Brent Coon has made a name for himself defending the rights of people and businesses impacted by petrochemical catastrophes. He has been an advocate for industrious workers who have been injured by corporate negligence. Mr. Coon’s experience and knowledge of the legal processes implemented by the petrochemical industry has made him and his firm the “go-to experts” in the media. Brent has been called in by MSNBC, CNN, FOXNews, CBS, and most other news media networks to offer his insight and expertise.
Brent Coon & Associates (BCA) has successfully brought claims against DuPont, Marathon Petroleum, Kuraray, and CVR Energy. And his landmark case against BP in the Texas City Explosion resulted in a history making settlement which culminated in improvements to safety conditions for future employees, charitable donations to the Southeast Texas community, and an unprecedented decision to keep the court documents public so that BP could be held accountable for future negligence and other petrochemical companies could learn from BP’s mistakes
BCA is a public policy firm and has worked with numerous state and federal investigative agencies, including the Department of Justice, multiple state Attorneys General, the United States Chemical and Hazards Investigation Board. BCA serves as institutional or advisory counsel to numerous agencies and organizations, including the United Steelworkers, pilot unions, railroad and other transportation unions. Their work in this arena has led to widespread improvements in the safety and working conditions of industries throughout America and abroad.
BCA was founded in 2001, in Beaumont, Texas. Today, with multiple offices around the country and hundreds of associated firms in various practice areas, BCA is one of the most recognized trial law firms in the nation and the epitome of the 21st century law practice. Brent Coon & Associates employs a full complement of aggressive litigators with experience in individual and complex multi-party, occupational/environmental, health and personal injury cases.
UPDATE: BCA Files Restraining Order Against KMCO
After the fire at the KMCO Petrochemical Plant in Crosby, Texas, Brent Coon & Associates filed a temporary restraining order to prevent KMCO from tampering with any potential evidence. BCA is representing Arturo Martinez, a worker who was injured in the fire.