Mr. Sikes started his career in 1995 as a federal law clerk to United States District Judge, Filemon B. Vela (Southern District of Texas). He then began practicing law with the law firm of Royston, Rayzor, Vickery and Williams LLP in 1996. Mr....
Practice areas & skills: Admiralty & Maritime, Litigation, Employment & Labor, Commercial, Insurance
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Admiralty law concerns the navigation and shipping rules and procedures for commercial and recreational boating. If you are on a boat or own a boat that crashes into another boat, or a dock, pier or wharf, admiralty law (also called maritime law) applies. If someone is injured in the crash, if cargo is damaged, or if the boat sinks and causes a gas spill, admiralty law assigns responsibility and determines who has to pay. Admiralty laws are complex and can be confusing. If you or your business engage in water-based activities, an admiralty or maritime lawyer can be very helpful.