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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...

Nationwide Trucker Shortage Makes Roads More Dangerous | Ted B. Lyon & Associates | iStock-618359408

Nationwide Trucker Shortage Makes Roads More Dangerous

The trucking industry has struggled with a shortage of truck drivers for most of the 21st century. The American Trucking Association (ATA) first documented the problem in 2005, tracking it ever since. Their most recent report, the 2019 Truck Driver S...

Facts About Truck Accidents Caused By Unsecured Loads | Ted B. Lyon & Associates

Facts About Truck Accidents Caused By Unsecured Loads

Imagine yourself driving down a Texas freeway. You’re out in the open, away from most of the traffic. There’s an 18-wheeler up ahead, so you move over to pass it. A routine maneuver. But, suddenly, as you’re about to pass, you see the truck’s...

Crash Fatalities Involving Large Trucks On the Rise

Crash Fatalities Involving Large Trucks On the Rise

Newly released data from the National Highway Transportation Safety Administration (NHTSA) show an increase in fatal accidents involving large trucks across the U.S. Released in October 2019, the NHTSA’s 2018 Fatal Motor Vehicle Crashes analysis 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 ...

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 ...

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...

Recent Data Show Truck Accident Fatalities on the Rise Nationally

Recent Data Show Truck Accident Fatalities on the Rise Nationally

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) released in January 2019 it’s updated Traffic Safety Facts on large truck crashes. Unfortunately, the data show that across the U.S., and in Texas, the number of people injured or killed i...

Recent Truck Recalls Highlight Potential for Accidents | Ted B. Lyon

Recent Truck Recalls Highlight Potential for Accidents

Recalls are a reality across the automotive world. Your own car may have been the subject of a recall at some point, and you were probably inconvenienced when you had to bring it back to the dealer to fix. Though the recall may have disrupted your pl...

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 ...