Port of Iberia Accident Attorneys

Maritime Law Firm Representing Injured Workers

Located in close proximity to the Louisiana coast, the Port of Iberia is not only a port, it is also an industrial and manufacturing site that stretches over 2,000 acres. The Port of Iberia is actually man-made and has direct access to the U.S. Gulf Intracoastal Waterway as well as the Gulf of Mexico by way of a canal. This canal was built so that there would be access to the Mississippi River via the ports in Baton Rouge and New Orleans.

Southern Louisiana is heavily involved in the industry of the Gulf, which includes both shipping and oil. Thousands of offshore workers come into contact with this port on a regular basis. Arnold & Itkin knows how hard you work as an employee in the maritime industry. This fact has driven the attorneys at our firm to defend the rights of maritime workers who have become injured while doing vital work for the community.

If you were injured in any way while working near the Port of Iberia, contact our firm.

Industry Facts About the Port of Iberia

The Port of Iberia was established back in 1938. At 13 feet, this port is a little deeper than most port channels and is also 8 miles long. Inbound cargo at the Port of Iberia is typically comprised of piping, limestone, and oil and gas equipment. The port’s outbound cargo often consists of piping, fabrication, agriculture, and oil and gas equipment. This port provides many services to offshore workers, depending on their needs.

Services at the Port of Iberia include, but are not limited to:

The port is located in the city of New Iberia, Louisiana, and the town’s history dates all the way back to the 18th century. In 1779, it was settled by the Spanish, who originally named it affectionately in honor of Europe’s Iberian Peninsula. The town lies only 20 feet above sea level and is completely comprised of land (the port is actually located 1.5 miles south of the city). The city currently had a population of around 27,500 people as of 2021.

File an Offshore Injury Claim with the Help of Arnold & Itkin

If you were injured while working at or near the Port of Iberia, you need to know that you have an advocate who is ready to be on your side and defend your rights. At Arnold & Itkin, we are those advocates. Whether it’s working on tugboats, cranes, jack-up rigs, construction yards, oil ships, or the like, workers are dealing with a number of risk factors. Whatever the circumstances of your particular accident, you should talk to a Louisiana maritime lawyer at our firm. We charge nothing upfront, and nothing at all unless we win your case. Your initial consultation is also free.

No matter the nature of the injury, the Port of Iberia maritime attorneys at Arnold & Itkin have the experience and skill to help you. Call (888) 346-5024 today.

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