Why Choose the Merman Law Firm?

If you are looking for a personal injury attorney in Houston, you have suffered a severe injury or loss of a loved one. You are about to make one of the most important decisions of your life. You need a lawyer that can get the best possible results for you and your family and you want a lawyer that is going to treat you with respect and compassion throughout the process. The Merman Law Firm achieves these goals for its clients through exceptional personal service for personal injury victims.

Personal Service

The Merman Law Firm is dedicated to providing the highest level of personal service to its clients who have been injured by the negligence of others. At the Merman Law Firm, we provide exceptional service from the initial call until after your case is concluded.

Service Begins with the Free Initial Consultation

When you first contact the Merman Law Firm , you will speak with an experienced case evaluator to determine if your problem falls within the Firm's Practice Areas. If so, Mr. Merman will personally evaluate your case to ensure we are a good fit for you and vice versa. Regardless of whether we undertake your case, we will endeavor to answer all of your questions regarding your case - this is part of our Free Initial Consultation. We only accept a limited number of cases, which allows us to give the time and attention that each case needs. By being extremely selective in what cases we undertake, we ensure that each client receives the personal attention that sets the Merman Law Firm apart.

Exceptional Service Continues with No-Risk, Experienced Representation

No Out-of-Pocket Risk to You

If accepted, the Firm undertakes all of the financial risk in your case – there is no cost to you unless we recover. The Merman Law Firm fronts all expenses, filing fees, expert fees and litigation expenses. We do not take a fee on your case unless we recover for you. Each case is overseen personally by our founder, Derek Merman, who has the experience to succeed in a broad range of personal injury cases for which the Merman Law Firm provides representation.

Personal, Experienced Representation

The Merman Law Firm has handled hundreds of cases and received tens of millions of dollars for it clients. Derek Merman has successfully litigated cases against Johnson & Johnson, Pfizer Pharmaceuticals, Cooper Tire & Rubber Co., E.I. DuPont de Nemours, Chemical Plants, Industrial Fabricators, the City of Houston and General Motors. In every case, we investigate every possibility to increase recovery for our clients. We interview witnesses, investigate accident scenes, retain the premier experts in the country and devote our time, attention and experience to every case. Most importantly, we listen to you so that we understand the accident, your injuries and your goals for the case. Every case is different and the Merman Law Firm tailors its representation to you personally. We strive to treat every client as a member of our family; you will receive our absolute best efforts every time. The Merman Law firm has represented a diverse scope of clients in a myriad of type of cases. From his first verdict over ten million dollars, which resulted in oral arguments at the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals and Petition for Writ to the U.S. Supreme Court, Mr. Merman has passionately represented victims of the negligence of others.

We Get Results

One of Mr. Merman's favorite phrases is “the proof is in the pudding” which means that talk is cheap and results matter. The Merman Law Firm is proud of its results. We are proud that some of our clients have taken the time and effort to provide testimonials about our services. We are proud of the cases we have handled that have received local and national news coverage. But most of all, we are proud of the changes we have been able to make socially and especially in the lives of our clients. We hope that you will read the case studies linked here, which are real cases with actual people and palpable results to get an idea what personal service for personal injury victims really means.

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Mr. Derek Merman


Houston Personal Injury Attorney


“Exceptional results come from exceptional work effort”

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Testimonials

  • “Derek was one of the trial lawyers who represented us on a case regarding a work accident. Easy to work with. Very detail oriented and thorough. ”

    - Bobby Roye

  • “I loved having this firm represent me! They took care of everything, did an amazing job, and were helpful and supportive the whole way through. Definitely the best! ”

    - Nicole Hall

  • “LOVED the support and service I received while working with this Law Firm they take Lead and handle business to benefit YOU for anything and everything you may need them for! I will definitely refer anyone who ask!”

    - Deondre Bogan

  • “I've been working through a case with this firm since April and they have provided nothing but the best of service. I was in a car wreck and had little to no cost out of pocket thanks to them, as well as getting the most amount of money out of the settlement as possible. Really appreciate all that they did for me. If you need someone to represent you come here and they will take care of you. Thank you Derek and Tommie!”

    - Dana Thomas

  • “Derek was one of the trial lawyers who represented us on a case regarding a work accident. Easy to work with. Very detail oriented and thorough.”

    - Anonymous

  • “Derek Merman is a consummate professional, he communicated with us at every turn and treated us with dignity and respect. Mr. Merman always took the time to listen and explained every step of the way. Mr. Merman and/or his staff was always on hand to answer any questions we had or supply us with information. We always felt like we were a part of the process. Our case was handled with the utmost satisfaction and I recommend Derek Merman to everyone in need of legal services.”

    - Ann

  • “Greatly appreciated the firm helping to consult with a co-worker's son who got into a motorcycle accident.”

    - Anthony Indemaio

  • “My name is David Morris, I've known Derek Merman for almost 15 years. We went to law school together, and he's always been one of the smartest, hardest working, and most loyal people that I've known which are great qualities to have in an attorney. I know that if something were to happen to me, I would trust Derek to represent my family.”

    - D.M.

  • “Derek is a champion for his clients. He is dedicated, compassionate, practical, and sharp. He is also extremely responsive and communicates clearly and respectfully. We felt very grateful and fortunate to have found Derek at just the right time when we needed assistance.”

    - LL

  • “My experience with Mr. Merman and his associates was fantastic. I was impressed by the professionalism with which my case was handled, as well as with the results of my settlement. Derek is very knowledgeable, skilled, and personable; I recommend him without reservation.”

    - Ms. Painter

  • “Derek Merman is a consummate professional, he communicated with us at every turn and treated us with dignity and respect. Mr. Merman always took the time to listen and explained every step of the way. Mr. Merman and/or his staff was always on hand to answer any questions we had or supply us with information. We always felt like we were a part of the process. Our case was handled with the utmost satisfaction and I recommend Derek Merman to everyone in need of legal services.”

    - Ann

  • “It is rare to find good attorneys these days, so I considered my self extremely fortunate to have been referred to Derek to help me get through a very rough accident claim. He epitomizes the definition of professionalism. I knew when he said he would take care of it or me, he meant it…because he did at every turn. He has since become my personal friend and an adviser I have come to respect and appreciate. He has represented me and my oldest son on two separate cases. I highly recommend Derek Merman for your legal needs.”

    Warmest Regards, Tonia Capuano