Jason Itkin

Founding Partner / Attorney

Attorney Jason Itkin

Jason Itkin is a trial lawyer. In an era where most cases settle, Jason Itkin is proud to be lawyer who consistently wins jury verdicts in offshore injury cases. Throughout his legal career, Jason has helped win billions of dollars for his clients. He has been a part of more than 25 verdicts where his clients won more than $1 million. Those verdicts include a $117 million verdict in Louisiana in 2012 (which is the largest single-event personal injury verdict in the state’s history) and a record-setting $41 million verdict in Hawaii. Jason has also helped settle more than 100 separate cases for $1 million or more, including several cases in excess of $10 million. Jason has won cases for clients from almost every state.

Jason’s victories have not gone unrecognized by his peers. In 2013, Jason was invited to become the youngest member of the Inner Circle of Advocates. The Inner Circle is an invitation-only group that honors the 100 best plaintiff trial attorneys in the nation. He has been repeatedly selected to various Super Lawyer lists and was honored as one of Houston’s top business leaders under the age of 40. Jason Itkin’s commitment to winning for his clients has led to more than 100 different attorneys hiring Arnold & Itkin LLP as co-counsel.

As a long-time resident of Texas, Jason attended the University of Texas, where he graduated with Special Honors in the Plan II Honors Program. He then graduated from the University of Texas Law School with Honors. While at UT, Jason earned the Dean's Achievement Award in Professional Responsibility and served as President of the Silver Spurs.

Jason has handled cases in more than 20 states. He is licensed to practice law in Texas, Pennsylvania and before the Second and Fifth Circuit Court of Appeal, and before the U.S. Supreme Court. Jason has helped clients with situations that range from maritime accidents to industrial accidents, as well as trucking accidents, cases that involve defective medicine, land contamination, and even complex business disputes.

When he is not practicing law, Jason and his wife spend significant time and resources with several community projects in Texas and Louisiana.

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Education

  • University of Texas, B.A. with Special Honors
  • University of Texas Law School, J.D. with Honors

Admissions

  • United States Supreme Court
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 5th Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 2nd Circuit
  • State Bar of Texas
  • State Bar of Pennsylvania

Awards

  • Member of the Inner Circle of Advocates
  • Texas Super Lawyers® of 2013-2015
  • Super Lawyers® Rising Stars℠ (2005, 2007-2013)
  • "Top Lawyers for the People" from H Texas Magazines
  • Member of Million Dollar & Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum®
  • "40 Under 40" by the Houston Business Journal (2011)
  • 2015 Elite Trial Lawyers 50 Firms

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Maritime Information

  • February 28 2017

    $8.9 Million Secured for Injured Seaman

  • February 22 2017

    Case Filed for Jones Act Seaman Injured on a Tugboat

  • February 15 2017

    Search for Missing Crew Ends—Captains Mourn Loss

Jason Itkin's Case Results

Arnold & Itkin Secures $117M Verdict for Accident Victim

The firm is proud to announce the recent successful verdict that they won on behalf of their client, the victim of an ambulance accident. The plaintiff was seven months pregnant at the time of the accident (December 2010) when she was experiencing stomach pains and called for an ambulance. Acadian Ambulances picked her up a short time later to transport her to the hospital. What the woman didn't know and what Arnold & Itkin later proved was that the driver had a poor driving history and bad vision as well. While the ambulance was en route to the hospital, the driver dropped something on the floor and proceeded to pick it up. He took his eyes completely off of the road and did not slow down. As a result, the ambulance collided with the back of a sugar cane truck. The woman suffered a severed spine and serious brain injuries as a result.

She will never be able to walk again, and is permanently confined to the wheelchair. Also incredibly unfortunate is that her baby was born prematurely. Our client's baby and her other daughter were forced to live with the client's mother because she could no longer care for them with her disability. At the time the verdict was reached, the woman had already had to spend $1.4 million in medical bills. Throughout the course of the rest of her life, her medical bills are estimated to reach $30 million. The $117 million verdict is going toward the medical bills for the mother as well as all possible medical treatments needed for the premature child, as health complications may arise. Part of the verdict was also because the plaintiff's two children will not be able to have a healthy mother who can take care of them, and the pain and suffering that the mother sustained in addition to her physical wounds.

Attorney's fees and expenses totaled 0.00.

$76.6 Million Verdict Secured in Risperdal Case Against Johnson & Johnson

Attorneys Jason Itkin, Ces Tavares, and Kyle Findley of Arnold & Itkin won an impressive $76.6 million jury verdict on behalf of a boy who suffered gynecomastia, or irregular female breast growth. The verdict came against Johnson & Johnson and Janssen Pharmaceutical for their drug, Risperdal. The team was also assisted by Cory Itkin and Santana McMurrey from the firm. Both Jason and Kyle provided representation for the boy’s family, bringing a lawsuit against J&J for failing to provide a proper warning that their antipsychotic medicine, Risperdal, could lead to the development of female breasts. This verdict will help ensure that J&J is held accountable for causing such devastating disfigurement to Arnold & Itkin’s client.

J&J and Janssen Pharmaceuticals tried to argue that because their drug was the only drug that worked for the boy, he continued to stay on the drug—even though he was informed of the potential risks. They also tried to argue that Risperdal does not even cause gynecomastia, despite significant evidence that shows otherwise. Our team discovered pivotal evidence through careful cross-examination that was known in the case as “Tab 4.” It became crucial to our case and had never become public until the trial. This included scientific data that showed a clear link between Risperdal and the condition known as gynecomastia. Even though they had this information, J&J knowingly kept this evidence secret, hiding it from the FDA and burying it from scientific studies.

The Philadelphia jury found that Johnson & Johnson was guilty of falsifying, concealing, and/or destroying evidence. After just 11 days of trial, they unanimously agreed that J&J failed to warn of the side effects of Risperdal, thus causing our client to develop gynecomastia. They awarded our client $76.6 million—the largest single verdict in such a case.
Attorney's fees and expenses totaled 0.00.

Arnold & Itkin LLP Secures $41 Million Jury Verdict for Wronged Client

Attorneys Kurt Arnold and Jason Itkin of Arnold & Itkin LLP were able to successfully secure a $41 million jury verdict in a lawsuit filed against Key Principal Partners LLC and its parent Key Corporation when the plaintiff had been wrongfully cut out of a deal to acquire Honsador Lumber Corporation, one of the largest lumber suppliers in Hawaii. The jury ruled in the favor of Arnold & Itkin LLP's client, awarding one of the largest verdicts the firm has secured thus far.

Attorney's fees and expenses totaled 11906014.00.

$29,000,000 Recovered After Offshore Death

Attorney Kurt Arnold, Jason Itkin, and Cory Itkin of our firm helped to represent a family after they lost a loved one in a fatal offshore accident. The $29M settlement set records as the largest in a case of this type.

Attorney's fees and expenses totaled 0.00.

Jones Act Seaman Case Settled for $14 Million

Arnold & Itkin LLP represented a seaman who suffered a head injury on the Hercules 15 inland barge. Kurt Arnold and Jason Itkin were able to resolve the Jones Act claim by settling for $14 million two days before the trial was to commence. The Hercules 15 was located in Lake Washington, Louisiana at the time of the incident, which involved a pipe that was jarred loose and hit the plaintiff (Arnold & Itkin's client) in the head. Hercules employees tack welded the three-foot pipe to the derrick but forgot to remove it before drilling operations started. The case was filed in Galveston County Court in March 2008 and was set for trial on February 2, 2009.

Attorney's fees and expenses totaled 5894230.17.

