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Provost Umphrey Fighting for Justice for 18-Wheeler Accident Victim
Thursday, June 24, 2021

Beaumont, TX – May 16, 2021, Robert Carlton of Evadale, was a passenger of a 2018 Black Ford F150 Pickup Truck travelling westbound on Interstate 10 in Beaumont when the driver of an 18-wheeler, employed by Tri National, Inc, crossed the concrete median barrier from the eastbound lane. The 18-wheeler struck and crushed the vehicle in which Carlton was a passenger. Carlton sustained traumatic head injuries as well as injuries to his arms, neck and back. “Due to the Defendant’s negligence, our...

Provost Umphrey Represents Whistleblower in $11M Nursing Home False Billing Settlement
Thursday, May 27, 2021

SavaSeniorCare LLC and affiliates have agreed to pay $11.2 million to resolve lawsuits stating the company fraudulently billed Medicare and Medicaid for medically unnecessary rehabilitation services in violation of the False Claims Act. Sava also came under fire for providing inadequate care for their residents, resulting in preventable illnesses, falls, and medication errors. Provost Umphrey qui tam lawyer, Michael Hamilton, represented whistleblower, Rita Hayward, who initially brought the...

Provost Umphrey to Represent Victim of Overturned 18-Wheeler Crash
Saturday, May 22, 2021

Sunday, March 16th, the driver of an 18-wheeler travelling eastbound on I-10 lost control, striking the median and turning over into the westbound lane near the 11th Street exit in Beaumont. The 18-wheeler struck an SUV travelling westbound. Provost Umphrey Law Firm represents one of the victims struck by the 18-wheeler. Provost Umphrey has the breadth and depth of experience necessary to protect the value of the high-stakes personal injury or wrongful death claims arising out of a truck...

Provost Umphrey Law Firm to Sponsor a Free Night at the South Texas State Fair
Friday, May 21, 2021

Provost Umphrey Law Firm, LLP is sponsoring a night of free admission for YMBL’s South Texas State Fair on Monday, May 24. Gates open at 5:00 pm. “We are very excited that the fair is back on, and we are able to fulfill our commitment to the YMBL to sponsor a night where the entire community gets in free,” says Joe Fisher, Provost Umphrey managing partner. When Jefferson County Judge Jeff Branick announced a disaster declaration, the fair was cancelled due to health concerns surrounding...

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...