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Who Pays for the Damages on Electric Scooter Accidents?

Many Texans have experienced extensive injuries and damage because of Lime, Lyft scooters, Jump, Bird, and OJO. These scooter companies popped up overnight, and over the last year and a half, Texas cities have waged war. Many riders are hurt, more pedestrians are hurt, and a handful of people have died in electric scooter accidents.…

Your BCA Update regarding COVID-19

The following letter is an update to BCA’s current clients in regards to COVID-19   First, we want to again thank you for entrusting your legal matter to our law firm. Over half of our lawyers have 30 years or more experience in providing first class legal services, and we are celebrating once again being…

Can a Sibling File a Wrongful Death Lawsuit?

Unfortunately, siblings and grandparents are the two members of the “immediate” family that fall outside of the scope of who can file a wrongful death lawsuit. What happens is that in Texas, only the deceased’s children, spouse, or parents may file a wrongful death claim. These restrictions are put into place in an effort to…

Jefferson County Order Issued: Certain Courts will not hold jury trials due to Health & Safety concerns

A Jefferson County Order was issued on March 12, 2020, canceling any jury trials for the 58th, 60th, 136th, 172nd, 279th, 317th District Courts, and County Court at Law No.1 in Jefferson County. This was in response to the growing health concerns regarding Coronavirus. The order stated “In response to the growing health concerns about…

18-Wheeler Truck Hit in Force by an Amtrak Train

An 18-wheeler truck was hit by an Amtrak train in Cibolo, Texas, after it was stranded on the trucks due to poor vehicle clearance. The incident was captured on video by a driver nearby and shows the train hitting the truck in force, with the driver of the truck barely escaping the debris from the…

Brent Coon and Associates Law Firm wins $1.3M Railroad Worker Verdict

  Following an eight-day jury trial in Visalia, CA, a Tulare County jury awarded Dennis Jordan $1.3M in damages. The case was tried by Brent Coon and Associate’s (BCA) California counsel James Morris and concluded March 01, 2020.  The case was filed against his employer, Union Pacific, under the Federal Employers’ Liability Act (FELA). The…

Uber and Lyft Drivers that Drive Erratic or Put You In Danger

Is it possible that while someone was “on the job,” they decide to partake in erratic or even dangerous behavior? More than a handful of people now have stories of Uber, and Lyft rides gone wrong. From street racing to kidnapping and nearly everything in between. Uber or Lyft drivers are subject to the same…

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…

2020 FREE use of Brentwood Facility and Country Club of Texas for ALL WOMEN

 Brentwood Entertainment Complex’s “Year of the Woman”   2020 FREE USE OF BRENTWOOD FACILITY AND COUNTRY CLUB OF TEXAS FOR ALL WOMEN   Greetings from the Brentwood Entertainment Complex: Each year we endeavor to honor a group of people in our community by providing FREE memberships to our entire entertainment complex, including free golf at…

Why Would An Insurance Company Deny My Claim If I Wasn’t At Fault?

It’s a bit disheartening when you file a claim only to be told that your policy won’t cover it. But it’s worse when you realize that the insurance company denied your claim outright for the reason that you can’t really fight. These reasons all lead people to fight insurance companies, the at-fault driver directly, or…

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Who Pays for the Damages on Electric Scooter Accidents?

Many Texans have experienced extensive injuries and damage because of Lime, Lyft scooters, Jump, Bird, and OJO. These scooter companies popped up overnight, and over the last year and a half, Texas cities have waged war. Many riders are hurt, more pedestrians are hurt, and a handful of people have died in electric scooter accidents.…

Your BCA Update regarding COVID-19

The following letter is an update to BCA’s current clients in regards to COVID-19   First, we want to again thank you for entrusting your legal matter to our law firm. Over half of our lawyers have 30 years or more experience in providing first class legal services, and we are celebrating once again being…

Can a Sibling File a Wrongful Death Lawsuit?

Unfortunately, siblings and grandparents are the two members of the “immediate” family that fall outside of the scope of who can file a wrongful death lawsuit. What happens is that in Texas, only the deceased’s children, spouse, or parents may file a wrongful death claim. These restrictions are put into place in an effort to…