February 27, 2016

Rise in Maritime Industry Means Rise in Maritime Legal Claims

Houston is a city known for many things. Not only does it possess the largest medical center in the world, but the City of Houston’s website […]
February 20, 2016

From Sea to Air: Wind Farms and Maritime Law

When most people hear the word “oil” they find some association with the state of Texas. The oil industry is intrinsically tied to the Texas economy, […]
February 12, 2016

Winter Storm Affects Cruise Liner

Vacationers are often enticed to go on cruises, spurred by the promise of great views and warm weather. However, the passengers aboard the Anthem of the […]
February 6, 2016

Accidental Deaths Aboard Maritime Vessels

Accidental deaths are one of the unfortunate realities associated with the maritime industry.  According to the United States Department of Transportation’s Bureau of Transportation Statistics, in […]
January 29, 2016

Maritime Jurisdiction: State Courts v. Federal Courts

Maritime law is one of the most complicated areas of law. This is why you need skilled maritime lawyers like the attorneys at Forrest & Kolodny, […]
January 22, 2016

Maritime Maladies: Malpractice on the High Seas

According to USA Tourist almost ten million Americans will take cruise vacations in this year. However, not everyone on a cruise will have a dream vacation. […]
January 15, 2016

Maritime Liens: How They Can Help You

Most people are familiar with the term lien, though not everyone knows what it is. However, many people are familiar enough with the term that they […]
January 8, 2016

El Faro: The Search For Evidence

By now many people are familiar with the maritime accident of El Faro, lost in the midst of a hurricane on October 1, 2015. We at […]
January 1, 2016

Fuel to the Fire: Oil Rig Injuries and Third Party Claims

Injuries on oil rigs are relatively frequent and often lead to debilitating injuries. We at Forrest & Kolodny, L.L.P. have already spent some time highlighting the […]
December 25, 2015

Fire on Deck: Can You Recover From a Ship Fire?

A two-mile section of the Houston Ship Channel was closed in mid December after a fire erupted from a liquid fuel tanker. Houston’s KTRK ABC 13 […]