When people are hurt, they deserve more than an apology or basic treatment. They deserve high-quality medical care and a chance to move forward with their life. Unfortunately, what ends up happening is far from ideal—injuries turn into disabilities, major expenses turn into inescapable debt, and grieving families break under the pressure. Our firm was built to make sure that never happens.
The offshore industry has long been regarded as one of the most dangerous industries in the world. It’s been that way for centuries. In fact, for hundreds of years, sailors bought life insurance policies for their families in case they never made it home. While communication tools and vessels have become far more advanced, we cannot say the same about the dangers of offshore work.
Plant and refinery workers are the most vital part of our industries. Unfortunately, fewer and fewer employers are willing to invest in their workers. We don’t just mean wages or benefits—we mean companies are less willing to invest in basic safety equipment for their people. At our plant accident law firm, we consider it our duty to fight for workers who have been ignored by their employers.
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. Attempts to keep truckers and trucking companies accountable has resulted in industry-wide complaints—but innocent drivers are still getting killed. Our firm has been fighting back.
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 people who cause them 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 as safe as it is useful. 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 it’s time for a company to be held accountable for its products, people turn to the product liability attorneys at Arnold & Itkin LLP.
For over 100 years, industrial work has been a respectable but 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.
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 hundreds of millions in verdicts and settlements. Arnold & Itkin is the firm companies like Johnson & Johnson are familiar with—and are afraid of.
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 understand their role in providing for injured and grieving people.
Working with volatile chemicals, often 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 that you make whoever is responsible pay for your injuries.
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 those involving railroads. Regardless of whether you were injured as a passenger, as a pedestrian, or as an 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 fight hard for them. We have a history of success with these cases, and we’re prepared to help you. 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 prowess 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.
Injuries to a business or to a businessperson’s prospects can affect a life nearly as much 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 Hawaii’s largest-ever commercial verdict, we’re well equipped to do so.
When events such as Hurricane Harvey hit, it is impossible to be fully prepared for the damage to come. That is why insurance exists. Unfortunately, we have found that insurance companies will gladly take your money to give you peace of mind but will be unwilling to keep up their half of the deal once disaster actually strikes. At Arnold & Itkin, we refuse to let such behavior go unanswered. If you need help pursuing an insurance claim for a natural disaster such as Hurricane Harvey, or if you are suffering from unethical practices, our firm is here to help.
Arnold & Itkin has fought for countless families who’ve lost the use of their land, their water, and their inheritance because local corporations couldn’t be bothered to obey the law. Our firm fights against environmentally reckless policies while securing money to remediate our clients’ property.
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.Click on a Practice Area to Learn More