BP Settlement Claims

BCA is considered the world's expert on litigating BP and BP's corporate culture - a fact not missed by the media. Since 2007, Brent Coon and BCA have been quoted in more articles (national, regional and local) than any other lawyer or law firm in the country. Front page stories about Brent Coon and BCA have appeared in the Wall Street Journal, New York Times, USA Today and over 200 other periodicals and publications.

Since April of 2012, BCA has worked closely with the Plaintiff's Steering Committee on the BP Settlement and has not been at liberty to discuss the particulars, but our history and efforts in getting the story out to the public prior to the settlement talks can be seen in the articles below.

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Brent Coon Buys Powerball Tickets for BP Executives in Hopes of Getting Clients Paid

January 12, 2016, 4:48 pm

On Tues, Jan 12th, 2016, Brent Coon purchased and mailed each of the individuals of the British Petroleum (BP) senior management team a U.S. lottery ticket for the upcoming drawing hoping to win a record jackpot prize of nearly $1.4 Billion dollars. Mr. Coon bought the tickets for BP under the condition that "any winning ticket will be donated by my firm in your name to my clients in dire straits."


Tax Appraisal Press Conference Postponement: Jefferson County Appraisal District Flip Flops Again and Will Concede Giving Depositions

January 5, 2016, 1:13 pm

The local press corps were notified yesterday (Monday, January 4) that a press conference had been tentatively arranged for this Wednesday at 10am at the offices of Brent Coon and Associates to discuss recent developments in the lawsuit pending against the Jefferson County Appraisal District.  The primary issues centered on the decision of the JCAD to refuse to allow Angela Bellard,  the Chief Appraiser in charge of assessments,  to give a deposition in the matter.   The JCAD has now had another change of heart and has agreed to provide Ms. Bellard for a deposition in the near future.


Southeast Texans remember Joe Jamail amid death

December 28, 2015, 9:13 am

Joe Jamail, the Texas billionaire who became the richest practicing attorney in the U.S. after winning jury verdicts in civil lawsuits that included a $10.5 billion award for Pennzoil Co. in its landmark case against Texaco Inc. during the 1980s, died on Wednesday. He was 90.


Washington corridor apartment complex sued over bed bugs

December 18, 2015, 8:55 am

Two Houston women are suing an apartment complex in the Washington corridor because of a alleged bed bug infestation earlier this year.


Former residents file lawsuit against apartment manager over bed bugs

December 15, 2015, 10:38 am

Two Houston women are suing a local apartment complex for a bed bug infestation they say was created before they even moved into the building.


BED BUGS - Denial Equals Lawsuit

December 14, 2015, 4:04 pm

On December 11, 2015 Brent Coon and Associates filed a lawsuit against BKR Memorial, LLC Individually and D/B/A Memorial Heights at Washington Apartments for money damages under the Texas Deceptive Trade Practices — Consumer Protection Act.


Trinity ET-Plus guardrail lawsuit: Adam's story

November 30, 2015, 9:26 am

A Hampton family filed a lawsuit against Trinity Industries, maker of the ET-Plus guardrail, after their son's death.

A photo of her son Adam, the word "love" and a heart hang on Donna Coster's neck. The necklace is close to her heart, where her baby boy will always be. She sees him now only in photos and memories never far from her mind.


Injury settlements sometimes more insightful than trial results

November 23, 2015, 10:19 am

In the court of public opinion, personal injury lawsuits can be viewed negatively, with all the parties appearing focused on one thing - money.


Legal stakes are complicated for Exxon Mobil in climate change controversy

November 17, 2015, 10:28 am

The Pope, the president and other influential voices have characterized climate change as the most urgent danger facing the planet. For decades, energy industry leaders and their political allies have disputed evidence of an adverse human hand in biodiversity, temperatures and polar ice levels.


DuPont announcement "Moment of Silence" on Anniversary of LaPorte DuPont facility fatalities

November 14, 2015, 11:40 pm

One year ago this weekend, a toxic gas leak took the lives of four workers of the DuPont LaPorte chemical facility.   All four families retained counsel to pursue legal remedies for those losses in Harris County District Court.  The first of those four claims finally reached closure with DuPont a few weeks ago with a confidential financial settlement.


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