nervous. These trucks’ sheer size is enough to make you want to throw on your brakes. It’s because of their size, among other factors, that truck accidents often cause wor...

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...