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Attorney Brent Coon comments on Jefferson County seeking other remedies on TPC Group

The next Town Hall meeting will take place on Tuesday, March 10th at 5:30PM. It will be held at the Knights of Columbus Hall in Port Neches, located at 700 Central Drive, Port Neches, TX 77651. Thursday, February 27, 2020: As much as half the fines expected to be collected from TPC Group for eight…

Brent Coon & Associates – Other Law Firms fight venue change for TPC case

Jefferson County law firms representing clients impacted by the Nov. 27 explosion at TPC Group in Port Neches are fighting a motion by the company they say could move their civil claims cases to another jurisdiction. The company, represented by Baker Botts, filed a motion in January to pause all court activities involving the case…

New Developments In The Harvey Addicks And Barker Reservoir Case

A decision was announced on December 17, 2019  by the Judge in reservoir litigation in the United States court of Federal Claims in Washington, DC. The decision followed a 10 day trial that was held in Houston, TX starting May 6, 2019. This was the very first trial of the first 13 “test” or “bellwether”…

BCA represents widow of first TPC related death

The widow of a man who is the first and potentially only person to have reportedly died as a result of the TPC Group explosion is announcing her intent to sue the company. Darlene Fontenot’s husband Trent had a heart attack shortly after last week’s blast, according to Attorney Brent Coon. She was one of…

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,…

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Judge Awards $72M in Male Sexual Assault Case

On June 24th, Brent Coon & Associates won a $72 million default judgement for their client who was sexually assaulted at a Men’s Health clinic in Texas.  The client, referred to by his initials “P. H.”, went to Men’s Health in Houston, Texas to receive treatment for erectile disfunction.  That treatment was to consist of…

What Happens If Someone Else Is Driving My Car & Gets Into A Car Accident?

Understanding what happens if someone else is driving your car and gets in an accident is crucial for any car owner and car insurance coverage. Navigating the complexities of car insurance and liability can be challenging, especially when it involves another person driving your car. The Basics of Car Insurance Coverage in Beaumont, TX Car…

How Much Does a Beaumont Car Accident Lawyer Cost?

Even a small car accident can have serious financial consequences. These massive expenses have people worried about getting a personal injury claim approved. Because they’re under financial stress at the time of filing, however, some may choose the DIY approach, although that may reduce their chance to succeed. So, how much does it cost to…