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Archive for the ‘Personal Injury’ Category

Slip and Fall Victim Suing Holiday Inn

Posted on July 10, 2017

A Houston man has filed a lawsuit against a local hotel after slipping and falling while on its property. On October 1, 2016 the victim alleges that while on his way to the front desk inside the hotel he slipped on water which was unexpectedly present where the carpeting met the tile. He then fell […]

Overview of Wrongful Death Lawsuits

Posted on June 23, 2017

Wrongful death is an area of law that many people don’t consider following the death of someone close to them. However, if successful, such an action can bring some monetary relief to surviving family members. When a person dies or is killed due to the negligence or misconduct of another, the surviving family members may […]

Personal Injury Claims Caused by Defective Products

Posted on June 5, 2017

Every day countless American consumers buy products that they assume to be fully functional – that will certainly not cause injury. However, dangerous and defective products do cause harm to many consumers each year. If you have purchased a product that simply does not function as advertised and it hasn’t caused any actual bodily harm, […]

The Difficulties of Getting Compensation after a Truck Accident

Posted on May 18, 2017

The Difficulties of Getting Compensation after a Truck Accident A major problem with trucking accidents is that commercial trucks, and especially tractor trailer trucks, often inflict far more damage and injury during an accident than the truck driver can afford to compensate. This means a negligence claim is only worth as much as the plaintiff […]

The Next Steps after a Car Accident

Posted on May 1, 2017

If you have been involved in a car accident in Texas, you need to know what action you should take to make a claim for injuries or seek compensation for vehicle damage. We at the law firm of Charles J. Argento want to help you with your next steps, from how to make a claim […]

I Just Got into a Motorcycle Accident — Now What?

Posted on April 14, 2017

People choose to drive motorcycles over traditional cars for a variety of reasons – the thrill of adventure, the ease of commuting, increased fuel efficiency, or simply as a way to get more in touch with the environment. Unfortunately, accidents involving motorcycles occur here in Texas and around the world every single day. It can […]

Making the Most of a Personal Injury Consultation

Posted on April 3, 2017

Choosing an attorney to represent you in your personal injury case is a significant decision that should not be taken lightly. Unfortunately, the legal system is a slow moving machine and cases can take several years to completely resolve. Due to the length of this attorney/client relationship, it is important not to settle quickly on […]

Jury Awards $1.9 Million for E-Cigarettes Battery Explosion

Posted on March 15, 2017

E-cigarettes are part of a multi-billion dollar industry in the United States, serving more than 2.5 million users. However the safety of e-cigarettes has been called into question with the US Fire Administration reporting at least 20 fires which have been attributed to the device’s battery since 2009. Late in 2015, a jury awarded nearly […]

NFL Player’s Slip and Fall Claims Not Pre-Empted by CBA Safety Provisions

Posted on March 1, 2017

Back in 2015, San Francisco Running Back Reggie Bush experienced a severe slip-and-fall injury that brought an abrupt end to his 2015 season. During a visit to St. Louis to take on the Rams, Bush experienced the season-ending knee injury after slipping on concrete around the field’s playing surface. The fall led to a lateral […]

Use Driving Tips to Safely Share the Road with Trucks

Posted on January 12, 2017

Many drivers become nervous when they encounter semis and larger trucks on the road. Driving tips can help you remain in control of your vehicle and avoid the dangers of truck accidents. The Trucker’s Perspective Other than the obvious size difference, there are many things a truck driver has to contend with that car drivers […]