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Cory Itkin

Attorney

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Cory Itkin is one of the most aggressive, prepared trial lawyers in the country. He has won verdicts and settlements in more than two dozen states and has also obtained favorable results in high profile litigation such as clients who lost loved ones or were injured in the BP Deepwater Horizon explosion.

"Part of my job is to help answer your questions and guide you throughout the entire process. It’s a responsibility that I take seriously. It’s a responsibility all of our lawyers take seriously."

Biography

Profile

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 where the defendant had made no offer to settle the case at the time of trial and has obtained several seven and eight figure settlements on the eve of trial. He has won record-setting verdicts in highly disputed liability cases and won the largest Texas verdict in a helicopter accident case in recent years.

Cory's success is not limited to Texas. He has obtained many settlements and verdicts in excess of a million dollars all over the country. Cory has won verdicts or settlements in more than 50 cases for more than a million dollars. Cory's approach of aggressively preparing his cases for trial ensures the best results for his clients. His practice focuses on helping those suffering from catastrophic injuries caused by the negligence or recklessness of others, including trucking accidents, maritime accidents, industrial accidents, and more. He also assists home and business owners throughout Coastal Texas who are facing insurance claims following Hurricane Harvey.

Cory attended the University of Texas and went on to earn his law degree from the University of Houston, graduating cum laude in the top 10% of his class. In law school, he earned numerous honors, including induction to the Order of the Barons. For his work, Cory has been named on the prestigious 2019 list of Lawdragon 500 Leading Plaintiff Consumer Lawyers, recognized as one of the "Top 100 Trial Lawyers" in Texas by the American Trial Lawyers Association and selected for the Super Lawyers® Rising Stars℠ edition (2010-2019). In 2018 and 2019, he was also selected to the "Up-and-Coming 100" list. He was also selected for the editions of The Best Lawyers in America® since 2016 for Admiralty and Maritime Law, as well as Personal Injury Litigation - Plaintiffs and Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions.

Meet Cory Itkin

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“When you get hurt, it has major impact on your life. It’s something you didn’t ask for, so it’s understandable that you’re going to a lot of questions. Part of my job is to help answer your questions and guide you through that process. It’s a responsibility I take seriously, it’s a responsibility all the lawyers at our firm take seriously.” - Cory Itkin

Our Clients Are More Than Cases

Stories About the Lives That We've Helped

  • “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
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  • “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

