At Arnold & Itkin, we are constantly looking for ways that we can stand up for the rights of oil spill victims. If you have been injured by such an incident, we encourage you to contact us without delay. We are able to handle both maritime and business claims for workers, residents, and workers. No matter whether you are looking to file a claim for medical benefits or if you have sustained property damage, we can help!
On March 22, a barge and a 585-foot-long ship collided in the Texas City dike. At the time of the collision, the barge was carrying more than 920,000 gallons of oil. The incident caused the barge to partially sink and one of the tanks to spring a leak. It is estimated that 160,000 gallons of oil was spilled into the dike.
The oil spill occurred at the Texas City dike in Galveston Bay:
To learn more about the incident and to stay updated, please follow our blog. You can also click here if you were impacted by the barge accident and ensuing oil spill. We offer 100% free and confidential consultations!
Arnold & Itkin has had significant success with the BP oil spill and even represented nearly a third of the Deepwater Horizon. Our personal injury law firm has been able to recover billions of dollars in verdicts and settlements in a wide variety of cases. From helping businessmen with business interruption claims to representing fisher boat captains to publicly traded companies, our law firm has done it all!
Click here if you are considering filing an oil spill claim. Our maritime lawyers can help!
Arnold & Itkin represented nearly a third of the crewmembers injured in the Deepwater Horizon explosion.
Because maritime law is so complex and so complicated, it is crucial that you work with an attorney who has an in-depth understanding of how it works and who has proven themselves in similar cases before.