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The Ed Show: Another Day, Another Damaging Oil Spill

June 27, 2014

Ed Show Our Oceans are Sick

The Ed Show: Our Oceans Are Sick

June 27, 2014

3 BP Employees Plead Not Guilty on Gulf Oil Spill Charges

3 BP Employees Plead Not Guilty on Gulf Oil Spill Charges

Nov 28, 2012

Brent Coon on Business Day. US Government Goes After BP For Gulf Coast Oil Spill

Brent Coon on Business Day. US Government Goes After BP For Gulf Coast Oil Spill

Feb 27, 2012

Brent Coon appears on the Business News Network to discuss the one year anniversery of the BP Oil Spill and his 5,000 clients the GCCF claims process.

Brent Coon appears on the Business News Network to discuss the one year anniversary of the BP Oil Spill and his 5,000 clients in the GCCF claims process.

April 20, 2011

Frontline: The Spill

Frontline: The Spill. A joint investigation by FRONTLINE and ProPublica into the trail of problems -- deadly accidents, disastrous spills, countless safety violations -- which long troubled the oil giant, BP. Could the disaster in the Gulf of Mexico have been prevented?

Oct 26, 2010

BP "Whitewashed" Report, with Brent Coon on CNN

Sept 8, 2010

Brent Coon joins Fox News Bulls and Bears to talk about the Oil Spill Claims Fund

August 25, 2010

BP to pay $50 million in Texas City case

BP to pay $50 million in Texas City case

August 12th, 2010

Brent Coon appears on BYN KAZH 57.3

July 27th, 2010

"The high flying lawyer swooping down on BP" with Brent Coon on BBC

"The high flying lawyer swooping down on BP" with Brent Coon on BBC

July 27th, 2010

Brent Coon on Fox Business News Bulls and Bears discussing the $20 Billion dollar BP fund

Brent Coon on Fox Business News Bulls and Bears discussing the $20 Billion dollar BP fund

July 13th, 2010

Brent Coon At Oil Litigation Conference Speaking On BP Texas City Case: Part 1

Brent Coon At Oil Litigation Conference Speaking On BP Texas City Case: Part 1

June 24th, 2010

Brent Coon At Oil Litigation Conference Speaking On BP Texas City Case: Part 1

Brent Coon At Oil Litigation Conference Speaking On BP Texas City Case: Part 2

June 24th, 2010

The Ed Show segment titled "Broken Promises" featuring Brent Coon

The Ed Show segment titled "Broken Promises" featuring Brent Coon

July 8th, 2010

Campbell Brown's featured story with Brent Coon on BP's internal PR Documents after the Texas City Explosion

Campbell Brown's featured story with Brent Coon on BP's internal PR Documents after the Texas City Explosion

June 17, 2010

Anderson Cooper 360 segment titled "Culpurits of the Catastrophe" featuring Brent Coon

Anderson Cooper 360 segment titled "Culprits of the Catastrophe" featuring Brent Coon

June 15, 2010

Brent Coon appears on "The Ed Show" discussing the oil spill claims process

Brent Coon appears on "The Ed Show" discussing the oil spill claims process

June 17, 2010

CNN's story with Brent Coon on BP's internal PR Documents after the Texas City Explosion

June 17, 2010

Brent Coon joins CTV in Canada in the segment "BP Under Fire"

Brent Coon joins CTV in Canada in the segment "BP Under Fire"

June 16, 2010

Brent Coon's Apperance on Anderson Cooper 360's segment titled "Lord" of BP's safety sacrifices?

Brent Coon's Appearance on Anderson Cooper 360's segment titled "Lord" of BP's safety sacrifices?

June 14, 2010

Business News Network speaks to Brent Coon regarding BP's Escrow Fund

Business News Network speaks to Brent Coon regarding BP's Escrow Fund

June 14, 2010

Brent Coon talks BP on CNBC's Squawk Box

Brent Coon talks BP on CNBC's Squawk Box

June 14, 2010

Stephen and Sara Stone appear on CNN's Campbell Brown

Stephen and Sara Stone appear on CNN's Campbell Brown

June 11, 2010

Brent Coon talks about how BP is handling damage claims on the Ed Show's segement

Brent Coon talks about how BP is handling damage claims on the Ed Show's segment
titled "Claiming Ignorance"

June 9, 2010

Brent Coon appears on MSNBC's Ed Show

June 2, 2010

Brent Coon talks with Bloomberg's Adam Johnson and Betty Liu about the possible legal ramifications for BP

Brent Coon talks with Bloomberg's Adam Johnson and Betty Liu about the possible legal ramifications for BP

June 2, 2010

Brent Coon and Tom Curran join CNBC's Power Lunch to discuss US vs BP, Will They Be Indicted?

