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  • “What I feel is that he never considered me as a number, never looked at me as a number. He looked at me as a person, as an individual who needs help, who needs guidance.” - Mildred Solar Cortes
    Play Video Mildred Solar Cortes El Faro Widow
  • “You can tell they care, you know, the way they handle you, the way they talk to you, things they are concerned about: your family, your needs. It was awesome.” - Shawn Thomas
    Play Video Shawn Thomas Workplace Explosion Victim
  • “I really feel like Arnold & Itkin brought justice to my family. Not only my family but many other families. It was just unreal how tirelessly they worked.” - Terry Yount
    Play Video Terry Yount Father of Risperdal Victim
  • “They told me they were pretty much going to handle everything, I wasn’t going to have to worry about anything—which they held up to that. Just knowing that they were going to do everything that they could to make sure that they find out the truth, to make sure we were taken care of for life.” - Tinisha Thomas
    Play Video Tinisha Thomas El Faro Widow
  • “The people at Arnold & Itkin are great because anytime that I called or needed anything, it wasn’t a hesitation. Whatever I needed, they gave it to me, they made sure I had it. Just one call, and they were there to do it.” - Desmond Calloway
    Play Video Desmond Calloway Pipeline Fire Victim
  • “This firm has impacted every aspect of my life, past, present, future. They pulled off some miracles. They stood up for me when nobody else would.” - Christopher Devall
    Play Video Christopher Devall Workplace Explosion Victim
  • “I felt like family because they were there to listen and hear—not just brush you off because 'you're just a client.' They let me know when I met them that everything was going to be all right.” - Veronica Sowell
    Play Video Veronica Sowell Workplace Explosion Victim

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Personal Injury Lawyers

Choose the Right Law Firm. Get the Results You Deserve.

When the unthinkable happens, we’re the law firm people call. Arnold & Itkin LLP became a nationally renowned firm for doing the most important thing a lawyer can do: make sure our clients get what they need after a serious accident. We’ve helped our clients recover billions in successful cases against trucking companies, oil drilling corporations, global manufacturers, maritime shipping companies, and other defendants acted recklessly and negligently.

Our case record includes hundreds of results of $1 million or more and dozens of results worth $10 million or more. Every result has helped our clients get medical care, keep a roof over their heads, change careers, or provide for their children. At the end of the day, that’s our goal: make sure you have what you need to move forward.

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Our Victories
Have Changed
Thousands of Lives

Our Clients Have Recovered Billions

  • $8Billion Won Top 3 Largest Jury Verdict in U.S. History

    In October 2019, our firm—along with co-counsel Tom Kline from Kline and Specter—won a record-breaking $8 billion punitive damage verdict against Johnson & Johnson and its subsidiary Janssen Pharmaceuticals, the makers of a medication called Risperdal. Our client suffered from a condition known as gynecomastia—the growth of female breasts on boys—after taking Risperdal. Johnson & Johnson originally developed Risperdal to treat schizophrenia in adults. In order to make more profits Johnson & Johnson marketed the drug off-label to children. Johnson & Johnson withheld scientific data from the public showing that the drug caused this serious deformity in young boys. Johnson & ...

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  • $205Million Won Confidential Settlement Obtained for Numerous Clients

    Kurt Arnold, Jason Itkin, Noah Wexler, and Caj Boatright achieved a record $205,000,000 settlement on behalf of their clients. The settlement was reached after years of hard-fought litigation that overcame multiple procedural and substantive hurdles. After dozens of depositions, the case settled shortly before trial.

  • $171Million Won One of the Largest Confidential Settlements in History

    Arnold & Itkin obtained one of the largest confidential settlements in history for any catastrophic event. Our firm accepted a case that many law firms turned down and ultimately achieved a record result for their clients. During the course of several years, lawyers for Arnold & Itkin took more than 200 depositions, defeated numerous motions, went through the appellate court system multiple times and, ultimately, reached a record result.

  • $117Million Won Largest Single-Event Personal Injury Verdict in Louisiana History

    Arnold & Itkin, LLP successfully tried a case on behalf of the victim of a severe ambulance accident. The plaintiff had been seven months pregnant and experiencing stomach pain when she called Acadian Ambulance to pick her up and transport her to the hospital in December 2010. The driver of the ambulance who picked her up had a history of bad driving and poor vision. When driving down LA-1 North, he dropped his RSI device onto the floor. Without reducing speed, he leaned down to locate and grab it – completely looking away from the road. During this time, he drove the ambulance into the back of a sugar cane truck. The plaintiff's spine was severed at T4 during the accident and ...

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  • $116Million Won Confidential Settlement

    Arnold & Itkin LLP negotiated a massive nine figure settlement on behalf of their clients after several years of hard fought litigation.

  • $110Million Won Record Settlement Achieved for Victims of Defective Products

    Attorneys from Arnold & Itkin worked together to represent individuals who had been seriously harmed by dangerous, defective products. We helped recover $110 million on behalf of our clients.

