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Archive for the ‘Personal Injury’ Category

Common Causes of Truck Accidents

Posted on November 13, 2017

Commercial trucks like 18-wheelers and other delivery trucks pose unique dangers to drivers operating smaller vehicles and their passengers. That means that all drivers, including those operating large trucks, must be aware of the hazards presented by such large, unwieldy vehicles. It also means that there must be an added level of caution when sharing […]

What to Know after an Injury-Causing Accident

Posted on October 6, 2017

Each year, thousands of Texans experience injury-causing accidents, like auto collisions, pedestrian accidents, and premises liability incidents. In the year 2016 alone, more than 265,000 people sustained injuries in auto collisions – one of the most common causes of personal injury. Types of Personal Injury In the wake of a personal injury accident, it can sometimes […]

Importance of Medical Treatment after a Crash

Posted on August 25, 2017

One man died and several others were injured after an accident at N. Sam Houston Parkway East and Lockwood Road. In late May 2017 a white Chevrolet Impala was heading northbound on Lockwood when the vehicle unexpectedly went off the road. The female driver attempted to get the car back onto Lockwood, causing her to […]

Choosing a Personal Injury Lawyer in Houston

Posted on August 11, 2017

Being involved in an accident is painful enough. Factor in battles with insurance companies for medical and claims coverage only makes the situation all the more devastating for a victim whose primary focus should be on his or her recovery. Choosing a personal injury lawyer in Houston is something no one hopes they will need […]

Motorcyclist Dies in Hit and Run Accident in Houston

Posted on July 28, 2017

A young man from Houston is dead after a pick-up truck hit him head-on and then left the scene of the crash. 25-year-old Jose Portillo was riding his motorcycle just after midnight on a Friday in late April 2017. While heading east on Westheimer, a gray Toyota Tacoma pickup truck traveling in the opposite direction […]

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 […]