Brent Coon and Tom Curran join CNBC's Power Lunch to discuss US vs BP, Will They Be Indicted?

June 2, 2010

ABC Houston's segment on BP's Past Problems featuring Brent Coon

ABC Houston's segment on BP's Past Problems featuring Brent Coon

June 1 , 2010

KHOU Houston Features Brent Coon.

KHOU Houston Features Brent Coon.
Attorney for 2005 Texas City blast: BP execs need to go to jail

June1, 2010

Stephen Stone's statement to the House Judiciary Committee

Stephen Stone's statement to the House Judiciary Committee

May 27, 2010

CNN's " Rig survivors urge Congress to hold companies accountable" including Stephen Stone's statement

CNN's " Rig survivors urge Congress to hold companies accountable" including Stephen Stone's statement

May 27, 2010

Brent Coon on CNN discussing BP and the 3 Little Pigs Document

Brent Coon on CNN discussing BP and the 3 Little Pigs Document

May 26, 2010

Brent Coon joins Reuters to talk about BP´s possible criminal liability

Brent Coon joins Reuters to talk about BP´s possible criminal liability

May 27, 2010

KPRC-TV Houston "Production Above Safety" with Brent Coon

KPRC-TV Houston "Production Above Safety" with Brent Coon

May 26, 2010

Brent Coon's appearance on "The Ed Schultz Show" on MSNBC

Brent Coon appears on the "The Ed Show" on MSNBC

May 21, 2010

Brent Coon's appearance on "The Ed Schultz Show" on MSNBC

Brent Coon's appearance on "The Ed Schultz Show" on MSNBC

May 14, 2010

Brent Coon discusses the BP Oil Spill with Poppy Harlow on CNN

Brent Coon discusses the BP Oil Spill with Poppy Harlow on CNN

May 4, 2010

 

Brent Coon joins "The Ed Schultz Show" to talk about the corporate culture of BP

Brent Coon joins "The Ed Schultz Show" to talk about the corporate culture of BP

May 10, 2010

 

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Brent Coon on CNBC discussing the BP Oil spill lawsuits with Maria Bartiromo

May 3, 2010

 



BCA releases comments on state of affairs in BP Oil Spill case and changes to the class settlement (Policy 495)

July 30, 2014, 12:51 pm

The much troubled BP oil spill class settlement has suffered another major blow with a change in how a loss is calculated for paying a claimant. This new revision to the agreement, called Policy 495, once again materially alters a settlement agreement that was already plagued with a myriad of implementation problems, problems so great collectively that it should never have been approved in the first place.


Bailing Out of Deepwater MDL

January 21, 2014, 2:24 pm

Originally posted by Miriam Rozen - Texas Lawyer - January 20, 2014


With the Deepwater Horizon oil spill approaching its four-year anniversary in April, the multidistrict litigation stemming from the disaster appears to have no end in sight. [See timeline chart.] After a series of disappointing rulings, Texas plaintiffs lawyer Brent Coon is organizing a meeting with fellow plaintiffs counsel in an effort to extract some of their cases from what he said is a slow-moving MDL. Coon, founder of Brent Coon & Associates, said he would like to move about three-fourths of his clients' 10,000 cases "back to their home courts."


What Concerns BP About Gulf Oil Spill Settlement

November 6, 2013, 10:42 am

Originally posted by Michael Kunzelman - Associated Press - November 4, 2013

NEW ORLEANS  -- A year ago, lawyers for BP and Gulf Coast residents and businesses took turns urging a federal judge to approve their settlement for compensating victims of the company's massive 2010 oil spill.

