web analytics

Energy Giant Chevron at the Center of Slip-and-Fall Injury Claim

- Charles Argento

An offshore worker filed a personal injury lawsuit against Chevron, a well-known energy company based in California, after allegedly suffering injuries due to a slip and fall on one of the company’s drilling platforms in the Gulf of Mexico. In the lawsuit, which was filed in Galveston, Texas, the victim claims that he has suffered […]

Oversized Truck Sends One Man to Hospital

- Charles Argento

Recently a number of drivers commuting to work on the US 290 connecting to I-10 East arrived late due to a truck-related accident. It also resulted in one driver being transported to the hospital. The Texas Department of Transportation reported that an oversized 18-wheeler hauling cargo hit an HOV bridge lane which connected US 290 […]

Air Bag Inflator Deployment Results in Death

- Charles Argento

An inappropriate air bag inflator deployment not only leveled a woman’s home, but it also claimed her life in late August of 2016. In the small town of Quemado, air bag inflators produced by Takata Corp. exploded in a truck which was carrying them, and which a subcontractor was operating at the time. The explosion […]

Woman Injured in North Houston Collision with Pickup Truck

- Charles Argento

A Houston area car accident involving a pickup truck and another vehicle left one woman hospitalized with injuries late last month. The traffic incident, which is unfortunately not uncommon in the bustling Bayou City, occurred in the early morning hours on the north side of the city. According to area police, the collision occurred when […]

Deadly Texas Hot Air Balloon Accident Raises Concerns Over Regulations

- Charles Argento

The deadliest hot air balloon accident in American history has raised new concerns over federal regulations governing the industry. Late last month, a hot air balloon was on a tour in Caldwell County, Texas, roughly 30 miles to the south of the City of Austin, when it caught fire and crashed. The incident killed the […]

Houston Officer Killed in Motorcycle Accident after Criminal Pursuit

- Charles Argento

A police officer with the Bellaire Police Department in Houston lost his life earlier this month, when he lost control of his motorcycle during a criminal pursuit. According to the chief of police for the Bellaire Police Department, the officer, who was a seven-year veteran of the department, had initially pulled over a car matching […]

Texas Roadhouse Named as Defendant in Premises Liability Lawsuit

- Charles Argento

Texas Roadhouse, a popular U.S. restaurant chain with more than 400 locations nationwide, is at the center of a new personal injury lawsuit, after an Iowa man alleged that discarded peanut casings caused him to slip and fall on the restaurant floor. Slip-and-Fall Incidents According to court documents, Curtis Jensen has cited “extremely dangerous” conditions […]

Galveston County Jail Faces $25 Million Wrongful Death Lawsuit

-

Problems with inmates receiving proper medical care are allegedly a common issue in Texas county jails. The recent death of a 32-year-old detainee who died while serving sentence has sparked a $25 million lawsuit for wrongful death against the Galveston County Jail, the County Sheriff, and several jailers who were on duty at the time […]

Sandra Bland Wrongful Death Case Gets Official Trial Date

-

A trial date was set in a wrongful death lawsuit, filed in connection with the Sandra Bland case, during a federal court hearing in Houston in late December. Bland’s case made national headlines and intensified racial tensions after she was found deceased in a Waller County jail cell in mid July 2015. Though an autopsy […]