Jefferson, Texas Injury
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 Jefferson accident 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 Jefferson injury lawyer Earl Drott has developed considerable expertise in a broad range of personal injury case types. Injury victims in need of a Jefferson accident lawyer should contact us today.
Jefferson, Texas, is the county seat of Marion County and sits at the intersection of U.S. 59 and Highway 49 on Caddo Lake. The 2000 census population was 2,024. Jefferson is known for its quaint bed and breakfast hotels and its antique shopping in the historic district which is listed in the National Register of Historic Places. Points of historic interest include the Excelsior House, Jay Gould’s Railroad Car, and the Jefferson Carnegie Library. Jefferson reached a peak population just after the Civil War with a population in excess of 30,000 residents. A log jam in the Red River raised the water level in Caddo Lake and Big Cypress Bayou in Jefferson to the point that Jefferson was a commercial riverboat port with access to St. Louis and New Orleans. However, with the discovery of nitroglycerin the Army Corp of Engineers blasted the 100-mile long log jam and lowered the water level in Caddo Lake and Big Cypress Bayou to the point that the river boats could not reach Jefferson le
ading to its decline. The 2024 residents in Jefferson included 871 households and 544 families with a median household income of $17,034 and a median family income of $26,250. The Jefferson Independent School District Fighting Bulldogs were the 1986 3A football State Champions.
To travel from Jefferson to Tyler head northeast on West Lafayette Street toward Farm-to-Market Road 134/North Polk Street and take the first right onto Farm-to-Market Road 134/North Polk Street. Continue to follow Farm-to-Market Road 134 onto Farm-to-Market Road 2208. Turn left onto U.S. Highway 59 South and turn right onto U.S. Highway 80 West/ East Grand Avenue. Continue to follow U.S. Highway 80 West and turn left onto Texas Highway 31 West. Bear right onto Texas Highway 31 West toward Tyler and turn left in Tyler on South Southeast Loop 323/Texas 323 Loop South and continue to follow Texas 323 Loop South. Turn right onto Texas Highway 110 North and turn left onto Golden Road. Turn right into the Bank of America parking lot. Earl Drott Law, is on the fourth floor of the Bank of America building.