Attorney Cory Itkin
Fighting for the Rights of the Injured
Attorney Cory Itkin attended the University of Texas where he was proud to earn his undergraduate degree. During his time there, he was not only a representative on the Student Government, but was also proud to be an officer in the school's Silver Spurs. Following his graduation, he went to the University of Houston Law Center where he graduated cum laude with his law degree. Similar to his time spent at the University of Texas, he was proud to remain active within the school and was honored with several distinctions and honors, such as being inducted into the Order of the Barons.
With his law degree fresh in hand, Cory went to work for litigation firm in Houston, TX where he was able to be involved with several large scale litigation cases. During one of the rare cases that involved personal injury, he was able to help represent the plaintiff. This sparked a passion in Cory and he realized that his true interest in the law was in being able to handle cases of this nature.
Following his passion, Cory went to work for Arnold & Itkin LLP where he has since demonstrated a youthful energy and passion for the law. He has since been able to be involved in several cases and has represented clients in both state and federal courts alike all along the Gulf Coast and throughout the entire country. During this time, he has been able to be successful in recovering substantial verdicts and settlements in over a dozen states and has been recognized for his efforts. In fact, he had recently been named as one of the "Top 100 Trial Lawyers" by the American Trial Lawyers Association in Texas and has been even named as a "Rising Star" by Super Lawyers from 2010 to 2013.
Cory's Verdicts & Settlements
Arnold & Itkin Get $11.5 Settlement for Injured Offshore Worker
Lawyers with Arnold & Itkin LLP were able to successfully gain a settlement for their client who injured himself while performing his job duties at his offshore work environment. The man was injured in an accident that caused him both physical and psychological damage.
Attorney's fees and expenses totaled $3,795,000.00.
Arnold & Itkin Win $8M on Behalf of Injured Worker
A man who was employed in the maritime industry sought the help of attorneys at Arnold & Itkin: Kurt Arnold, Jason Itkin and Cory Itkin. Previously, the worker had sought the legal help of other law firms who said that he would only be able to make a recovery in the hundred thousands range. He then turned to Arnold & Itkin who filed his case in Houston, Texas. The man was injured while performing his job duties. The injuries he sustained to his back caused him to undergo surgery and he was not able to return to his previous occupation. After intense negotiations, the firm was able to settle the case for $8 million before it even went to court.
Arnold & Itkin Win $7.1 On Behalf of Injured Offshore Worker
Attorneys Kurt Arnold, Jason Itkin and Cory Itkin were able to obtain a settlement on behalf of their client, an injured offshore worker. The man had sustained a herniated disc and concussion while performing his job duties. Because of their successful representation, Arnold & Itkin was able to restore their client $7.1 million.
Attorney's fees and expenses totaled $2,439,943.68.
Arnold & Itkin Obtain $5.8 Million Settlement for Injured Client
Kurt Arnold, Jason Itkin and Cory Itkin attorneys from Arnold & Itkin were able to obtain a successful outcome to their case involving an injured worker. The man sustained post-traumatic stress, disc, and head injuries. They were able to prove that the injuries drastically impacted his quality of living and therefore obtained a $5.8 million settlement on his behalf.
Attorney's fees and expenses totaled $2,027,512.68.
$5.5 Million Awarded to Young Offshore Worker for Injuries
Arnold & Itkin attorneys were able to represent a young client who was injured while performing her job duties. The client suffered from depression and post-traumatic stress disorder. Because of the successful representation of Arnold & Itkin attorneys, she was able to be awarded a $5.5 million settlement.
Attorney's fees and expenses totaled $2,239,887.60.
Concussed Worker Receives a $5.5 Million Settlement
A man was injured in a terrible offshore accident while he was performing his job duties. He suffered head and back injuries and continued to suffer from chronic pain. Attorneys Kurt Arnold, Jason Itkin and Cory Itkin were able to secure a $5.5 million settlement on his behalf.
Attorney's fees and expenses totaled $2,316,501.11.
Arnold & Itkin Win $5.4 Million for PTSD Victim
Arnold & Itkin LLP took on the case of a client who was injured while performing his job duties. He suffered serious injuries as well as psychological trauma and they were able to successfully represent him so that he obtained a $5.4 settlement to see that his injuries were cared for.
Attorney's fees and expenses totaled $2,246,786.28.
Victim of Offshore Accident Awarded $5.2 Million
Arnold & Itkin LLP was able to successfully represent a worker who was injured in a workplace accident. The settlement obtained for him was $5.2 million to cover his herniated disc and concussion injuries, as well as to ensure his future quality of life.
Attorney's fees and expenses totaled $2,082,500.80.
$4.8 Million for Offshore Accident Victim
A man was injured while performing his job duties. He suffered a herniated disc as well as a concussion and was seeking compensation. With the help of Arnold & Itkin, he was able to obtain a $4.8 million settlement to cover the cost of his injuries and ensure his future quality of living.
Attorney's fees and expenses totaled $1,922,834.40.
$4.5 Million for Victim of Offshore Injury
An offshore accident victim was injured while performing his job duties and sustained both a herniated disc and ankle injuries. The aggressive representation of Arnold & Itkin attorneys was able to ensure that he and his family would be taken care of in the future with a $4.5 million settlement.
