More Than One Billion

Won in the Last Five Years

When choosing a firm to represent you, simply look at the success that firm has had for its clients in recent years.
At Arnold & Itkin, results matter.

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Winning Record-Setting Verdicts

Arnold & Itkin fought hard to win the largest single-event, personal injury verdict in Louisiana.

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Experienced Aggressive Trial Lawyers

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Our trial lawyers are proven courtroom warriors who have won hundreds of cases worth $1 million or more.

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  • Our trial lawyers have earned national recognition

    Our attorneys have been recognized on both a local and national level for their work. For example, Attorney Jason Itkin was invited to become the youngest member of the Inner Circle of Advocates, which is an invitation-only group limited to the top 100 plaintiff trial lawyers in the nation.

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Personal Injury Lawyers

Wrongfully Injured? Work with the Best!

After an accident, you need the best personal injury attorneys working on your case. This is simply not the time to work with an apathetic or unskilled accident lawyer.

Arnold & Itkin was founded to help those in need.

When you choose to work with Arnold & Itkin, you'll have a team of professionals on your side who've successfully recovered more than $1 billion for clients in the last 5 years. This is a testimony to our ability to help in some of the most complex cases.

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Why Choose Arnold & Itkin?

Choosing the Right Law Firm Makes All the Difference. Don’t Settle for Second Best.

If you’ve been seriously injured, you need an advocate—someone who is not afraid to fight for your legal rights. You need the best Houston personal injury lawyer in your corner. At Arnold & Itkin, we know that most personal injury cases are won in the courtroom, which is why we prepare every claim as if it will be taken to trial. In doing so, we give you an edge at the negotiating table that has proven to be effective time and time again. If you have been seriously injured, we encourage you to call us today for your free, confidential consultation.

Meet Arnold & Itkin

Kurt Arnold

Attorney Kurt Arnold firmly believes that results matter; as such, he is honored to have achieved record-setting verdicts and settlements on behalf of his clients from coast to coast.

Kurt Arnold

Founding Partner

Jason Itkin

Attorney Jason Itkin is a lawyer for the people. He is proud to have won several verdicts exceeding $10 million and has been involved in 100+ cases that settled for over $1 million.

Jason Itkin

Founding Partner

At Arnold & Itkin, we are known for being skilled trial attorneys who achieve results. While we are honored by the awards we have received, such as inclusion on the Texas Super Lawyers® list, what we truly care about is what we have accomplished on behalf of our clients.

We are proud to say that we have recovered more than $1 billion in verdicts and settlements in the last five years, and we have been involved in cases with very real and very applicable results—such as the nationwide recall of a dangerous product.

Arnold & Itkin attorneys are recognized in Super Lawyers®, named "Top 40 Under 40" by the National Trial Lawyers Association, and have even been made a member of the Inner Circle of Advocates.

  • Tara Arnold


    Tara grew up in a small town in Sabine Parish, Louisiana where her passion for the law began. Inspired by her experience working at a local personal injury law firm and by her mother's advocacy on behalf of crime victims, she knew at a young age that she wanted to be a lawyer. Tara has always had an unrelenting dedication to success. She graduated valedictorian of her high school class and summa cum laude as number 1 in her college class. Tara then attended Tulane Law School where she graduated magna cum laude and was a member of the Order of the Coif (top 10% of her class). At Tulane, Tara competed on Tulane's ...

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  • Santana McMurrey


    Santana McMurrey joined Arnold & Itkin LLP as an attorney in 2014. Santana currently focuses on pharmaceutical products liability, specializing in helping families with children who were injured by prescription drugs. Santana was raised in Freeport, Texas and graduated from Brazosport High School. She went on to earn a bachelor's degree from the University of Texas at Austin. After graduating, Santana began working at a law firm in Houston. It was not long before Santana knew she had found her calling and decided to go to law school. She attended South Texas College of Law where she received a Dean's Merit ...

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  • Noah Wexler


    Noah Wexler is a native of Houston. He received his bachelor's degree in Economics from the University of Texas and earned his law degree from South Texas College of Law, graduating cum laude. At South Texas College of Law, he received numerous accolades and served as an assistant editor for the South Texas Law Review and South Texas Corporate Counsel Review. In addition to academic accomplishments, he had the privilege of serving as the judicial clerk to Judge of the 11th Judicial District Court of Harris County. Noah is licensed to practice law in Texas, Louisiana, and Pennsylvania. He is also admitted to practice in ...

