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League City Personal Injury Lawyers

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League City Personal Injury Lawyers

A Record-Setting Accident Law Firm Serving League City

When they’re serious enough to cause injuries or death, accidents can change everything in an instant. After these incidents, the injured and their families often must face financial uncertainty as they try to navigate one of the most difficult moments of their lives. This is especially frustrating when the accident that caused so much damage should have been prevented by someone but wasn’t.

At Arnold & Itkin LLP, our League City personal injury attorneys are focused on making sure families secure the justice they deserve after an accident. While we can’t change what happened, we’re proud every time we help regular people find a path forward after the unthinkable. Our team has won record-shattering results against large pharmaceutical companies, energy industry giants, reckless chemical producers, and everything in-between. Now, we’re standing by to fight for the results that you deserve. No matter what.

For a free consultation with our League City accident lawyers, call us now at (888) 493-1629. There's no obligation, and you'll have the opportunity to learn your rights and options.

Accidents Our League City Law Firm Handles

If an accident was preventable and caused harm, it’s likely that we can handle the case. However, there are certain incidents that our League City personal injury lawyers help after.

We help after all types of preventable accidents, including:

If you’ve been involved with an accident that isn’t listed above, calling our firm at (888) 493-1629 is the best way to find out if we can help you. Someone is standing by right now to help you decide what to do next at no cost.

What Our League City Personal Injury Lawyers Work to Recover

After an accident, survivors and families are only beginning their journey. The days and months following an incident are filled with uncertainty—especially when it comes to finance. Our League City accident lawyers are focused on making sure families don’t have to worry about their finances, making it possible to move forward after the unthinkable has happened.

We help recover financial losses, including:

  • Lost wages
  • Lost ability to work
  • Medical debt
  • The cost of future care
  • Emotional trauma
  • Physical pain and suffering
  • Property damage
  • Medical supplies and medication

The losses a person can seek after an accident aren’t always obvious. Often, it takes a law firm that’s dedicated to investigating an accident and uncovering every possible type of damage that it caused. This could mean getting compensation for things that aren’t immediately obvious, such as the cost of future care and emotional suffering.

Our injury attorneys always approach investigations methodically. We hire experts, speak with witnesses, and turn over every stone to determine why an accident happened, who it hurt, and who should have prevented it. If the other side isn’t offering a fair settlement, we never hesitate to take a case to court. In fact, we recovered the third-largest jury verdict for a single plaintiff in United States history.

Catastrophic Injuries: What They Are & Why They’re Difficult

While some injuries are painful and expensive to recover from, not all of them have lifelong repercussions. However, there is a type of injuries—commonly referred to as catastrophic injuries—that are so serious they change the rest of a person’s life. Those with serious injuries often have lasting issues related to pain, discomfort, mobility, the ability to work, cognitive complications, and more.

Common types of catastrophic injuries include:

  • Burn injuries: Besides being painful, serious burn injuries cause complications that can remain with a person forever. Scarring from burns can make it painful to move. Additionally, burn survivors often deal with mental trauma related to their changed appearance.
  • Traumatic brain injuries (TBIs): Traumatic brain injuries have lasting repercussions for those who sustain them. Brain injury patients often have issues with cognitive functions, mobility, and might even become more susceptible to mood swings and personality changes.
  • Amputations: A person might lose one of their limbs during a serious accident. However, amputations are also a medical necessity that doctors perform after a person has survived serious physical trauma. Besides making it difficult to move, amputations can also cause a person to experience lasting pain, difficulty working, and less independence. An amputation injury might also mean that a person requires expensive prosthetics for an improved quality of life.
  • Loss of vision and/or hearing: Accidents such as explosions can cause a person to lose their senses of vision and/or hearing. When this happens, a person loses the ability to interact with the world around them in the way they are used to.

While our firm can’t change that people who come to us have serious injuries, we can help them secure the finances required to live as comfortably as possible. If a client has catastrophic injuries, we speak with experts and determine how much they need to cover lost wages, medical care, and other general costs of living.

For example, our League City burn injury lawyers seek compensation clients need for medical debt, the cost of future care, and any other difficulty they’re experiencing.

League City Wrongful Death Lawyers Helping Families Secure Justice

After a family unexpectedly loses a member because of a preventable accident, they deserve answers. While we can’t change what happened, we can fight for accountability from those who could have. We do this by seeking compensation for medical bills, funeral costs, and other financial difficulties caused by an unexpected death. This way, grieving families don’t have to worry about how they’ll pay the bills, and they can focus on moving forward after tragedy.

Our wrongful death lawyers in League City seek compensation for things such as:

  • Funeral expenses
  • Medical bills
  • Lost income
  • Lost guidance/mentorship
  • Loss of consortium
  • Emotional suffering

Our wrongful death lawyers focus on what matters: getting the justice a family deserves. This means looking at an accident from every angle, uncovering what happened, and finding the parties who should provide answers for it. This way, we can make sure that every past, present, and future loss is accounted for.

