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Union Sportsmen’s Alliance and Provost Umphrey Law Firm Get Youth Outdoors
Friday, April 30, 2021

Press Release Provided by Union Sportsmen Alliance Nearly 50 youth experienced the excitement of the shooting sports firsthand on Sunday, April 25 during the Union Sportsmen’s Alliance (USA) Get Youth Outdoors Day at One in One Hundred Gun Club in Lumberton, Texas. A cooperative effort between the Union Sportsmen's Alliance (USA) and national conservation partner Provost Umphrey Law Firm, the free community event followed on the heels of the USA’s Inaugural Provost Umphrey Texas State...

Two Brothers Killed after Crane Crashes Down onto Pickup Truck
Tuesday, April 27, 2021

Investigations are ongoing to find out why the boom of an American crawler crane collapsed onto a passing pickup truck killing both occupants this past Thursday near Smith Road in Beaumont. “The truck was traveling westbound on I-10 just southwest of Beaumont when the crane experienced ‘some type of malfunction’ and collapsed on the vehicle around 4:30 p.m. Thursday,” Texas Department of Public Safety Sgt. Stephanie Davis said in a statement. Construction crews in the area were working on the...

Seven Crew Members Remain Unaccounted for after Seacor Power Capsizes in The Gulf of Mexico
Monday, April 26, 2021

In a press conference last Monday, the Coast Guard announced they were suspending their search for survivors among the Seacor Power lift boat that capsized in the Gulf of Mexico on April 12. Private divers contracted by Seacor are still searching the vessel to locate the seven, still missing, crewmembers. Thirty-one-year-old Quinon Pitre is the sixth crewmember found dead. The five other crewmembers that have been found are Anthony Hartford, 53; James “Tracy” Wallingsford, 55; Capt. David...

Provost Umphrey Names New Equity Partner
Wednesday, March 10, 2021

Provost Umphrey Law Firm, LLP extends its congratulations to Matthew Matheny for being named its newest equity partner. Matheny has been with the firm for 18 years and specializes in various practice areas, including personal injury, wrongful death, and product liability. Matheny, raised in Beaumont, received his undergraduate degree in History from Rhodes College in Memphis Tennessee and graduated from the Baylor University School of Law in Waco, Texas in 2003. He is Board Certified in...

Tips on Filing Your Winter Storm Uri Claims
Monday, March 8, 2021

Winter Storm Uri was a massive coast-to-coast weather phenomenon that bore down on Texas heavily. With its damaging ice and record-breaking low temperatures, millions of Texans were left with significant damage to their homes, vehicles, and businesses. The sudden cold snap is expected to generate more insurance claims than those seen during a typical hurricane season If loss or damage is prompting you to file claims with your insurance provider, keep in mind the following tips. Think Beyond...

Provost Umphrey Names New Non-Equity Partners
Wednesday, February 3, 2021

Provost Umphrey Law Firm, LLP would like to extend its compliments to Fabiana Baum and Taylor Thompson for being promoted to non-equity partners. Attorneys start their journey as associates before being offered a non-equity partnership. Thompson graduated from Baylor University School of Law. He started working at the firm in 2016 and was admitted to the bar in 2017. Thompson specializes in personal injury and was co-lead counsel on an 18-wheeler case that resulted in a multimillion-dollar...