Real Trial Lawyers. Real Results.

Houston Personal Injury Attorneys Fighting for Maximum Compensation

Since 1951, the Houston, Texas, personal injury lawyers of Abraham, Watkins, Nichols, Sorrels, Agosto & Friend have been serving and protecting the rights of seriously injured people and families of loved ones killed by the negligence of others. With more than 60 years of experience, we are one of the oldest personal injury law firms in Texas.

We are a Texas law firm committed to seeking justice on behalf of our injured clients. If you or a loved one has suffered a serious injury because of another person or business's negligence, contact our firm today online or at 713-587-9668 (toll free 800-580-9121) to schedule a free consultation.

Real Lawyers. Real People.

At Abraham, Watkins, Nichols, Sorrels, Agosto & Friend, we are not only committed to helping our clients recover after an injury, we are committed to helping our community avoid serious accidents that cause permanent injury. Distracted driving kills; it needlessly and arbitrarily takes the lives of mothers, fathers, teens, children and others throughout the Houston-area.

That text message? #ItCanWait. A #TxtFreeTX? We can make it happen.

TxtFreeTXOur firm sponsors the Annual Text Free Texas Scholarship Contest in order to promote safe teen driving. During Distracted Driving Awareness Month, students from four Texas high schools tell us on Google+ or Facebook why they the commit to not text and drive. At the end of April, we extend a scholarship to one student from each of the four schools.

In 2014, the scholarship contest was open to grades 10-12 at El Campo High School, Lee High School, Waltrip High School, and Eastwood Academy High School.

Contact a Houston Personal Injury Attorney Today

When you need an experienced personal injury lawyer, count on Abraham, Watkins, Nichols, Sorrels, Agosto & Friend. Call us today at 713-587-9668 (toll free 800-580-9121) to discuss your legal concerns.

Relying upon the knowledge and experience developed over several decades, we focus our practice on catastrophic injury and wrongful death cases. Our extensive experience ensures that we have the knowledge and resources necessary to take on the most powerful defendants. Our personal injury law firm represents clients with cases involving:

  • Car accidents in Houston and surrounding areas
  • Truck accidents in Texas
  • Workplace injuries, including maritime accidents, construction accidents, explosions and oil and gas accidents
  • Catastrophic injuries and wrongful death
  • Other personal injuries, including those caused by airplane accidents, fires, defective products and food poisoning
  • Medical malpractice, including birth injuries and injuries from dangerous drugs
  • Business litigation

For more information about our firm, visit our awards and accolades page to see the honors bestowed upon our firm and our personal injury attorneys. For more information about our personal injury practice, please visit our personal injury overview page.

Legal Leadership of the Firm

The partners at Abraham, Watkins, Nichols, Sorrels, Agosto & Friend have a long and rich history of not only leading one of the oldest personal injury firms in Texas, but also of providing leadership to the community.

Serving on the board of directors, as trustees and as president and in other capacities for various national bar associations and local organizations:

  • 2014 - 2015 Chair, Fellows, Texas Bar Foundation, Partner Randall O. Sorrels
  • 2014 - 2015 Chair, Hispanic National Bar Association, Task Force on Unaccompanied Minors Humanitarian Crisis, Partner Benny Agosto Jr.
  • 2014 - 2015 Member, Program Committee, National Conference of Bar Presidents, Partner Benny Agosto Jr.
  • 2014 - 2015 Chair, Hispanic Issues Section, State Bar of Texas, Partner Benny Agosto Jr.
  • 2014 - 2015 Co-Chair, Law and the Media Committee, Houston Bar Association, Partner Benny Agosto Jr.
  • 2013 - 2015 Board of Directors, South Texas College of Law, Partner Randall O. Sorrels
  • 2013 - 2014 Second Vice-President, Houston Bar Association, Partner Benny Agosto Jr.
  • 2013 - 2014 Member, Commission on Racial and Ethnic Diversity American Bar Association, Partner Benny Agosto Jr.
  • 2012 - 2014 Treasurer, Executive Committee, Texas Trial Lawyers Association, Partner Randall O. Sorrels
  • 2012 - 2014 Secretary, Executive Committee, Texas Trial Lawyers Association, Partner Randall O. Sorrels
  • 2012 - 2013 Secretary, Texas Bar Foundation Fellows Officers, Partner Randall O. Sorrels
  • 2012 - 2013 President, Dispute Resolution Center, Houston Bar Association, Partner Benny Agosto Jr.
  • 2011 - 2012 President, Hispanic National Bar Association, Partner Benny Agosto Jr.
  • 2012 - 2013, 2014 - 2015 First Vice-President, Houston Bar Association, Partner Benny Agosto Jr.
  • 2011 - 2013 Board of Directors, Houston Young Lawyers Association, Partner Muhammad S. Aziz
  • 2012 - 2013 Advance Evidence and Discovery Law Course Planning Committe, State Bar of Texas, Attorney Jay Jackson
  • 2012 - 2015 Board of Directors, South Texas College of Law Alumni Association, Attorney Brant J. Stogner
  • 2012 - 2013 Co-Chair of Golf Committee, Houston Bar Association, Attorney Sammy Ford IV
  • 2011 - 2013 Member, Houston Lawyer Editorial Board, Houston Bar Association, Attorney Sammy Ford IV
  • 2011 - 2013 Member, Law Week Committee, Houston Bar Association, Attorney Sammy Ford IV
  • 2011 - 2013 Member of Computer & Technology Section Council, State Bar of Texas, Attorney Sammy Ford IV
  • 2010 - 2015 Court Rules Committee, State Bar of Texas, Attorney Jay Jackson
  • 2010 - 2015 Board of Directors, South Texas College of Law Young Alumni Council, Attorney Brant J. Stogner
  • 2009 - 2015 Chair, Membership Committee, Houston Trial Lawyers Association, Attorney Brant J. Stogner
  • 2006 - 2015 Adjunct Advocacy Professor/Varsity Couch, South Texas College of Law, Attorney Brant J. Stogner

