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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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Recent Posts

Zegerid and Interstitial Nephritis

Zegerid is an over-the-counter antacid medication. Unfortunately, it has been linked to severe kidney inflammation, known as “interstitial nephritis.” Without prompt treatment, it can cause long-term kidney problems or kidney failure. What You Can Do &... read more

Protonix and Interstitial Nephritis

Protonix and many other antacid medications are associated with higher rates of kidney inflammation, also known as acute interstitial nephritis. Evidence has been growing for more than a decade, but warnings were not updated until 2013. What You Can Do & How We... read more

LA Schools Pay $300 Million in Sexual Abuse Lawsuits

May 26, 2016 — In the last four years, the Los Angeles Unified School District has paid more than $300 million to victims of sexual abuse in schools, according to the LA Times. The school system has been plagued by a series of case in which officials ignored... read more

Coffee Lung Class Action Lawsuit

Lawsuits have already been filed by coffee workers who were diagnosed with “Coffee Lung” disease (bronchiolitis obliterans) after breathing toxic fumes during coffee roasting, grinding, and off-gassing in storage areas. What You Can Do & How We Can... read more

Prevacid and Interstitial Nephritis

The FDA warns that the antacid drug Prevacid increases the risk of acute interstitial nephritis, a sudden and severe type of kidney inflammation that can rapidly cause permanent renal impairment or kidney failure. What You Can Do & How We Can Help The Schmidt... read more

Cordis IVC Filter Lawsuit

Cordis Corporation makes the OptEase and TrapEase IVC filters, which are designed to prevent pulmonary embolisms Unfortunately, recent studies have found alarming rates of filter fracture, migration, and tilting when the filters are not removed after a few months. ... read more

Prilosec and Interstitial Nephritis

Prilosec is a popular antacid drug associated with acute interstitial nephritis, a sudden kidney inflammation that can potentially cause kidney failure. What You Can Do & How We Can Help The Schmidt Firm, PLLC is currently accepting Prilosec induced injury cases... read more

Coffee Worker’s Lung Lawsuit

Coffee workers who roast and grind beans are at risk of an incurable and deadly lung disease called bronchiolitis obliterans or “Coffee Lung.” It can develop after just a few months of working in a coffee processing facility. What You Can Do & How We... read more

Nexium and Interstitial Nephritis

The anti-heartburn drug Nexium has been linked to dozens of cases of acute interstitial nephritis, a serious kidney disease that causes swelling and inflammation. Without prompt treatment, it can cause kidney failure. What You Can Do & How We Can Help The Schmidt... read more

Lyrica Class Action Lawsuit

The anti-seizure and anxiety drug Lyrica has been linked to a tripled increased risk of heart defects, nervous system defects (such as spina bifida) and other life-threatening birth defects. What You Can Do & How We Can Help The Schmidt Firm, PLLC is currently... 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