Port of Mermentau Accident Attorneys
Maritime Lawyers Protecting Workers & Their Families
The Port of Mermentau is located in central Louisiana on the Mermentau River. This harbor and terminal district was created in 1976 by the Louisiana Legislature. It is one of the smaller ports of Louisiana, but not insignificant by any means. Many hardworking offshore employees find themselves at the Port of Mermentau on a regular basis, helping provide the nation with grains, rice, and other important products that pass through.
If you are a maritime worker who was injured while working here or near the Port of Mermentau, you should seek help from one of our offshore injury attorneys. Arnold & Itkin is passionate about the rights of injured maritime workers, and we want to help you determine your options and seek the compensation you rightfully deserve.
About Port of Mermentau
Mermentau is a village that sits within the larger area of Crowley, Louisiana. When the railroad reached Mermentau right before the turn of the 20th century, industry started booming more than it ever had. Crowley, Louisiana has a population of over 11,500 people and has been given the title “Rice Capital of the World” because of its status as a major center of rice harvesting and production. In fact, Crowley produces about 1 billion pounds of rice each year.
The channel at this port is 9 feet deep and has primary inbound cargoes of aggregates, fertilizer, and rice, while outbound cargo is mainly grain. The port houses four terminals and facilities:
- Port Aggregates
- Terral River Service
- Diamond B Construction
- Bunge Grain
Injured at the Port of Mermentau? We Can Help.
If you’ve been injured while performing your job duties at the Port of Mermentau, you should know that you can seek help from an attorney at Arnold & Itkin. We are passionate about protecting the rights of injured offshore workers. Whether you were involved in a fall, tugboat accident, barge collision, or other type of accident or offshore injury, our attorneys have the experience to handle your case with competence and precision. Let us help you fight for financial recovery after you are injured. We can help you seek the support and treatment you deserve.
Contact Arnold & Itkin if you’ve been injured. Our firm provides confidential, no-cost case evaluations to help you determine your next step.