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Attorney David E. Bernsen Named To Million Dollar Advocates Forum And Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum

The Million Dollar Advocates Forum is pleased to announce that attorney David E. Bernsen of Beaumont, TX has been certified as a life member of both Million Dollar Advocates Forum and the Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum. The Millon Dollar Advocates Forum is recognized as one of the most prestigious groups of trial lawyers in the… Read More »

Attorney David E. Bernsen Named Texas Lawyer of the Week

The Bernsen Law Firm is proud to announce that attorney David E. Bernsen was named the “Texas Lawyer of the Week” by Texas Lawyer magazine for the week of March 2, 2015. Bernsen was able to show that an Orange County jail showed “deliberate indifference,” leading to the death of prisoner Robert Montano. The jury… Read More »

Texting While Driving Is Not Illegal In All Parts Of Texas

While 11 states now have laws that prohibit talking on a cellphone while driving, 41 states — including the District of Columbia — prohibit texting and driving for all drivers. While Texas does not have a statewide ban of texting and driving, some Texas cities have enacted their own ordinances prohibiting it. Beaumont has a… Read More »

Texas Cracks Down On Parents Who Fail To Pay Child Support

In July 2013, the Texas Attorney General’s Child Support Division teamed up with law enforcement to arrest 23 parents in Tarrant County who repeatedly failed to pay court-imposed child support to their former partners. To the parents arrested, the tactic seemed like a heavy-handed method for enforcing a court order. After all, there are many… Read More »

What Is The Sarbanes-Oxley Act?

The Sarbanes-Oxley Act was introduced in 2002. Although named for its co-sponsors Senator Paul Sarbanes and Representative Michael Oxley, the Act is officially titled The Public Company Accounting Reform and Investor Protection Act. In Beaumont, Texas, the Act has become a touchstone for commercial litigation attorneys — particularly those who represent clients fighting to expose… Read More »

Eliminating Discrimination and Other Unlawful Practices in the Workplace

The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) recently accused BMW and Dollar Discount of violating Title VII of the Civil Rights Act by using a criminal background policy that disparately treated African Americans, but which served no legitimate business purposes. The case involved long-term BMW employees who were working for a BMW subcontractor who was… Read More »

Eliminating Discrimination and Other Unlawful Practices in the Workplace

ON BEHALF OF THE BERNSEN LAW FIRM November 21, 2103 – The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) recently accused BMW and Dollar Discount of violating Title VII of the Civil Rights Act by using a criminal background policy that disparately treated African Americans, but which served no legitimate business purposes. The case involved long-term… Read More »

DWI VERDICT DECLARED BIZARRE BY TRIAL JUDGE

ON BEHALF OF THE BERNSEN LAW FIRM November 20, 2013 – In a recent story published by Texas Monthly, titled “In a Bizarre Outburst, Judge Tells Jury They’ve Rendered the Most Bizarre Verdict He’s Ever Seen,” the importance of jury trials is highlighted. The case involved a defendant who was charged with driving while intoxicated… Read More »

GOOD COP, BAD COP

ON BEHALF OF THE BERNSEN LAW FIRM November 18, 2013 – What do you say we try the old “Good Cop, Bad Cop” routine? We have all seen this psychological police tactic dramatized on the movie screen in nearly every police movie filmed. The “Good Cop, Bad Cop” routine is an act but one must… Read More »

ALARMING NUMBER OF FATAL CAR WRECKS IN BEAUMONT, TEXAS

ON BEHALF OF THE BERNSEN LAW FIRM November 15, 2013 – Based on the size of our city, Beaumont ranks near the top of U.S cities with a population over 100,000 in an unpopular category – motor vehicle death rates. According to the Center for Disease Control, Morbidity and Mortality Report, as of 2012, Beaumont,… Read More »