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Can Someone Drive My Car if They’re Not on My Insurance?

If you’ve ever asked to borrow a friend’s car, they probably told you they would but couldn’t because you’re not on their insurance. A lot of people think that, if someone else is driving your car, they won’t be covered for an accident. This isn’t true. For the most part, insurance follows the car, not…

Who is Liable in a Car Accident: The Driver or the Owner?

There are all sorts of reasons why someone may borrow your car. You may lend it to one of your kids. Or, your neighbor’s car’s in the shop and they ask if they can use your car to run to the store. The last thing we think about when we lend our car out is that…

Brent Coon awarded 2019 “Best Lawyers in Texas” by Wall Street Journal

Brent Coon is proud to be named by The Wall Street Journal, the 2019 “Best Lawyers in Texas.” Attorneys included in 2019 “Best Lawyers” list are recognized for professional excellence with persistently impressive ratings from clients and peers. Achieving a tiered ranking signals a unique combination of quality law practice and breadth of legal expertise.…

Judge Converts $59.8 Million Verdict into $60 Million Judgment

Armando Guerrero III vs. Nydia Pena is among the most discussed drunk driving cases in recent times. Tried in Bexar County, the case is back in the news for a San Antonio judge converts $59.8 million verdict into $60 million judgment. The ruling sends a big message to Texas and other states. The difference between…

What Happens if You Leave Whiplash Untreated?

One of the most common injuries sustained in a car accident is whiplash. Whiplash is caused by your neck being stretched too far in one direction. Our necks aren’t built to be rotated or stretched too far. When this happens, it can be very painful. The good news is that whiplash isn’t permanent. It usually…

Exploding Lithium Battery Severely Burns Houston Man

July 25, 2019 On Saturday, August 9, 2018, Shawn Herrington suffered severe burns when an 3.7V Li-ion Rechargeable FLAT TOP Hybrid IMR battery, commonly used for vaping and e-Cigarettes, exploded violently in his pocket.  The e-Cig battery was marketed and sold to Mr. Herrington by Orbtronic, LLC, and resulted in Mr. Herrington suffering severe injuries…

Brent Coon & Associates awarded “Best Law Firms in Texas”

Brent Coon & Associates is proud to be named by U.S. News & World Report, the 2018 and 2019 “Best Law Firm in Texas.” Firms included in the 2018 and 2019 “Best Law Firms” list are recognized for professional excellence with persistently impressive ratings from clients and peers. Achieving a tiered ranking signals a unique…

7 Risk Factors for Sexual Harassment in the Workplace

With the “Me Too” movement in full effect, employers are more vulnerable than ever before to sexual harassment lawsuits. Even the most professional work environments can foster this type of behavior. With greater sensitivity to issues like sexual harassment in the workplace, businesses in Texas are at risk of being sued for harassment. The costs…

Is It Illegal to Use Your Cell Phone While Driving?

There really isn’t a state left where it’s legal to use your cell phone while driving. It’s illegal to text or talks on your phone while you’re behind the wheel. In fact, most states have even made it illegal to use any handheld device, whether it’s through Bluetooth or not. The reason so many states…

Is it Normal to Get Headaches After a Car Accident?

If you get into a car accident, there’s a good chance you’ll suffer serious injuries. Some people are lucky and walk away with just a few bumps and bruises. The problem is, too many people think they’re okay and refuse medical treatment. You should always seek medical treatment immediately after your car accident. You really…

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Family of a Texas Tech Officer Who Lost His Life in 2017 Files a Lawsuit

The life for a family changed in 2017 when the head of the family, Floyd East Junior, a Texas Tech police offer, got killed. The family of the Texas Tech Officer who lost his life in 2017 files a lawsuit. More On the Case The victim was on duty on the night of October 9,…

Can Whiplash Occur Months After a Car Accident in Texas?

One of the most common injuries sustained in a car accident in Texas is whiplash. All it takes is a minor bump to the back of your car and your neck can get twisted too far in one direction. And that’s all it takes to suffer whiplash. Whiplash occurs when your neck is pulled or…

Victim’s Family Reacts to Amber Guyger’s Sentence of 10 Years

Nobody was surprised when Amber Guyger was found guilty of murder in the shooting death of Botham Jean. Many were surprised that she was only sentenced to ten (10) years. We saw how the victim’s family reacts to Amber Guyger’s sentence, and while many of Botham’s family members were unhappy with the sentence, Botham Jean’s…