Founded in 1971, the Port of Decatur is located in the Alabama city of Decatur, along the Tennessee River. It boasts a riverfront of over 2,000 feet and a year-round minimum draft of 9 feet. This port also has a United States Coast Guard Facility on site. The port is said to be the busiest on the entire Tennessee River. The high volume of barge traffic passing through has even brought Fortune 500 plants to Decatur.
This high volume means there is a lot of activity going on around the Port of Decatur. If you have been injured in an accident in the area, be sure to seek qualified legal counsel for your case. Arnold & Itkin is here to help you pursue fair compensation and maximum recovery for your injuries.
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If you were working in or passing through the Port of Decatur and sustained an injury, you may be eligible to make an offshore injury claim. Whether you were hurt because of a co-worker's negligence or an accident your company could have prevented, you may be eligible to receive compensation for your damages. In such situations, it is imperative that you act quickly and retain the services of a skilled attorney who understands the Jones Act.
Our award-winning legal team has a detailed understanding of laws surrounding your case and can direct you towards the best possible legal action. Working with the right attorney can often make all the difference in receiving a fair settlement. If you are hoping for a positive case outcome following an accident in the Port of Decatur, you will want to choose a qualified offshore injury attorney who considers your individual circumstances and takes the time to construct a defense tailored to your particular case.
At Arnold & Itkin, our Alabama offshore injury attorneys are proud to hold themselves out as advocates you can trust. We have represented countless offshore injury cases, and we go above and beyond to make sure each case has the personalized, aggressive representation necessary to make a maximum recovery. Because we are so client-focused, our firm works on a contingency fee basis. This means that you do not owe us anything until we have made a successful recovery on your behalf. We are committed to upholding our stellar legal reputation as outstanding litigators who truly care about each and every case we take on.
Take action to contact our maritime injury lawyers today to find out how we can help you get the compensation you deserve.
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