• Rated AV Preeminent for 15 Years Award
  • American Bar Association Member
  • Houston Bar Association Member
  • Avvo 10 Rating Badge
  • Houstonia Top Lawyer Award
  • Avvo Superb Attorney Rating 2015
  • Top Lawyer in Texas Award
  • Top Lawyer in Texas Award
  • Rated Top 10 Client Satisfaction
  • America's Most Honored Pro 2016 Award
  • Rated Top 3 Personal Injury Law
  • Top 1% Attorney in the US
  • Top 100 Trial Lawyer in the Nation

Personal Injury and Accident Attorney in Houston, TX

Why choose Charles J. Argento & Associates?

I think the most important thing is that for my first ten years of practice I represented people who were sued, so I worked with the insurance companies and learned what their thinking was, how they evaluated a case, and what a case was worth. For my first ten years of practice I did that regarding automobile accidents, products liability, medical malpractice, toxic torts, and all various personal injury types of cases. With that experience, I have inside knowledge on what makes them pay, what information they need, and also the things that they’re looking for to prevent you from getting any kind of money. I think that is a unique thing which most people do not have practicing for 26 years, and is just invaluable in trying to get people the maximum money they deserve.

 

I’ve always been interested in trying to help people. I wanted to learn what it took for insurance companies to pay top money on cases. So I decided to defend personal injury lawsuits for corporations and insurance companies. Now I know exactly what it takes to make them pay the maximum money and benefits my clients deserve.

Case Results

Notable cases

The first is a $16.5 million product liability case. There were three deaths in this case. The next is a $6 million dollar settlement for an operated back and neck resulting from a truck accident. I also had a $5 million operated neck from a trucking case that we received money on and a $4 million construction accident case where a worker fell off a roof. I had a $3.5 million medical malpractice suit against a doctor where my client lost an arm as a result of negligence. I had a $6 million toxic exposure case. Thousands of people were exposed to toxic fumes. There was a $1 million auto accident case requiring back surgery; a $500,000.00 auto case for an operated back; and a $100,000.00 auto accident case involving numerous injuries.

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    $16,500,000
    Product Liability Case
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    $6,000,000
    Settlement for Truck Accident
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    $4,000,000
    Construction Accident
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    $3,500,000
    Medical Malpractice
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    $500,000
    Auto Accident
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    $1,000,000
    Auto Accident

Client Testimonials

  • Best and knowledgeable Attorney

    I hired Mr. Argento in an automobile accident and let me tell you he is the best knowledgeable lawyer out there. He guided me and help me thru the case and never lost focus. In a very professional way, he continued to advise and direct me in the direction that resulted in the most positive of outcomes. The work of his staff was most impressive, no aspect was overlooked or completed in less than perfect detail. He and the staff were always most responsive to any question or concern I raised.

    Posted by: Jorge, an automobile accident client
  • Very hardworking and loyal Attorney

    I was involved in a car accident and Charles got me and my family thru this process very fast and helpful. Anytime I needed answers or something to get me by he and his team didn't leave me, always there to answer my questions and keep me updates. I"m very proud to have has such a knowledgeable lawyer on my side. He fought very aggressively and we won our case. Thank You Mr. Charles J, Argento!

    Posted by: Jessica Olivo, a car accident client
  • Fantastic Lawyer

    Excellent service! Everyone was very courteous and helpful. They got me the most money for my settlement and took care of my hospital and physical therapy bills. I would definitely recommend him to everyone!

    Posted by: a client
  • Best personal injury lawyer

    The worst enemy of human kind is the lack of information . Now with attorney Charles Argento you are not going to have this problem . Usually when people are into car accidents they don't know that law and their rights . I'm glad I met attorney Charles Argento who explained all The procedure , and my rights as an injured person. I would definitely recommend him and his team to help you out

    Posted by: Joseph Duron , a personal injury client
  • Best Houston Personal Injury Attorney

    Charles and his staff were great! they settled my case fast and were very professional in the process. Charles Argento took alot of time with me and really listened to me and I appreciated him doing that. Thanks again for helping me.

    Posted by: Kenneth Boundy , a Personal Injury client
  • Attorney Argento is a great Houston Accident Attorney

    Attorney Argento is a great Houston accident attorney. I didn't feel hurt right after accident, it took a few days, then I was in real pain. This Attorney wore down the Insurance company and made them pay me good money. Call him!!

    Posted by: John, a great Houston Accident client
  • Best Personal Injury attorney

    I found Mr.Argento online and hired him. I wasn't sure I liked him at first. He was overly confident, but very pleasant. He was exactly what I needed to take on this 18 wheeler trucking company, which refused to help me. He was very aggressive and made them pay me a very good some of money. Mr. Argento is the best Houston personal injury attorney!

    Posted by: Jim, a Personal Injury client
  • Best wrongful death attorney

    Attorney Argento represented my family for the death of my mother in an 18-wheeler truck accident. He helped are family through a very difficult time. We found him through the internet and interviewed several lawyers and he was the best wrongful death lawyer and really got a great result for us. We would strongly recommend him to others.

