Bill Abbott

Born: Dallas, Texas;

Admitted To: Texas State Bar 1998; Texas; 2002, U.S. District Court, Eastern and Southern Districts of Texas;

Education: University of Texas (B.A., 1995); Texas Tech University (J.D. 1998).

Introduction: Bill Abbott leads his team of aggressive workers’ compensation lawyers at Abbott & Associates. Although he has handled many different kinds of cases (including personal injury, employment law, maritime offshore injury cases, longshore claims, and more) Bill focuses his firm and practice primarily on representing injured Texas workers.

Bill Abbott was raised for most of his life in the Houston, Texas area. He received his bachelor’s degree from the University of Texas at Austin before attending law school at Texas Tech University. Since 1998 Bill has been licensed to practice in all Texas courts. In 1999, Bill joined the established Ogletree Law Firm, where after becoming a partner, helped grow the firm’s workers’ compensation practice into the largest claimants’ representation firm in the whole state.

Bill is a member of the Houston Bar Association, the American Bar Association, and the Texas State Bar Workers’ Compensation Section.

Bill is the proud husband of the former Sally Bennett, and father of two sons, Corey and Drew Abbott. He is an active supporter and participant of many youth programs, and stays busy throughout the year overseeing the day-to-day operations of his law firm, as well as tending to the many needs of his family.

Practice Areas:

  • Personal Injury,
  • Workers’ Compensation,
  • Jones Act,
  • Admiralty and Maritime,
  • Longshore Claims,
  • Longshore-Harborworker Claims,
  • Third Party Negligence,
  • Unsafe Products,
  • Wrongful Death,
  • Medical Malpractice, Negligence,
  • Civil Litigation,
  • Premises Liability,
  • Injuries to Children,
  • Automobile Accidents,
  • Truck Accidents,
  • Motorcycle Accidents,
  • Oil Rig Injuries,
  • Refinery Injuries,
  • Railroad and FELA Claims,
  • Sexual Assault,
  • Negligent Security Claims,
  • Swimming Pool Injuries,
  • Class Actions,
  • Mass Actions,
  • Defective Seat Belts,
  • Air Bags and Restraint Systems,
  • Nursing Home Neglect & Abuse Claims,