In addition to being recognized for their leadership in the community, the firm's partners have also been recognized locally and nationally for their outstanding advocacy over the years:

As Texas Super Lawyers and Rising Stars*

  • 2003 - 2014 Texas Super Lawyers, Partners Randall O. Sorrels and Nick C. Nichols
  • 2007 - 2014 Top 100 Texas Super Lawyers list, Partner Randall O. Sorrels
  • 2006 - 2014 Top 100 Houston Super Lawyers List, Partner Randall O. Sorrels
  • 2004, 2006 - 2014 Texas Super Lawyers, Partner Benny Agosto Jr.
  • 2008 - 2013 Texas Rising Stars, Partner Muhammad S. Aziz
  • 2013-2014 Texas Super Lawyers, Attorneys Muhammad S. Aziz, and Brant J. Stogner
  • 2012 - 2014 Texas Super Lawyers, Attorney Jay Jackson
  • 2011 - 2013 Texas Rising Stars, Attorney Brant J. Stogner
  • 2013 - 2014 Texas Rising Stars, Attorney Sammy Ford IV
  • 2003, 2005, 2007 - 2009 Top 100  Houston Super Lawyers list, Partner Nick C. Nichols

In Top 40 Under 40, The National Trial Lawyers Association

  • 2012 - 2014 Partner Muhammad S. Aziz
  • 2013 - 2014 Attorney Sammy Ford IV
  • 2014 Attorney Brant J. Stogner

In Top 100 Trial Lawyers, The National Trial Lawyers Association

  • 2013 Attorneys Muhammad S. Aziz, and Sammy Ford IV

As Texas Top Lawyers for the People**

  • 2012 - 2013 H Texas Top Lawyers for the People, Partner Benny Agosto Jr.
  • 2008-2011 Recognized by H Texas as one of Houston's Top Lawyers in Personal Injury, Partner Randall O. Sorrels
  • 2006 - 2010 H Texas Top Lawyers for the People, Partner Randall O. Sorrels
  • 2008, 2010 H Texas Top Lawyers for the People, Partner Nick C. Nichols
  • 2008, H Texas Top Lawyers for the People, Partner Benny Agosto Jr.

As Texas' Best Lawyers***

  • 2012 - 2013 Texas Best Lawyers, Partner Benny Agosto Jr.
  • 2007 - 2010 Texas Best Lawyers, American Lawyer Media, Partner Nick Nichols
  • 2009 Texas Best Lawyers, Partner Randall O. Sorrels

As the Best Lawyers in America

  • 2013  Best Lawyers in America, "Lawyer of the Year," Houston Medical Malpractice Law- Plaintiffs, Partner Randall O. Sorrels
  • 2011 - 2015 Best Lawyers in America, Partner Randall O. Sorrels
  • 2012 - 2015 Best Lawyers in America, Partner Benny Agosto Jr.
  • 1989 - 2015 Best Lawyers in America, Partner Nick Nichols

* Texas Super Lawyers and Rising Star honors as presented by Super Lawyers, a Thomson Reuters service printed in Texas Monthly
** H Texas Top Lawyers for the People honor as presented by H Texas magazine
*** Texas' Best Lawyers honor as presented by the Houston Chronicle Best Lawyers - The World's Premier Guide, an incisive media publication