Case Results

Check Out Our Victories

  • $116Million Confidential Settlement Arnold & Itkin LLP negotiated a massive nine figure settlement on behalf of their clients after several years of hard fought litigation.
  • $76.6Million Verdict Won Against Johnson & Johnson We represented a young man who grew female breasts from taking Risperdal as a boy before the drug was approved for use by children. Johnson & Johnson was aware their drug caused abnormal breast growth, but they hid the information from doctors and patients. Our patient received $76.6 million for the suffering, humiliation, and treatment costs.
  • $75Million Confidential Settlement Achieved on Behalf of Multiple Clients Arnold & Itkin LLP reached an eight-figure settlement on behalf of a group of clients against a large defendant.
  • $72Million Record Victory for Severely Injured Worker Arnold & Itkin has achieved a record settlement for a worker who was injured in a severe oilfield accident less than 2 years after the incident. His accident was a result of negligence from multiple parties--all of whom settled with our client only a week before trial. We are thrilled that our client will receive the medical care and future security he deserves.
  • $29Million The Largest Known Settlement for a Wrongful Death Offshore Kurt Arnold, Jason Itkin, and Cory Itkin successfully secured a record settlement for a single family who tragically lost a loved one. It is the largest known settlement for a death that occurred offshore. While a settlement is not an admittance of responsibility, our firm was pleased that the company was willing to provide fair compensation to the family of their employee without a fight.
  • $25.5Million Victory for a Young Worker & His Family Arnold & Itkin recovered an eight-figure result for a young man who was injured by a defective product. We worked tirelessly to prove that the defendant knew their product was dangerous but did nothing.
  • $12.5Million Massive Settlement Secured for Corpus Christi Refinery Worker Arnold & Itkin LLP obtained an eight-figure settlement for a man who suffered electrical burns and other serious injuries because of poor lock out and tag out procedures. Our firm was able to overcome an obstinate defendant and get our client what he needed to recover.
  • $12Million Massive Settlement Obtained for Truck Driver Arnold & Itkin is proud to announce that our firm has secured a $12 million settlement on behalf a truck driver who was crushed by his own cargo—which then led directly to a stroke. The driver, who was 56 years old at the time, now requires costly around-the-clock care to carry out basic tasks. The defendants argued that the stroke was his fault—but Cory Itkin was able to counter their arguments enough to compel them to settle. Our client has received everything he needs for a stable future.
  • $12Million Injured Worker Received Settlement for Burn Injuries Our industrial injury lawyers have recently recovered $12 million on behalf of a plant worker who suffered burns when a safety valve failed at the refinery where he was employed. His settlement will go toward providing him with extensive and long-term medical care. His employer chose to settle his case two weeks before trial was set to begin.
  • $11.5Million Settlement Won for Injured Victim of Offshore Accident Arnold & Itkin obtained a settlement of $11.5 million on behalf of an offshore accident victim suffering from both physical and psychological injuries. His settlement will ensure that our client gets all the time, financial support, and stability he needs to fully recover and get back on his feet.
  • $9.5Million Settlement Earned After Company Proven 100% at Fault Against all odds, Arnold & Itkin secured a settlement for an injured longshoreman. Our team of attorneys proved he was 100% innocent of an industrial crane accident that took his leg.
  • $8.9Million Settlement Achieved for Severely Injured Seaman Arnold & Itkin helped secure a settlement on behalf of a seaman who injured his head when working aboard an offshore drilling vessel. Our firm helped to recover $8.9 million on his behalf.
  • $8Million Massive Settlement Reached Before Trial Began Our firm represented an offshore worker (a steward) who seriously injured his back in an accident. The injury prevented him from making a living. While other lawyers told him his case was only worth a few hundred thousand dollars, our attorneys knew better. Due to intense negotiations by the firm, Arnold & Itkin was able to obtain a settlement for $8 million from his employers.
  • $7.1Million Concussed Worker Received a Massive Settlement after Accident Arnold & Itkin represented an offshore worker with a concussion and a herniated disk from an accident on the job. These injuries inhibited our client’s ability to make a living, requiring him to pursue a claim. His employers eventually resolved the case by settling for $7.1 million.
