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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…

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”…

TPC declared high priority violator by EPA following plant explosions

The Southeast Texas chemical manufacturing plant, owned by Houston-based Texas Petroleum Chemical Group, has a long history of environmental violations and been out of compliance with federal clean air laws for years. Brent Coon & Associates is taking claims regarding the TPC explosion. Click here to learn more. The Port Neches chemical plant where two…

TPC Plant Explosion Rocks Port Neches – Attorney Brent Coon Files Temporary Restraining Order

Early Wednesday morning a massive explosion ripped through a chemical plant in Port Neches, Texas, causing extensive damage to businesses and residences in the surrounding community in a several mile radius.  As of noon, the fire continues to burn and release butadiene, a dangerous chemical identified as a potential carcinogen by the federal Occupational Safety…

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:…

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…

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…

BCA files TRO against KMCO following plant explosion

Attorney Brent Coon interviewed by KPRC Channel 2 in Houston after filing a Temporary Restraining Order against KMCO.   Were you affected by the Deer Park ITC fire or the KMCO explosion? Click here to and fill out the short contact form.   PRESS RELEASE HEARING TODAY ON TEMPORARY RESTRAINING ORDER AND LAWSUIT FILED AGAINST…

2019 FREE Use of Brentwood Facility for Regional Educators

Each year, Brent Coon and Brentwood Entertainment Complex want to show their deepest gratitude to Southeast Texans who make a difference in their community by giving out free memberships to Brentwood Entertainment Complex. In 2018, Brentwood Entertainment Complex provided free memberships to all first responders in Southeast Texas who were crucial in providing aid to…

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…

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FROM THE BLOG

Understanding the Statute of Limitations in Texas Personal Injury Cases

How does the statute of limitation apply to a Texas personal injury case? A statute of limitation is a law that puts a time limit on your right to pursue a case or file a lawsuit. When you suffer any kind of injury or harm, you can file a case against the other party but…

Three-Vehicle Crash on Toll 49 Kills One

A woman lost her life in a three-vehicle crash on Toll 49 on the morning of Monday, March 8. It was reported to the authorities at around 9:15 a.m. According to the details shared by the Texas Department of Public Safety, the accident came about in Smith County about five miles from Tyler. It involved…

How Does Unemployment Due to A Car Accident in Texas Work?

Unemployment due to a car accident in Texas is possible, as surprising as it may sound. When someone gets into a car accident, they think about their well-being or damages to their car. They may not think about how this car will impact their job and how they will cover the expenses in that case.…