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As Mid County residents return home, officials warn of debris & asbestos concerns

Asbestos at the plant was compromised during TPC plant explosions and fires Author: KBMT Published: 11:24 AM CST November 29, 2019 Updated: 11:24 AM CST November 29, 2019 PORT NECHES, Texas — Jefferson County Emergency Management officials have lifted an evacuation order for the four-mile radius surrounding the TPC plant in Port Neches. But they…

Evacuations remain for Port Neches, Groves, Nederland after explosions at TPC Group plant

Fire continues to burn in Port Neches after Wednesday’s explosions and massive fire. Author: KHOU 11 Staff, Associated Press, Matt Dougherty Published: 2:26 PM CST November 27, 2019 Updated: 7:36 AM CST November 28, 2019 PORT NECHES, Texas — Two explosions rocked the the TPC Group plant in Port Neches, Texas, on Wednesday, leading to…

Chemical Explosion at Kuraray American Injures 21 – Brent Coon & Associates Promises Changes

May 19, 2018 – Pasadena, TX – A fire and explosion occurred at the Kuraray America chemical plant in Pasadena early Saturday morning, injuring at least 21 workers while several burn victims required airlifting to local hospitals.  The blast apparently occurred when the hazardous and highly flammable chemical ethylene began to leak from a malfunctioning…

Nationally Recognized "Top 100 Lawyer" Keeps Getting Top 100 Verdicts

Perennial “Top 100 Lawyer” Brent Coon and Brent Coon and Associates have again fought their way into the elite “Top 100 Verdicts of the Year”.   On Monday, May 7, 2018,  a Las Vegas, Nevada Federal Court  returned a unanimous verdict of five million dollars in favor of an injured railroad worker against his employer,…

BCA Wins Multi-Million Dollar Lawsuit Against Union Pacific Railroad in Las Vegas

A Las Vegas, NV federal court jury today returned a unanimous verdict of five million dollars in favor of an injured railroad worker against his employer, the freight-hauling Union Pacific Railroad (HQ: Salt Lake City, UT). On December 9, 2012, Greg Gibbons, of Afton, Wyoming,  was driving a truckload of ballast and pulling a trailer also…

Jury Awards War Hero Over 1 Million Dollars

November 9, 2016, 3:22 pm Today a jury verdict was returned regarding a lawsuit filed against Woven Metal Products, Inc. on behalf of Jacob Matthew Cadriel, who was killed on the job by a co-worker, Steven Damien Young.  This tragic incident took place on April 1, 2015. On that date and on Woven Metal Products,…

Houston Police Department caught red-handed illegally engaging in a home invasion and covering it up by destroying security system: Damages Suit filed by Law Firm for Homeowner

March 3, 2017, 9:34 am In one of the most egregious examples of police excess and violation of law perpetrated by HPD in recent times, two separate security systems from two different homeowners caught an HPD police officer and another uniformed officer illegally break into a Harris County home, destroy their surveillance system, illegally search…

Father of Worker Killed at PCA Plant Explosion Files Multimillion Dollar Suit.

Father of Worker Killed at PCA Plant Explosion Files Multimillion Dollar Suit and Requests Criminal Investigation (SUMMARY: The father of one of the three workers killed in a packaging facility explosion two months ago has now filed suit in Houston. He explains his feelings and relationship with his son, facts known about the incident to…

4 New Lawsuits Filed Over the Waco Biker Shooting

What does Patch Adams have to do with the Waco Biker shooting? A lot.  The overzealous Waco Police Department clearly stumbled and bumbled through the debacle of the Waco motorcycle tragedy of May 2015 at the Twin Peaks restaurant in what is likely the worst police operation initiated by law enforcement in the history of…

HISD LOSES TWO BIG LAWSUITS IN SWEEPING 38 PAGE VERDICT

Jury hits HISD with over $7,000,000.00 in damages on one suit, and denies any recovery to HISD as a Plaintiff in their own $13 Million dollar lawsuit.   A unanimous Houston jury told HISD they were wrong to breach five construction contracts with a local building contractor Friday evening after a full day of deliberations.…

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What Is Loss of Consortium in a Texas Wrongful Death Lawsuit?

Loss of consortium isn’t fully understood by many non-specialists. Losing a loved one is never easy. If you have experienced this situation, you will be well aware of the grief and pain associated with the incident. When the death was due to another person’s negligence, you have the right to pursue the matter in court.…

Beaumont Road Accident Hits Two Construction Workers, Killing One

Two construction workers were the victims of a Beaumont Road accident, on the southbound lanes of Eastex Freeway, at the Tram Road Overpass. Around 10:30 am on Tuesday the 10th of August, two construction workers who were conducting an inspection of the highway construction project were hit. One of the construction workers died, while the…

Do Medicare and Medicaid Affect Your Texas Personal Injury Claim?

The federal health insurance program known as Medicare covers individuals aged 65 or older and certain youngsters with disabilities. If a Medicare recipient gets in an accident, Medicare covers the medical care cost that the recipient had to bear recovering from the injury just like a Texas personal injury claim. However, there is a condition…