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  • Victoria Alford


    Victoria Alford joined Arnold & Itkin LLP in the spring of 2012, bringing with her a lifelong commitment to helping others. While with the firm, she has assisted victims of catastrophic work injuries, dangerous pharmaceuticals, and offshore accidents. Victoria also spends significant time working with the firm’s newest clients; she takes pride in knowing that each client who chooses Arnold & Itkin will receive the compensation and personalized attention that they deserve. Victoria got her first taste of public service interning for the Texas State Senate while just a high school student in Austin, Texas. ...

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  • Ryan MacLeod


    Ryan MacLeod is a lifelong resident of Texas. Born in Lubbock and raised in Houston, he possesses a strong sense of small town values coupled with big city experience. After completing his undergraduate education at Baylor University and obtaining his law degree from South Texas College of Law, Ryan quickly established his reputation as an Assistant District Attorney for the State of Texas. During his time as a prosecutor, Ryan tried numerous misdemeanor and felony trials to verdict while earning accolades from judges and his peers for his willingness to try difficult cases ethically, aggressively, and with an unyielding ...

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  • Caj Boatright


    Caj Boatright grew up in the small west Texas town of Sweetwater. After graduating from Sweetwater High School, he attended Southwestern University in Georgetown, Texas, where he double majored in History and Political Science and graduated cum laude with Honors. Aside from earning multiple academic awards at Southwestern, Caj was appointed to key positions in student leadership organizations and played on the varsity Golf Team. He then attended the University of Texas Law School, where he became great friends with Kurt Arnold and Jason Itkin. After law school, Caj joined the largest law firm in Fort Worth – Kelly ...

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  • Cory Itkin


    Cory Itkin is one of the most aggressive and prepared trial lawyers throughout the country with experience ranging in maritime accidents, trucking accidents, plant explosions, and other high-stakes personal injury cases. Cory has won verdicts and settlements for his clients in more than two dozen states. He has also obtained favorable results in high profile litigation such as his clients who lost loved ones or were injured in the BP Deepwater Horizon explosion. Some of Cory's best work has been on the cases that presented the biggest challenges. Cory has won jury verdicts in excess of $1 million in at least five cases ...

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  • Kala Sellers


    Kala Sellers joined Arnold & Itkin in 2014. She has always had a passion for advocacy and a determination to fight tirelessly to obtain justice for her clients. Her ability to thrive under pressure was born out of her time spent performing on stage since she was old enough to speak and sing. Drawing upon those experiences, Kala honed her performance skills and applies them to the courtroom as a trial lawyer. Kala began her secondary education at Duke University where she majored in Political Science and received a Certificate in Policy Journalism and Media Studies. She also spent a semester in New York City maintaining ...

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  • Kyle Findley


    Kyle Findley plays a lead role in achieving exceptional results on behalf of plaintiffs at Arnold & Itkin. As a licensed attorney in both Texas and Louisiana, Kyle aggressively represents plaintiffs in state and federal courts in the Gulf Coast region and throughout the United States. Kyle's practice primarily focuses on representing plaintiffs in maritime, land contamination, trucking, plant explosions, and catastrophic personal injury cases. He also played a key role in helping Gulf Coast residents recover from the devastating effects of the Deepwater Horizon disaster and BP oil spill. Kyle was able to achieve ...

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  • Cesar Tavares


    Cesar was born in Mexico City and raised in the shadow of the mountains in northern Utah. After serving his church for two years as a volunteer missionary, he completed degrees at Utah Valley State College, Brigham Young University, and Harvard Law School, graduating with honors from all three institutions. After law school, he was offered positions with several of the largest most respected law firms in the country. He turned down those offers to go practice law at a prominent firm near his wife's family in Tulsa, Oklahoma. Cesar quickly developed a reputation for being able to assimilate a large amount of highly ...

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Our Practice Areas

Featured Personal Injury Services We Offer

  • Personal Injury

    Personal Injury

    At Arnold & Itkin, our legal team is honored to stand up for the rights of those who have been severely injured, as well as their families. Throughout our legal careers, we have remained devoted attorneys; in all cases, we seek to go above and beyond in our efforts to help clients fight to maximize their recovery.

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  • Maritime & Offshore Injury

    Maritime & Offshore Injury

    Our firm is committed to helping injured seamen in the pursuit of justice. If you have been injured while working offshore, you can trust in the professionals from our firm. Throughout the years, we have recovered hundreds of millions of dollars on behalf of our clients in a wide range of maritime-related cases.