    Posted by: Juan, a wrongful death Client
  • Very Helpful Attorney

    Attorney Argento represented my family for an automobile accident. The insurance company refused to pay for the damage to our car and for our injuries. Mr. Argento was very aggressive with the insurance company, but told us to be patient, because it would take time to make them do the right thing. Attorney Argento, made sure we recovered from our injuries from the automobile accident, by working with quality doctors that cared about us. We were very excited at the amount of money we received for our accident. We have already recommended him to several friends and family for his work.

    Posted by: Jonathan, an automobile accident client
  • Big settlement, extremely satisfied with Charles Argento, Houston car accident lawyer

    My wife and I were injured in a car accident in Houston, Texas. We had no medical insurance to get proper medical treatment for our injuries. Two other big law firms said we had no case. Lawyer, Charles Argento from Houston gave us personal service and helped us through this difficult time. He found us a great doctor, which we did not have to pay up front to treat our injuries and get the back surgery my wife needed. He fought hard for us and won us a big settlement that we were extremely satisfied with. I would highly recommend lawyer, Charles Argento to all my friends and family and to anyone needing a personal injury car accident lawyer in

    Posted by: Jim, a car accident client
  • Aggressive, persuasive, Professional & Successful Car Accident Lawyer

    Charles Argento is the type of Car accident lawyer you want in a dog fight! He really beat down the Insurance company of the person that caused my car accident in Houston, Texas. He was very aggressive, persuasive and successful, he made them settle for a substantial amount of money. In person with me he was totally different, he was always very professional, courteous and respectful...

    Posted by: Bob,Car Accident Client
  • ExcellentI recommend Charles Argento.Charles handled my brother’s Wrongful Death.I have previously worked with 1-2 lawyers.

    Mr. Argento is an excellent accident attorney. He represented my family following my brother’s wrongful death.  He kept us informed at every step of the way and returned our calls very quickly.  He is certainly good at what he does.  His understanding of the facts and the law was impressive.  He is a great personal injury lawyer in Houston.

    Posted by: Tilton, a Wrongful Death Accident client.
  • ExcellentI recommend Charles Argento.Charles handled my Car / Auto Accident matter.I have previously worked with 1-2 lawyers.

    We recently used this personal injury attorney and were very happy with their services.  The staff was very friendly to us and it was nice that their office was open on Saturday.  Our case was settled quickly and they have been very good with sending us follow-up information.  They are a little bit more expensive than other offices, but their experience was worth it.

    Posted by: Sansing, a Car Accident client.
  • I recommend Charles Argento. Charles handled my Car / Auto Accident matter.I have previously worked with 1-2 lawyers.

    Charles Argento is the type of Car accident lawyer you want in a dog fight! He really beat down the Insurance Company of the person that caused my car accident in Houston, Texas. He was very aggressive, persuasive and successful; he made them settle for a substantial amount of money. In person with me he was totally different; he was always very professional, courteous and respectful. I will definitely use him again as a Houston car accident lawyer and I am going to refer him to anyone I can. I was extremely satisfied with the outcome of my case!!!

    Posted by: Bob, a Car Accident client.
  • I recommend Charles Argento. Charles handled my Car / Auto Accident matter. I have previously worked with 1-2 lawyers.

    My wife and I were injured in a car accident in Houston, Texas. We had no medical insurance to get proper medical treatment for our injuries. Two other big law firms said we had no case. Lawyer, Charles Argento from Houston gave us personal service and helped us through this difficult time. He ound us a great doctor, which we did not have to pay up front to treat our injuries and get the back surgery my wife needed. He fought hard for us and won us a big settlement that we were extremely satisfied with. I would highly recommend lawyer, Charles Argento to all my friends and family and to anyone needing a personal injury car accident lawyer in

    Posted by: Jim, a Car Accident client.

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Compassion for Clients

Dazzling talent in the courtroom and in negotiations with adversaries is but one reason to choose Charles J. Argento Houston Texas. There are other important reasons, and Charles’s compassion towards his clients is paramount among them. Winning for the sake of winning can promote a career, but Charles J. Argento’s core motivation comes from his unwavering concern for those who need his help. He first shows his concern for his clients by making their consultation with an injury attorney risk-free. In addition to the free, no obligation, consultation, Charles works on a contingency basis. This means that clients do not pay upfront for services. There are absolutely no fees or costs until you win your case, and this is the element of legal representation that many clients find so surprising. In fact, Charles J. Argento is so certain of his ability to provide the best representation possible that he risks his payment against his chances of winning. In other words, if you win, Charles gets paid. If you lose, Charles loses with you. But Charles J. Argento does not lose, and neither will you when you chose him as your accident attorney for cases in Houston or all of South Texas.

