Central Louisiana Regional Port Injuries

Our Maritime Lawyers Uphold Port Workers’ Rights

Located off Interstate 49 and along the Red River, Central Louisiana Regional Port is a small but important Louisiana port. Like so many others in the state, Central Louisiana Regional Port provides near-immediate access to America’s heartland. This port also gives access to Union Pacific and KCS Railroads along with Louisiana Interstate 49, U.S. Highways 71, 165, 167, and Louisiana Highways 1 and 28. Central Louisiana Regional Port is also conveniently located just six short miles away from Alexandria International Airport.

If you’ve been injured at or near Central Louisiana Regional Port while on the job, call Arnold & Itkin at (888) 346-5024 today to discuss your legal options.

About the Central Louisiana Regional Port (CLRP)

Central Louisiana Regional Port was commissioned in 1988 as a necessary part of the Louisiana and United States economies. This is a “barge-only” port, which means that, unlike larger Louisiana ports, Alexandria does not take on large vessels such as cruise ships. The port sees outbound barges that contain military cargo, citric acid, and biofuels.

The inbound cargo barges that come to this port often carry:

  • Fertilizer
  • Military
  • Aggregates
  • Citric acid
  • Equipment
  • Biofuel materials

This particular area of the channel is shallow, at only nine feet deep. However shallow it may be, it still constitutes a United States navigable waterway. As such, it falls under the Jones Act, which means that seamen who are injured due to negligence on official waterways may be entitled to compensation for their losses.

Involve a Central Louisiana Regional Port Maritime Attorney

If you were injured while working at Central Louisiana Regional Port, or while working on a vessel in the port, you have the right to seek legal representation, regardless of what your employer may report to you. As a Jones Act seaman, you are entitled to a wide range of benefits, protections, and claims you can take advantage of in the event that you are injured while performing your duties. As a longshoreman or harbor worker, you are also entitled to benefits.

Working at any Louisiana port presents challenges, so if you were injured on one of the many barges that pass through this port, or you were injured due to equipment failure or something similar, do not hesitate to contact a Louisiana maritime attorney from Arnold & Itkin. Our determination to see every maritime worker protected and compensated for their injuries has driven us to recover billions of dollars on behalf of our clients, which have included a third of the BP Deepwater Horizon victims. We are passionate about protecting the rights of injured offshore workers, and we can help you seek all the compensation that is due to you under the law.

Call (888) 346-5024 today to request a free consultation with our CLRP accident attorneys.

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