Arnold & Itkin Obtains $13.75M Settlement

Kurt Arnold & Jason Itkin were able to achieve a large settlement on behalf of their injured client from the responsible party for $13.75 million dollars. Their client was injured at a plant and the legal team did whatever they could in order to help the victim and his family receive the needed compensation for his suffering. Now with this settlement, the family can rest assured that they will be cared for the rest of their lives. This case was settled with amazing results merely nine months after the initial injury was sustained.

Attorney's fees and expenses totaled 5635658.33.

Client Receives $12.75 Million Settlement After Work-Related Injury

On-the-job injuries are serious, and those that are severely wounded can often achieve high settlements with the right attorney on their side. Arnold & Itkin LLP recently won a $12.75 million settlement on behalf of a client who was hurt while working. With this money, the victim was able to get the best medical care possible. He will never have to work again, and can take his time recovering from the severe accident he suffered.

Attorney's fees and expenses totaled 5247097.53.

$12M Won in Care for Injured Plant Worker

Arnold & Itkin attorneys have recently helped a plant worker who had suffered a serious injury while working at a refinery. Attorneys Jason Itkin, Kurt Arnold, and Cory Itkin helped to represent the worker who had been burned after the failure of a safety valve. Through their efforts, they were able to settle the case for $12 million just two weeks before trial. The worker is now able to receive all necessary medical attention.

Attorney's fees and expenses totaled 4314677.50.

Arnold & Itkin Reach $11.75M Settlement for Plant Worker Injury

Kurt Arnold & Jason Itkin recently obtained a settlement on behalf of their injured client and his family for $11.75 million after he was hurt while working on a plant turnaround crew. Unfortunately, when he and his team arrived at the plant site, the location failed to disclose vital safety information regarding hidden dangers at the workplace and caused the plaintiff to suffer injuries just a few days after arriving on location. Kurt and Jason were able to reach the settlement within the first year of the plaintiffs injury.

Attorney's fees and expenses totaled 4867573.90.

Injured Worker Wins $11.6 Million Verdict

Lead attorney Kurt Arnold of Arnold & Itkin LLP won a $11.6 million jury verdict in a Harris County, Texas case involving a worker who suffered a catastrophic injury that resulted in the loss of most of the sight in one of his eyes. The jury deliberated for only a day and a half before finding the defendant liable for designing a faulty piece of equipment that led to the incident.

This case is currently on appeal.

Attorney's fees and expenses totaled 0.00.

Injured Maritime Worker Gets $11.5 Million Settlement

Attorneys Kurt Arnold, Jason Itkin and Cory Itkin successfully obtained a settlement of $11.5 on behalf of their client, an injured offshore worker. The man was injured in an offshore accident while performing his job duties. The injuries he sustained were both psychological and physical in nature.

Attorney's fees and expenses totaled 3795000.00.

$10.9 Million Verdict in Wrongful Death Lawsuit

Arnold & Itkin LLP represented a Louisiana family in a case involving the wrongful death of a mother and the tragic injury of a five-year-old girl. Attorneys Kurt Arnold and Jason Itkin filed suit in Beaumont, Texas and after a three-week trial successfully secured a $10.9 million jury verdict.

The defendants in this case subsequently filed an appeal. The case ultimately resulted in a settlement of $2,000,000.00. Attorneys' fees and expenses totaled to $1,148,310.80.

Attorney's fees and expenses totaled 0.00.

$10 Million Confidential Settlement Won for Client Before Trial

In almost 20 depositions, the Defendants quickly lost their desire to proceed with a trial. Attorneys Caj Boatright, Kurt Arnold, and Jason Itkin continued their firm’s reputation of excellence with an unprecedented amount in confidential settlement. Arnold & Itkin is honored to help their client receive the amount required for just compensation.

Attorney's fees and expenses totaled 4399176.72.

$8 Million Won for Injured Seaman

Arnold & Itkin attorneys Kurt Arnold, Jason Itkin and Cory Itkin took on the case of an injured steward. The Seaman sought the help of the firm after he sustained a serious back injury while performing his job duties. He had to undergo back surgery and could no longer work in the offshore field. Originally, this man sought legal help elsewhere, and he was told he may only be able to recover a few hundred thousand dollars. After speaking with Arnold & Itkin, they took on his case and obtained a substantial $8,000,000 on his behalf before the case even went to trial. The case was filed in Houston, Texas.

Attorney's fees and expenses totaled 3296403.15.

$7.25 Million Recovered in Confidential Settlement

In a confidential settlement, Kurt Arnold and Jason Itkin recovered $7.25 million on behalf of an accident victim. This settlement will help ensure that the client and family will receive lifelong care.

Attorney's fees and expenses totaled 2900048.25.

Louisiana Oilfield Worker Gets Settlement of $7.2 Million

The team at Arnold & Itkin LLP successfully represented an oilfield worker who suffered brain damage and memory loss after falling through the grating on an offshore platform in Louisiana. The case settled for $7.2 million after the jury selection began. The client was able to receive more than $4 million, and $2.5 million of the net recovery was invested in a structured fund to ensure his needs would be met well into the future.

This case involved a number of complex legal issues as a result of the nature of the injuries as well as the number of defendants involved and the sheer volume of medical records. In spite of this, Arnold & Itkin LLP was still able to settle to the client's benefit.

Attorney's fees and expenses totaled 3193002.00.

$7.1 Million Settlement Won for Injured Maritime Worker

A maritime worker was injured while performing his job duties and sustained herniated discs as well as a concussion and related complications. He sought the help of Arnold & Itkin attorneys Kurt Arnold, Jason Itkin and Cory Itkin who successfully showed the serious impact the injury had on the worker’s life and job, earning a $7.1 million settlement on his behalf.

Attorney's fees and expenses totaled 2439943.68.

$6.25 Million Obtained for Family of Man Killed While Working Offshore

Attorneys Cory Itkin and Jason Itkin negotiated a settlement of $6.25 million on behalf of a Mississippi family who lost a loved one in an offshore accident. The decedent had been a barge engineer who had suffered a heart attack while working off the Africa coast. It had taken several hours to get him to a cardiologist so that he could receive the necessary medical attention. Our firm filed a Jones Act lawsuit against the decedent’s employers. The defendant argued that they were not responsible for caring for the man’s heart attack and pointed out the difficulties in obtaining specialized medical treatment in remote locations. We were able to overcome those arguments and reach a settlement of $6.25 million that will help to ensure that the family will be taken care of. The case was pending in Harris County, Texas.

Attorney's fees and expenses totaled 2582566.13.

Injured Maritime Worker Gets a $5.8 Million Settlement

Attorneys Kurt Arnold, Jason Itkin and Cory Itkin were able to successfully represent their client, an offshore worker injured while performing his job duties, and obtain a settlement on his behalf of $5.8 million. They were able to prove that his injuries, post-traumatic stress as well as disc and head injuries, severely impacted his living quality.

Attorney's fees and expenses totaled 2027512.68.

Young Offshore Worker Receives $5.5 Million for Injuries

A young client was injured while performing her job duties at her offshore work environment. She suffered from depression as well as post-traumatic stress disorder. She sought the help of Arnold & Itkin attorneys to help her with her claim. They were able to obtain a $5.5 million settlement on her behalf.

Attorney's fees and expenses totaled 2380909.44.

Concussed Rig Worker Gets $5.5 Settlement

A severe offshore accident caused an offshore worker to sustain serious head and back injuries. He was left with long-term pain and concussion side-effects. Attorneys Kurt Arnold, Jason Itkin and Cory Itkin successfully represented him and obtain a $5.5 million settlement on his behalf.

Attorney's fees and expenses totaled 2316501.11.

