Missouri Maritime Attorneys
Offshore Injury Law Firm Representing Clients in Missouri
In the intricate field of maritime law, it's crucial to have a knowledgeable attorney when seeking compensation for offshore injuries. Whether it's navigating the complexities of the Jones Act or other admiralty laws, a Missouri maritime attorney at Arnold & Itkin can thoroughly assess your rights. If you've been injured on a barge or other vessel, you may be entitled to compensation for medical expenses, lost earnings, and more. Our team understands the nuances of maritime law, ensuring not only informed guidance but also robust protection of your legal rights.
Despite Missouri's inland location, its proximity to the Mississippi and Missouri Rivers introduces unique maritime concerns. Our firm is well-versed in the intricacies of river port operations and the risks faced by workers in this sector.
Key Missouri Ports
- Port of Saint Louis: Strategically positioned on the Mississippi River, this port is a vital hub for river access and cargo management, handling a diverse range of products like coal, petroleum, and grain. The port offers easy access to the Illinois River and Missouri River and is served by 6 Class One railroads and several short lines. It is also close to 2 international airports and major transcontinental pipelines. The City of St. Louis Port Authority manages and operates the Port of St. Louis, which manages more than 32 million tons of cargo every year.
- Port of Kansas City: At the confluence of the Missouri and Kansas Rivers, this port is one of the largest storage and distribution centers that serves the Missouri River. The main cargo shipped through the terminal includes grain, meal, bark, rolled and coiled steel, salt, rebar, H-beams, plate steel, corn, and fertilizer.
- Howard/Cooper County Port: Situated on the Missouri River, the Howard/Cooper County Port offers public shipping access and is within proximity to major railroads. The port is located within one mile of the Missouri Pacific Railroad and is the only public shipping access between Kansas City and St. Louis on the Missouri River. The Howard/Cooper County Regional Port Authority controls this port.
We also extend our legal counsel to other Missouri ports such as the Port of Hannibal, New Madrid County Port, Port of Mississippi County, Port of St. Joseph, Port of West Quincy, and Pemiscot County Port.
Consult a Missouri Maritime Lawyer
If you've suffered a maritime injury, securing legal counsel is essential. Without a Missouri maritime lawyer, you risk not receiving full compensation from your employer or even understanding your entitlements. Our attorneys are dedicated to thoroughly reviewing your case and providing accurate and comprehensive legal guidance.
For a free consultation with a Missouri maritime attorney, contact our firm today. We are committed to advocating for your rights and seeking the justice and fair compensation you deserve.