Georgia Maritime Lawyers
Legal Advocacy for Seamen, Longshoremen & Harbor Workers
In the challenging maritime industry off the coast of Georgia and its navigable waters, workers are exposed to serious risks. If you or a loved one has sustained injuries or fallen ill in a maritime-related job, our Georgia maritime attorneys can offer essential guidance on your rights to financial compensation. Navigating complex maritime laws, including the Jones Act and the Longshore and Harbor Workers' Compensation Act, requires experienced legal representation.
With a Georgia maritime attorney from Arnold & Itkin, you can be confident in our commitment to securing the compensation you need for lost wages, medical care, and more.
Key Georgia Ports & Our Legal Services
Our legal services cover the major ports in Georgia, ensuring comprehensive representation for workers in these hubs:
Port of Savannah
A critical industrial seaport on Georgia's Atlantic coast, the Port of Savannah is central to the region's economy. The port's facilities line both sides of the Savannah River approximately 18 miles from the Atlantic Ocean. In 2007, the port handled nearly 19.5 million tons of cargo. The two main terminals serving the port are the Garden City Terminal and the Ocean Terminal. The Port of Savannah is operated by the Georgia Ports Authority.
Port of Brunswick
Located on St. Simons Sound, this productive Atlantic Coast port is vital for various imports and exports. As one of the most productive ports on the Atlantic Coast of the U.S., some of the products imported and exported through the Port of Georgia include foreign automobiles, wood pulp, paper products, wheat, soybeans, corn, oats, cement, salt, sand, barley malt, and heavy machinery. The Georgia Ports Authority operates the Port of Brunswick, which includes four terminals: Marine Port, Colonel's Island RoRo, Colonel's Island Agri-bulk, and Mayor's Point.
An inland seaport connected to the Gulf of Mexico, Port Bainbridge handles a variety of cargo. The facilities, located on the Flint River, cover 107 acres and are designed to handle both liquid and dry bulk cargoes via barge. Nitrogen solution, gypsum, cottonseed, cypress bark mulch, urea, and ammonium sulfate are some of the main types of cargo handled at Port Bainbridge. It is owned and operated by the Georgia Ports Authority.
Port of Columbus
Situated on the Chattahoochee River near the Alabama-Georgia border, the small river port of Columbus primarily handles liquid bulk cargo and is owned and operated by the Georgia Ports Authority.
Consult a Georgia Maritime Attorney for Offshore Injuries
As aggressive advocates for the rights of injured seamen, harbor workers, and longshoremen, our Georgia maritime attorneys are committed to delivering swift and effective legal solutions. Our experience and track record in maritime law position us to tailor our approach to each client’s unique case, aiming for the best possible outcome.
For a free consultation, contact a Georgia maritime attorney at our firm today. We're dedicated to upholding your rights and securing your future.