$5.5 Million Settlement Obtained for 4 Injured Workers

When four workers were injured on an industrial site, they needed attorneys who would secure their rights effectively—which is why they turned to Arnold & Itkin. Attorneys Jason Itkin, Noah Wexler, and Cory Itkin fought to secure a trial against our clients’ defendant, who is one of the largest companies in the nation. The defendant was fighting to get the trial dismissed entirely, but our firm creatively framed the case’s liability theory and convinced the judge to continue the trial. As a result, the defendant agreed to settle with our clients for $5.5 million during the jury selection process. We are proud of this result and are glad that our clients will be taken care of for the rest of their lives.

Attorney's fees and expenses totaled 2208195.22.

PTSD Victim Gets $5.4 Million in Settlement

Arnold & Itkin attorneys Kurt Arnold, Jason Itkin and Cory Itkin successfully represented a maritime worker who sustained serious injuries while performing his job duties. He dealt with psychological trauma after the accident, and Arnold & Itkin was able to see that he obtained a settlement of $5.4 million.

Attorney's fees and expenses totaled 2246786.28.

Offshore Accident Victim Gets $5.2 Million

An injured offshore worker sought the help of attorneys at Arnold & Itkin LLP to file a claim after he was involved in an offshore work accident. The plaintiff suffered a herniated disc as well as a concussion and sought compensation. Arnold & Itkin attorneys were able to successfully fight to obtain a $5.2 million settlement to ensure the client’s future quality of life.

Attorney's fees and expenses totaled 2159497.48.

$5 Million Secured for Injured Child the Day Before Trial

Attorneys Kurt Arnold, Jason Itkin, and Caj Boatright secured $5 million for our clients in a case that never went to trial. Our client, only a child, needed compensation and justice—we continued pushing for a sooner court date, putting continuous pressure on the Defendant. Eventually, they settled the case with our client within 14 months of filing rather than face our firm in court. The team is proud to have helped our client receive justice and the financial support to recover well.

Attorney's fees and expenses totaled 1462346.70.

Victim of Arm and Back Injuries Wins $4.9 Million Verdict

The legal team of Kurt Arnold and Jason Itkin have recently worked together to help represent an employee of Diamond Offshore. The plaintiff was a driller working on the Ocean Yorktown off of the coast of Brazil when he was unexpectedly hoisted into the air. After being lifted over twenty feet, his fall protection failed and he sustained serious injuries to his arm and back. Our firm filed the case in Harris County, TX and tried it before Judge Wilson in the 157th District Court. The trial lasted for over a week and a half before the jury returned with a unanimous $4,900,000 verdict.

Attorney's fees and expenses totaled 1863735.90.

Offshore Accident Victim Gets $4.8 Million Settlement

Arnold & Itkin LLP secured a $4.8 million settlement on behalf of their offshore accident victim client. The plaintiff suffered a herniated disc injury as well as a concussion and because of the successful representation of Arnold & Itkin attorneys, his medical costs and future quality of living is now taken care of.

Attorney's fees and expenses totaled 1994134.21.

Woman Injured in Offshore Accident Gets $4.6 Million in Settlement

A woman was injured while performing her job duties in her offshore work environment. She suffered from bulging discs and a concussion after the accident and sought the help of Arnold & Itkin LLP. They were able to fight to see that she got the justice she deserved, and obtained a $4.6 million settlement on her behalf.

Attorney's fees and expenses totaled 1929890.87.

Victim of Offshore Accident Gets $4.5 Million

The victim of an offshore accident sought the help of attorneys at Arnold & Itkin after he sustained a herniated disc and ankle injuries. Because of the aggressive representation of Arnold & Itkin attorneys, he was able to be restored $4.5 million so that he and his family’s future needs will be met.

Attorney's fees and expenses totaled 1589040.03.

Rig Man Gets $4.1 Million after Injury

An offshore worker was injured while performing his job duties on a rig. The injuries he sustained were so severe that he was prevented from working again. Arnold & Itkin was able to take on his case to secure a $4.1 million settlement on his behalf for the provision of his family since he can no longer work to provide for them.

Attorney's fees and expenses totaled 1440895.57.

$4 Million Won for Injured Maritime Worker

A $4 million settlement was awarded to an injured maritime worker. His injuries were severe, sustaining a herniated disc as well as neck, knee and ankle injuries. Because of the aggressive advocacy of maritime attorneys Kurt Arnold, Jason Itkin and Cory Itkin the client was able to obtain the compensation he deserved to take care of his injuries and future needs.

Attorney's fees and expenses totaled 1690440.01.

Offshore Worker Compensated $3.8 Million

A $3.8 million settlement was awarded to a worker who was injured in an offshore accident. He was extremely traumatized after his injuries and suffered from post-traumatic stress disorder. His physical injury was a concussion, which prevented him from returning to work. Attorneys Kurt Arnold, Jason Itkin and Cory Itkin were able to advocate on his behalf to see that he got a settlement that would provide for his future needs.

Attorney's fees and expenses totaled 1622928.80.

Infant Victim of Dangerous Drug Gets $3.8 Million

With the help of Kurt Arnold and Jason Itkin, an infant who sustained injuries because of a defective pharmaceutical was able to recover a $3.8 million settlement. This will ensure that the child will be taken care of for the rest of her life.

Attorney's fees and expenses totaled 1604516.04.

Client Injured by Dangerous Drug Gets $3.8 Million

A client was exposed to a dangerous pharmaceutical and was born with birth defects as a result. Attorneys Kurt Arnold and Jason Itkin were able to fight to see that this client got the compensation they deserved after such an injury. A $3.8 million recovery was made which will take care of the child’s needs for the rest of its life.

Attorney's fees and expenses totaled 1600849.55.

Woman Injured by Dangerous Drug Recovers $3.8 Million

Attorneys Kurt Arnold and Jason Itkin were able to help a victim of dangerous drugs. She sustained health complications after her use of the pharmaceutical and sought the help of Arnold & Itkin. They were able to see that she recovered a $3.8 million settlement to take care of her ongoing health care costs.

Attorney's fees and expenses totaled 1892435.26.

Severely Injured Offshore Worker Gets $3.8 Million in Settlement

Maritime attorneys from Arnold & Itkin were able to aggressively fight to see that their client, an injured offshore worker, got the compensation he deserved. While performing his job duties, their client suffered throat injuries and post-traumatic stress disorder. The $3.8 million settlement will go toward supporting him in his recovery and in the future.

Attorney's fees and expenses totaled 1588456.34.

Worker Receives $3 Million for Injuries

Arnold & Itkin LLP took on the case of a non-seaman worker who was working on a semi-submersible MOPU 8 (Mobile Offshore Production Unit). He was injured in an attempt to move him to the MOPU via a basket when the basket slammed into the side of the MOPU because the crane operator lost control of the unit. Initially, the defendant was only willing to pay $200,000 but Kurt Arnold fought to see that his client received what he deserved. He received a $3 million settlement.

Attorney's fees and expenses totaled 1448403.42.

Family of Longshoreman Gets Awarded $3.7 Million

After longshoreman Abelino Ponce lost his life in a tragic accident at the Port of Houston, the family sought the legal services of Arnold & Itkin LLP. The accident occurred when Mr. Ponce was helping to transport steel pipe from a ship to the dock. A wire struck him in the side and threw him to his death.

The defendants offered to settle the case for $250,000 on the eve of the October 2006 trial, but the plaintiffs rejected this offer at Arnold & Itkin LLP's urging. The firm was able to secure a $3.7 million dollar verdict for the family after a three-day trial.

Attorney's fees and expenses totaled 1549931.00.

$3.45 Million Recovered for IT Company

Attorneys Jason Itkin and Kurt Arnold, along with assistance from Attorneys Victoria Alford and Kelly Woods, helped an IT company in a breach of contract claim to recover $3.45 million. In this case, they were dealing with a contract for the management of information technology operations. The firm was successful in reaching a settlement before written discovery was exchanged, resulting in minimal expense for our client.