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  • Truck Accidents

    Truck Accidents

    There are few accidents as severe as those involving large trucks, with such collisions causing thousands of injuries and deaths every year. At Arnold & Itkin, we fight for those victims, and we never settle for less than our clients deserve. For example, we once rejected a $5,000 settlement offer to fight for a $1.6 million verdict.

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  • Oil Rig Explosions

    Oil Rig Explosions

    Following the Deepwater Horizon explosion in 2010, nearly a third of the crew turned to the team of lawyers from Arnold & Itkin for help in recovery. This is the type of hands-on experience that we believe sets us apart. If you have been victimized in such a tragic accident, we encourage you to consult with our trial lawyers today.

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  • Industrial Injury

    Industrial Injury

    Due to the nature of their work, individuals employed on industrial work-sites face extreme dangers every day. This could come in the form of fires and explosions, electrocutions, chemical exposure, or even accidents involving heavy machinery. In the wake of such incidents, it is crucial that the victims turn to our firm for help.

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  • Plant & Refinery Accidents

    Plant & Refinery Accidents

    Few accidents cause as much wide-spread damage as those occurring at our nation’s plants and refineries. If you suffered from a plant or refinery accident, such as an explosion, you can find the quality help you need at our firm. We represent both industrial workers, as well as people who live and work near the facilities.

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  • Medical / Pharmaceutical Injury

    Medical / Pharmaceutical Injury

    It is a sad truth that not every drug put onto the market is safe for consumers; in fact, every year, Americans are injured or made ill by dangerous and defective drugs. If you or someone you love has suffered from a drug injury such as this, do not hesitate to contact our firm. We have the resources and experience you need.

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  • Product Liability

    Product Liability

    In some cases, a purchased product does not perform as expected—in fact, some products can be downright dangerous or deadly. If you have suffered from a product with a manufacturing defect, design defect, or even a marketing defect, you could have grounds to pursue a personal injury case, and we can help.

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  • Railroad Accidents

    Railroad Accidents

    Every year, thousands of train accidents occur across the nation—causing catastrophic and even life-threatening injuries. If you have been involved in a railroad accident of any kind, do not hesitate to contact our firm. Whether injured as a passenger or as a railroad worker, we can help stand up and protect your rights.

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  • Catastrophic Injuries

    Catastrophic Injuries

    Not all injuries are considered equal. Those injuries that result in long-term or life-long consequences can be classified as “catastrophic”; such injuries are not only financially costly, but also emotionally taxing. For such victims, it is crucial that just compensation is recovered to pay for past, current, and future costs.

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  • Motor Vehicle Accidents

    Motor Vehicle Accidents

    As a society, Americans rely heavily on motor vehicles to go about their daily lives. This includes using cars to commute, riding motorcycles for pleasure, and more. Unfortunately, motor vehicles can be the cause of severe accidents. At our firm, we are dedicated to helping the victims in the pursuit of full compensation.

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  • Aviation Accidents

    Aviation Accidents

    From accidents occurring at the airport to helicopter crashes during personnel transfer, the cost of aviation accidents is enormous. According to the NTSB, more than 1,500 civil aviation accidents occurred in the country in 2012. If you or a loved one has been victimized in such an accident, turn to our firm for compassionate help.

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  • Business & Commercial Litigation

    Business & Commercial Litigation

    Arnold & Itkin is proud to combine our devotion to client success with our expansive trial experience. In fact, our attorneys have already tried more cases than most lawyers do in their entire careers. If you are facing a complex case involving commercial litigation, such as breach of contract, you can trust our legal professionals.

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  • Insurance Claims

    Insurance Claims

    The lawyers at Arnold & Itkin are well-versed in all areas of personal injury law, as well as first party insurance claims. If you have suffered from bad faith insurance practices, or if you are a home or business owner looking to file a claim after a natural disaster, you can trust the experienced professionals from our firm to help.

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  • Property Contamination

    Property Contamination

    Have you experienced contamination on your property? If so, it is important to know that you have ways in which you can take legal action. At our firm, we are not afraid of the large companies; we can stand up by your side to fight for not only fair compensation, but also to ensure those companies are held accountable.

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  • Frequently Asked Questions

    Frequently Asked Questions

    Following a serious injury-causing accident, it is not uncommon for the victims to have many questions. If you are in such a situation, our firm is here for you. For this reason, we have compiled a list of some of the most common questions that we hear. For more in-depth or personalized answers, do not hesitate to give us a call.

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What Our Clients Are Saying About Us

"I'm confident they got me the best possible settlement that could have been achieved by anybody." - Deepwater Horizon Crew Member