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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…

Brent Coon awarded The National Trial Lawyers’ “Top 100 Civil Plaintiff”

Brent Coon is proud to be named the 2019 National Trial Lawyers’ “Top 100 Civil Plaintiff.” The National Trial Lawyers is a professional organization composed of the premier trial lawyers from across the country who exemplify superior qualifications as civil plaintiff or criminal defense trial lawyers. This national organization provides networking opportunities, advocacy training, and the…

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

If you’re like most people, at one point or another, you’ve let someone borrow your car who’s not on your insurance. Maybe your neighbor needs to run a few errands. Or, perhaps your brother’s car is in the shop and he has no way to get back and forth to work. Most of us don’t…

What Happens When the Defendant in Your Car Accident Lawsuit Dies?

If you get into a car accident and the other driver was responsible, they should pay you damages. This is why you hire a car accident lawyer in Texas to begin with. If your insurance claim was paid right away, you wouldn’t need a lawyer. Unfortunately, many times, the insurance company denies your claim or…

New Law Gets Introduced to Curb Sexual Misconduct

The 86th Texas Legislature deals with a lot of elements related to sexual harassment including the sending of unwanted nudes via the internet. So a new law got introduced to curb sexual misconduct. According to the new law, sending unsolicited nude photos is now a criminal offense. By definition, ‘nude photos’ include one or more…

Beaumont Texas natives Brent Coon and Jim Morris Win Multi-Million Dollar Lawsuit Against Union Pacific Railroad in Las Vegas

  – PRESS RELEASE – Beaumont Texas natives Brent Coon and Jim Morris Win 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:…

2 Year Old Child Suffers Brain Injuries In Red Light Crash

A major car accident in Harris County led to severe brain injuries to a 2-year old boy. The crash occurred very early in the morning, before 5 a.m., on Sam Houston Parkway. The boy was in one of the two vehicles involved in this red light crash, together with his father, who has also suffered…

660 more ITC Fire Cases Filed by Brent Coon & Associates

Attorneys at Brent Coon & Associates in Houston filed six hundred and sixty (660) new claims against the Intercontinental Terminals Corporation (ITC), filing in Texas State District Court late yesterday afternoon. Allegations ranging from acute respiratory injuries and personal injury damages, to lost business and wages from the closing of the shipping channel and the…

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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…