Port of Florence Accident Attorneys
Representing Injured Maritime Workers Since 2004
The Port of Florence in Alabama, established in the 1950s, has been managed by the Florence-Lauderdale County Port Authority since its formation in 1981. Located on the Tennessee River, this 45-acre intermodal facility integrates road, rail, and waterway transport, playing a pivotal role in the region's economy. It handles an average of 500,000 tons of cargo annually, serving key industries like agriculture, manufacturing, and metals. Recent developments include a dredging project for year-round access and an expanded lease with the Tennessee Southern Railroad. This expansion is instrumental in boosting the port's operational capacity and economic impact in the region.
Were you injured while working at or near the Port of Florence? Whether you were traveling through or were working at the port, you must protect your rights and interests. The seasoned Alabama maritime lawyers at Arnold & Itkin are ready to discuss your case and your options. Our award-winning firm has recovered more than $20 billion in verdicts and settlements for our clients, and we can use this proven experience to help with your case.
For a free consultation regarding an accident or injury at the Port of Florence, contact our firm. We are committed to protecting the rights of all maritime workers.
Can I File a Claim for Injuries at the Port of Florence?
Employers that have workers performing duties offshore must maintain certain safety standards to protect their employees from serious injuries or wrongful death. This is true whether you work on an oil rig, commercial fishing vessel, offshore platform, wind farm, or any maritime vessel. It also applies if you work at a harbor or port, no matter the working environment and the tasks you routinely perform. When Port of Florence employers or maritime companies of any kind shirk these responsibilities and workers are injured as a result, they may be held responsible.
- Platform or oil rig accidents
- Explosions or fires
- Defective equipment incidents
- Slip and fall accidents
- Falling objects
Contact Our Qualified Port of Florence Maritime Lawyers
At times, workers can be skeptical about the need to file a legal claim. After all, maritime law is complex, and the road ahead can be long. However, an attorney with an extensive background in maritime cases can help guide you in the right direction and prevent you from making costly mistakes. At Arnold & Itkin, we can also front the legal costs of your case, and we won’t charge a fee unless we win your case. We are here to help after any Port of Florence injury.