Attorney's fees and expenses totaled 1400401.30.

Injured Maritime Worker Gets $3.3 Million

An offshore oil rig senior official was severely injured while working on the offshore rig Thunderhorse. His injuries came as a result of pumping quick seal which was negligently left in the rig’s tank by a previous supervisor. This caused him to lose the ability to walk. Attorney Kurt Arnold was able to represent their client successfully and see that he was compensated $3.3 million to take care of his current and future medical needs.

Attorney's fees and expenses totaled 1439910.10.

Offshore Accident Victim Compensated $3.2 Million

A $3.2 million settlement was won on behalf of an offshore worker who was seriously injured while on the job. His injuries included a concussion, herniated disc, as well as post-traumatic stress disorder. After seeking the help of maritime attorneys at Arnold & Itkin, the man was able to receive the justice that he deserved after the accident.

Attorney's fees and expenses totaled 1303666.80.

Injured Oil Worker Compensated $3.2 Million

Maritime attorneys at Arnold & Itkin LLP took on the case of a man who was injured while performing his job duties at an offshore worksite. He suffered from a concussion as well as post-traumatic stress disorder and was seeking legal help and compensation. The team at Arnold & Itkin was able to ensure that their client received a $3.2 million settlement.

Attorney's fees and expenses totaled 1420231.05.

Injured Offshore Worker Gets $3.1 Million

Arnold & Itkin maritime attorneys took on the case of a client who was injured while performing his job duties at an offshore worksite. The man suffered a herniated disc and post-traumatic stress disorder and was seeking compensation for his injuries. The aggressive and tenacious legal representation of their attorneys made it possible to provide their client with $3.1 million.

Attorney's fees and expenses totaled 1120701.44.

$3 Million Settlement in Commercial Law Case

Attorneys Kurt Arnold and Jason Itkin achieved a favorable settlement with minimal expense on behalf of a commercial client. The case involved tortious interference and settled for $3 million.

Attorney's fees and expenses totaled 1203860.41.

Offshore Accident Victim Gets $3 Million Settlement

The maritime attorneys at Arnold & Itkin LLP took on the case of an offshore worker who was injured in an accident. He sustained a head injury and bulging disc injury and was seeking compensation. The aggressive and tenacious legal assistance of the Arnold & Itkin team ensured that this client got a $3 million settlement.

Attorney's fees and expenses totaled 1036588.02.

$3,000,000 Settlement for Commercial Real Estate Client

Attorneys Jason Itkin and Kurt Arnold recently represented a client who was involved in commercial real estate deal that resulted in a business dispute. Our client hired a real estate firm to help develop a shopping center on land that he owned. Unfortunately, the real estate firm overpromised and could not deliver the tenants and revenues that were expected. Even though the defendant argued that the landowner was a businessman who should know there were no guarantees and that it was caused by economic conditions, we were able to secure positive results for our client. Our firm was able to create damage models to prove our client's case, obtaining a $3,000,000 settlement.

Attorney's fees and expenses totaled 1623090.52.

Offshore Accident Victim Awarded $2.9 Million

Arnold & Itkin attorneys took on the case of a worker who was injured performing his job duties at an offshore work site. Because of their aggressive legal representation and tenacity, the injured man was able to receive a $2.9 million settlement. The attorneys were successful in proving that because of the accident, the worker suffered from post-traumatic stress disorder.

Attorney's fees and expenses totaled 1246002.75.

Injured Offshore Worker Compensated $2.9 Million

Maritime injury attorneys Kurt Arnold, Jason Itkin and Cory Itkin from Arnold & Itkin LLP took on the case of a worker who was injured in a maritime accident while performing his job duties. The attorneys were able to prove that the offshore worker was deserving of compensation, thereby securing for him a $2.9 million settlement.

Attorney's fees and expenses totaled 1213472.17.

Wrongful Death Case Results in $2.9 Million Verdict for Family

Attorneys Jason Itkin and Jeff Seely recently took on a case in which the 58-year-old plaintiff fell over twelve feet in a parking lot, causing fatal injuries. It was proven by the firm that the parking lot in question did not abide by the associated OSHA and ANSI regulations and was completely missing the necessary guardrail. The firm took on the case for the surviving family; prior to going to court, the plaintiff was only offered a $200,000 settlement. Through hard work and dedication, they were able to recover a $2.9 million verdict for the family of the deceased.

Attorney's fees and expenses totaled 378501.10.

$2.8 Million Awarded to Worker with Broken Ankle

The attorneys at Arnold & Itkin recently represented an injured rigger in a personal injury suit. The worker was performing part of a routine crane operation when the accident occurred. A large load landed on his foot and subsequently broke his ankle. The rigger's employer and company denied all responsibility, blaming our client for causing the accident. Attorneys Jason Itkin, Kurt Arnold, Cory Itkin, and Caj Boatright fought on behalf of our client, successfully convincing the court that our client was not at fault. Our skilled legal team was able to win him $2.8 million for his injuries and pain and suffering.

Attorney's fees and expenses totaled 1221694.28.

Offshore Contractor Obtains $2.79 Million in Jury Verdict

Arnold & Itkin attorneys Cory Itkin and Jason Itkin are proud to announce that they recently obtained a large settlement on behalf of their injured offshore client. The man is a Louisiana resident who was injured while working on a drilling barge in Barataria Bay. The incident occurred when specialized tools were being delivered from a separate barge onto the worker's barge. While attempting to transfer the supplies, the worker fell off the ladder and sustained serious back injuries. His injuries were so severe that back surgery was needed. Axxis Drilling, the company who set up the ladder, claimed they had no fault in the injury, but Arnold & Itkin was able to fight to prove that the client's injuries were the direct result of negligence. Judge Barbara Roberts presided over this case in which the plaintiff received $2,795,620.

Attorney's fees and expenses totaled 1251625.55.

Prescription Drug Victim Gets a $2.7 Million Settlement

The legal team at Arnold & Itkin took on the case of a woman who sustained serious medical side effects after taking a prescription drug she thought would help her condition. After her injuries, she sought the legal help of Arnold & Itkin who was able to fight to prove that her pharmaceuticals caused her harm. Their high-quality legal representation resulted in a positive outcome of a $2.7 million settlement on her behalf.

Attorney's fees and expenses totaled 1128832.70.

$2.5 Million Settled for Victim of Offshore Accident

A client fell several feet and fractured his back due to a missing railing. After he sought help from Arnold & Itkin, Attorneys Jason Itkin and Kelly Woods helped to obtain a $2.5 million settlement on his behalf. By proving the company ought to have implemented a fall prevention program for employee protection, Arnold & Itkin settled the case for enough compensation to cover the client’s medical needs, which includes a back fusion surgery.
Attorney's fees and expenses totaled 1022207.35.

Arnold & Itkin Represents Businessman and Secures $2.5 Million Settlement

In an attempt to help a telecom company acquire another company, a businessman entered into an oral agreement; however, these were never written down and when it came time for the transaction, the company only paid a fiftieth of the agreed upon terms. The businessman hired the legal team at Arnold & Itkin, LLP and together, they entered into litigation that lasted over a year against one of the most prestigious firms in the nation. At the end, the plaintiff recovered a $2.5 million settlement, which resulted in a $1,624,295 net recovery for the client.

Attorney's fees and expenses totaled 850703.00.

$2.4 Million Recovered for Plant Worker

Arnold & Itkin attorneys, Kurt Arnold and Jason Itkin, have recently been successful in recovering a $2.4M settlement on behalf of a man injured in a serious plant accident. Our client had been safely performing his duties when an area of the refinery burst into blames; he was injured during escape.
Attorney's fees and expenses totaled 964497.30.

