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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

Preparing a Deposition with a Personal Injury Lawyer in Texas

A deposition is a really significant part of a court case as the evidence is incomplete without it. So, in every state including Texas, if you file for a personal injury case you must have your deposition prepared. However, you certainly would need assistance with that, so you can seek guidance from an experienced personal…

Tractor-Trailer Crash on I-24 In South Nashville Kills One

A 45-year-old man was reported killed in the aftermath of his car hitting the back of the tractor-trailer. The tractor-trailer crash on I-24, South Nashville, happened on Thursday, May 6. The collision reportedly took place after midnight in the eastbound lanes of I-24 at I-440.  The officers said the tractor-trailer had slowed down because of…

Airbag Injuries & Defective Airbags in Texas: The Basics

Airbags are installed to protect a person by keeping the body in one place in the event of a car crash. Defective airbags in Texas can sometimes lead to physical injuries. Airbags fitted in cars have proved to help prevent serious injuries. In the majority of the cases, airbags and seatbelts tend to save lives…