 

Aggressive representation against adversaries like giant insurance companies is but one way that Charles exhibits his compassion for clients. Yet another way involves helping clients realize their immediate needs. Often in personal injury cases, medical attention is needed immediately, but the victim lacks medical insurance. In such cases, Mr. Argento is often able to arrange for medical treatment at a facility near the client within Texas with charges deferred until compensation for the injury is received.

 

When it comes to collecting compensation justly due, one cannot rely on people’s good intentions. We all have good intentions, but when questions of liability arise, we often have different beliefs concerning who is at fault. That is when it becomes necessary to enlist the aid of professional representation. There is no shortage of accident attorneys in Houston TX, but in order to win your case and receive compensation for an injury, you must have the right counsel. The right counsel can ensure that you are treated fairly during the entire legal process. Charles J. Argento, Houston personal injury attorney is the right counsel for three important reasons: he provides must-have representation, he has a proven track record, and he has a deep and genuine concern for his clients.

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Personal Injury & Recovery FAQs

Q: What constitutes a personal injury case? Do I have a legitimate claim?

 
A: The first rule of thumb when it comes to determining a personal injury case is answering whether or not you have actually suffered injury — either to your person or property. Next, was this injury someone else’s fault? Keep in mind when assessing the injury that it does not have to be physical in nature. Invasions of privacy, defamation of character and even emotional distress can constitute a personal injury lawsuit.
 

Q: If I was injured in an accident how quickly should I file a lawsuit?

 
A: The statute of limitations varies by state, and the time limit to file can be as little as 12 months. In the state of Texas, the statute to file a personal injury claim is 24 months, or two years. It is important to file within this time frame, so your legal rights can be upheld in a court of law.
 

Q: When meeting with an injury and accident attorney, what should I bring with me?

 
A: It is important to bring anything that is relevant to your personal injury case, which can include contact information of witnesses, accident reports and details regarding the conditions of your accident. Any pertinent information including dates, times, individuals present, locations and circumstances are all essential to the outcome of your case. In addition, medical bills, accounting of lost wages or future earnings and any record of damages to property or the insurance coverage involved (whether it is yours or the person’s you are suing). The more information you can provide in the initial consultation, the better.
 

Q: What if the result of person injured died prior to a claim being filed?

 
A: If the individual passes away as a result of their injuries from the claim that was going to be filed, the Spouse, Parents and Children can bring what is called a wrongful death suit against the person who caused the personal injury. If an unrelated circumstance caused the death of the individual who was going to file the personal injury claim, it is possible for their estate executor to pursue the case on their behalf.
 

Q: What is the definition of “Negligence?”

 
A: Personal injury claims are devised by the actions of a reasonable person, and placing accountability on those who cause injury as a result of non-compliance of these actions. Negligence is the result of a person failing to act as an ordinary, reasonable person. Actions taken by a negligent party are just as important as their inactions and both can be argued in court successfully to prove fault.
 

Q: What if negligence cannot be proved in court? Is there any other recourse for personal injury recovery?

 
A: Absolutely. Individuals and companies can be held liable for personal injury under law called “Strict Liability”. Within the law this is defined as liability that does not depend on actual negligence or intent to harm. This area of law is usually pursued for damages in defective and dangerous products cases, and in cases where harm is endured through hazardous materials or a dangerous substance, when injury is the result.
 

Q: What is the punishment for someone who has caused an injury to another?

 
A: Punishment, in the traditional sense, is not part of a personal injury case. Civil cases do not include jail time, fines or punishment by the penal system. The courts and juries will decide the financial ramifications and judgment against the person or company who has caused your personal injury, and in some cases punitive damages can be recovered in sizable amounts to discourage this behavior from continuing.

Must-have Representation

If you have been the victim of an accident through no fault of your own, whether it is an automotive, workplace, or other type of accident, and if you expect just compensation, then you must have adequate representation. But not all attorneys, particularly car accident lawyers, are equal in competence any more than all athletes are equal in skill or all automobiles are equal in speed. Indeed, the quality of car, motorcycle, or truck accident attorneys varies greatly, and when your well-being rests upon receiving compensation for an injury, you do not want to take chances. You want the best. Charles J. Argento is among the best accident attorneys in both Houston and all of Texas. Calling himself the best is not an idle boast when it comes from Charles. He has the credentials to prove it.

 

Call Charles today at (713) 225-5050 and let him help you too.

Proven Track Record

Charles J. Argento has repeatedly, year-after-year, been a recipient of the prestigious Martindale-Hubbell Peer Review Ratings AV classification. Mr. Argento not only receives the award every year, but he also receives the award’s highest classification, the AV Preeminent rating. Only the top five percent of accident attorneys reach this level of rank among peers. From his present status as award winning Houston personal injury attorney, Charles can look back at a long line of hard work and excellence, always delivering the highest levels of professionalism. And Charles’s career hasn’t been only about winning awards. Awards have been a welcome acknowledgement, but the real focus of Charles’s practice has been winning cases. In 27 years of leading a wildly successful legal practice, Charles has built a solid reputation in the legal community and has become a highly respected Houston accident attorney by his most frequent adversary, the insurance companies.