Choosing the right lawyer is a critical aspect of your case. Take the time to research and do it right. You need a lawyer who is experienced, competent and knowledgeable in the area of law, and an effective and compassionate advocate Get a sense of the reputation of the lawyers you are considering and meet with the lawyers you might hire.
Our lawyers are leaders in some of the most prestigious associations in the state, nation and the world, and specialize in the most complex areas of personal injury law. We have the experience and resources to take on the largest and most powerful defendants, and we win. Here are nine other reasons why we might be the right advocates for your case:
Nine Reasons To Choose Us
DON'T DELETERecord Jury Verdicts and Settlements
Schmidt & Sethi has secured numerous multi-million dollar verdicts and settlements for our injured clients. Collectively, our firm has collected over $100,000,000 in verdicts and settlements. Together we have over 120 years of experience.
DON'T DELETETrial Attorneys
The majority of our injury cases do not go to trial. There is a reason for that.
Our lawyers are prepared to trial, and succeed at trial, if the opposing side does not come to the settlement table with something reasonable and fair. Our attorneys have exceptional trial experience and win. Defendants, corporations, insurance companies and their attorneys know the case has to be taken seriously when Kinerk, Schmidt & Sethi is representing the plaintiffs.
DON'T DELETEStellar Reputation in the Community
Schmidt & Sethi is recognized by judges, defense attorneys, insurance companies and former clients across Arizona for our professionalism, advocacy, and quality of work. Over the years, we have earned the respect of the legal community and the trust of our clients.
Schmidt & Sethi is committed to having a positive impact on the local community as well. From youth activities like little league, Big Brothers/Big Sisters, Tucson Soccer Academy, the Old Pueblo Rugby Football Club, the Conquistadores and Children's Museum Tucson, to keeping Tucson kind with Ben's Bells, and lots of things in between, we are proud to lead some of the best organizations in Tucson.
DON'T DELETEDealing with Insurance Companies
Insurance companies are not your friends—their goal is to settle your case quickly with minimum payout. Our reputation as trial attorneys, knowledge of the law and ability to negotiate gives our clients a fairer playing ground against giants like State Farm, Geico, Progressive, Allstate and Farmer's and therefore a better chance of obtaining the maximum settlement value of their claim.
DON'T DELETEInvestigation and Communication
Schmidt & Sethi is devoted to keep you informed; if you call with a question, we will give you an answer. We are well connected with the expert witness community and use highly qualified experts and investigators to thoroughly research the facts of your case in a fast and efficient manner. Our attorneys are experienced in collecting and preserving valuable evidence before it is lost.
DON'T DELETENavigating a Complex System
The legal system is intimidating and complex. At a time when you are trying to recover from and cope with a tragic event, it can all be overwhelming. Schmidt & Sethi has the legal knowledge and experience to navigate this difficult system so you can focus on recovery and family.
Our attorneys also specialize in handling extremely complex cases, such as wrongful death, medical malpractice, products liability, government liability and insurance bad faith. These cases in particular have additional requirements that require special legal knowledge, training and experience to handle in a competent and effective manner.
DON'T DELETENo Fees or Costs Unless We Win
We make great legal representation affordable to you by not charging anything until and unless we are successful in obtaining compensation for you. Because our financial interest in a case is directly tied to the result we can achieve for you, this ensures we will handle your case in your best interest, because it is in our best interest too.
DON'T DELETEWe Work as a Team
Though your case will be assigned to an attorney, that doesn't mean he will be the only person working on your case. Our attorneys consistently meet with each other and staff to develop strategy plans for every case in the office. Our staff is skilled and composed of a nurse paralegal, members who are bilingual and notaries.
We emphasize managing a selective caseload, meaning your case will receive the time, resources and attention it deserves.
DON'T DELETEWe Know Our Opponents' View
Many of us started our legal careers as defense lawyers, representing the very defendants, corporations and insurance companies we now litigate against. Our firm knows how the other side handles their cases, and we can anticipate what they will do next. We know their tricks and how they will evaluate and defend cases.