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Billions of Dollars Won for Our Clients

If you or a loved one have been seriously injured in a maritime or offshore accident, you should not hesitate to contact the professionals from Arnold & Itkin LLP as soon as possible. At our firm, we are uniquely qualified to help hurt offshore workers—and we have been doing just that for years. In fact, when the Deepwater Horizon tragedy occurred in 2010, 27 of the crewmembers turned to our firm for assistance. Our attorneys represented more of the men and women on the rig than any other lawyer in the nation—helping to successfully resolve their cases.

Just a few more reasons that you should contact our firm include:

  • We have won hundreds of cases in excess of $1 million.
  • We have been named in The Best Lawyers in America® for Admiralty and Maritime Law.
  • Ranked 1st in Houston and 3rd in the nation by Best Law Firms for Admiralty and Maritime Law
  • Attorney Jason Itkin is an invited member of The Inner Circle of Advocates.
  • We were selected in the 2015 list of America’s Elite Trial Lawyers.
  • Kurt Arnold and Jason Itkin were named on the 2017 Lawdragon 500 Leading Lawyers in America list.
  • We have been selected for Super Lawyers® and Super Lawyers® Rising Stars℠ list.
  • We have won several cases that have set both state and national records.

If you would like to learn more about how our firm can help you, contact us for a free consultation.

Types of Offshore & Maritime Cases We Can Handle

At Arnold & Itkin LLP, we are not afraid to take on the complex maritime law and Jones Act cases. From handling cases that involve the Longshore and Harbor Workers’ Compensation Act to helping the victims of maritime piracy, our Philadelphia offshore injury lawyers can help in a wide variety of case types.

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Browse our website to learn more about the types of accidents and injuries that we can help with.

Information About the Port of Philadelphia

Located near the navigable end of the Delaware River, the Port of Philadelphia falls within Philadelphia’s municipal boundaries. It contained several marine terminals—each with their own separate capability. For example, there is the Tioga Marine Terminal which handles the fruit business of Chile, as well as containers, breakbulk cargo, and steel. There is also the Packer Marine Terminal which handles containers, frozen meat, fruit, and more.

The other piers handle everything from cocoa products to newsprint to lumber.

In 2007, the Port of Philadelphia was ranked as the 23rd-busiest port by container volume in the entire country. In that year, the port handled more than 167,000 TEU; this was compared to the Port of Los Angeles that handled more than 5,496,000 TEU. That same year, the port ranked 24th in terms of cargo tonnage—handling over 35.1 million tons of cargo; the port of South Louisiana came in first having handled 229 million tons.

Some other facts regarding the Port of Philadelphia include:

  • In 2007, it ranked as the #1 perishables port in the nation.
  • Combined with the Wilmington port, it ranked #3 in the nation for steel imports.
  • The Port of Philadelphia is one of the key entry points for forest products and cocoa.

To learn more, visit the Philadelphia Regional Port authority online at www.philaport.com.

Contact Arnold & Itkin LLP for a Free Consultation: (888) 346-5024

If you or someone you love was injured either at the Port of Philadelphia or off the Philadelphia coastline, you should not hesitate to contact our Philadelphia offshore injury firm as soon as possible. We have years of experience that can be put to work for you. To discuss the specifics of your case and to learn more about all of your legal options, you should not hesitate to fill out our online form to request a free, confidential consultation.

You can also get in touch with our law firm by giving us a call today at (888) 346-5024.

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  • August 5 2017

    Jones Act Case Filed for a Stroke Victim Aboard Vessel

  • August 5 2017

    Case Filed for Oil Rig Worker Injured on Fixed Platform

What is it Like To Work With Arnold & Itkin

Arnold & Itkin represented nearly a third of the crewmembers injured in the Deepwater Horizon explosion.

I encountered professionalism, understanding, compassion… lot of compassion. They really felt for what me and my wife were going through.
~ Deepwater Horizon Crew Member

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Because maritime law is so complex and so complicated, it is crucial that you work with an attorney who has an in-depth understanding of how it works and who has proven themselves in similar cases before.

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