New Jersey Maritime Lawyers
Experienced Advocacy for Offshore Injury Claims
Maritime workers in New Jersey, and those who have suffered the loss of a loved one in offshore accidents, have specific legal rights and protections. Understanding and navigating maritime laws like the Jones Act, Longshore and Harbor Workers' Compensation Act, and the Death on the High Seas Act is crucial. A skilled New Jersey maritime attorney can work to ensure your rights under these laws are fully safeguarded.
At Arnold & Itkin, our commitment is to advocate for injured seamen and their families in maritime injury claims. Having won more than $20 billion for our clients, we understand the importance of securing life-changing compensation. Our New Jersey maritime attorneys are adept at handling claims for medical expenses, lost earnings, and living expenses during recovery, aiming to obtain the maximum compensation to support your rebuilding process.
New Jersey's Major Ports
Our legal services extend to employees working in New Jersey’s ports, as well as seamen on vessels navigating these ports. Key New Jersey ports include:
Port of Newark
The busiest container port on Newark Bay and a pivotal hub for New York Harbor. Some of the primary types of cargo handled are beer, ale, women's and infants' apparel, paper, automobiles, scrap metal and steel, salt, cement, and petroleum. The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey manages its operations.
Port of Perth Amboy
Located on Raritan Bay, this port is essential for its deep-water facilities, serving various industrial and commercial needs. The Port of Perth Amboy Municipal Marina, operating as Perth Amboy Port Authority, manages this port.
Port of Camden
Situated on the Delaware River, opposite the Port of Philadelphia, the Port of Camden is managed by the South Jersey Port Corporation. It handles a variety of products, including fresh fruit, cocoa beans, wood and steel products, minerals, iron ore, scrap metal, apparel, motor vehicles, and consumer goods.
Navigating Maritime Injury & Jones Act Claims in New Jersey
Filing a maritime injury claim in New Jersey requires an in-depth understanding of maritime law and the rights it provides. Our New Jersey maritime attorneys are equipped with the experience and knowledge necessary to guide you through the claim process, working to help you receive the full benefits you're entitled to.