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In the News | Lawsuit claims workers scrambled to put up required signage minutes after Houston family was killed

Moments after a 2017 nighttime crash killed a father and two young children in a work zone along Beltway 8, Houston police watched highway construction workers hustle into the area and attempt to erect a sign warning drivers about a planned closing, according to new allegations filed in a lawsuit... Read the Full Article

Saluting Two of Their Own

David E. Bernsen was selected to the 2018 Super Lawyers List and Cade Bernsen was selected to the Rising Stars List for the second year in a row.  Congratulations!!

In the News | Final Judgment of nearly $1.4M entered in Jefferson County auto collision lawsuit

Orange County resident Brandon Willson filed suit against David Vance and Clint Welch of Welch Trucking.  A final judgment of nearly $1.4 million has been entered a week following the trial...Read the Full Article

In the News | Successful Resolution of Case Resulting from the Death of a Man Crushed by Crane

Landon Russell, 20, died last month while working as a contractor at the Port of Beaumont.  Three years after a Beaumont man was crushed to death by a crane at the Port of Beaumont, his family on Monday reached a final settlement with the last of the four companies they sued... Read the Full Article

Litigator of the Week | Cade Bernsen

Beaumont Lawyer Tastes Sweet Victory in a Town Known for Ice Cream. Simply falling down and getting hurt on someone’s property doesn’t always mean the property owner is liable. As with any personal injury case in the State of Texas, you have to prove that the property owner was negligent and that the owner’s negligence caused the fall...Read the Full Article

In the News | Cade Bernsen and Myles Lenz Obtain Successful Premises Liability Verdict

Last week, Cade Bernsen and Myles Lenz successfully tried a case in Washington County, Texas where the jury awarded $368,750 in damages to their client. In this case, their client was visiting friends and went with one of the home owners to the attic space which was being converted into a usable room...Read the Full Article

Christine Stetson, Nominated for Attorney of the Year

Texas Lawyer is proud to announce the nominees for our 2016 Professional Excellence Award: Attorney of the Year...Read the Full Article

In the News | Beaumont Man's Family Files Wrongful Death Suit Against Port Contractors

The family of a 20-year old construction worker killed last month in an accident at the Port of Beaumont filed a wrongful death lawsuit on Wednesday against the contractors leasing the terminal. The suite, filed by Beaumont-based Bernsen Law Firm, claims the contractors negligently built an "inherently dangerous crane" from a modified boom truck crane...Read the Full Article

In the News | Wife Sues Contractor After Man Falls, Dies at Sabine Pass Rig

Two days after a man fell 100 feet to his death from a rig on Sabine Pass, his wife filed a lawsuit against the private firm contracted to demolish it...Read the Full Article

In the News | Orange County Settles Jail Death Case

After about an hour in closed session Tuesday, Jan. 3, Orange County Commissioners and County Judge Brint Carlton unanimously elected to pay more than $3 million to the family of a man who died while in custody of the county jail and sheriff’s office....Read the Full Article
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