Oklahoma is a land-locked state. But it has 2,000 more miles of shoreline than the Atlantic and Gulf coasts combined, with more than one million surface acres of water on its lakes. The Tulsa Port of Catoosa offers year round, ice-free barge and shipping service with river flow levels controlled by the U.S. Corps of Engineers, and is the largest, most inland ice-free port in the nation. When something unexpected happens on this water, a land-locked lawyer with no experience with admiralty law is of little help.
- The captain of a tugboat lost control of his ship, causing the barge being towed to break free and collide with a bridge. A 540-foot section of Interstate 40 fell more than a hundred feet into the Arkansas River. Fourteen people died.
- Defended the operator of a motorboat involved in a fatal accident on a recreational lake [DSF and NEC to supplement];