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 truck and car accidents. However, a report released by th...

Truck Accident Injury Claims

What Makes Truck Accident Injury Claims Different?

It’s easy to assume that personal injury cases are all handled the same way. After all, your injuries occurred due to an accident with someone driving a sports car or an 18-wheeler, you’re still hurt. However, cases involving trucks and tru...

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These Truck Parts Are the Most Likely to Be Defective

When you think of defective commercial truck parts, you probably think of things like tires or air brakes. Typically, failures of those parts get a lot of attention when they happen. Failures of obvious parts like these are far from the only failure...

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...

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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...