Port of West St. Mary Accident Attorneys
Louisiana’s Offshore Injury Law Firm
The Port of West St. Mary can be found on the Central Gulf Coast of Louisiana, right off of U.S. Highway 83 in the city of Franklin, which is the seat of St. Mary’s Parish. There is a channel at this port that connects it with the U.S. Gulf Intracoastal Waterway and can accommodate all types of offshore shipping vessels. The Port of St. Mary was established in 1974 by the Louisiana Legislature to promote commerce in the region.
Arnold & Itkin is the firm you call if you were injured at the Port of West St. Mary. Our Louisiana maritime attorneys have helped hundreds of workers just like you obtain compensation for their injuries, and in all, we have won more than $20 billion for our clients. We have a profound and proven understanding of maritime law and a passion for defending the rights of the seamen and offshore workers who are protected by these laws.
If you have been injured while working in the maritime industry in any capacity, it's time to discuss your options with our firm. Call (888) 346-5024 today.
About Franklin in St. Mary Parish, Louisiana
The Port of West St. Mary primarily serves oil and gas service companies and has many tenants in this industry. The facilities available to offshore companies and workers include docks, cranes, storage yards, and services that provide access to rail and truck transport. This particular port owns and operates its own water system.
As for the greater parish area, it has a population of around 48,000 people. Franklin itself has a population of about 6,500 people and is noted for its historic sugar plantations, which were built in the 1800s. Many people who live in Franklin and surrounding areas of St. Mary Parish find their occupation in the maritime industry. These are hard-working people who deserve compensation in the event of an injury, especially because their field of work is inherently dangerous. Arnold & Itkin serves clients who work and live in the city of Franklin in St. Mary Parish, Louisiana.
If You Were Injured Offshore, Contact a Maritime Attorney
If you were injured while performing your duties at the Port of West St. Mary, don't wait to contact our firm. Our lawyers are passionate about the rights of those who were injured while working in the maritime industry, and we can help you recover the resources you need to move forward after an injury. Because we’re passionate about protecting the rights of the injured, we have managed to secure billions of dollars in verdicts and settlements for our clients.
Many workers are not fully aware of the full scope of their rights. The truth is that every maritime worker is entitled to protection under maritime law. Whether this be the Jones Act or some other related law, such as the Longshore and Harbor Workers’ Compensation Act, we can help explain what your rights are and fight for you if those rights were violated. Whatever the case may be, an experienced attorney at our firm can answer your questions. You don’t have to worry about the cost—our firm won’t charge a penny until we make a recovery on your behalf.