Arnold & Itkin is a firm that is dedicated to fighting for the rights of injured offshore and harbor workers. Many of those who are employed in this industry and reside in Mississippi find themselves at the Port of Rosedale on a regular basis. The Port of Rosedale is located in Rosedale, Mississippi. Its primary cargoes are steel products, agricultural products such as soybeans and rice and rock.
The port itself has a nearly two-acre loading area and a crane used for loading and unloading the cargo. Like many ports, this one has a warehouse for dry storage of goods. It is 20,000 square feet and humidity controlled, so certain goods will not spoil due to the Mississippi climate.
There is also a concrete boat ramp that is open to the public and truck and railway systems for easy access to transportation. In addition, port of Rosedale is in close proximity to Interstate 55 and U.S. Highway 61. The rail services that the port uses are Great River Railroad that links to CNG, IC, B&N, KCS and NS. All of these trains are vital to the transport of these goods throughout the rest of the United States.
The channel depth is 9 feet and has a 7,000-foot by 450-foot turning basin. The barges that are the appropriate size to go through this port are inland river barges as well as shallow draft ships. The port provides services to businesses and maritime workers that include towing, repairs, cleaning and mooring, among others.
The city of Rosedale is located in Bolivar County and has a population of nearly 2,500 people. One of the city's claims to fame is that a famous blues artist mentioned the town in his song "Traveling Riverside Blues." The town has a total area of 5.5 square miles and is located on the east part of the Mississippi River. The city is steeped in rich, southern history as there are many local stories about cotton plantations, the Great Migration, and blues culture.
If you are a resident of Rosedale or live in a city nearby, you may know someone who is employed in the maritime industry since it is such an integral part of the economy in that region. If you are a maritime worker yourself and have sustained injuries, we would like to see if we can help you. There are many types of offshore accidents which could have caused your injury, but we can help you make a recovery no matter the nature of the accident.
You may not be sure whether or not you are entitled to file a personal injury claim. The time after your accident may seem confusing and even intimidating. Know that speaking with one of our attorneys will be kept strictly confidential and will only serve to benefit you. By speaking with an offshore injury attorney at our firm, you will be able to find out more about the legal ramifications pertaining to your case. If you would like to find out more, call us today.
Injured workers deserve the resources that provide for their healing and recovery. Contact Arnold & Itkin to receive the compensation you are entitled to.
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