When people are hurt, they deserve high-quality medical care and a chance to move forward with their life. Unfortunately, what ends up happening is the opposite—they get ignored, and injuries turn into disabilities, major expenses turn into inescapable debt, and grieving families break under the pressure. Our firm makes sure that doesn't happen by holding at-fault companies accountable to the people they harm.
The offshore industry has long been regarded as one of the most dangerous industries in the world. It’s been that way for centuries. While communication tools and vessels have become far more advanced, we cannot say the same about the dangers of offshore work. When offshore companies put profits ahead of people's lives and people get hurt, our firm fights for workers to recover everything they need to move forward.
Plant and refinery workers are the most vital part of our industries. Unfortunately, fewer and fewer employers are willing to invest in their workers with basic safety equipment for their people. As a result, plant accidents and refinery explosions have become more common. It's our duty to fight for workers who have been harmed by their employers. It's our calling to make sure those workers are taken care of for the rest of their lives.
Truck accidents are devastating. At thousands of pounds and speeds of 50 mph or more, commercial trucks and big rigs represent some of the least regulated and most dangerous vehicles on the road. Shipping companies have refused to be held accountable, and motorists and professional truckers alike have paid the price. Our firm has been fighting back. By holding companies accountable for serious accidents, we've been able to help our clients recover while making the roads safer.
Catastrophic injuries aren't defined by pain or damage or where the injury took place. They're defined by how much they change our lives. From specialized equipment to altering our relationship to our own bodies, catastrophic injuries are life-altering to the core—and the companies at fault deserve to be held accountable. Arnold & Itkin is the premier advocate for people whose lives are destroyed by negligence.
Companies have a simple duty: make sure whatever they produce is safe to use. However, in a mad rush to get to market, some companies fail to test their products or ensure that they are advertised safely. The result? Severe injury—even fatal injury. When companies hurt consumers with unsafe products, our firm steps up to hold those companies accountable.
For over 100 years, industrial work has been a dangerous way to make a living. Aging factories and poor safety policies have made industrial workers some of the most at-risk workers worldwide. From chemical refineries to construction sites, workers all over the U.S. are getting injured by employers who can’t be bothered to keep them safe. Arnold & Itkin has been fighting back. When industrial workers suffer harm due to company negligence, our firm makes sure they're taken care of.
Many law firms have taken Big Pharma to task for their negligent manufacturing and marketing of vital medications. It’s not hard to file a lawsuit. But few firms have beaten pharmaceutical titans in the courtroom, commanding billions in verdicts and settlements. Arnold & Itkin is the firm people call when they're facing industry giants.
Millions of vehicle accidents occur every year, leaving hundreds of thousands of people injured or traumatized. In a world where technology has taken greater leaps and bounds in the last 20 years than the previous 100, our responsibility to be safe and careful drivers has grown. Unfortunately, many drivers haven’t gotten the message. Our firm’s job is to make sure drivers and insurance companies take responsibility for causing harm to other motorists by providing for our clients' medical care, lost wages, and more.
Oil Rig Explosions
Working with volatile chemicals hours from emergency services means oil rig workers are more susceptible to accidental death on the job than any industry. At the same time, few industries are as crucial to daily life as the oil industry. Making sure workers and their families are taken care of after an oil rig explosion is not only the right thing to do for them—it’s the right thing to do for everyone.
Flight accidents are some of the most feared and horrifying disasters a person can experience. As soon as one occurs, there’s a race between pilots, airlines, airports, and airplane manufacturers to deny responsibility. Our firm cuts through all the noise and conducts an objective investigation to get to the truth. Once we find it, we make sure whoever is responsible pays for your injuries and losses.
Without basic protections, oil and gas excavation companies are using derrick operators, truck drivers, and other oilfield workers like cannon fodder. Our duty is to ensure that injured workers have access to medical care, money for bills and daily costs, and other vital needs. Just as importantly, our duty is to make sure oil companies are doing everything they can to keep workers safe.
There are few accidents that cause as much devastation as rail accidents. Regardless of whether you were injured as a passenger, pedestrian, or employee of the railroad, these are accidents that cause catastrophic and life-altering injuries. At Arnold & Itkin, we stand up for the rights of train accident victims and do everything possible to aid their recovery. With billions in results, we know how to win—regardless of who we're facing. Get in touch with us today.
We have been recognized by U.S. News – Best Lawyers® Best Law Firms as among the best maritime law firms in the nation—and the absolute best in Houston. That honor, however, isn't the only recognition of our success in these kinds of claims. The legal team from our firm represented thousands of victims of offshore disasters, including 27 crew members aboard the Deepwater Horizon, widows of the sinking of the El Faro, and countless others.
Injuries to a business or to a businessperson’s prospects can be as disruptive as a physical injury. As litigation lawyers, we are as committed to protecting your financial health as we are your physical health. Contract disputes and unethical practices deserve to be held accountable in court—and as the winners of some of the largest results nationwide, including Hawaii’s largest-ever commercial verdict, we’re well equipped to do so.
When events like Hurricane Harvey hit, it is impossible to be fully prepared for the damage to come. That is why insurance exists. Unfortunately, insurance companies will gladly take your money to give you peace of mind but will be unwilling to honor claims once disaster actually strikes. At Arnold & Itkin, we refuse to let such behavior go unanswered. When people suffer from unethical insurance practices following a disaster and need relief, our firm puts everything we have into helping you recover.
Arnold & Itkin has fought for countless families who’ve lost the use of their land, their water, and their inheritance because corporations couldn’t be bothered to obey the law. Our firm fights against environmentally reckless policies while securing money to remediate our clients’ property.
Billions Won in a Variety of Cases
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.