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Choosing a Personal Injury Lawyer in Houston

- Charles Argento

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

- Charles Argento

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

- Charles Argento

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

- Charles Argento

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

- Charles Argento

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

- Charles Argento

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

- Charles Argento

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?

- Charles Argento

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

- Charles Argento

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

- Charles Argento

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 […]