  • $7Million Settlement Obtained for Burn Victims Attorneys Jason Itkin, Cory Itkin, and Noah Wexler helped represent the rights of individuals who had been severely injured when an explosion at an oil refinery covered them with hot steam and coking material. We were successful in recovering $7 million on their behalf and ensured they receive the proper medical care.
  • $6.9Million Settlement Obtained for Family of Deceased Offshore Worker Arnold & Itkin negotiated a multi-million dollar settlement for the family of a man who died offshore. Though the defendant attempted to get away with an extremely low offer, our team obtained a settlement that was many times larger.
  • $6.6Million Settlement Obtained for Wife & Family of Deceased Offshore Worker Arnold & Itkin helped a woman and her family get justice after her husband was killed in an incident offshore. Despite undue pressure from the defendant, our firm made sure our clients were taken care of for the rest of their lives.
  • $6.25Million Settlement Won for Grieving Mississippi Family We negotiated a settlement of $6.25 million on behalf of a family whose loved one died from a heart attack while working off the coast of Africa. He was working as a barge engineer when he suffered the heart attack, and it was hours before a qualified medical professional was able to see him. Despite all of the employer’s arguments, Attorneys Cory and Jason Itkin secured a settlement for the family.
  • $6.1Million Settlement Secured for Widow of Offshore Worker Arnold & Itkin obtained a record settlement for our client after a prolonged attempt by the defendant to limit her compensation. Despite pressure from the defendant to settle for very little, our client called us. We negotiated a result over 12 times what she was originally offered.
  • $5.8Million Maritime Injury Case Results in Large Settlement Arnold & Itkin attorneys were able to obtain a $5.8 million settlement on behalf of an injured maritime worker. Our client suffered a head injury in an accident that also led to severe PTSD, impacting his quality of life. We successfully compelled the employer to settle, giving our client the financial security he needed.
  • $5.6Million Sizable Settlement Secured for Grieving Mother Arnold & Itkin has achieved a $5.6 million settlement on behalf of a woman who lost her son in a fatal accident while working offshore. Our client’s son was tragically killed during a crane accident that the defendant attempted to blame on other parties. Despite playing the blame game, the employer settled the case after we took around 20 depositions in preparation for trial.
  • $5.5Million Settlement Won for Young Offshore Worker Attorneys Kurt Arnold, Jason Itkin and Cory Itkin get compensation for a young offshore worker who will likely never work again. As a result of her accident, the young woman suffered depression and PTSD. Our work (and her settlement) ensured that she will never need to worry about financial security for the rest of her life, allowing her to recover in peace.
  • $5.5Million Concussed Rig Worker Got Settlement for Medical Care Arnold & Itkin was able to obtain a $5.5 million settlement on behalf of the client, an injured rig worker. Our client suffered serious head and back injuries that caused him chronic pain. His settlement will cover the cost of continuous treatment and pain management.
  • $5.5Million Settlement Obtained from One of the Largest Companies in the U.S. The team at Arnold & Itkin is honored to have been able to help four injured workers recover a favorable $5.5 million settlement in a case involving several difficult obstacles. Our relentless determination has allowed our clients to receive the support they’ll need for the rest of their lives.
  • $5.4Million Settlement Won for Victim of PTSD Arnold & Itkin took on the case of a victim of post-traumatic stress disorder and were able to obtain a $5.4 million settlement on their behalf. Cases like our client’s address the very real mental injuries caused by traumatic accidents. His settlement will now help him and his family face the future with confidence and peace.
  • $5.2Million Offshore Accident Victim Received Sizable Settlement for Injuries & Pain A $5.2 million settlement was won on behalf of an injured offshore worker who suffered from a herniated disc and concussion. Our client also received PTSD from the trauma of the accident. His settlement has provided him with the peace and security he deserves.
  • $4.8Million Settlement Won for Victim of Offshore Accident Arnold & Itkin LLP secured a settlement of $4.8 million on behalf of their client, an injured offshore worker. He suffered a concussion and a herniated disc from his accident. Our client has received excellent medical care thanks to his settlement.
  • $4.6Million Settlement Won for Female Offshore Worker A woman was injured in an offshore accident while performing her job duties, suffering a bulging disc and a concussion. After seeking the help of Arnold & Itkin, she was able to obtain a $4.6 million settlement.
