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

Wall Street Journal: BP Results Still Hurt by Gulf of Mexico Spill

April 27, 2016, 8:57 am

Six years after a deadly blowout sent a slick of oil floating along the Gulf Coast for months, BP PLC disclosed almost $1 billion in fresh charges that bring its total bill from the disaster to more than $56 billion and counting.


BCA Releases Video on 6 Year Anniversary of BP Oil Spill

April 20, 2016, 8:33 am

With the enormous number of BP Oil Spill victims still waiting for resolution of their claims, BCA is providing this status update as a “reality check” of where are we now. Brent Coon’s comments and the link to the 2 minute video are below.‎


Beaumont attorney talks class action lawsuit against appraisal district

April 19, 2016, 9:28 am

Beaumont attorney Brent Coon said it was appropriate for him to host a press conference at his law office on April 15, the traditional tax day.

Coon said the basis of the class action lawsuit is their client, Elaine Henderson, and those like her , 8,000 of them, who own a 1.5 story home and have had their home values arbitrarily increased across the county.


Attorneys file lawsuit against Jefferson County appraisal district

April 18, 2016, 9:19 am

A controversy about home values in Jefferson County and the way they're determined is spilling over into the legal system.


DuPont's LaPorte plant, site of worker deaths, won't reopen

April 1, 2016, 10:35 am

DuPont will not reopen a La Porte pesticide plant that has been shut down since a gas leak killed four workers - including a Groves woman - in 2014, the company announced on Thursday.


Couple blames Wal-Mart for wife's injuries

March 30, 2016, 10:23 am

A Jefferson County couple is suing Wal-Mart, alleging its negligence led to injuries for the wife.

Donna Bryson and Donald E. Bryson filed a lawsuit March 18 in Jefferson County District Court against Wal-Mart Stores,Inc., John Doe 1 and John Doe 2, alleging negligence resulting in injury.


Judge: BP Not to Pay Oil Industry Losses From Moratorium

March 12, 2016, 9:19 am

A federal judge ruled that BP does not have to pay for economic losses other businesses suffered when the federal government shut down deep-water drilling in the wake of BP's catastrophic 2010 oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico.


BP dodges BILLIONS of dollars in additional oil spill liabilities

March 11, 2016, 1:10 pm

Attached is a very important new ruling and Order from the BP oil spill Federal MDL Court regarding the viability of claims brought by hundreds, and perhaps thousands,  of businesses and individuals in the oil servicing industry claiming that the impact of the Government shutdown on drilling for a number of months after the Deepwater Horizon well operated by BP erupted, dumping hundreds of millions of gallons of oil into the Gulf of Mexico in 2010.


DuPont victim's family gives $100K to Humane Society of Southeast Texas

February 26, 2016, 8:54 am

Beaumont Enterprise - By Brandon Scott

Crystle Wise spent her entire life rescuing and adopting animals.

She kept a monthly veterinarian bill and made friends through a network of animal lovers.


Ceremony to Donate $100K to Humane Society of Southeast Texas on Behalf Victim of the DuPont, La Porte Gas Leak

February 18, 2016, 9:54 am

On February 25th, 2016, at 2:00PM CST, Jasmine Wise will present the Humane Society of Southeast Texas a check for $100,000 dollars on behalf of her late mother, Crystle Wise, who was tragically killed in the DuPont Laport Gas Leak on November 15th 2014.


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