Injured Offshore Worker Gets $2.3 Million

Arnold & Itkin LLP took on the case of a worker who was injured while performing his job duties at an offshore worksite. Because of their aggressive representation and high-quality of legal expertise, they were able to obtain a successful outcome of a $2.3 million settlement on behalf of their injured client.

Attorney's fees and expenses totaled 993982.55.

$2.3 Million for Child Born with Birth Defect

Attorneys Kurt Arnold and Jason Itkin advocated on behalf of a child who was born with a birth defect as a direct result of her mother taking a prescription pharmaceutical. It is unfortunately common that mothers of unborn children are taking drugs that are causing their baby harm without them knowing it. The Arnold & Itkin attorneys used their legal expertise to ensure that their client got the compensation they deserved and obtained a $2.3 million settlement on their behalf.

Attorney's fees and expenses totaled 1136757.22.

Injured Child Receive a $2.3 Million Settlement

Arnold & Itkin attorneys took on the case of a child who was injured as a result of being exposed to a defective product. With the legal expertise and tenacious advocacy of the firm, the client was able to obtain a $2.3 million settlement and the justice that they deserved.

Attorney's fees and expenses totaled 956975.64.

$2.3 Million for Dangerous Drug Infant Victim

Because many women are not fully made aware of the possible health risks certain drugs can cause to their child, they unknowingly take dangerous drugs during their pregnancy. The same was true in this case, and the child was born with a birth defect. Attorneys at Arnold & Itkin were able to fight to see that the child got the compensation they deserved, a $2.3 million settlement for future needs.

Attorney's fees and expenses totaled 809487.25.

Mother Injured by Dangerous Drug Gets $2.2 Million

Attorneys Kurt Arnold and Jason Itkin of Arnold & Itkin LLP took on the case of a mother who was injured as a result of her exposure to a dangerous drug. Due to their aggressive method of legal representation, they were able to obtain a successful outcome on her behalf, and the woman was awarded a $2.2 million settlement.

Attorney's fees and expenses totaled 935791.04.

Truck Accident Victim Gets $2.2 Million

Arnold & Itkin attorney Jason Itkin took as a client a 33-year-old truck driver who was injured while performing her job duties. She was making a legal turn when she was hit by another truck and is now suffering long-term injuries. With aggressive legal representation, she was able to obtain a $2.2 million settlement for her current and future needs.

Attorney's fees and expenses totaled 1255889.35.

Settlement Earns Seaman $2.25 Million

Arnold & Itkin LLP was able to obtain a $2.25 million settlement for a seaman who suffered a severe back injury. The seaman was injured because he was trying to avoid a medicine ball that a crane operator had caused to swing toward him. He fell from a machine to the deck below.

Attorney's fees and expenses totaled 946333.46.

Injured Child Gets $2.1 Million

A child was born with a serious birth defect as a direct result of exposure to a dangerous pharmaceutical. After seeking the help of Arnold & Itkin attorneys Kurt Arnold and Jason Itkin, the child was able to be compensated with a $2.1 million settlement. They were proud to advocate on the child’s behalf and obtain a successful outcome.

Attorney's fees and expenses totaled 802376.87.

Victim of Dangerous Product Gets $2 Million

Arnold & Itkin LLP took on the case of a child who was injured by a defective product. They were able to represent the child and fight to see that there was a successful outcome to the case. Because of the aggressive advocacy of the firm, the child was able to be compensated $2 million.

Attorney's fees and expenses totaled 1028383.23.

Two Injured Rig Workers Secure $2 Million

Arnold & Itkin LLP secured over $2 million on behalf of two riggers who were seriously injured while working off the coast of Louisiana. Though the companies initially tried to blame the injured workers for what occurred, Arnold & Itkin LLP was able to prove that the incident resulted from the negligent actions of a production operator who worked for one of the defendants. The production operator did not completely "bleed off" pressure that had accumulated in a pipeline. When the two workers were replacing the valve on this pipeline, the valve skyrocketed into the air and knocked one worker to the ground while striking the other worker in the head. One worker suffered severe lower back injuries and the other suffered serious neck injuries and was also diagnosed with Post-Concussion Syndrome. In representing the injured workers, Arnold & Itkin LLP was able to prove that the safety consultant who was hired to supervise the workers did not do his job properly. The case was settled after the trial had already begun and was pending in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Texas, Galveston Division. The Honorable Judge Vanessa Gilmore presided.

Attorney's fees and expenses totaled 1140474.12.

Offshore Worker Receives $2 Million Settlement

Arnold & Itkin LLP represented an offshore worker who suffered serious facial injuries after the lid of a metal canister exploded into his face. He broke several facial bones in the incident. The firm was able to secure a $2 million settlement for the worker, and the net recovery after fees and expenses was $1,073,840.

Attorney's fees and expenses totaled 861174.79.

$1.975 Million Recovered for Truck Accident Victims in Settlement

When our clients needed attorneys to fight on their behalf against a large trucking company, they knew they could depend on our skilled litigation team. Attorneys Jason Itkin, Cory Itkin, Noah Wexler, and Kelly Woods negotiated a $1.975M settlement on behalf of our clients who were injured in a trucking accident in Houston. An 18-wheeler attempted a lane change and struck our clients’ vehicle in the process. While the trucking company attempted to shift the blame onto our clients by claiming the incident a result of their driving, Arnold & Itkin successfully negotiated a sizable settlement that will provide for our clients’ financial and medical needs, including back surgery.

Attorney's fees and expenses totaled 841954.44.

Arnold & Itkin Secure $1.95 Million Settlement for Offshore Worker

Offshore injuries are serious, and can lead to long-lasting medical conditions. Recently, an offshore worker in Louisiana was harmed while on-the-job, and returned to the mainland to receive medical treatment. While he was not physically injured, he was diagnosed with Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder, which he developed in connection with the accident. After his diagnosis, the worker realized that he could not assume his responsibilities as an offshore worker once again. Because of this, he needed compensation to cover the costs of his daily needs and medical bills while he worked to find a new job. Cory Itkin, Kurt Arnold, and Jason Itkin were able to help furnish this need by litigating on the man's behalf and securing a $1.95 million settlement.

Attorney's fees and expenses totaled 814575.12.

$1.95 Million Jury Verdict Obtained for Injured Former Nurse

Arnold & Itkin recently took on a case involving a former nurse who suffered severe head, jaw and back injuries. She had been in her vehicle when an improperly secured piece of oilfield equipment fell off a truck and hit her car. The firm took the case to trial in Vermillion Parish against Moncla Well Service, Inc, who tried to argue that the injuries were not related to the accident. The jury, however, disagreed and awarded the plaintiff $1.95 million dollars – the largest personal injury away ever won in Vermillion Parish, LA. Some of this verdict was placed into a structured settlement, providing a net recovery of $1,328,111.

Attorney's fees and expenses totaled 827726.17.

Victim Injured by Drug Exposure Gets $1.9 Million

Attorneys Kurt Arnold and Jason Itkin from Arnold & Itkin LLP took on the case of a woman who became injured as a direct result of being exposed to a dangerous drug. Due to their aggressive representation and legal expertise, they were able to successfully go up against the drug company and obtain a $1.9 million settlement. They were proud to represent this mother and see that she got the justice that she deserved.

Attorney's fees and expenses totaled 808882.28.

Injured Offshore Worker Gets $1.9 Million Settlement

An offshore worker was injured while performing his job duties. His injuries included post-traumatic stress disorder, back, and head injuries. The attorneys at Arnold & Itkin LLP were able to take an aggressive approach and represent the maritime worker well enough to obtain for him a successful outcome to his case. The worker was given a $1.9 million settlement.

Attorney's fees and expenses totaled 1036051.60.

