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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.

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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.

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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.

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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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Heater-Cooler Units Linked to Legionnaires’ Outbreak

October 21, 2016 — The bacteria that causes Legionnaires’ disease was detected in heater-cooler units at a hospital in Seattle where four patients were infected, including two who died. The bacteria Legionella was also found in an ice machine and two sinks in...

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Motion Filed to Centralize Heartburn Drug Lawsuits in MDL

October 21, 2016 — Lawyers for people who had kidney side effects from heartburn medications have asked federal judges to centralize the lawsuits in a Multi-District Litigation (MDL). On October 17, a motion (PDF) to centralize the lawsuits was filed with the U.S....

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Heart Surgery Patient Files Heater-Cooler Infection Lawsuit

October 20, 2016 — A lawsuit has been filed by a man who developed a severe infection he blames on a heater-cooler machine that was used during his open-heart surgery. According to, the lawsuit was filed in the Philadelphia Court of Common Pleas by Kenneth...

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Heartburn Drug Lawsuit

Our lawyers are filing lawsuits for people who took heartburn drugs like Nexium and developed kidney damage, nephritis, chronic kidney disease, or end-stage renal failure. What You Can Do & How We Can Help The Schmidt Firm, PLLC is currently accepting heartburn...

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Motion Filed to Centralize Eliquis Lawsuits in MDL

October 19, 2016 — Lawyers for dozens of people who experienced severe bleeding after taking the blood-thinning drug Eliquis have asked a panel of federal judges to centralize the lawsuits in one court. The motion (PDF) was filed on October 13 with the U.S. Judicial...

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Physiomesh Hernia Mesh Lawsuit Filed in Florida

October 19, 2016 — Ethicon Inc. has been sued by a woman from Florida who required surgery to remove Physiomesh that grew into her intestines and caused serious health problems. Physiomesh is a type of hernia mesh that is stitched into the abdominal wall to...

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Medtronic Recalls Pipeline Embolization Device

October 18, 2016 — Medtronic has recalled four devices that treat brain aneurysms due to ongoing problems with the plastic coating detaching, which could potentially cause a deadly stroke. There have been no reports of patient injuries and the recall was issued as a...

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Hyland’s Class Action Lawsuit

Hyland’s homeopathic teething products for babies contain toxic belladonna (deadly nightshade). After the FDA reported 400 injuries and 10 baby deaths since 2010, the products were pulled off store shelves in October 2016. What You Can Do & How We Can Help...

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Shingles Vaccine Lawsuit

The shingles vaccine Zostavax contains a live chickenpox virus. In rare cases, the vaccine triggers an outbreak of chickenpox or shingles. These infections can have devastating complications like pain, blindness, or even death. What You Can Do & How We Can Help...

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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