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Catastrophic Injuries

When Life-Altering Injuries Happen, Arnold & Itkin Stands Ready to Fight for You

McAllen Catastrophic Injury Lawyers

Billions of Dollars Recovered for the Injured & Wronged

A catastrophic injury will change your life. It will change your family’s life. Temporarily or permanently, it will affect your ability to earn a living, to do the things you once loved, and perform normal, day-to-day activities. It may even affect your outlook on life.

You will face new challenges after an injury, but our team at Arnold & Itkin is here to help. We represent people who have been seriously injured because of the carelessness, negligence, and wrongdoing of others. We hold corporations responsible for placing more importance on money than on the people they employ and the consumers who use their products. Our McAllen catastrophic injury attorneys are here to help you get the care and compensation you deserve—so you can reclaim your future.

Call (888) 493-1629 for a free, private case review with one of our experienced
and friendly professionals. We’re here to listen and help, however we can.

Rebuilding After a Catastrophic Injury

Attempting to put the pieces back together after a catastrophic injury can seem impossible. By getting answers and seeing responsible parties brought to justice, however, you can experience much-needed peace of mind. By recovering fair compensation for your lifelong care, you can get the support it will take to achieve stability for yourself and your family. At Arnold & Itkin, we fight for victims of catastrophic injuries such as:

Catastrophic Injury FAQ

I am partially to blame for my injuries. Do I still have a case?

If you were seriously injured, you may still have grounds for a claim or lawsuit—even if you believe you were to blame. There are some situations, such as workplace accidents, where you are entitled to benefits even if you were at fault. The only exceptions may be if you were under the influence of alcohol or intentionally caused yourself harm.

There are other situations where you are entitled to compensation if another party was more than 50% to blame. In Texas, the rule of proportionate responsibility applies to personal injury lawsuits. If you experienced catastrophic injuries and were partially at fault, your compensation would be reduced by that percentage. For example, if your award would have been $100,000 and you were found to be 10% to blame for the accident that caused your injuries, you would receive 90% or that award, or $90,000. Our McAllen personal injury attorneys can talk to you more about proportionate responsibility and how it may affect your catastrophic injury case.

What compensation is available in a catastrophic injury case?

Serious burns, spinal cord injuries, head trauma, and other catastrophic injuries will affect every part of a victim’s life. That’s why it is so important to recover compensation that addresses every expense and impact: financially, emotionally, and physically.

A catastrophic injury settlement or verdict may include compensation for:

  • Medical expenses
  • Ongoing treatment and therapy
  • Medical devices, supplies, and medication
  • Modifications to your home to support your injury
  • Lost income, including bonuses and benefits
  • Loss of future earnings or potential earnings
  • Emotional trauma, including pain and suffering
  • Punitive damages, meant to punish the at-fault party

No amount of money can erase the pain and suffering you’ve experienced as a result of a catastrophic injury, but it can ease the burden you’re experiencing. It can help you work toward a more stable future.

When should I involve an attorney after experiencing a catastrophic injury?

When seriously injured, talking to an attorney may be the last thing on your mind. But you should know that your employer, the at-fault party, and/or the insurance company are already working to investigate your case and determine how they can avoid paying out a high settlement. They have teams of lawyers and investigators who will try to limit their liability, or legal responsibility, for what you’ve experienced.

It’s never too early to talk to an attorney about your rights and options. You deserve to have someone in your corner who can protect you, and that’s what our team at Arnold & Itkin does for the injured. We fight every single day to make sure people like you are given the support and care they need to move on with their lives.

Our Attorneys Serve Hidalgo County, TX & the Entire U.S.

Our injury lawyers serve McAllen, Hidalgo County, and all of Texas and the U.S. in any type of personal injury, product liability, workers’ compensation, or premises liability case. We have recovered billions of dollars in compensation for our clients, including over $1 billion last year alone.

We can handle catastrophic injury claims involving:

Accidents don’t just happen. They have specific causes and parties who should be held responsible. Our trial attorneys know how to recognize fault and build the cases that help our clients see justice served.

Contact Arnold & Itkin today and find out how our powerful, proven team of
attorneys can help you. If we take on your case, you pay nothing unless we win.

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.
  • $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.
  • $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 of $171 million.
  • $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.
  • $110 Million Record Settlement Achieved for Victims of Defective Products Arnold & Itkin obtained a record settlement for individuals harmed by defective, dangerous products. The result exemplifies our commitment to clients and justice for those seriously injured by the conduct of others.
  • $105 Million Record Settlement for Dangerous Product Victims Arnold & Itkin’s legal team helped represent those harmed by dangerous products. We were successful in recovering a $105 million settlement.
  • $97 Million Massive Settlement Secured for Refinery Workers Arnold & Itkin is proud to share that after months of preparation for trial, our firm was able to secure a huge settlement for clients who were injured in a refinery fire. Find out more now.
  • $92.7 Million Record Settlement for Burn Injury Victim Arnold & Itkin LLP secured a substantial settlement for a man who suffered severe burns in an accident at his job. The settlement set a new record statewide for workers with similar injuries.
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