Arnold and Itkin LLP News

File a phony suit and get what’s coming to you

By The Record | Dec 11, 2018

If you’re a scrupulous plaintiffs attorney and a prospective client asks you to represent him in a suit against his former employer for an on-the-job injury, you want to verify at least two things before initiating litigation over the claim: that the prospective client was in fact injured, and that the injury actually occurred on the job.

Sanctions sought: LaBelleCo claims Arnold & Itkins attorney should have known suit was ‘fictitious’

By David Yates | Dec 6, 2018

BEAUMONT – Last August, Jake Kemp filed suit against LaBelleCo Fab, seeking more than $1 million in damages for an on-the-job injury.

Baywater Drilling employee seeks more than $1 million over alleged back, neck injuries

By Kristine Gonzales-Abella | Dec 5, 2018

GALVESTON – A Jones Act seaman is seeking more than $1 million from his employer over back and neck injuries he allegedly sustained while working on a vessel.

Driver seeks more than $1 million from Remedial Construction Services over collision

By Kristine Gonzales-Abella | Dec 4, 2018

HOUSTON – A driver is seeking damages from a Harris County construction company and its driver over an auto accident.

Pacific Drilling employee seeks more than $1 million for face injury allegedly caused by co-worker

By Kristine Gonzales-Abella | Nov 8, 2018

HOUSTON – A Jones Act Seaman is seeking $1 million in a suit against his employer and co-worker after the co-worker allegedly struck him in the face with a pole.

ARNOLD & ITKIN LLP: Case Filed for Client Injured at Apartment Complex

By Press release submission | Oct 12, 2018

Arnold & Itkin Attorneys Kurt Arnold, Kyle Findley, Kala Sellers, and Adam Lewis filed suit against an apartment complex owner and manager.

ARNOLD & ITKIN LLP: Bouchard Seeks Payday for Barge Explosion at Victims’ Expense

By Press release submission | Oct 7, 2018

In nearly every maritime case involving the total loss of a maritime vessel, companies invoke the Limitation of Liability Act of 1851—an old law that allows vessel owners to limit their liability to the total value of the ship and its cargo.

ARNOLD & ITKIN LLP: Texas' Unique Liability Laws

By Press release submission | Sep 30, 2018

In the state of Texas, premises liability makes landowners responsible for any injuries that occur while someone is on their property.

ARNOLD & ITKIN LLP: Limits on Property Damage Claims in Texas

By Press release submission | Sep 23, 2018

Having your property damaged by another person is a frustrating event to be forced to deal with.

ARNOLD & ITKIN LLP: Five Arnold & Itkin Lawyers Featured on 2019 Best Lawyers in America

By Press release submission | Aug 16, 2018

Arnold & Itkin is thrilled to announce that five of our attorneys, including Kurt Arnold and Jason Itkin, have been selected to The Best Lawyers in America© for the 2019 edition.

ARNOLD & ITKIN LLP: San Marcos Apartment Fire Lawyers Add 4 Plaintiffs to the Case

By Press release submission | Aug 15, 2018

Our San Marcos apartment fire attorneys have added four more plaintiffs to our case, warranting continued investigation of Iconic Village Apartments and the management company responsible for the safety of the building.

More than $1 million sought from CenterPoint Energy Houston Electric, others over worker's death

By Kristine Gonzales-Abella | Aug 15, 2018

HOUSTON – Two Missouri residents are seeking more than $1 million after their decedent was electrocuted while working in Harris County and later died from his injuries.

Helix Energy Solutions Group employee alleges he was injured by metal tile

By Kristine Gonzales-Abella | Aug 14, 2018

HOUSTON – A seaman alleges he was injured on a vessel when a metal tile fell on his head and neck.

Staffing agency employee seeks more than $1 million from Sojitz Corp. of America over plant explosion

By Kristine Gonzales-Abella | Aug 7, 2018

HOUSTON – A Houston man employed by a staffing agency alleges he was injured in an explosion at a La Porte plant.

Throw me something, Matthiesen!

By The Record | Jul 31, 2018

First Tuesday is a 10-year-old political action committee run by local attorney David Matthiesen for the benefit of Democrat candidates for office in the Houston area. The PAC is called First Tuesday because elections are held on the first Tuesday of the month.

ARNOLD & ITKIN: Decision Upheld in Record $39.74 Million Dust Explosion Verdict

By Press release submission | Jul 29, 2018

Last April, Arnold & Itkin LLP announced that Attorneys Kyle Findley, Kala Sellers, and Adam Lewis recovered a record verdict of $39.74 million for a dust explosion victim.

Houston trial lawyers dump $850K into PAC supporting Dem candidates

By David Yates | Jul 24, 2018

HOUSTON – The temperature’s not the only thing rising in Houston, as area trial lawyers have already dumped a small fortune into a PAC supporting the Democrat Party this election cycle.

Total E&P USA, Technip USA alleged to have failed to provide timely medical attention before man's death

By Kristine Gonzales-Abella | Jul 12, 2018

HOUSTON – A widow and her two minor children allege that her husband died while aboard a vessel after not receiving adequate medical attention.

ARNOLD & ITKIN: Claim Filed for Seaman Made Ill by Toxic Pathogens

By Press release submission | Jun 22, 2018

Arnold & Itkin LLP filed a lawsuit on behalf of a hardworking seaman who contracted a life-threatening respiratory illness two times while working aboard a cargo ship—the APL PHILLIPINES—out of Los Angeles, CA. Arnold & Itkin has filed suit against the ship’s owner and operator, both of whom owed our client a safe working environment free from toxic pathogens.

ARNOLD & ITKIN: Jones Act Claim Filed for Worker Who Lost His Thumb

By Press release submission | Jun 22, 2018

The Jones Act lawyers at Arnold & Itkin LLP filed a lawsuit on behalf of a Florida seaman injured on a well intervention vessel.

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