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At the law office of Abraham, Watkins, Nichols, Sorrels, Agosto & Friend, we have protected the rights of personal injury victims in the Houston area since 1951, including people who have lost loved ones because of the negligent or careless acts of others. We are one of the oldest and most well respected firms in Houston, with a longstanding reputation for working efficiently and diligently to help people get full and fair compensation for personal injuries. Our clients come from all walks of life, from nationally known artists and athletes to regular working folks. We combine extensive skill, knowledge, experience and resources to help you get the outcome you need to move forward with your life.

At Abraham, Watkins, Nichols, Sorrels, Agosto & Friend, we understand the emotional devastation that comes with the unnecessary death of a loved one. We know that no amount of compensation can bring a full remedy. Nonetheless, we recognize that your losses are widespread and you need to hold responsible parties accountable, and you need to recover compensation for what your loved one would have provided you.

To schedule a private consultation, contact our office online or call us at 713-222-7211 (toll free at 800-870-9584).

Our Wrongful Death Blog

We created this blog to provide valuable information to people throughout the Houston Metro area who have questions or concerns about wrongful death claims. We will keep this blog updated, posting articles on a wide range of topics, including:

We welcome your participation in the discussions on this blog. Please feel free to post any questions or comments on any of the issues addressed here.

Contact Our Office

We provide a confidential consultation to anyone with a potential accidental or wrongful death claim. To set up an appointment, contact us by e-mail or call us at 713-222-7211 (toll free at 800-870-9584).

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Awards & Recognition

  • 2016-2017 Equal Access to Justice Champion

    The Equal Access to Justice Champions Program was started by the Houston Bar Association in 2006, to help ensure placement of Houston Volunteer Lawyers cases with pro bono volunteers. Originally, firms were tiered according to size, and firms within each tier committed to accept a certain number of pro bono cases from HVL each year for five years.

  • The National Trial Lawyers | Top 100 Trial Lawyers

    The National Trial Lawyers: Top 100 is an invitation-only organization composed of the premier trial lawyers from each state or region who meet stringent qualifications as civil plaintiff and/or criminal defense trial lawyers. Selection is based on a thorough multi-phase objective and uniformly applied process which includes peer nominations combined with third-party research.

  • Million Dollar Advocates Forum

    Established in 1993, the Million Dollar Advocates Forum (which includes the Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum) is one of the most prestigious groups of trial lawyers in the United States. Membership is limited to attorneys who have won million and multi-million dollar verdicts and settlements. There are over 4000 members throughout the country. Fewer than 1% of U.S. lawyers are members.

  • Recognized by Best Lawyers America | Abraham, Watkins, Nichols, Sorrels, Agosto & Aziz | 2017

    Recognition by Best Lawyers is based entirely on peer review. Their methodology is designed to capture, as accurately as possible, the consensus opinion of leading lawyers about the professional abilities of their colleagues within the same geographical area and legal practice area.

  • Lead Counsel Rated

    In order to earn the Lead Counsel Rating, an attorney must not only demonstrate significant legal experience, but must also receive multiple peer recommendations advocating his or her ability. This is a key component in the screening process.

  • Texas Super Lawyers | Texas Monthly

    Each year, Super Lawyers recognizes the top lawyers in Texas via a patented multiphase selection process involving peer nomination, independent research and peer evaluation. The Texas lawyers who receive the highest point totals during this selection process are further recognized in Texas Super Lawyers Top Lists.

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  • $50+ Million Personal Injury Fire and Explosion

    The firm successfully represented nearly 100 victims who suffered personal injuries and damages to property from a large fire and explosion resulting in a settlement of more than $50 million. The firm served as lead lawyers on the steering committee in this litigation.

  • $80 Million Personal Injury Large Plant Explosion

    The firm successfully represented 270 plaintiffs', taking a lead role in the plaintiffs' steering committee, who suffered injuries in a large plant explosion resulting in a settlement of nearly $80 million.

  • $50+ Million Personal Injury Plant Fire and Explosion

    The firm successfully represented 45 personal injury victims in a plant fire and explosion, serving on the plaintiffs' steering committee, concluding with a settlement of more than $50 million.

  • $22+ Million Personal Injury Work Site Accident

    The firm prevailed in a personal injury trial for a worksite injury client with the jury returning a verdict and resulting in a judgment of over $22 million for the firm's client.

  • $12 Million Auto Accident 18-Wheeler Collision

    The firm successfully achieved a $12 million settlement for the family of a man who died in an 18 wheeler collision.

  • $30 Million Personal Injury Burn Victims

    The firm prevailed on behalf of three burn victims with settlements totaling nearly $30 million.

Our Record Of Success.

When you are hurt and you choose a law firm to represent you in court or at the negotiation table, you need to carefully consider the firm's record.

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