Freestone County, Texas
Earl Drott is board certified in personal injury trial law and for more than 34 years has handled personal injury and wrongful death claims in Tyler and the surrounding East Texas area. With a philosophy of helping all injured people the firm may find itself working on a car wreck claim involving soft tissue injuries one day and a wrongful death case the next day. As a Freestone County injury attorney Earl Drott has successfully tried a substantial number of personal injury cases to verdict. The vast majority of the firm’s injury cases are referred to the firm by past personal injury clients or area lawyers who choose to trust their personal injury clients to the firm.
While many of the firm’s clients have been involved in 18-wheeler, motorcycle, or auto accidents, with over 34 years of experience as a Freestone County injury lawyer Earl Drott has developed considerable expertise in a broad range of personal injury case types. Injury victims in need of a Freestone County accident lawyer should contact us today.
Freestone County is located on the western edge of East Texas in a transitional area where the Piney Woods of East Texas fade into the Post Oak Region and the prairies of Central Texas. Freestone County is bordered on the east by the Trinity River and Anderson County. Leon County sits to the south, Limestone to the west, and Navarro and Henderson counties to the north. It is home to Fairfield Lake State Park. Richland-Chambers Reservoir extends into the far northern corner of the county as does the Richland Creek Wildlife Management Area. Interstate 45 passes through the middle of Freestone County from north to south providing easy access to the Dallas/Fort Worth Metroplex area which is approximately 80 miles from the center of the county. Fairfield is the county seat of Freestone County. The Freestone County economy was originally agriculturally based with a focus on cotton production. The county is rich in oil and gas deposits and oil exploration and production has contributed substantially to the development of the county. According the census of 2000 the 17,867 people in the county have a per capita income of $16,338.
The best route from Freestone County to Tyler is to head east on Highway 84 passing through Turleton, Red Lake and Butler. Near the county line Highway 84 joins with Highway 79 and proceeds in a northeasterly direction through Tucker and on to Palestine. Stay on Highway 79 through Palestine and continue on toward Jacksonville passing through Neches and Ironton. In Jacksonville turn north onto U.S. Highway 69 and proceed toward Tyler passing through Mount Selman and Bullard. At the intersection with FM 346 turn right and turn left at the intersection of FM 756/South Paluxy Avenue. Go north through the intersection of Loop 323 in Tyler and turn right onto Golden Road. Earl Drott Law, is located in the Bank of America building on the left.