Attorney's fees and expenses totaled $1,589,040.03.
$3 Million for Worker Injured in Basket Accident
A worker was injured in an accident involving his transportation via a basket onto a MOPU (Mobile Offshore Production Unit). Workers were attempting to move him to the unit by putting him in the basket of a crane, but the crane operator lost control and slammed him into the side of the unit. The defendant originally only offered $200,000 for the worker’s injuries, but attorney Kurt Arnold was able to see that his client got a $3 million settlement.
Attorney's fees and expenses totaled $1,448,403.42.
$4.1 Million for Rig Man Injured Offshore
Arnold & Itkin took on the case of an offshore worker who was injured while performing his job duties on an oil rig. The extent of his injuries were so severe that it was determined he could no longer work. A settlement of $4.1 million was won on his behalf which will take care of him and his family’s future needs.
Attorney's fees and expenses totaled $1,440,895.57.
Injured Offshore Worker Gets $4 Million
An offshore worker was injured while performing his job duties. His injuries were severe, sustaining a herniated disc as well as injuries to his neck, knee and ankle. Attorneys Kurt Arnold, Jason Itkin and Cory Itkin were able to provide the tenacious advocacy needed to obtain a $4 million settlement on behalf of this injured worker.
Attorney's fees and expenses totaled $1,690,440.01.
Offshore Accident Victim Gets $3.8 Million Settlement
An offshore worker was injured while performing his job duties and suffered from post-traumatic stress disorder as well as a concussion. He was prevented from any future work in the field and sought the help of attorneys Kurt Arnold, Jason Itkin and Cory Itkin to see that his needs would be met. Because of their aggressive representation, he was able to obtain a $3.8 million settlement.
Attorney's fees and expenses totaled $1,622,928.80.
Injured Worker Gets $3.8 Million Settlement
Attorneys Kurt Arnold, Jason Itkin and Cory Itkin were able to provide the tenacious legal assistance necessary to ensure that their client, an injured offshore worker, was compensated $3.8 million. The man suffered throat injuries and post-traumatic stress disorder, so the settlement will provide assistance with his medical needs, present and future.
Arnold & Itkin Helps Worker Get Compensated $3.2 Million
A man was severely injured while performing his job duties, sustaining a head injury, herniated disc, and post-traumatic stress disorder. With the help of the attorneys at Arnold & Itkin, the man was able to be compensated $3.2 million.
Attorney's fees and expenses totaled $1,303,666.80.
Worker Injured At Job Receives $3.2 Million
A worker was injured at his offshore jobsite, suffering from concussion and post-traumatic stress disorder. His injuries took place at his worksite and filed a claim of personal injury with the help of Arnold & Itkin attorneys. They were able to prove his case and see that their client received a $3.2 million settlement for his damages.
Attorney's fees and expenses totaled $1,420,231.05.
Accident Victim Compensated $3.1 Million
A worker who suffered a herniated disc and post-traumatic stress disorder after his accident sought the legal help of Arnold & Itkin attorneys. They were able to provide the legal assistance the injured worker needed and fought to see that he obtained a $3.1 million settlement.
Attorney's fees and expenses totaled $1,120,701.44.
Injured Worker Gets $3 Million Settlement
A maritime worker was involved in a workplace accident in which he sustained head injuries and disc injuries. When it was time for him to file a claim, he sought the legal assistance of attorneys at Arnold & Itkin LLP. They were able to provide the kind of advocacy he needed to obtain a successful result. The worker received a settlement of $3 million.
Attorney's fees and expenses totaled $1,036,588.02.
$2.9 Million Awarded to Injured Maritime Worker
A man was injured while performing his job duties at an offshore worksite and sought the legal help of Arnold & Itkin LLP. They were able to fight to prove that because of his injuries, he was suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder. Due to the high-quality legal assistance exemplified by the Arnold & Itkin team, the injured worker was able to obtain a $2.9 million settlement.
Attorney's fees and expenses totaled $1,189,296.00.
Accident Victim Compensated $2.9 Million
A maritime worker was injured while performing his job duties at his worksite and sought the help of Arnold & Itkin LLP attorneys when he wanted to file a claim. They took on his case and were able to prove that the man was deserving of compensation. Due to their tenacious approach, Arnold & Itkin attorneys Kurt Arnold, Jason Itkin and Cory Itkin were able to help the worker obtain a $2.9 million settlement.
Attorney's fees and expenses totaled $1,213,472.17.
Injured Worker Receives $2.79 Million After Jury Verdict
Arnold & Itkin attorneys Cory Itkin and Jason Itkin took on the case of a worker who was injured while working on a drilling barge in Barataria Bay, Louisiana. The worker often had to work with specialized tools, so Axxis Drilling was shuttling tools to be transferred to the worker's barge. Axxis set up a ladder to transfer the tools between the two barges and the worker slipped, sustaining serious back injuries that later required surgery. Although the drilling company argued that they had no part in the accident and injuries that the worker suffered, Arnold & Itkin attorneys were able to fight on the man's behalf and prove to a jury that Axxis' claims were false. There was no attempt to settle the case before it went to trial, so after the case was in court for some time, the plaintiff was able to obtain a $2.79 million jury verdict. Judge Barbara Roberts was presiding over this case that was filed in Galveston County, Texas.