  • $105Million Won Record Settlement for Dangerous Product Victims

    Arnold & Itkin attorneys represented individuals who had suffered from the use of defective, dangerous products. Our team reached a record settlement, helping our clients achieve the justice they deserved.

  • $97Million Won Massive Settlement Secured for Refinery Workers

    Attorneys Jason Itkin, Kurt Arnold, and Ryan MacLeod successfully secured a confidential $97 million settlement for refinery workers injured during a fire. Arnold & Itkin attorneys fought against some of the largest corporations in the world to seek justice on behalf of clients. By winning the fight, Arnold & Itkin was able to ensure that the workers received the medical attention they needed and financial security moving forward. The cases settled shortly before trial.

  • $87Million Won Confidential Settlement for Worker Who Suffered Life-Threatening Burn Injuries

    Attorneys Jason Itkin, Kurt Arnold, and Ryan MacLeod won an $87 million settlement for a young man who suffered life-threatening burns while working at a refinery. The companies defended the case by attempting to blame the injured worker for his injuries. Arnold & Itkin overcame these tactics and secured a massive settlement that will help the client and his children receive the best possible medical care. The lawyers hope that this result makes other corporations think twice before endangering their workers.

  • $78Million Won Massive Settlement for Severely Injured Client

    Kurt Arnold, Jason Itkin, Caj Boatright, and Roland Christensen negotiated a $78 million settlement on behalf of a client severely injured in West Texas.

  • $76.6Million Won Verdict Won Against Johnson & Johnson

    Attorney Jason Itkin, Kyle Findley, and the team from Arnold & Itkin, including Santana McMurrey and Cory Itkin, won a $76.6 million jury verdict against Johnson & Johnson and Janssen Pharmaceutical. Jason and Kyle represented a family that sued J&J for failing to warn them that J&J’s antipsychotic medicine Risperdal could cause young boys to grow female breasts. By winning the verdict, Arnold & Itkin held J&J accountable for disfiguring their client. The defendants fought at every turn. They argued that this was the only drug that worked, that he continued to stay on the drug after being informed of the risks, and that the drug does not cause gynecomastia (female breasts ...

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  • $75Million Won Confidential Settlement Achieved on Behalf of Multiple Clients

    Kurt Arnold, Jason Itkin, Caj Boatright, and Noah Wexler obtained a large confidential settlement on behalf of their clients. The settlement was reached after Arnold & Itkin won a series of rulings that allowed the case to proceed to trial. Our attorneys are proud to have provided relief to multiple clients with such a large result.

  • $72Million Won Record Victory for Severely Injured Worker

    Attorneys Jason Itkin, Cory Itkin, and Kurt Arnold won a potentially record-setting settlement for our client, who was severely injured in an oilfield accident. Multiple companies were responsible for the incident that led to his suffering—specifically, the loss of his arm and other life-altering injuries. When he needed someone to stand up for him against these negligent companies, he chose our firm. Thankfully, we resolved the case in less than 2 years—with only 7 days left before trial was set to begin. Our relentless pursuit of our client’s health and well-being will allow him to enjoy lifelong financial security and medical care. In addition, the companies responsible for ...

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  • $44Million Won The Largest Verdict Ever Won for an Amputee Victim

    Attorney Kurt Arnold represented a construction superintendent who sustained catastrophic injuries after a serious crane accident off Memorial Drive in Houston, TX. On the job, Berkel & Company had been hired to drill auger cast pilings. One of their crane operators had been operating a machine owned by Maxim Crane Works while completing deep foundation drilling when the auger became stuck; at that time, a Berkel superintendent instructed the crane operator to attempt to unstick the auger. The operator attempted to stop the job at least five times. The crane eventually collapsed. At the time of the collapse, our client had been standing behind a safety fence approximately 100 ...

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  • $41Million Won The Largest Commercial Litigation Verdict in Hawaii

    Arnold & Itkin LLP attorneys Kurt Arnold and Jason Itkin won a $41 million jury verdict on behalf of their client, Richard Foreman, a Houston investor who was secretly cut out of a deal to acquire Honsador Lumber Corporation, one of Hawaii's largest lumber suppliers. The jury found Key Principal Partners LLC and its parent Key Corporation guilty of breaching their fiduciary duties, intentionally interfering with Foreman's efforts to acquire the Honsador Lumber Corporation, and violating Hawaii's unfair competition statute. Read more about the trial and verdict as covered in the press by the Houston Business Journal.

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At Arnold & Itkin, we are known for being skilled trial attorneys who achieve record-setting results. While we are honored by the awards we have received, what we truly care about is what we have accomplished on behalf of our clients. We are proud to say we have recovered billions of dollars on behalf of our clients, and we have been involved in cases with very real and very applicable results—such as the nationwide recall of a dangerous product.

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Plaintiffs claim executives willfully ignored problems that led to deadly 2013 blast at Williams Olefins plant in Geismar
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Lawsuit alleges reality show refused man medical attention for infection, leading to loss of fingers.
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Jacksonville family files 4th lawsuit against El Faro owner.
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