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Recognized as One of the Nation’s Leading Law Firms

schmidt-firm-sign1The Schmidt Firm PLLC has been recognized as one of the nation’s leading plaintiff’s law firms and handles cases in all 50 states. The Firm, over the years, has handled many types of cases including medical malpractice, nursing home abuse, and transportation accidents.  The Firm currently handles cases primarily in the areas of Mass Tort drug litigation, catastrophic trucking accidents, and wrongful death cases.

Attorney CL Mike Schmidt has been practicing law for 50 years.  Starting as a defense lawyer and moving to the Plaintiff’s side around 1990, he has a full understanding of both sides of the legal spectrum. He has received a long list of honors and is Board Certified in Civil and Personal Injury Trial Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization and Board Certified as Civil Trial Specialist by the National Board of Trial Advocacy.


Nationally Recognized

The Schmidt Firm, PLLC has been recognized as one of the nation’s leading plaintiff’s law firms and handles cases in all 50 states. We are very proud of our legal achievements, but equally self-respecting of our firms reputation for providing personal attention to each and every client we represent.

No matter what type of case you have, you may contact us with confidence by filling out the email contact form by clicking here or calling us directly by dialing toll free 24 hrs/day (866) 920-0753.


A Diversified Practice

The Schmidt Firm, PLLC has focused its practice on the representation of plaintiffs involved in both traditional personal injury and wrongful death litigation – involving medical malpractice, transportation accidents and nursing home abuse – as well as mass tort and toxic tort litigation – involving defective or dangerous pharmaceuticals, medical devices and toxic substances like Benzene and Asbestos. The Firm has also handled a large number of business cases, for both plaintiffs and defendants, as well as built one of the nations most preeminent Oil & Gas litigation practices.


Areas of Practice

  • Accidents & Personal Injury
  • Business & Contract Litigation
  • Class Action
  • Consumer Protection
  • Diseases
  • Drug Side Effects
  • Food Poisoning
  • Malpractice
  • Medical Devices
  • Oil & Gas Litigation
  • Product Liability
  • Sexual Abuse
  • Toxic Substances

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50 Joint Infection Victims File Bair Hugger Lawsuits

November 24, 2015 — The Star-Tribune reports that over 50 people who developed surgical infections have filed lawsuits blaming the Bair Hugger warming blanket. The manufacturer of the blanket, 3M Co., vigorously defends its safety. It has been used during more than... read more

Inaccurate Lab Test Lawsuit

Inaccurate results from medical lab tests can result in unnecessary treatments or under-treatment of deadly diseases. Tests are usually advertised as highly-accurate, but the FDA warns that some are very unreliable. What You Can Do & How We Can Help The Schmidt... read more

Unreliable Lab Tests Harming Patients, FDA Warns

November 23, 2015 — Inaccurate and unreliable laboratory tests harm patients when they are treated for diseases they do not have or die from diseases that were misdiagnosed, according to a report (PDF) by the FDA. The FDA is asking Congress for expanded authority to... read more

FDA Warning: Medical Device Coatings Linked to 9 Deaths

November 23, 2015 — At least nine deaths and hundreds of adverse events have been blamed on special coatings that peel off instead of helping medical devices slide inside blood vessels, according to a Safety Communication from the FDA. The problem is that the coatings... read more

Study: Trauma Patients May Not Benefit from IVC Filters

November 23, 2015 — Trauma patients who are implanted with an IVC filter are no more likely to survive, but 83% more likely to develop deep vein thrombosis, according to a study published in the Annals of Surgery. Conclusions of the study were based on data from... read more

Chipotle Food Poisoning Lawsuit

Three separate outbreaks of food poisoning at Chipotle sickened over 200 people with Salmonella, Norovirus, and E. coli in late 2015. At least seven lawsuits have been filed by victims of the outbreaks. What You Can Do & How We Can Help The Schmidt Firm, PLLC is... read more

45 Chipotle E. Coli Illnesses Reported in Six States

November 20, 2015 — Three more states have reported cases of E. coli linked to Chipotle, bringing the total number of illnesses to 45 in six states. The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) issued an update to report new cases of Shiga-toxin producing E. coli O26 in... read more

GMO Corn Fight Heats Up as Syngenta Sues Grain-Traders

November 20, 2015 — Reuters reports that the two largest grain-traders in the United States have been sued by Syngenta AG as the battle over billions of dollars in losses from GMO corn intensifies. “The lion’s share of the duty falls on the grain... read more

Cucumber Salmonella Outbreak Still Making People Sick

November 20, 2015 — People are still getting sick from Salmonella-tainted cucumbers nearly three months after a recall, with another 71 cases reported since mid-October. The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) confirmed a total of 838 illnesses in 38 states, including... read more
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Below is a partial list of the awards and recognition that the attorneys / lawyers at our law firm have been awarded with, as well as a list of professional memberships.
Awards and recognition

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AV® Peer Review Rated Law Firm – An AV® certification mark is a significant rating accomplishment – a testament to the fact that a lawyer’s peers rank him or her at the highest level of professional excellence. A lawyer must be admitted to the bar for 10 years or more to receive an AV® rating.

AV Peer Review

  • Million Dollar Advocates Forum
  • Super Lawyers
  • Best Lawyers in America
  • Lawdragon Top 500 Leading
    Lawyers in America
  • “Presidents Club”
  • American Association for Justice
  • American Bar Association
  • American Board of Trial Advocates
  • American College of Trial Lawyers
  • International Academy of
    Trial Lawyers
  • International Society of Barristers