Gulf Coast Disaster News
|June 29, 2010, 4:08 pm|
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.
|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.
|June 28, 2010, 8:36 am|
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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.
|June 27, 2010, 3:21 pm|
Brent Coon is making it his business to help claimants in Louisiana get decent payouts from BP.
|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.
|June 17, 2010, 4:52 pm|
Right after that call came several enlightening segments with guest attorney, Brent Coon, who has successfully sued BP before. Headquartered in Beaumont, Texas, and with lots of other Gulf offices, Coon's big trial law firm will soon go after British Petroleum again.
|June 16, 2010, 11:47 pm|
BP’s history provides a window into its corporate culture. In fact, you really don’t have to go back too far – just five years or so.
Texas plaintiff attorney Brent Coon represented many victims and their families after a 2005 BP explosion at a Texas City, Texas refinery, which killed 15 workers and injured 180 others.
|June 16, 2010, 10:38 am|
In the hours after a 2005 refinery explosion that left 15 people dead, a BP executive suggested a holiday weekend and the national furor over a Florida woman's last days would eclipse the tragedy. With the oil company now battling to save an image tarnished by the worst oil spill in U.S. history, the lawyer who found that e-mail among a mountain of BP documents says nothing appears to have changed.
|June 15, 2010, 4:21 pm|
The major Oil companies are getting grilled on Capital Hill again to discover whether British Petroleum is an exception to the rule of lax safety corporate policies or if this is an industry wide practice.
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