  • $4.5Million Offshore Accident Victim Got a Multi-Million Dollar Settlement The victim of an offshore accident sought the help of Arnold & Itkin and received a $4.5 million settlement. The accident caused him to suffer a herniated disc and multiple ankle injuries. The settlement will now allow him to recover while caring for his family’s needs.
  • $4.1Million Settlement Won for Injured Rig Worker An injured rig man who couldn’t return to work sought the help of Arnold & Itkin, who secured $4.1 million on his behalf. Our client unfortunately suffered a concussion that left him unable to work or support his family. His settlement will provide for his medical care while giving his family the security they deserve.
  • $4Million Multi-Million Dollar Settlement Won for Injured Offshore Worker An offshore worker was injured while performing his job duties, so Arnold & Itkin fought to obtain a $4 million settlement on his behalf. The settlement went toward helping him recover from his neck, knee, and ankle injuries.
  • $3.8Million Offshore Accident Victim Received Settlement for PTSD Our client was injured on the job and sought legal help from Arnold & Itkin. His accident not only caused a traumatic brain injury, but left him psychologically harmed as well. Left without a way to support himself, he sought justice for his injury. Our firm was able to secure $3.8 million on his behalf.
  • $3.8Million Worker Won a Settlement for Severe Physical & Psychological Injuries An offshore worker sought the help of Arnold & Itkin after he was injured while performing his job duties. He sustained injuries to his throat in the accident. Unfortunately, he also struggled with PTSD following the trauma of the accident.
  • $3.8Million Worker Injured in Basket Transfer Won a Massive Verdict Our client, an injured oil rig worker, sought the legal assistance of attorneys at Arnold & Itkin when his injuries required back and neck surgery. He was injured while transferring from a crew boat to a jack up rig in choppy waters. Though his employers wrongfully denied the accident happened, we proved otherwise. Our client received a verdict much larger than the $200,000 settlement offer.
  • $3.7Million Foreign Citizen Won a Massive Settlement for Burn Injuries Attorney Cory Itkin helped negotiate a $3.7 million settlement on behalf of a man who was severely burned during a fire on an offshore platform. His employers insisted that it was the fault of his co-worker, who could not be sued. After 7 days of trial, his employers elected to settle.
  • $3.5Million Settlement Obtained in a Premises Liability Case Arnold & Itkin LLP secured a seven-figure settlement for a worker who was injured due to dangerous working conditions.
  • $3.2Million Offshore Accident Victim Received Multi-Million Dollar Settlement Our client was an offshore worker who suffered an accident that caused a herniated disc, a concussion, and severe PTSD. Arnold & Itkin was able to see that their client, an injured offshore worker, received a $3.2 million settlement.
  • $3.2Million Offshore Oil Worker Injured on the Job in Accident Our client was injured while performing his job duties and sought the legal expertise of Arnold & Itkin. As an offshore oil rig employee, his line of work is particularly dangerous and unforgiving of negligence. His injuries included a concussion and PTSD; thankfully, we were able to help him obtain a $3.2 million settlement.
  • $3.2Million Settlement Reached for Injured Husband & Wife Attorney Cory Itkin represented a husband and wife who were injured after being hit by two semi-trucks. The wife sustained back injures while the husband was knocked unconscious; he needed several surgeries. Our firm was successful in reaching a settlement of $3.2 million for the couple.
  • $3.1Million Settlement Won for Victim of Offshore Accident Our client was an offshore worker who suffered an accident due to negligence. The injuries they sustained included a herniated disc and PTSD. Attorneys at Arnold & Itkin were able to secure a $3.1 million settlement for their client who was injured while working offshore.
  • $3Million Offshore Accident Victim Won a Settlement for Injuries Arnold & Itkin took on the case of a worker who was injured in an offshore accident, securing him $3 million. Our client sustained a severe head injury as well as a herniated disc. His settlement will go toward helping him fully recover from his injuries and seek a new line of work if necessary.
  • $2.9Million Injured Offshore Worker Received Settlement for Pain Our attorneys took up the case of a worker who was severely injured while on the job. Our representation made it possible for the client to receive a $2.9 million settlement. His settlement will help him provide for himself while he recovers from his injuries.