Besides helping families move forward financially, filing a wrongful death case can help bring them closure. Holding negligent parties accountable means that they might be preventing the same preventable tragedy from happening to others.

Car, Truck & Other Motor Vehicle Accidents in League City

There were 1,563 police-reported traffic accidents in League City in 2020, according to the Texas Department of Transportation. Five people lost their lives in these collisions and hundreds of others were injured.

Car accidents, truck accidents, motorcycle accidents, and all other types of motor vehicle collisions have the potential to cause significant property damage and life-threatening injuries. Even a low-speed crash can cause whiplash, and any collision with an 18-wheeler or bus could literally crush occupants of other vehicles or non-occupants like bicyclists and pedestrians. Traffic accidents may be caused by drunk driving, speeding, driving while distracted, tired drivers, or defective parts. When people are seriously injured or killed, our League City accident lawyers step forward to help them get the financial support to rebuild.

League City Work Injury Attorneys

If you have been injured at work, you may think that your employer will help you get medical treatment, cover your expenses, and encourage you to come back to work when you're ready. Unfortunately, many workers in League City and across the state find the opposite. They are pushed aside by the companies they've worked so hard for, pressured to return to work before they feel ready, are offered low settlements that don't cover all of their expenses, and are not given the chance to recover. Because Texas employers are not required by law to carry workers' compensation insurance, getting the benefits you deserve can seem impossible.

Arnold & Itkin helps oil and gas workers, construction workers, industrial workers, plant and refinery workers, railroad employees, and all other types of workers in League City and nationwide after serious work accidents. We push for results that help our clients build bright futures.

Plant Accidents in League City

League City’s proximity to Houston, the energy industry, and the Gulf of Mexico makes it an economic hub, and refineries, factories, and plants dot the area as a result. While most of these facilities handle dangerous materials without issues each day, some are accidents waiting to happen.

Common industrial accidents in League City include:

Improper maintenance, relaxed safety standards, and other types of cost-cutting measures to make industrial worksites dangerous. When a company focuses on profits and an accident happens as a result, it should face the consequences. No one—from workers to those in surrounding neighborhoods—should suffer because of a company’s selfish disregard for basic safety standards.

The Chemical Leak at LyondellBasell La Porte

On July 27, 2021, a chemical leak at the LyondellBasell facility took the lives of 2 workers and sent 30 more to the hospital. It was later revealed that about 100,000 pounds of acetic acid was released as the plant was partially shut down for maintenance. While many people are familiar with acetic acid because of its function as the active ingredient in vinegar, the highly corrosive substance is dangerous when not diluted. It’s associated with burns, respiratory injuries, and vision loss. Investigators have yet to release what caused this accident at the time of this writing. However, the fact that the plant was undergoing a partial turnaround could be a hint at what happened.

Turnaround accidents often occur when companies fail to implement proper safety standards before, during, and after plant or refinery maintenance.

Liability & Your League City Personal Injury Case

If you were injured, one of your biggest questions might be: who is responsible? Our League City personal injury attorneys work with investigators, accident reconstruction specialists, and other experts to determine what caused a client's injuries and who is liable, or legally responsible, for making things right.

Depending on the case, the following are examples of potentially liable parties:

  • Drivers for causing accidents while distracted, texting, or driving drunk.
  • Manufacturers for creating products that are dangerous for consumers to use.
  • Employers for failing to provide safe workplaces for their employees.
  • Maritime companies for negligence or failing to maintain seaworthy vessels.
  • Oil and gas companies for cutting corners on safety standards.
  • Trucking companies for hiring inexperienced, reckless, or negligent truck drivers.
  • Property owners for failing to maintain safe premises for lawful visitors, guests, or customers.

Personal Injury FAQ

How Much Do Personal Injury Lawyers Charge?

We work on something called a contingency fee. In short, this means that we cover all costs associated with a case and only collect a payment for our work if we get results for clients. Doing this makes getting help from us accessible for everyone while also showing our clients that we’re invested in getting results for them.

What Should I Do After I’ve Been Injured?

  • First, get the medical attention that you need—even if you’re uncertain if you’ve been injured. Some injuries are not immediately obvious and created an early medical record after your accident can help you case. Remember, you have the right to seek a second opinion if your company sends you to their doctor first.
  • Second, gather evidence including photos, witnesses, and anything else about your accident. If your injury is work-related, be certain to report it to your supervisor. Never apologize, admit fault for an accident, or provide more details than necessary.
  • Third, contact an attorney. Speaking with a personal injury lawyer will help you determine what you should do for recovery. If the company has offered a settlement, don’t assume it’s trying to do the right thing. Instead, take it to a law firm to determine if the offer is fair or if the company is trying to escape liability for as little as possible.

Can I File a Wrongful Death Claim?

Filing a wrongful death claim is possible for the family of those killed during an accident caused by negligence. Usually, family members who can file a wrongful death claim include spouses, parents, children, and siblings of the deceased. Since a person’s ability to file a claim for the death of their loved one can vary with circumstance, calling a League City wrongful death law firm is the best way to determine what to do next.

