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TPC GROUP FILES FOR BANKRUPTCY AS LAW SUITS CONTINUE

TPC Group has filed for bankruptcy protection with the bankruptcy court in Delaware. TPC Group is a privately held entity, so little has been known publicly about their financial situation since the multiple explosions ripped through their Port Neches, Texas Butadiene plant the week of Thanksgiving 2019. Thousands of homeowners were subject to a mandatory…

BRENT COON & ASSOCIATES FILES RESTRAINING ORDERS AND LAWSUITS OVER NEDERLAND GAS LEAK: NEW DETAILS UNCOVERED AND INDEPENDENT INVESTIGATIONS INITIATED

The leak of deadly Hydrogen Sulfide gas and other dangerous chemicals at the Nederland Tank Wash resulted in vapor pouring into the atmosphere and flooding the neighborhoods with noxious and toxic fumes for almost a week now. Locals were eventually advised to either evacuate or shelter in place to reduce exposure risks. Local attorney Brent…

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…

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FROM THE BLOG

Average Settlement for a Car Accident in Beaumont

If you have been injured in a car accident, you’re probably wondering what kind of settlement you’re entitled to. Ideally, the insurance company will take care of your injuries and medical bills. However, there’s never a guarantee that the insurance will pay your claim. They may deny it for some reason. If this happens, it’s…

Personal Injury Attorney: How Much Does One Cost?

One of the reasons a lot of people hold off on hiring a Beaumont personal injury attorney is because they’re afraid it’s expensive. After going through an accident, the last thing anybody wants to do is pay thousands of dollars to hire an attorney. The truth is, it doesn’t cost you anything to hire one…

Car Accident Responsibilities: What Should You Do Right After?

Most people who are in a car accident don’t know exactly what to do in the moments after the crash. It makes sense to call 911 but sometimes the other driver convinces them not to. Or they may think the accident was so minor that it doesn’t make sense to call the police. The truth…