Birth Defect Victim Gets $1.9 Million

Arnold & Itkin attorneys took on the case of a child who was born with birth defects because of exposure to a dangerous drug. Attorneys Kurt Arnold and Jason Itkin were proud to take on this case and because of their high quality of legal representation, they were able to restore the client with $1.9 million in settlement.

Attorney's fees and expenses totaled 800273.17.

Injured Victim Gets $1.9 Million Settlement

A $1.9 million settlement was won for a child victim of a dangerous product. After seeking the legal help of Arnold & Itkin, the child was well advocated for and a successful outcome to the case was obtained.

Attorney's fees and expenses totaled 805775.57.

Drug Injury Victim Gets $1.9 Million

Arnold & Itkin attorneys took on the case of a woman who was taking a dangerous prescription drug. She began experiencing negative and unexpected side effects when she contacted Arnold & Itkin. Kurt Arnold and Jason Itkin were happy to represent her in her case and obtained a $1.9 million settlement on her behalf.

Attorney's fees and expenses totaled 799627.02.

Injured Child Gets $1.9 Million Settlement

Arnold & Itkin attorneys represented a child who was injured by a dangerous product. They were able to present compelling arguments against the manufacturer and obtain for the child a $1.9 million settlement.

Attorney's fees and expenses totaled 801888.92.

Severe Ankle & Foot Injury - $1.85 Million Recovered

Arnold & Itkin LLP was able to obtain a $1.85 million settlement for a client who suffered severe foot and ankle injuries. The client sustained these injuries when he was forced to jump overboard in order to avoid other injuries.

Attorney's fees and expenses totaled 788318.53.

Drug Injury Victim Gets $1.7 Million Settlement

A woman was experiencing adverse side effects after taking a dangerous drug. She sought the help of attorneys at Arnold & Itkin who were able to help her with her case. They negotiated a $1.7 million settlement for her after she sustained dangerous drug injuries.

Attorney's fees and expenses totaled 749400.83.

Injury Victim Gets $1.7 Million Settlement

Arnold & Itkin lawyers represented a child who was born with a birth defect as a direct result of exposure to dangerous drugs. With their high-quality of legal representation.

Attorney's fees and expenses totaled 743580.88.

Offshore Crane Accident Awards $1.75 Million

Arnold & Itkin LLP recovered a $1.75 million settlement for a worker who was seriously injured in an offshore crane accident. Attorneys Jason Itkin and Kurt Arnold represented the employee of Wood Group in the case, which involved an incident where a crane operator caused the boom crane he was operating to jerk. This caused the crane to strike Arnold & Itkin LLP's client in the face without warning, knocking him from the railing upon which he was standing. The plaintiff suffered a herniated disc in his back as a result of the fall, which required lumbar fusion surgery. He also suffered from post-concussion symptoms as a result of the blow to his head. Arnold & Itkin LLP litigated the case in federal court for the Southern District of Texas and was able to settle two weeks prior to trial.

Attorney's fees and expenses totaled 770795.89.

Lifeboat Malfunction Results in Settlement of $1.75 Million

Arnold & Itkin LLP recovered a settlement of $1.75 million for a client who suffered serious back injuries as the result of a lifeboat malfunction. The client suffered herniated discs in his back and neck when the lifeboat malfunctioned. Prior to the trial, the defendants made a final offer that would have left the client with a net recovery of only $480,000. Arnold & Itkin LLP took the case to trial in July of 2006. Midway through the trial, the defendants met the plaintiff's settlement demand, leaving the client with a net recovery of more than $1 million.

Attorney's fees and expenses totaled 741151.81.

$1.75 Million Verdict Won for Young Man in Risperdal Case

Jason Itkin and Cory Itkin helped hold Johnson & Johnson and their pharmaceutical subsidiary, Janssen, accountable for putting profits over patients. They won a pivotal $1.75 million verdict in their pharmaceutical case involving Risperdal. While the drug was sold to treat autism in children, bipolar disorder, and schizophrenia in adults, it actually only had approval for use by adults—not children. As such, our attorneys took fast action when our client came to us showing how the drug had adversely affected his life. Arnold & Itkin acted as trial counsel just one week before the trial took place, effectively demonstrating that the drug had a serious and harmful side-effect, gynecomastia—something the company failed to properly warn of. While J&J tried to deny that our client even had gynecomastia and suffered this as a result of taking Risperdal for several years as a boy, Jason and Cory prevailed in proving our client’s case, demonstrating J&J’s actions warranted just compensation.

Attorney's fees and expenses totaled 0.00.

Injured Offshore Worker Gets $1.7 Million

Maritime lawyers with Arnold & Itkin LLP proudly took on the case of a maritime worker who was injured while performing his job duties. The man suffered from post-traumatic stress disorder as a result of these injuries and sought the legal help of Arnold & Itkin lawyers. They were able to obtain a $1.7 million settlement on his behalf.

Attorney's fees and expenses totaled 750840.75.

Contractors Injured in Gulf of Mexico Receive $1.72 Million

Arnold & Itkin LLP recovered $1.72 million for contractors who suffered serious injuries from exposure to hydrogen sulfide while working off the Gulf of Mexico in 2004. The firm was able to confidentially resolve the case in June of 2005, with a net recovery of $1,011,119.44 that was shared among the claimants.

Attorney's fees and expenses totaled 708881.00.

$1.6 Million for Injured Woman

A mother was injured as a direct result of her exposure to a dangerous drug. She sought the legal help of attorneys at Arnold & Itkin who were able to help her with her case. They negotiated a $1.6 million settlement for her thanks to their high quality of legal representation.

Attorney's fees and expenses totaled 715801.09.

Injured Child Gets $1.6 Million Settlement

The attorneys at Arnold & Itkin were proud to represent a child who was injured as a result of a dangerous product. Their successful representation led to the child being given a $1.6 million settlement for the injuries.

Attorney's fees and expenses totaled 707509.41.

Injured Child Gets $1.6 Million Settlement

The family of a child who was born with a severe birth defect sought the legal representation of attorneys at Arnold & Itkin LLP for their child’s injuries. They were able to successfully advocate on the child’s behalf, and obtain a $1.6 million settlement for the family.

Attorney's fees and expenses totaled 713831.74.

$1.65M Settlement for Kidnapped Seamen

Attorneys Cory Itkin, Kurt Arnold, and Jason Itkin worked to represent foreign seamen who were kidnapped and held hostage off the coast of Africa by a group of pirates. We sued our clients' employer stating that part of the reason for the kidnapping was a lack of proper security. Their employer attempted to get the case transferred to another country; they also claimed they were not responsible and that the pirates were wholly to blame. We beat back these allegations and were able to obtain a settlement of $1.65 million.

Attorney's fees and expenses totaled 758621.98.

Injured Mother Receives a $1.6 Million Settlement

A woman sought the help of attorneys at Arnold & Itkin after she became injured as a direct result of taking a dangerous prescription drug. Because of the compelling arguments and smart negotiation of Kurt Arnold and Jason Itkin, the mother was able to see that she was compensated for $1.6 million.

Attorney's fees and expenses totaled 683778.30.

Widow and Children of Captain Receive $1.6 Million Settlement

Arnold & Itkin LLP represented the widow and minor children of a vessel captain, securing a $1.6 million settlement on their behalf. The claim was filed against the owner of the barge as part of a limitation of liability action. The captain was killed when a spud barge struck an underwater high-pressure gas line, which ruptured and caught fire, causing an explosion. The case was pending in the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Louisiana.

Attorney's fees and expenses totaled 762473.00.

