personal injury



For more than 35 years, we have made it our mission to help injured individuals all across the country. We have stopped at nothing to secure compensation for their suffering clients. Over the years, more than 100,000 clients have trusted our reputation as an honest and experienced team. Consequently, this trust has earned us top-tier recognition from numerous accredited legal organizations.

Several of our attorneys have made the National Trial Lawyer Association’s “Top 40 under 40” and “Top 100” lists. They have also been featured in the prestigious Super Lawyers “Rising Stars” list! According to the U.S. News and World Report ranking, we are the “Best Lawyers ®” both in area of practice and region

car accidents

A car accident can turn your life upside down instantly; leaving you to face a seemingly impossible legal battle. Therefore, the legal steps you take after an accident can significantly impact your financial recovery. Thus, you should know that Williams Hart’s lawyers have successfully fought on behalf of our clients, and we would do the same for you. In short the steps, you take after a severe auto accident can significantly impact the amount of compensation you recover. So it is imperative to take immediate action to protect your health, livelihood, and your family’s well-being.


Road wrecks are often the result of negligence. Whether at the hands of a truck driver, trucking company, or parts manufacturer. It would help if you did not have to shoulder the financial burden that a major vehicle collision can cause. Moreover, the responsible party should be held accountable for their actions. If you were seriously injured, or if you had a loved one killed in a car or 18-wheeler accident, you need an attorney on your side who is not afraid to fight for you. 


Losing someone you love due to the negligence or misconduct of another person is an unthinkable tragedy. We understand that the last thing on your mind is talking to a lawyer or pursuing legal action. However, the wrongful death attorneys at Williams Hart understand your pain and are here to help you pursue justice and get the answers you deserve.


While the oil and natural gas industry is the backbone of our country, it’s also a hazardous job to work. The legal team at Williams Hart believes that oil and natural gas workers risk their lives daily. As such, they deserve maximum compensation. We have handled numerous catastrophic injury and fatality cases for oilfield workers and their families. We have the experience and the resources you need in your corner.


We get it; working on an offshore oil rig is a dangerous job. In fact, it is one of the most dangerous jobs in the nation. Thus, the last thing you should worry about when you get hurt is if your employer will take care of you. In the event of an offshore oil rig explosion, or ship accident, you deserve the proper compensation to help you recover and move on with your life. Choose a lawyer that understands the very complex and specific rules of maritime law. We will fight for you and your family to seek the justice you deserve.


If you or your loved one recently suffered a serious injury in the workplace. In that case, you are likely struggling with competing concerns. You probably are concerned about how soon you will be able to return to work. And how much you are going to have to pay for medical bills. Williams Hart has been handling work injury cases in Houston and across Texas for decades. We can and will fight to help you recover all the compensation you are entitled to receive.


Deep Water Horizon – On April 20th, 2010, an offshore drilling rig operated by BP off Louisiana’s coast exploded. There were multiple safety warnings and violations; however, they were all ignored by BP. As a result of this explosion, 11 employees died needlessly and another 17 injured. We represented over 1000 businesses seeking compensation from BP and recovered over $200 million.

BP Texas City Explosion – The BP refinery explosion in Texas City killed 15 and injured hundreds of others. Williams Hart law firm was there for the victims. We represented 150 injured workers who won just compensation for their injuries. We have now handled hundreds of explosion claims against major corporations such as Phillips Petroleum Co and ARCO.

The State of Texas (Tobacco) – We were one of five law firms that recovered over $17 billion for the State of Texas from major tobacco companies. The claim recovered was used to cover costs incurred in providing medical care and other benefits to its citizens, including expenses related to the Medicaid program. This important case was the largest settlement in the United States’ legal history.

Houston, TX – Five-Car Crash Turns Fatal on FM 1960 near Bush Airport

Houston, TX (April 20, 2021) - A car accident between multiple vehicles took at least one person’s life on Friday, April 16 in Houston. The wreck occurred at around 8:15 a.m., according to officials.  Information from reports states that the incident occured on...

Houston, TX – Car Split in Half Following Crash, Critically Injures Two on S Main St near Houston Fire Station

Houston, TX (4/20/2021) – A two-car crash occurred on a roadway in Houston on Saturday, April 17. The accident happened at around 12:30 a.m. and resulted in a vehicle being split in half.  According to reports, the wreck happened on South Main Street outside...

Harris County, TX – Traffic Accident with Street Sweeper on I-45 Takes One Life

Harris County, TX (April 20, 2021) - An SUV and a Street Sweeper were involved in a fatal collision in Harris County on Monday, April 19. The incident was reported at around 2:22 p.m.  According to information provided by officials, the wreck happened in the 2000...

Houston, TX – Fatal Crash on I-10 E near Gregg St

Houston, TX (April 19, 2021) - The circumstances of a fatal collision are currently being investigated by Houston officials after at least one person lost their life. The incident was reported to have taken place on I-10 near Gregg Street in the early morning hours of...

Houston, TX – Injury Accident on Greens Rd near Eastex Fwy

Houston, TX (April 19, 2021) - Police in Houston are currently investigating the circumstances of an accident that happened on the morning of April 19. The crash was reported to emergency crews at around 7:00 a.m.  Responders arrived at the scene, located on...

Houston, TX – Hit & Run Causes Injuries on Boone Rd & Hazen St

Houston, TX (April 19, 2021) - A hit & run crash occurred on a roadway in Houston on the morning of April 19. Just before 7:00 a.m., first responders including police and paramedics were requested at the scene to help those with injuries.  According to...

Houston, TX – Auto Collision Results in Injuries on Shepherd Dr near St Thomas High School

Houston, TX (April 18, 2021) - Injuries resulted from an auto accident in Houston on the morning of April 18. Emergency responders were called to assist at the scene shortly after the wreck took place.  Sources indicate that the collision occurred in the 100...

Houston, TX – Car Accident with Injuries at McKinney & Delano St

Houston, TX (April 18, 2021) - At approximately 10:00 a.m. on the morning of April 18, a car wreck resulted in injuries on a roadway in Houston. Emergency medical services were immediately dispatched to the scene in order to assist those involved. The incident was...

Houston, TX – Major Car Crash on N Main St near E 25th St

Houston, TX (April 18, 2021) - Just before 9:00 a.m. on the morning of April 18, an auto accident resulted in injuries and traffic delays on a roadway in Houston. Police and EMTs were dispatched to the 6500 block of North Main Street following reports of the major...

Crosby, TX – Major Crash on FM 1942 near CritterRunners Crawfish Farm & Boil House

Crosby, TX (April 17, 2021) - A serious car accident occurred on a roadway in Crosby on Monday, April 12 that resulted in the injury of two people. The incident was reported to have occurred in the evening hours.  Reports show that the crash happened in the 3100...


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John Eddie Williams, Jr.
Managing Partner

Jim Hart
Firm Partner

Cesar Tavares

Emily Vechan

Eloy Gaitan