  • $2.9Million Settlement Secured for Worker Injured Offshore An offshore worker was helped by Arnold & Itkin attorneys. We investigated his case and held his employers responsible for our client's pain. Our representation made it possible for our client to receive a $2.9 million settlement.
  • $2.8Million Verdict Won for Worker with Severe Ankle Injury Arnold & Itkin attorneys helped to represent a rigger who suffered from a foot injury while working on the job. His injury occurred when a crane load dropped onto his foot, breaking his ankle. His employer denied all responsibility, but we were able to secure a $2.8 million court award on his behalf.
  • $2.7Million Jury Verdict Won for Offshore Contractor An injured offshore well tester called Arnold & Itkin for help after he suffered significant back injuries due to unsafe working conditions. His injuries required costly surgery to recover and, as the victim of negligence, was entitled to receive money for his care. We were able to recover over $2 million in damages—despite no offer to settle.
  • $2.59Million Settlement Reached for Injured Seaman from Rome, GA While attempting to catch a falling drawer, our client suffered back injuries severe enough to warrant two separate surgeries. We took on the case and ultimately reached a settlement of $2.95 million.
  • $2.35Million Settlement Reached for Deckhand Injured After Tugboat Collision Our legal team represented a deckhand who suffered serious back injuries after the tugboat she was on collided with another vessel. Despite the defendant’s arguments, we reached a favorable settlement.
  • $2.3Million Accident Victim Won a Settlement for Work Injuries Our client was injured in an offshore accident that caused a concussion and a herniated disc, among other injuries. He was compensated $2.3 million with the help of Arnold & Itkin attorneys.
  • $2.1Million Settlement Reached for Man Injured While Working in Oil & Gas Industry Our firm represented an oil and gas worker who had been injured while on the job. Despite the defendants’ attempt to blame our client and other parties, we were able to reach a $2.1 million settlement.
  • $2Million Settlement Won for Louisiana Worker in the Gulf Arnold & Itkin LLP attorneys Kurt Arnold and Cory Itkin recovered $2 million on behalf of a Carencro, Louisiana man who was injured doing seismographic work in the Gulf of Mexico. The injuries he sustained meant that he would never be able to earn a living in his current career. Our work ensured that he would be able to provide for himself while finding a new career.
  • $2Million Settlement Reached for Family of Man Killed on the Job Attorney Cory Itkin represented a family who lost a loved one after he was crushed between a barge and a dock. Our firm was successful in recovering a $2 million settlement on their behalf.
  • $2Million Settlement Obtained for Victim of Jack-Up Rig Accident Arnold & Itkin LLP secured a seven-figure settlement for a worker who was injured during a construction project in Singapore. We overcame significant obstacles to make sure our client was taken care of, beating a defendant who insisted the fault lied with a company outside the U.S. (who could not be sued). Our firm was proud to help our client pay for his treatment and provide for himself.
  • $1.9Million Successful Jones Act Claim for Improper Equipment & Training In a Jones Act lawsuit filed in Harris County, our attorneys won a settlement of over $1.9 million for a seaman who was injured because his employer failed to provide proper training and equipment—in spite of the company’s claims that the seaman should have known the risk he faced.
  • $1.98Million Settlement Reached for Victims of Trucking Negligence Arnold & Itkin LLP attorneys are pleased to announce that we reached a $1.975 million settlement on behalf of two of our clients involved in a serious trucking accident. Though the defendant blamed our clients for being in the trucker’s blind spot, the company elected to pay what they owed our clients.
  • $1.9Million Compensation Secured for Psychological Injuries The attorneys at Arnold & Itkin, LLP recently represented a Louisiana man who was injured while working offshore. An accident led to our client developing severe PTSD, which inhibited his ability to make a living offshore. They were able to recover $1.95 million on his behalf to support him while he fostered a new career.
  • $1.9Million Injured Plant Worker Received Sizable Settlement Before Trial After being struck by a decrepit piece of equipment, our client suffered serious injuries. Our personal injury law firm took on the case and was successful in recovering $1.9M on his behalf. We aggressively pushed the case toward trial, compelling our client’s employer to settle with us fairly.
  • $1.9Million Settlement for Injured Dock Worker Arnold & Itkin LLP secured $1.9 million for a dock worker who injured his back while tying up a barge. His settlement will provide for the cost of surgery and other losses he incurred as a result.
