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Attorney Bob Schwartz Returns to Brent Coon and Associates

November 12, 2018 – Houston, TX – Brent Coon and Associates is proud to announce the return of Bob Schwartz to the firm. ROBERT A. SCHWARTZ is recognized by trial lawyers and defense lawyers across the United States for his knowledge, experience and effectiveness as a trial lawyer. His high-level of compassion and advocacy that he…

Chemical Explosion at Kuraray American Injures 21 – Brent Coon & Associates Promises Changes

May 19, 2018 – Pasadena, TX – A fire and explosion occurred at the Kuraray America chemical plant in Pasadena early Saturday morning, injuring at least 21 workers while several burn victims required airlifting to local hospitals.  The blast apparently occurred when the hazardous and highly flammable chemical ethylene began to leak from a malfunctioning…

Nationally Recognized "Top 100 Lawyer" Keeps Getting Top 100 Verdicts

Perennial “Top 100 Lawyer” Brent Coon and Brent Coon and Associates have again fought their way into the elite “Top 100 Verdicts of the Year”.   On Monday, May 7, 2018,  a Las Vegas, Nevada Federal Court  returned a unanimous verdict of five million dollars in favor of an injured railroad worker against his employer,…

BCA Wins 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: Salt Lake City, UT). On December 9, 2012, Greg Gibbons, of Afton, Wyoming,  was driving a truckload of ballast and pulling a trailer also…

Jury Awards War Hero Over 1 Million Dollars

November 9, 2016, 3:22 pm Today a jury verdict was returned regarding a lawsuit filed against Woven Metal Products, Inc. on behalf of Jacob Matthew Cadriel, who was killed on the job by a co-worker, Steven Damien Young.  This tragic incident took place on April 1, 2015. On that date and on Woven Metal Products,…

Houston Police Department caught red-handed illegally engaging in a home invasion and covering it up by destroying security system: Damages Suit filed by Law Firm for Homeowner

March 3, 2017, 9:34 am In one of the most egregious examples of police excess and violation of law perpetrated by HPD in recent times, two separate security systems from two different homeowners caught an HPD police officer and another uniformed officer illegally break into a Harris County home, destroy their surveillance system, illegally search…

Father of Worker Killed at PCA Plant Explosion Files Multimillion Dollar Suit.

Father of Worker Killed at PCA Plant Explosion Files Multimillion Dollar Suit and Requests Criminal Investigation (SUMMARY: The father of one of the three workers killed in a packaging facility explosion two months ago has now filed suit in Houston. He explains his feelings and relationship with his son, facts known about the incident to…

4 New Lawsuits Filed Over the Waco Biker Shooting

What does Patch Adams have to do with the Waco Biker shooting? A lot.  The overzealous Waco Police Department clearly stumbled and bumbled through the debacle of the Waco motorcycle tragedy of May 2015 at the Twin Peaks restaurant in what is likely the worst police operation initiated by law enforcement in the history of…

HISD LOSES TWO BIG LAWSUITS IN SWEEPING 38 PAGE VERDICT

Jury hits HISD with over $7,000,000.00 in damages on one suit, and denies any recovery to HISD as a Plaintiff in their own $13 Million dollar lawsuit.   A unanimous Houston jury told HISD they were wrong to breach five construction contracts with a local building contractor Friday evening after a full day of deliberations.…

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FROM THE BLOG

How to Prove Mental Stress After a Beaumont Car Accident

Car accidents affect people in different ways but the physical and financial effects are most discussed. However, accidents also affect victims’ mental health especially if they were severe. It is easy to fall into depression or develop Post Traumatic Stress Disorder. Unfortunately, many people still ignore the psychological effects of accidents which often mess up…

KFDM ToyFeast Drive 2018

by Darrian Graves Monday, November 26th 2018 It’s time for our annual ToyFeast drive! Drop off toys and non-perishable food items at the KFDM-KBTV Studios, during The Morning Show, from 5am-9am, on Friday December 7th. Your toys, food and monetary donations will be distributed to the United Way of Beaumont and North Jefferson County and…

BCA Toy Drive Brings Toys to SE Texas Children

Brent Coon and Associates is excited to announce that we are partnering with KFDM News for their annual ToyFeast (Toy & Food) Drive, by providing a drop off location for toys & non-perishable food items.You can drop off toys & non-perishable food items at our law firm, located at 215 Orleans Street, Suite 500 in Beaumont. Spread…