Florida Maritime Attorneys
Jones Act Claims & Maritime Law in Florida
Florida, with its extensive 1,350-mile coastline, is a pivotal state for maritime activities in the United States. At Arnold & Itkin, we offer legal services to maritime workers across Florida who have suffered injuries offshore or in the state's navigable waters. Our commitment as Florida maritime attorneys is to help workers secure full and fair compensation under the Jones Act, Longshore and Harbor Workers' Compensation Act, Death on the High Seas Act, and other relevant maritime laws. Our extensive experience and resources enable us to adeptly manage a range of maritime legal issues.
Schedule a free consultation with a skilled Florida maritime attorney from our team. We're prepared to address your concerns and provide clear answers to your questions.
Serving All Florida Ports & Cities
Port of Tampa
This is the largest port in Florida, crucial for ocean-borne commerce. It is located approximately 25 miles from the open waters of the Gulf of Mexico on the western coast of the state. Most of the ships that sail in and out of the port are general cargo ships, though there are bulk and tanker ships as well. This port is also one of the most popular departure ports for western Caribbean cruises from the U.S. It served 3,416 vessels and handled 42.6 million tons of cargo in 2008 alone. The Tampa Port Authority handles the management, development, and marketing of the Port of Tampa.
Port of Jacksonville
A leading international trade seaport on the St. Johns River, the Port of Jacksonville carries more than 21 million tons of cargo every year. The Port of Jacksonville Port Authority is responsible for managing and marketing the port, operating and securing terminals, managing finances, and handling government and external relations. It is estimated that the Port of Jacksonville generates $2.7 billion each year for northeast Florida's economy. The key marine terminals in the port include the Blount Island Marine Terminal, Talleyrand Marine Terminal, Dames Point Terminal, TraPac Container Terminal, and Hanjin Container Terminal.
Port of Pensacola
Situated on the Pensacola Bay, this port is known for its variety of cargoes. The Port of Pensacola has 8 deep-draft berths and more than 37,000 square meters of covered storage. Its major cargoes include paper, cement, bagged agricultural products, animal feed, frozen goods, construction supplies and materials, and power plant/power generation equipment. The port authority is the City of Pensacola, Department of the Port of Pensacola.
Port of Miami
This is one of the nation's busiest ports, particularly for cargo and cruise ships. Miami is one of the leading tourist and resort destinations in the U.S. It is also one of the nation's busiest ports as it serves as a major gateway for cargo and cruise ships. It is estimated that the Port of Miami contributes more than $17 billion to the economy of South Florida and handles about 7.42 million tons of cargo and nearly 2,500 vessels every year. Miami Dade County is the port authority.
We also offer our counsel to maritime workers from other Florida ports, including Port of Fort Pierce, Port Everglades, Port Manatee, Port Panama City, Port St. Petersburg, and more.
Contact a Florida Maritime Lawyer Today
If you have suffered an injury or illness while at sea, it's crucial to understand your legal rights. Engaging with a knowledgeable Florida maritime attorney can make a significant difference in your case. We are here to evaluate your situation and help you understand the benefits you may be entitled to. Give us a call at (888) 346-5024 or contact us online to request your free and confidential consultation.
For a free consultation, reach out to a Florida maritime attorney at our firm today. We are eager to assist you in navigating through your legal journey.