  • $1.78Million Settlement Obtained for Family of Crane Accident Victim Arnold & Itkin secured a seven-figure settlement for the grieving family of a longshoreman killed in a crane accident. Despite numerous legal obstacles, our firm ensured long-term care for the worker's family.
  • $1.75Million Risperdal Trial Resolved with Large Verdict Attorneys Jason Itkin and Cory Itkin represented a young man in a Risperdal case in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The case involved over 21 million pages of documents, and though they were only brought on a week before trial began, our firm’s strategy and effort resulted in a successful verdict.
  • $1.7Million Injured Maritime Worker Received Settlement for Pain Arnold & Itkin offshore injury lawyers obtained a $1.7 million settlement for their injured maritime client. An accident on the job left our client with severe PTSD, affecting his ability to do his job or make an income. Our work provided for his needs while he recovered from his psychological trauma.
  • $1.7Million Jury Offered Verdict for the Victim of a Crane Accident Arnold & Itkin LLP industrial lawyers won a $1.72 million jury verdict on behalf of our client and his wife. Our client, who spoke very little English, required a lawyer after a crane operator swung a heavy burner into him during his duties. The crane operator’s employer accepted no responsibility, but the jury found them guilty of negligence. Our firm is proud to have provided our client with the medical care and compensation he needed.
  • $1.7Million Jury Verdict Won for Victim of Helicopter Crash Arnold & Itkin attorneys represented the victim of a helicopter accident caused by tail rotor failure. Our client, an offshore worker, needed helicopter transport to his platform when it was forced to land. However, a defect in the flotation device caused it to flip in the water. Our client suffered back injuries and PTSD as a result.
  • $1.65Million Maritime Piracy Case Settled for Victim’s Injuries Our firm helped to represent foreign seamen who were held hostage off the coast of African by pirates. We took on the case and were able to beat back allegations that the defendants were not responsible for the ship’s poor security. We recovered a $1.65M settlement.
  • $1.65Million An Offshore Worker Received a Settlement for His Pain Arnold & Itkin, LLP attorneys have worked tirelessly to help recover over $1.6 million on behalf of an injured offshore worker from Lafayette. He was working on a valve when the valve suddenly released pressure, knocking him off his feet into the scaffolding. The defendants blamed our client for his injuries, but our trial work compelled them to settle for a fair amount.
  • $1.5Million Big Rig Accident Victim Received Jury Verdict Arnold & Itkin LLP obtained a $1.5 million verdict on behalf of a client who suffered a torn meniscus when he was bumped by a tractor trailer. We are especially pleased with this result because the defendants accepted no responsibility for the injury and only offered to settle for $5000.
  • $1.5Million Jury Verdict Ruled in Favor of Longshoreman Arnold & Itkin obtained a $1.55 million verdict on behalf of a client who was seriously injured when a yard mule driver collided with the pickup truck in which he was standing. The defendants only offered to settle for $35,000 while denying the existence of an injury at all.
  • $1.5Million Drill Worker On Brazilian Coast Received Substantial Settlement Arnold & Itkin, LLP attorneys successfully negotiated a settlement on behalf of a seaman who suffered a severe hand injury while working on a drill ship off the Brazilian coast.
  • $1.5Million Wrongful Death Case Resolved with Settlement After a seaman was killed while working on a bridge construction project, our legal team was able to represent the family and recover $1.5 million in damages on their behalf.
  • $1.5Million Longshoreman Received Settlement for Back Injuries Attorneys Cory Itkin, Jason Itkin, and Kelly Woods helped represent a longshoreman whose lower back was injured on the job; the injury was severe enough to require multiple back surgeries. In the end, the lawyers were successful in obtaining a $1.5 million settlement.
  • $1.5Million Settlement Recovered for Barge Collision Victim Arnold & Itkin represented a dock operator who had been seriously hurt after a barge collided with the dock. We ultimately beat back the tugboat company’s claims and reached a $1,500,000 settlement.
  • $1.5Million Massive Verdict Achieved for Victim of Wrongful Death Attorneys Cory Itkin and Ryan MacLeod represented the family of a man who died of heart problems while working in a warehouse with no air conditioning. Arnold & Itkin overcame incredible legal obstacles to obtain a verdict of $1.5 million, over ten times larger than the settlement offer originally given to our client.