On Monday, however, the one-time allies will be at odds when an appeals court hears objections to the multibillion-dollar deal. That's because several months after U.S. District Judge Carl Barbier approved the settlement, BP started complaining that the judge and court-appointed claims administrator were misinterpreting it. The London-based oil giant is worried it could be forced to pay billions of dollars more for bogus or inflated claims by businesses.


BP Spill Settlement Objectors Seek to Overturn Approval

November 5, 2013, 8:48 am

Originally posted by Margaret Cronin Fisk and Allen Johnson Jr - Bloomberg - November 4, 2013

Opponents of BP Plc (BP/)’s $9.2 billion partial settlement of private-party claims from the 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill asked a U.S. appeals court to reverse a judge’s approval of the agreement.

The deal can’t be approved because it inconsistently compensates victims with the same types of economic injuries, opponents of the settlement told the U.S. Court of Appeals in New Orleans today. The settlement should be more fairly distributed, attorney Brent Coon told the panel.

“It’s not just the amount of money that’s paid, it’s money that should have been paid,” he said. Coon and lawyers for other objectors are seeking a reversal of U.S. District Judge Carl Barbier’s December approval of the accord.


Court hears arguments on BP oil spill settlement

November 4, 2013, 2:51 pm

Originally posted by Michael Kunzelman - Associated Press - November 4, 2013

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A federal appeals court heard dueling arguments Monday on whether a judge should have approved BP’s multibillion-dollar settlement for compensating victims of its 2010 oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico.

Theodore Olson, a lawyer for BP, said the class-action deal it reached last year with a team of private plaintiffs’ attorneys “became something else” after U.S. District Judge Carl Barbier upheld a court-appointed claims administrator’s interpretation of terms governing payouts to businesses.


Gulf oil spill settlement back in court as BP contests interpretation of business claims

November 4, 2013, 2:48 pm

Originally posted by Michael Kunzelman - Washington Post - November 4, 2013

NEW ORLEANS — A year ago, lawyers for BP and Gulf Coast residents and businesses took turns urging a federal judge to approve their settlement for compensating victims of the company’s massive 2010 oil spill.

On Monday, however, the one-time allies will be at odds when an appeals court hears objections to the multibillion-dollar deal. That’s because several months after U.S. District Judge Carl Barbier approved the settlement, BP started complaining that the judge and court-appointed claims administrator were misinterpreting it. The London-based oil giant is worried that it could be forced to pay billions of dollars more for bogus or inflated claims by businesses.


Transocean to pay $1.4B fine for Gulf oil spill

January 4, 2013, 9:57 am

Transocean, the drilling company that owned the oil rig implicated in the catastrophic Deepwater Horizon oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico, will plead guilty to violating the Clean Water Act and pay a $1.4 billion fine, the Justice Department said Thursday.


FIRST SETTLEMENTS ANNOUNCED FROM BP OIL SPILL CLASS ACTION

July 17, 2012, 11:44 pm

Brent Coon and Associates (BCA) is pleased to announce the resolution of its first cases with the BP Oil Spill Settlement program.


Statement From Brent Coon on BP Settlement With OSHA Regarding Fines For Safety Violation Stemming From 2005 Texas City Explosion

July 12, 2012, 4:45 pm

We are pleased to see that OSHA is still closely monitoring the work to improve the conditions of the BP Texas City facility, with focus on the condition of the relief valve systems, which are critical to safe operations in refineries.

The failure to properly monitor such relief systems in the past have contributed to a number of incidents in that facility, most notably the explosion in March of 2005 which killed 15 people. This is yet another step in a long delayed process to return the BP Texas City facility to safe operating conditions. BP failed to honor the settlement agreement entered into with OSHA in 2007 and failed to honor the terms of their DOJ plea agreement as well. While the additional fines for those failures help add pressure to the management of BP to speed up their safety improvements and maintenance practices, the failure to prosecute management personnel individually has allowed the company to act with less haste than it would have otherwise.


BP to sell Texas City refinery

February 2, 2011, 9:54 am

Beaumont Enterprise

BP announced Tuesday it plans to sell its Texas City and Carson, Calif. refineries, cutting its U.S. refining capacity in half.

Beaumont attorney Brent Coon, who represented plaintiffs in a lawsuit against BP after the company's 2005 Texas City refinery explosion, said it's not clear how the facility's ongoing probation status under a federal criminal settlement will impact the sale.



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