Houston County, Texas
Earl Drott is board certified in personal injury trial law and for more than 30 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 Houston 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 30 years of experience as a Houston County injury lawyer Earl Drott has developed considerable expertise in a broad range of personal injury case types. Injury victims in need of a Houston County accident lawyer should contact us today.
Houston County is located on the western edge of the central portion of East Texas. The county seat is Crockett. The county takes in a portion of the Davy Crockett National Forest. It is bordered on the west by Leon County, on the southwest by Madison County, on the south by Walker County, on the southeast by Trinity County, on the east by Angelina County, on the northeast by Cherokee County, and on the north by Anderson County. The important highways in the county include U.S. Highway 287 and Texas State Highways 7, 19, and 21. Houston County was named for former President of the Republic of Texas and Governor of Texas Sam Houston. The county is approximately 150 miles north of the city of Houston and Harris County. The Eastham Unit of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice is located in the county and the Crockett State School is located in the city of Crockett. Houston County is the first county created under the Republic of Texas in 1837. According to the 2000 census Houston County had 23,185 people with a population density of 19 per square mile which is one of the lowest population densities among the Deep East Texas counties. Only Newton County has a lower population density. The 8,259 households in Houston County had a median household income of $28,119.
To get to Tyler from Houston County head north on U.S. Highway 287/State Highway 19 toward Palestine passing through Grapeland and Elkhart. At Loop 256 in Palestine go right and pass through the intersection with U.S. Highway 84. Turn right at the intersection with U.S. Highway 79 and travel in a northeasterly direction through Neches and Ironton to Jacksonville. In Jacksonville head north on U.S. Highway 69 through Mount Selman and Bullard to the intersection with Loop 323 in Tyler. Turn east on Loop 323 and turn left on State Highway 110 South. At the intersection with Golden Road Earl Drott Law, is located in the Bank of America building.