  • $1.5Million Settlement for Jones Act Seaman Arnold & Itkin LLP secured $1.5 million under the Jones Act for a roustabout working on an offshore drilling rig. His settlement will go towards covering the cost of his surgery and other care.
  • $1.45Million Recovery Obtained On Behalf Of Injured Jones Act Seaman Jason Itkin, Kurt Arnold and Cory Itkin worked to recover a settlement exceeding $1.4 million on behalf of a Jones Act seaman who suffered serious injuries to his hip and wrist in an accidental fall. The case settled just days before going to trial.
  • $1.4Million Successful Jones Act Claim for Injured Tankerman Arnold & Itkin successfully represented an injured tankerman who required neck surgery after an accident on a barge, even after his employer claimed he had a preexisting condition and that the incident was his fault. We secured $1.4 million for our client.
  • $1.4Million Settlement for South Carolina Seaman Injured in Container Ship Accident Arnold & Itkin is proud to have secured a $1.4 million settlement for a seaman who was injured when his bunk bed railing broke, causing a severe neck injury. We disproved his employer’s claims of a preexisting condition and our client’s fault for the incident itself.
  • $1.38Million Settlement for Injured Seaman Our legal team worked with a client whose foot was amputated in a catastrophic barge accident. We worked hard to recover $1.375 million on his behalf.
  • $1.37Million Settlement for Injured Worker Achieved Arnold & Itkin LLP won a $1.3 million settlement for a worker injured in an accident.
  • $1.28Million Settlement Reached for Injured Deckhand Arnold & Itkin represented a deckhand who injured his lungs after inhaling toxic fumes. Despite arguments that the vessel wasn’t even carrying toxic materials, we were able to win the federal trial involving the Limitation of Liability Act and obtained a favorable settlement just before the second trial.
  • $1.25Million Settlement Won for Freeway Accident Injuries Arnold & Itkin is glad to have secured a significant settlement for our client, who was injured by freeway construction equipment on his morning commute.
  • $1.25Million Securing a Swift Settlement for a Victim of an Unsafe Lane Change Our team fought hard for a massive settlement on behalf of a client who suffered serious neck injuries when a truck operator made an unsafe lane change and struck our client’s vehicle. We resolved this case in just nine months.
  • $1.2Million Settlement Won for Injured Offshore Rigger Arnold & Itkin recently recovered $1.2 million on behalf of an offshore rigger who was injured after falling from a platform located four feet off the deck of a boat. Our client sustained a serious back injury as a result.
  • $1Million Settlement Secured for Beaumont Car Accident Victim Arnold & Itkin obtained a seven-figure settlement for a man who was in a serious car crash that injured his back. Despite requiring surgery, our team faced a defendant who accused our client for faking a need for back surgery.
  • $1Million Policy Limits Settlement for Electrocuted Plant Worker Arnold & Itkin represented a plant worker who was electrocuted and suffered serious orthopedic injuries while performing his job duties. Our attorneys secured a full policy limits settlement after just one deposition.
  • $1Million Settlement Won for Injured Inland Barge Worker Our attorneys reached a $1 million settlement on behalf of a man who suffered serious injuries to his knee and back. The injuries eventually required surgery.
  • $950Thousand $950,000 Recovery in Jones Act Case for Injured Seaman Attorney Cory Itkin obtained a $950,000 settlement on behalf of an injured seaman in a Jones Act case involving the BP oil spill clean up project.
  • $940Thousand $940,000 Recovery for Seriously Injured Offshore Worker Arnold & Itkin LLP represented an offshore worker who was seriously injured off the coast of Louisiana, obtaining a $940,000 settlement on his behalf.
  • $850Thousand Arnold & Itkin LLP Resolves Jones Act Case for $850,000 Jason Itkin, Kurt Arnold, and Cory Itkin successfully secured $850,000 on behalf of a seaman who was injured when he slipped and fell on steps that lacked non-skid tape, resulting in concussion and neck injury.
  • $850Thousand $850,000 for Seaman Injured On Offshore Jack Up Rig Arnold & Itkin LLP obtains an $850,000 settlement on behalf of a client who slipped on hydraulic fluid leaking from a crane. The plaintiff's injuries necessitated back surgery leaving him unable to return to work offshore.
  • $825Thousand $825,000 for Roustabout Injured On Offshore Drilling Barge Cory Itkin and Kurt Arnold obtained a settlement of $825,000 on behalf of a roustabout who suffered a neck injury after being hit by a spinner hawk while working on a drilling barge.
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