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.

Brent Coon Making Oil Spill News

BP Texas City Refinery Blast Victim: BP Keeps 'Killing People'

July 7, 2010, 9:34 am

ABC News

Now, some survivors of the blast, the families of those killed and their lawyers are trying to inject new life into a months-long campaign to get the government to reopen its investigation into the causes of the Texas City accident.

Blast at BP Texas Refinery in ‘05 Foreshadowed Gulf Disaster

July 5, 2010, 4:02 pm


The Texas City disaster has taken on new relevance today, because the investigations that were done in its aftermath reveal so much about the company that is responsible for what's happening now in the Gulf.

Throw out BP plea deal, victims tell feds

July 5, 2010, 3:37 pm

Houston Chronicle

Leining and various victims' attorneys have asked the U.S. Department of Justice to revoke the terms of a 2007 plea deal the company reached as part of a criminal prosecution of the deadly Texas City accident.

Lord Browne's former male escort lover assists case against BP

July 5, 2010, 3:34 pm

Daily Mail

Lord Browne of Madingley, the ex-chief executive of BP, is at the centre of litigation in the United States alleging that cost cutting made while he was in charge of the oil giant led to disasters such as the recent Gulf of Mexico oil spill.

What penalties might BP face for the Gulf spill?

June 29, 2010, 4:08 pm

Houston Chronicle

We've been down this road with BP before, of course. After the Texas City refinery explosion, BP faced charges of violating the Clean Air Act. Those charges were brought against a BP subsidiary, but not against any individuals.

The Inside Story of BP's Negligence on Oil Safety

June 28, 2010, 3:10 pm


Earlier this month, I drove over from Houston to downtown Beaumont, Texas, to meet America's foremost student and scholar of the methods, madness, and malfeasance of BP, southeast Texas lawyer Brent Coon.

BP: lawyer Coon won’t rest until people go to jail

June 28, 2010, 8:36 am

The First Post

Coon has taken on BP before. He was named 'lawyer of the year' after he represented dozens of litigants following the 2005 Texas City refinery explosion which killed 15 workers and injured 170 others.

Brent Coon: tough-talking lawyer going after BP on his Harley

June 27, 2010, 3:21 pm

The Guardian

Brent Coon is making it his business to help claimants in Louisiana get decent payouts from BP.

Raw Anger Spills At Conference On BP Gulf Disaster

June 25, 2010, 10:45 am

Lexis Nexis

Some raw anger at BP spilled out today at HB Litigation Conferences' Oil in the Gulf: Litigation & Insurance Coverage Conference here.

Plaintiffs Lawyers Gather to Strategize Oil Spill Suits

June 23, 2010, 1:28 pm


Plaintiffs lawyers are converging on New Orleans today for another Gulf Coast oil spill gathering to discuss everything from the parallels with the Exxon Valdez disaster to the best trial techniques to nail an oil giant.

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