Benjamin Ikuta

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Medical Malpractice Attorney in Irvine, CA

Hodes Milman, LLP
 | 9210 Irvine Center Drive, Irvine, CA 92618
Phone: 949-640-8222
Fax: 949-336-8114
Selected to Rising Stars: 2014 - 2019
Licensed Since: 2008
Practice Areas:
  • Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice: Plaintiff (50%),
  • Elder Law (30%),
  • Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff (10%),
  • Employment & Labor: Employee (10%)
Attorney Profile

Benjamin Ikuta is an attorney at Irvine, California-based Hodes Milman LLP. Focusing his practice exclusively on personal injury and wrongful death litigation, he represents clients throughout Orange County and other parts of Southern California who have been harmed by the negligence of other parties. Admitted to practice before all California state courts since 2008, Mr. Ikuta is also admitted to practice before the U.S. District Courts for the Northern, Central, Eastern and Southern Districts of California. His successful track record throughout his career has earned him a 10.0 "Superb" peer review rating through Avvo.

The types of cases that Mr. Ikuta has handled have arisen out of incidents involving truck and other motor vehicle crashes, premises liability, sexual abuse and medical malpractice, and he has been able to obtain numerous sizable jury awards and negotiated settlements on behalf of his plaintiff clients. Among his representative results are a $1.5 million settlement in a case based on a failure to diagnose adrenal insufficiency that led to brain damage and a settlement of nearly $2.5 million in a lawsuit on behalf of a client who was severely injured after slipping and falling at a health care facility.

Prior to joining Hodes Milman LLP in 2016, Mr. Ikuta spent several years defending health care institutions and their insurance companies, and this experience has allowed him to anticipate some of the tactics that he now faces in his current plaintiff's practice. Mr. Ikuta is a graduate of the University of California, Los Angeles, where he received both a Bachelor of Arts in economics and a Bachelor of Science in mathematics in 2015. His legal education was obtained at the University of California, Hastings College of the Law, and he was an editor of the Hastings Law Journal before being awarded his Juris Doctor in 2008.

 
Practice Areas
Lawyer Practice Area Pie Chart

Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice (50%): Dental Malpractice, Medical Malpractice, Birth Injury, Delayed or Incorrect Diagnosis, Informed Consent

Elder Law (30%)

Personal Injury - General (10%): Wrongful Death

Employment & Labor (10%): Employment Law - Employee, Sexual Harassment

Focus Areas

Dental Malpractice, Medical Malpractice, Birth Injury, Delayed or Incorrect Diagnosis, Informed Consent, Wrongful Death, Employment Law - Employee, Sexual Harassment

Selections

top-imageSelected to Rising Stars for 6 years

Rising Stars: 2014 - 2019

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About Benjamin Ikuta

Admitted: 2008, California

Professional Webpage: https://verdictvictory.com/attorneys/benjamin-t-ikuta/

Honors/Awards:

  • Top 25 Up-And-Coming Attorneys in Orange County, Orange Coast Magazine, 2018
  • Top Southern California Up-And-Coming Lawyers, Los Angeles Magazine, 2018
  • Southern California Super Lawyers Rising Star (reserved for top 2.5% of attorneys under the age of 40) in 2014-2018
  • Up-And-Coming 25: Orange County Rising Stars list, 2016 and 2018

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • California, 2008

Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

  • Hastings Law Journal, Symposium Editor, University of California, Hastings College of Law

Educational Background:

  • UCLA, Bachelor of Arts, Economics
  • UCLA, Bachelor of Science, Mathematics
Office Location for Benjamin Ikuta

9210 Irvine Center Drive
Irvine, CA 92618

Phone: 949-640-8222

Fax: 949-336-8114

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Last Updated: 3/8/2019

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