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One Dead in Fatal Accident on Highway 12 in Texas

One person has died from the serious injuries sustained in a car accident that happened on Highway 12 in Texas. The accident took place on Monday between 4:00 and 5:00 p.m. According to the authorities, the accident took place when a car traveling eastbound on the highway left its lane. Randall Lee Castle, 45, of…

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”…

Is it Worth the Money to Hire an Experienced Car Accident Lawyer in Texas?

When people get into a car accident, the last thing they’re really thinking about is a lawsuit. They’re worried about their car. They think about how upset their boss will be that they’re going to miss the day from work. They may worry about how they’re going to pay for the expensive ride to the…

How Does My Beaumont, TX Car Wreck Lawyer Prove Pain and Suffering?

If you get hurt in a car accident in Texas, you’ll probably suffer some injuries. Even if it’s a minor accident, that doesn’t mean you won’t get hurt. Even people involved in a fender bender can end up with whiplash or a back injury. These injuries can be very painful. You may require surgery or…

Houston Woman Sentenced to 10 Years for Shooting a Man

A woman in Houston, Texas has been sentenced to 10 years in prison for shooting a man. The sentence has been pronounced in response to a charge of aggravated assault. Cassandra Damper accidentally shot Devyn Holmes back in April 2018 when they were broadcasting an event on Facebook Live stream from a car. In the…

Don’t Get into a Parking War This Holiday Season in Texas

We’ve all been there. You’re looking desperately for a parking spot at the mall a week before the holidays. You spot one and speed up to claim it as your own. At the last minute, someone comes from the other direction with the same idea. The two of you have a standoff – neither driver…

Prison Staff Member in Colorado Dies of Workplace Injury

A workplace accident at the Fremont Correctional Facility in Colorado has claimed the life of a staff member. The accident took place on Wednesday, Nov 4. The Colorado Department of Corrections has confirmed the accident. The accident in question was a boiler explosion. Just before noon, the Canon City Area Fire Protection District received report…

BCA holds one of several town hall meetings, offers advice after TPC explosions

  GROVES, Texas — Dozens gathered on Monday, December 16th, inside the Groves Community Center for town hall meetings put on by the Brent Coon and Associates law firm. Three weeks following the blasts of the TPC Group facility, many people living in Mid-County were seeking advice on how to seek compensation for damages. Keice…

There are Close to 20 Drunk Driving Accidents Every Day in December

Things are a lot different this time of year. People are in a better mood. They socialize with family and friends. Sure, they wish they didn’t have to deal with holiday traffic. And nobody likes waiting in line at the mall. But overall, most people enjoy the holiday season in Texas. There are also a…

Jefferson County Judge extends orders preserving and protecting evidence in the TPC Explosion

JEFFERSON COUNTY JUDGE EXTENDS ORDERS PRESERVING AND PROTECTING EVIDENCE IN THE TPC EXPLOSION   Judge Mitch Templeton, Judge for the 172nd State District Court of Jefferson County, Texas, signed orders Tuesday extending the temporary restraining orders he initially entered the date of the TPC explosions in Port Neches last Wednesday. This extension will give lawyers…

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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…

Minimizing Arguments During Settlement Negotiations

Now that people have wider access to information, they’re learning that car insurance settlements are part of a negotiation process. Years ago, it used to be that you just accepted whatever check came your way. Now people know that they need to negotiate for a higher settlement if they want to recover all the damages…

TPC lawsuits finally allowed to proceed through consolidation order to local Judge Courtney Arkeen; 128th District Court Judge

TPC lawsuits finally allowed to proceed through consolidation order to local Judge Courtney Arkeen, 128th District Court Judge, Orange County, Texas.  The explosions ripping through the TPC plant last November resulted in the total destruction of the facility and massive damage to surrounding properties.  Evacuation orders and rolling shelter in place advisories continued for weeks…