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Single-Vehicle Accident Causes Serious Injuries to Teen

A single-vehicle accident that took place on March 31, Tuesday, left a teen with serious injuries. The crash happened on Raguet Street in Lufkin. According to the details shared by the police, the incident was reported early in the morning at about 2:30 a.m. The victim who sustained injuries in the crash has been identified…

Road Rage Accidents and Assaults  

Most people have gotten mad enough behind the wheel to lay into the horn or flash an unsavory hand gesture. Some people cause crashes on purpose, tailgate to the extreme to provoke a wreck, or even outright assault the driver they’re mad at.  Road rage assaults and accidents lead to fatalities and homicide cases regularly.…

Judge Declares Mistrial in Motorcycle Accident Lawsuit

In a lawsuit filed by the victim of a motorcycle accident, the judge declared a mistrial due to issues relating to the selection of jury members. No new date for retrial has been set in the case and the Presiding Superior Court Judge Kevin Brazile has stated that jurors will not be summoned for at…

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.…

Motorcycle Crash on SH 195 in Texas Claims One Life

A tragic motorcycle crash that took place Tuesday, March 3, took the life of the unfortunate motorcyclist who died the next day. The accident took place on South State Highway 195. According to the details shared by the Killeen Police Department, the authorities were notified of a crash involving a motorcycle at about 2:30 p.m.…

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…

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Man Killed in Fiery Crash on U.S. Highway 101

A man lost his life in a fiery crash that occurred on the U.S. Highway 101 last weekend. According to the details shared by the California Highway Patrol, the incident took place in the early morning hours on Saturday. It was reported at around 5:30 a.m. The fatal crash involved a 2008 Ford F-250 that…

How to Stay Comfortable During Your Recovery

Recovering from any type of car accident can call for an extensive amount of time and patience. Soft-tissue damages can take weeks to heal, while surgeries may take months. You may have experienced injuries that will require months of recovery after surgery and then months more of rehabilitation and even vocational rehabilitation. Staying comfortable when…

Trucking Company Can’t Be Sued For Trucker’s Death, Says Court

The Texas Supreme Court has ruled in a lawsuit that the family of a deceased truck driver can’t sue the trucking company where he was employed. The driver died after being coerced by the company to overwork, resulting in fatigue. He died when he fell asleep behind the wheel and ran into the accident. The…