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Firm News

December 27, 2021 ǀ Beef Antitrust Litigation – Firm explores filing antitrust litigation against the four largest meatpacking companies in the world—JBS/Swift, Tyson, Cargill, National Beef Packing Co./Marfrig Global Foods, and their affiliates—for artificially raising and fixing the prices of fresh and frozen beef and beef products sold directly to grocery wholesalers and retailers, meat distributors, foodservice companies, and restaurants, from 2015 through 2020.

December 8, 2021 ǀ Pork Antitrust Litigation – Firm files Complaint on behalf of Unipro Foodservice, Inc. against the seven major pork producers, their affiliates, and Agri Stats, Inc. for artificially raising and fixing the prices of fresh/frozen pork and pork products, including ham, sausage, and bacon, sold in the United States, from 2009 through at least 2020.

December 7, 2021 | COVID-19 Wrongful Death Claims – Firm files benefits petitions with the federal government’s Countermeasures Injury Compensation Program (CICP) on behalf of 7 clients.

November 24, 2021 ǀ TPC Group, Inc. Explosion Litigation – Firm files multiple Petitions on behalf of over 800 Jefferson County homeowners and business owners against multiple defendants for property damages, personal injury damages, lost profits, loss of use damages, and punitive damages resulting from the November 27, 2019 explosions at the TPC Port Neches, Texas chemical plant.

October 15, 2021 ǀ Firm Lawyers Designated 2021 Texas Super Lawyers – Richard L. Coffman designated a 2021 Texas Super Lawyer in Class Actions/Mass Torts and Sonya B. Coffman designated a 2021 Texas Super Lawyer in Family Law. No more than five percent of Texas lawyers are selected by Super Lawyers. Texas Super Lawyers are exceptional lawyers who have attained a high degree of peer recognition and professional achievement. The list of Texas Super Lawyers is published nationwide in Super Lawyers Magazine and in the October 2021 issue of Texas Monthly magazine.

September 3, 2021 | COVID-19 Wrongful Death Claims – Firm files benefits petitions with the federal government’s Countermeasures Injury Compensation Program (CICP) on behalf of 26 clients.

June 4, 2021 ǀ Pork Antitrust Litigation – Firm files Complaint on behalf of sixteen direct purchaser grocery wholesalers and retailers, meat distributors, and foodservice companies against the seven major pork producers, their affiliates, and Agri Stats, Inc. for artificially raising and fixing the prices of fresh/frozen pork and pork products, including ham, sausage, and bacon, sold in the United States, from 2009 through at least 2020.

May 18, 2021 ǀ Chickens Antitrust Litigation – Firm files seventh Complaint on behalf of direct purchasers against the major chicken producers, their affiliates, and Agri Stats, Inc. for artificially raising and fixing the prices of fresh/frozen whole chickens and parts and value-added chicken products sold in the United States, from 2008-2016.

April 1, 2021 ǀ New Office – After over twenty-five years in Beaumont, Texas, Firm relocates to the Upper Kirby District in Houston, Texas.

October 23, 2020 ǀ Chickens Antitrust Litigation – Firm’s clients join with other direct action purchasers to file Consolidated Complaint against the major chicken producers, their affiliates, and Agri Stats, Inc. for artificially raising and fixing the prices of fresh/frozen whole chickens and parts and value-added chicken products sold in the United States, from 2008-2016.

October 15, 2020 ǀ Firm Lawyers Designated 2020 Texas Super Lawyers – Richard L. Coffman designated a 2020 Texas Super Lawyer in Class Actions/Mass Torts and Sonya B. Coffman designated a 2020 Texas Super Lawyer in Family Law. No more than five percent of Texas lawyers are selected by Super Lawyers. Texas Super Lawyers are exceptional lawyers who have attained a high degree of peer recognition and professional achievement. The list of Texas Super Lawyers is published nationwide in Super Lawyers Magazine and in the October 2020 issue of Texas Monthly magazine.

October 21, 2020 ǀ Chickens Antitrust Litigation – Firm files sixth Complaint on behalf of a direct purchaser retail grocery chain and a direct purchaser grocery wholesaler against the major chicken producers, their affiliates, and Agri Stats, Inc. for artificially raising and fixing the prices of fresh/frozen whole chickens and parts and value-added chicken products sold in the United States, from 2008-2016.

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