Captain with Back Injury Receives Settlement of $1.6 Million

Arnold & Itkin LLP's client fell through an open hatch that another captain had left open. The defense argued that the hatch was an "open and obvious" danger, but Arnold & Itkin LLP was able to show the weakness of this argument by hiring an expert who evaluated the case and prepared an animated demonstration of how the hatch would have looked from the plaintiff's point of view. The animation demonstrated that the defendant could have prevented the incident in the first place if the hatch had simply been barricaded. The case settled within ten days of trial for $1.6 million.

The case was pending in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Texas, Houston Division. The Honorable Judge John D. Rainey presided.

Attorney's fees and expenses totaled 698188.17.

$1.6 Million Settlement for Texas Plant Worker

Our personal injury law firm negotiated a favorable settlement of $1.6 million on behalf of a plant worker who had been injured while employed in southeast Texas. Not only were Attorneys Kurt Arnold and Jason Itkin able to recover a settlement that will help our client be taken care of for life, but they were able to help him receive the necessary medical care about being initially denied treatment for several months.

Attorney's fees and expenses totaled 701820.41.

Low Speed Collision Victim Recovers $1.55 Million

On May of 2008, Gilberto Villegas was worked at the APM Terminals' marine terminal in Houston, Texas as a ship repairman when a pickup truck that he was standing on collided with a yard mule. This caused back injuries that resulted in the need for surgery. It was argued by the defendant that the driver of the yard mule was not at fault since the truck was in the middle of the intersection and that due to the low speed, it was a minor collision. They also argued that the plaintiff had injuries prior to the incident. They only offered to settle for $35,000. Attorneys Jason Itkin and Cory Itkin took on the case and were able to recover a $1.55 million jury verdict. The case was pending in Harris County, TX with the Honorable Jaclanal McFarland.

Attorney's fees and expenses totaled 582749.75.

Victim of Defective Grinder Receives $1.5 Million Settlement

An operator was using a defective grinder when he suffered an open leg fracture. Arnold & Itkin, LLP took on the case and was able to negotiate a settlement on the eve of the trial for $1.5 million.

Attorney's fees and expenses totaled 661895.00.

$1.5 Million Recovered for Family Members after a Seaman Fell to His Death

A family recently came to us after their loved one fell to his death while working on a bridge construction project. The man was a 21 year old Jones Act seaman who died as a result of an overloaded crane which collapsed. While the defendants tried to hinder our clients' lawsuit by claiming that the family could not recover nonpecuniary damages and by claiming that the decedent's Mexican nationality would make recovery difficult, we were able to successfully obtain a $1.5 million settlement for the family to help them move forward emotionally after the accident.

Attorney's fees and expenses totaled 609074.13.

$1.5 Million Obtained for Injured Longshoreman

Attorneys Cory Itkin, Jason Itkin, and Kelly Woods helped represent a longshoreman who sustained a severe back injury in a line handling incident; the injury was severe enough to require multiple back surgeries as treatment. In the incident, our client has been carrying a mooring line to tie up a barge alongside a dock when the slack in the line suddenly became taut, jerking him backward. The defendant argued that the line only became tight because another worker let it fall into the water; that our client was only injured because he had improperly tied the line around his shoulder; and that our client had pre-existing injuries. The vessel owner’s doctor even argued that our client had been faking the injury. Despite these allegations, we were successful in recovering a $1.5 million settlement on behalf of our client. The case was pending in the Eastern District of Texas. The Honorable Marcia Crone was presiding.

Attorney's fees and expenses totaled 646494.87.

Jones Act Seaman Acquires $1.45 Million Settlement

Arnold & Itkin LLP recovered a settlement of $1.45 million for an injured seaman who fell out of the ship's trash dumpster. The dumpster had been suspended in the air when the client fell, breaking his hip and wrist. He also developed Chronic Regional Pain Syndrome and was unable to return to work.

The defendant, a shipping company, originally argued that Arnold & Itkin LLP's client had already recovered from his injuries but had not returned to work because he was battling alcoholism. Attorneys Jason Itkin, Kurt Arnold and Cory Itkin were able to settle the case days before the trial was set to begin, proving that this argument was wrong. Arnold & Itkin LLP helped the injured seaman seek the medical treatment he needed as well as recover the financial compensation he deserved.

The case was pending in federal court in Baltimore, Maryland.

Attorney's fees and expenses totaled 640864.23.

Injury Victim Gets $1.4 Million

Attorneys Kurt Arnold and Jason Itkin were able to secure $1.4 million for their client, a family of an infant who was born with a birth defect after exposure to a dangerous drug. The family was seeking compensation for the injury and due to successful negotiation on the part of Arnold & Itkin, they were able to obtain that successful outcome.

Attorney's fees and expenses totaled 599430.72.

Injured Child Awarded $1.4 Million

A child was injured after being exposed to a dangerous product and Arnold & Itkin attorneys took on the case. After successful representation of the child’s case, they were able to negotiate a $1.4 million settlement on the child’s behalf.

Attorney's fees and expenses totaled 614389.33.

Injured Child Awarded $1.4 Million Settlement

After a child was injured by a dangerous product, Arnold & Itkin attorneys were proud to take on his case and advocate for him. Due to their successful legal representation and tenacious advocacy, they were able to restore $1.4 million to the child.

Attorney's fees and expenses totaled 599513.32.

Injured Child Gets $1.4 Million Settlement

Arnold & Itkin attorneys were proud to take on the case of a child who was born with a serious birth defect after exposure to a dangerous drug. Often mothers are not made aware of the possible health risks a drug can pose to their unborn child, as was the case in this incident. They were able to negotiate a $1.4 million settlement on the child’s behalf.

Attorney's fees and expenses totaled 603873.42.

Maritime Worker Gets $1.4 Million for Injuries

Offshore Injury Attorney Jason Itkin took on the case of a maritime worker who was injured in an offshore accident. The injuries he sustained were a concussion and herniated disc. The successful negotiations of the Arnold & Itkin attorneys were able to obtain the man a $1.4 million settlement.

Attorney's fees and expenses totaled 609767.04.

Injured Child Receives $1.3 Million Settlement

A $1.3 million settlement was won for a child who was born with a birth defect. This defect was shown to be in direct correlation with the child’s exposure to a dangerous drug. Due to their compelling arguments, the child was able to receive a successful settlement for the injuries.

Attorney's fees and expenses totaled 565026.58.

$1.25 Million Settlement Negotiated in Freeway Accident

Attorneys Jason Itkin, Cory Itkin, Noah Wexler, and Kelly Woods recently resolved a case for $1,250,000 involving a young man whose vehicle was violently struck by a piece of freeway construction equipment while driving to work on the feeder to the Sam Houston Tollway. The young man sustained serious injuries to his legs, arm, back, and head, requiring emergency surgery and significant subsequent medical treatment. The defendants contested liability and the extent and nature of the young man’s serious injuries. The case was pending in Harris County District Court. Arnold Itkin was able to counter the defendants’ points and successfully negotiate a settlement for this young man prior to trial. Our entire team was proud to advocate on his behalf and firmly stands up for individuals like this young man who have sustained severe injuries due to the negligence of other individuals.
Attorney's fees and expenses totaled 594508.54.

Injured Mother Receives $1.2 Million Settlement

The attorneys at Arnold & Itkin LLP proudly announce that they were able to secure a settlement of $1.2 million for their client, a mother injured by her exposure to a dangerous drug.

Attorney's fees and expenses totaled 519608.14.

Injured Child Gets $1.2 Million Settlement

The family of a child injured by a dangerous product sought the legal help of attorneys at Arnold & Itkin. Kurt Arnold and Jason Itkin were able to obtain a $1.2 million settlement on the child’s behalf.

Attorney's fees and expenses totaled 522003.08.