When Should I Call a Lawyer After an Accident?

You should call a lawyer as soon as you’ve had medical attention and know that you’re safe. Getting in contact with a law firm quickly will give that firm as much time as possible to investigate your accident and build a strong case. It’ll also help make sure that your interests are protected as soon as possible.

League City, TX

League City is located on Clear Creek and Magnolia Bayou between the cities of Galveston and Houston in Galveston County, Texas. It covers a total of 53 square miles and, as of July 2021, League City had an estimated population of 115,595 people. As a waterfront community, League City is known for its parks, schools, neighborhoods, and amenities. It has long, hot summers and short, mild winters.

The area now known as League City was originally the site of a Karankawa Indian village. It was first settled in the mid-to-late 1800s by three families: the Butlers, who settled inland; the Cowarts, who settled on a creek now named Cowart’s Creek; and the Perkins family, who settled on a magnolia-lined creek now known as Magnolia Bayou. The first resident of the town was George W. Butler, who arrived from Louisiana in 1873. In 1893, a man named J.C. League acquired the land and laid out the townsite. After some debate regarding the name of the town, it became known as League City. It was officially incorporated in 1962.

Today, League City attracts businesses, residents, and visitors. There are many outdoor activities to enjoy, as well as museums, galleries, and restaurants. The city is home to a number of beautiful and relaxing parks, including Helen’s Garden on Main Street, Walter Hall Park, Lynn Gripon Park at Countryside, and Dr. Ned & Fay Dudney Nature Center. The Butler Longhorn Museum shares the story of the Texas Longhorn and how this breed of cattle nearly became extinct. The West Bay Common School Museum offers a glimpse at what it used to be like to attend a one-room schoolhouse in the late 1800s and offers field trips and tours. League City is also home to waterside resorts that are popular with nearby Houston residents, including the Waterford Harbor and Yacht Club Marina and the South Shore Harbor Resort and Conference Center.

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Our League City Accident Lawyers Have Recovered Billions: (888) 493-1629

Turning to Arnold & Itkin LLP means getting help from a firm that makes headlines for getting the results that clients need. When the other side fights hard, we fight back harder. If they say they didn’t cause an accident, we do the investigative work required to keep them honest. We never accept less than a client deserves because we know people count on us to be the difference-makers they need during the most difficult moment of their lives.

Call us today for help from our League City injury law firm. There's no obligation, and your consultation is free and private.

Case Results

Check Out Our Victories

  • $8 Billion Top 3 Largest Jury Verdict in U.S. History Arnold & Itkin LLP tried a Risperdal case against Johnson & Johnson for failing to warn about one of the drug’s most damaging side effects: gynecomastia. Our skill, hard work, and dedication resulted in the third-largest jury verdict ever obtained ...
  • $357 Million Largest Workplace Accident Settlement in Texas history Arnold & Itkin LLP secured a massive nine-figure settlement against a transnational corporation for a workplace incident. The settlement set a Texas record for being the largest personal injury settlement in the state’s history.
  • $222 Million Record-Breaking Verdict for Widow Our firm won $222 million for a woman who lost her husband in an industrial accident caused by a faulty valve. We took the case to trial because the at-fault company refused to take responsibility. The jury saw through the corporate lies and double ...
  • $205 Million Confidential Settlement Obtained for Numerous Clients Arnold & Itkin reached a record $205,000,000 settlement on behalf of clients after several years of hard-fought litigation. The case settled just before trial was set to begin.
  • $193 Million Settlement Won for Victims of Pipeline Explosion Offshore injury lawyers at Arnold & Itkin fought for two workers who were injured in a pipeline explosion at sea, one of whom passed away. Our relentless investigation and advocacy resulted in a nine-figure settlement that will provide for our ...
  • $171 Million One of the Largest Confidential Settlements in History Arnold & Itkin worked over the course of several years to represent clients in a case that many other law firms turned down. In the end, we were able to obtain a record-setting confidential settlement.
  • $139 Million Massive Settlement Achieved for Victims of an Oilfield Incident Arnold & Itkin LLP negotiated a huge $139,000,000 settlement for injured families affected by an oilfield incident in the eastern United States, settling one week before trial.
  • $125 Million Settlement Won for Widow of Dredge Worker Offshore lawyers at Arnold & Itkin LLP won a nine-figure settlement for a woman who lost her husband in a pipeline explosion. By pushing the case toward trial, our firm pressured the defendant into settling with our client, allowing her to rebuild ...
  • $117 Million Largest Single-Event Personal Injury Verdict in Louisiana History Arnold & Itkin represented a pregnant woman who experienced stomach pain and called Acadian Ambulance. The driver of the ambulance drove the ambulance into the back of a sugar cane truck causing the plaintiff's spine to be severed at T4 and for her ...
  • $116 Million Confidential Settlement Arnold & Itkin LLP negotiated a massive nine figure settlement on behalf of their clients after several years of hard fought litigation.
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