Peter S. Forgie has been a trial attorney, specializing in maritime personal injury for more than 30 years. Mr. Forgie has tried to jury verdict more than 120 cases since 1975, including cases involving the American tuna fleet, tug and barge operations, sport fishing fleets, commercial dive operations, offshore oil operations, passenger vessels, cruise ship injury, recreational vessels, jet skis, longshore activities, collisions, salvage and maritime product liability cases.
Mr. Forgie also has a sub-specialty in truck transportation and motorcycle collision cases, and has recently obtained a verdict in excess of $4.8 million for a motorcycle injury. Throughout the course of his career, he has successfully settled hundreds of cases with a total value estimated to be in excess of $60 million.
Mr. Forgie is AV rated by his peers, indicating that other attorneys consider his competence and trustworthiness to be at the highest level for the legal profession. For the past seven years, he has been a member of the prestigious American Board of Trial Advocates, an exclusive group of attorneys limited to those with the most significant trial experience nationwide.
In addition to his law degree, Mr. Forgie has an advanced legal degree in Maritime and International Business from the University of London. He has been named as lead counsel in various litigated matters throughout the West Coast and into the Gulf region. Mr. Forgie works out of offices in Los Angeles and San Francisco.