Child with Multiple Injuries Gets $1.2 Million

A child was born with severe multiple birth defects after its exposure to a dangerous drug. Arnold & Itkin attorneys were able to present compelling evidence against the pharmaceutical company and obtain for the client a $1.2 million settlement.

Attorney's fees and expenses totaled 526735.18.

Injured Child Receives $1.2 Million Settlement

The family of a child injured by a dangerous product sought the help of attorneys at Arnold & Itkin LLP. They were able to bring compelling arguments against the defense and negotiate a $1.2 million settlement for the family.

Attorney's fees and expenses totaled 523356.09.

Injured Child Gets $1.2 Million

Kurt Arnold and Jason Itkin of Arnold & Itkin LLP took on the case of a child who was injured by exposure to a dangerous drug. They were able to present compelling arguments against the drug company and obtain a $1.2 million settlement on the child’s behalf.

Attorney's fees and expenses totaled 726754.13.

Injured Woman Gets $1.2 Million Settlement

Arnold & Itkin LLP was proud to take on the case of a mother who was injured by exposure to a dangerous pharmaceutical. They were able to present compelling arguments on her behalf and obtain a $1.2 million settlement for her.

Attorney's fees and expenses totaled 502355.96.

$1.2 Million Recovered for Dredge Worker with Herniated Disc in his Neck

A dredge worker was working on unspooling heavy cable in Nigeria when he sustained a herniated disc in his neck. This injury was severe enough that it eventually resulted in the need for surgery. The case, however, was not straightforward as the worker had previously obtained neck injuries while employed for a separate company. Arnold & Itkin, LLP was not daunted by this, took on the case and was able to recover $1.2 million on his behalf. The case was pending in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Texas, Houston Division, with the Honorable Lynn Hughes.

Attorney's fees and expenses totaled 500000.00.

Tugboat Captain Receives $1.2 Million Verdict for Injury on Mississippi River

Arnold & Itkin LLP was able to recover $1.078 million for a tugboat captain who was seriously injured during a crew change operation. The captain suffered from anoxic brain injury as the result of oxygen deprivation and also suffered from severe post traumatic stress disorder. The incident occurred when the client, a relief captain employed by the defendant in the case, was asked to perform a crew change operation in a jon boat. The operation was to take place across a half-mile wide stretch of the Mississippi River that was heavy in ship traffic. The off-going captain chose to organize the crew change using the jon boat in spite of the fact that a large crewboat was available for use. Shortly after the on-going crew entered the jon boat, they were swamped and nearly drowned by the wake of a large tanker.

The Arnold & Itkin LLP attorneys were able to win a verdict of $1.078 million after a four-day bench trial, totaling nearly $1.2 million with interest.

Attorney's fees and expenses totaled 488065.34.

Seaman's Cervical Injury Results in Jury Verdict of $1.2 Million

Arnold & Itkin LLP won a jury verdict of more than $1.2 million for an injured seaman who suffered serious neck and back injuries. Attorneys Kurt Arnold and Jason Itkin represented a seaman who was working alone on a ladder, when he fell and injured his back and neck. He required a one level fusion of his cervical spine as a result of his injuries. The jury founds some contributory negligence on the part of the plaintiff but awarded him more than $1.2 million on March 1, 2007. The defendant made no offer to settle before or during trial.

Attorney's fees and expenses totaled 380836.37.

Real Estate Claim Earns a $1.2 Million Dollar Settlement

Attorneys Kurt Arnold and Jason Itkin took on the case of a business client who was seeking to regain commercial real estate assets. Through aggressive representation on behalf of their client, they were able to obtain a settlement of $1.2 million.

Attorney's fees and expenses totaled 602041.79.

Injury Compensated With $1.1 Million Dollars

In a case where a child was left harmed by a defective product they had come in contact with, the defective product attorneys at Arnold and Itkin vigorously went after fair payment by the company that had manufactured the product. Through their effort they secured $1.1 million for their client to cover any medical bills as well as pain and suffering.

Attorney's fees and expenses totaled 482358.57.

$1.125 Million Settlement Awarded to Welder

Attorney Jason Itkin successfully represented a welder who was injured at work by recovering a $1,125,000 settlement for his client. The welder suffered knee and back injuries after slipping and falling on a ladder on the ship. The ship owner attempted to prove that the welder's injuries were far less substantial than they appeared and that the ladder was an "open and obvious" hazard, but to no avail. Attorney Itkin's victory allowed his client to move on with his life and recover from his injuries.

Attorney's fees and expenses totaled 511142.69.

Seaman Injured in the Middle East Receives $1.1 Million

Attorney Jason Itkin helped resolve an offshore case in which a Jones Act seaman fractured his elbow and arm after falling from an unsafe ladder. The plaintiff sustained these injuries in the Middle East but the lawsuit was filed in Florida. After many depositions, the case was settled before it made it to trial.

Attorney's fees and expenses totaled 485934.01.

Injured Worker Awarded $1.1 Million in Settlement

The legal team at Arnold & Itkin represented the case of an employee who was told to use a ladder while at work that was not secure and had no one holding it. He fell from the unstable ladder and sustained injuries to his elbow and dominant elbow. In addition to his injuries from the fall, while he was being treated in the hospital he was infected with MRSA. Their attorneys pursued payment to cover the medical costs he had incurred from both his injury and his infection. They were able to secure $1.1 million in a settlement.

Attorney's fees and expenses totaled 485934.01.

Injured Woman Awarded $1 Million

Attorneys Kurt Arnold and Jason Itkin negotiated on behalf of a mother who had been injured when she took a dangerous. The medicine that was supposed to help her, instead caused her harm, and their attorneys aggressively pursued compensation to cover the damages she faced as a result.

Attorney's fees and expenses totaled 448921.51.

Victim of Crane Collapse Awarded Partial Settlement of $1.05 Million

Attorneys Jason Itkin and Kurt Arnold recently worked to represent a man who had suffered in a crane collapse and who had sustained a herniated disc. The man had been working when the crawler crane's cab was sheared away – ejecting the plaintiff. Workers' compensation refused the claim and did not cover any of the associated medical bills. Our firm took on the case and was able to get the man the funds he needed to help stay afloat while the case moved forward. It was due to the innovative approach and the firm's ability to circumvent the workers' compensation bar that allowed for the client to be awarded a partial settlement of $1,050,000 in the end.

Attorney's fees and expenses totaled 570446.00.

Dangerous Drug Claim Results in $1 Million Settlement

When a child exposed to dangerous drugs while in the womb was born with birth defects, Attorneys Kurt Arnold and Jason Itkin negotiated the case. Due to their compelling representation and aggressive defense, they were able to secure $1 million in a settlement.

Attorney's fees and expenses totaled 418151.67.

Arnold & Itkin Win $1M for Accident Victims

Attorney Kurt Arnold of Arnold & Itkin LLP filed a case for a Texas family who was injured in a car rollover accident. The car accident was caused by faulty repairs made to the vehicle as well as lack of care necessary to find other vehicle defects. The firm proved the family's injuries were caused by negligence after a series of depositions from eye witnesses, experts and intensive inspections. The case was able to be settled two weeks before trial.

Attorney's fees and expenses totaled 476846.84.

$1 Million Obtained for Hurt Inland Barge Worker

Attorneys Jason Itkin, Cory Itkin, and Noah Wexler negotiated a $1 million settlement on behalf of a man working on an inland barge. Our client fell and suffered serious injuries to his back and knee; those injuries eventually required surgery for treatment. The defendants argued that the injuries were pre-existing and that our client was to blame for not paying attention to his surroundings. They were even able to successfully obtain a summary judgment. Still, our attorneys were able to reach a fair settlement that will help ensure our client’s well-being. The case was pending in Harris County, Texas.

Attorney's fees and expenses totaled 571450.17.

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