$2.3 Million for Worker Injured at Jobsite
An injured offshore worker was compensated with a $2.3 million settlement after he sought the help of attorneys at Arnold & Itkin. Their high-quality of legal representation was able to prove that the worker was deserving of such a settlement.
Attorney's fees and expenses totaled $993,982.55.
$2 Million Recovered for Victim of Neck Injury
Attorney's fees and expenses totaled $1,058,066.00.
Arnold & Itkin LLP took on a case in which the victim had sustained a serious neck injury that had inhibited him from returning to his original line of work. The injury was enough that surgery was required in the efforts to help right the damage. Arnold & Itkin LLP was able to recover $2 million on behalf of the injured.
Injured Worker Receives a $1.7 Million Settlement
An offshore worker was injured in an accident while performing his job duties. He suffered from post-traumatic stress disorder as a result and was seeking the legal help of Arnold & Itkin LLP. The attorneys were able to present a compelling case that obtained a $1.7 million settlement on the man’s behalf.
Attorney's fees and expenses totaled $750,840.75.
$1.72 Million Won for Victim in Serious Accident
Attorney's fees and expenses totaled $736,778.00.
Attorneys Cory Itkin and Michael Pierce represented Ernesto Tamez after he suffered serious injuries in a 2005 accident in Texas City, TX. It was argued by the legal team from Arnold & Itkin LLP that the plaintiff had sustained serious injuries to the neck, back and shoulder that were the direct result of the negligence of the defendant, however, the defendant argued that the sixty-year-old plaintiff had those injured from "wear and tear."
It was only an added complexity of the case that the plaintiff was unable to speak English. Arnold & Itkin LLP got the assistance of a translator and continued on with the fight. The cases took over four years and the trial stretched out for a week; after deliberation, the jury found that the defendant was 100% at fault and awarded the plaintiff at $1.72 million verdict. Despite the length of the trial, Arnold & Itkin LLP never wavered and stuck by the plaintiff's side – eventually, getting him and his wife the money that they need to cover the associated damages.
Truck Accident Victim Recovers $1,557,500.00 Verdict
Attorneys Cory Itkin and Bob Wynne worked together to obtain a favorable jury verdict of $1,557,500 on behalf of the plaintiff Michael LaFleur. The case was filed against Conglobal Industries, Inc. who had only offered to make a $5000 pre-trial settlement. The plaintiff had sustained serious injuries, including a torn meniscus, when he had been bumped by a big rig. The injuries were severe enough that he eventually needed arthroscopic knee surgery to attempt to correct the issue. It was argued by the defendant that the injury was minor and should have only taken a few weeks to heal from; they also attempted to argue that the injury was caused by the actions of the plaintiff. It, however, was proved by Arnold & Itkin, LLP that it was in fact the commercial driver's fault. The case pended before the Honorable Larry Weiman in Harris County, TX.
Attorney's fees and expenses totaled $701,548.00.
$1.55 Million Verdict Won for Motor Vehicle Accident Victim
Attorneys Jason Itkin and Cory Itkin recently worked together to help represent the legal rights of a victim of a motor vehicle crash. Due to the low speed of the collision, it was argued by the defendant that the neck injuries sustained by the plaintiff were minor and that the surgery he endured was unnecessary. They also argued that the plaintiff had serious neck issues prior to the incident. Regardless of this fact, Arnold & Itkin, LLP were able to successfully obtain a favorable $1.55 million jury verdict. The case was pending in Harris County, TX before the Honorable Jaclanal McFarland.
Attorney's fees and expenses totaled $578,279.00.
$1.5 Million Settlement Recovered for Victim of Broken Hand
Attorneys Kurt Arnold and Cory Itkin secured a $1.5 million settlement on behalf of an injured employee who sustained broken bones in their non-dominant hand while working off the Brazilian coast. Despite the fact that the injury required 4 surgeries to fix, the employer argued that the employee was at-fault for the injuries and that no recovery should be made because they had paid full wages and medical bills up until the doctor released him to go back to work. Arnold & Itkin, LLP successfully argued against these charges and allowed the employee to receive the just compensation that they deserve. The case was pending in Fort Bend County, Texas.
$1.3 Million for Injured Worker
Arnold & Itkin attorneys were proud to take on the case of a maritime worker who was injured while performing his job duties. Their aggressive representation and successful negotiations were able to secure the man a $1.3 million settlement for his injuries.
Attorney's fees and expenses totaled $764,124.36.
Wrongful Death of Worker Compensated in $1 Settlement
An accident at a shipyard caused a young man working there to lose his life when he was hit by a pipe. The owner of the company argued that the case was a freak accident and the many should have not been standing where he was since it was unsafe. After defending his case and pursuing justice against the harm caused to him, Attorneys Kurt Arnold and Jason Itkin obtained a $1 million settlement that went towards the estate of the 26 year old man.
Attorney's fees and expenses totaled $602,730.35.