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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 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 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 […]
November 28, 2015

An Overview of the Death on the High Seas Act

The Death on the High Seas Act, or DOHSA, is a federal act. The act was passed in order to allow surviving family members of maritime […]
November 13, 2015

Owner of El Faro Seeks to Block Legal Action and Denies Liability

By now, most people have heard of the devastating loss of the cargo ship El Faro in September of 2015. Furthermore, most people are aware—and we […]
August 21, 2015

Injured at Sea: Which Maritime Law Applies to My Case?

There are a handful of maritime laws that help protect seamen, longshoremen, and harbor workers in the United States. After an injury, a Texas maritime attorney […]