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December 2, 2016

Maritime Torts

Sometimes, offshore oil drillings go wrong. When that happens, the ensuing damages are covered by federal maritime law. These laws fall under maritime torts. The word […]
April 22, 2016

Insurance Indemnification: When Your Injury Does Not Qualify

Insurance is a part of everyday life. We need insurance to protect our homes and even our lives. In some instances, it is even against the […]
April 15, 2016

Tugboat Travesties: Accidents on Towing Vessels

Ship accidents should not be as common as they currently are. Unfortunately accidents aboard navigable ships are not unusual, despite the rigorous safety standards purportedly upheld […]
April 8, 2016

The Danger of Ship Excursions

Cruise advertising materials can seem very repetitive once you start searching for your vacation destination. Website after website demonstrates many of the same amenities for each […]
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 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 […]
December 4, 2015

Growth in Maritime Industry May Mean Risk of Maritime Injury

There is little question that the shipping industry is on the rise. This is especially true when it comes to the Port of Houston – the […]
November 6, 2015

Causes and Types of Maritime Accidents

Working on a maritime vessel can be an extremely dangerous job. To help reduce the risk of injuries, ships are required to be “seaworthy,” which essentially […]
September 18, 2015

Recovering Compensation After Injury an as Oil Rig or Platform Worker

Living and working on an oilrig is both highly stressful and highly dangerous. In fact, oilrig workers have one of the most dangerous jobs in the […]
August 28, 2015

What Types of Compensation Can I Recover if Injured at Sea?

When you are injured at sea as a maritime worker, the Jones Act provides you with the right to file a civil action for damages against […]