What Sets Us Apart

Our firm has outstanding qualifications, credentials and a track record of success in personal injury cases.

At Kinerk, Schmidt & Sethi, PLLC, we have a reputation for our excellent legal work in difficult injury cases, and we have recovered over $100 million for our clients over our years in practice. Each of our partners is rated AV Preeminent by Martindale-Hubbell, the most respected peer review rating service for attorneys. Each of our attorneys has been responsible for recovering multi-million dollar verdicts, and our firm is listed as one of the "Best Law Firms" by U.S. News and World Report, as well as "Best Trial Lawyers in America."

Here are 7 reasons you should contact our firm:

  • We are here to protect your rights.
    Your fight to fair compensation is important to us, and the focus of everything we do. We know how difficult it is to be suffering from a serious injury, or the tragic loss of a loved one. Under the law, you have the right to pursue fair compensation, and we are here to zealously protect that right.
  • We are dedicated to professional case preparation.
    A success at trial is not based upon theatrics, dramatic arguments and surprise witnesses. Success is based upon hard work, long hours of case preparation, research, investigations, exhaustive exploration of case law and judicial precedent, and a complete and thorough understanding of all the facts in the case. We are highly skilled trial lawyers and our case preparation is the foundation of our success.
  • We do not give up.
    We will not settle for anything less than meaningful compensation for the injuries and other damages in your case. We are resolute, and move forward to trial if an insurance company fails to make a reasonable offer.
  • We have 40 years of experience.
    Kinerk, Schmidt & Sethi, PLLC has been serving the injured in the State of Arizona for over 40 years. There is absolutely no substitute for real-world experience in personal injury cases, and our track record speaks for itself.
  • We have a network of professional resources to assist in your case.
    Our network of professionals to assist in a personal injury case includes some of the top expert witnesses and other professionals in various fields. Our network of contacts throughout the country, allow us collect and share valuable information that could be essential in resolving your case. This network includes other attorneys, and we cultivate relationships that could be beneficial to resolving a case.
  • We take cases to trial when necessary.
    We are, in essence, litigators and trial attorneys. We have years of trial experience, and have been asked to educate other lawyers in litigation techniques. Our partners are all Board Certified - we are experts in personal injury and wrongful death. We are not intimidated by any insurance company defense lawyer - far from it. We are equally powerful, skilled and fully prepared when the case goes to trial. We have a 98% success rate in resolving cases prior to trial with a fair settlement, but this success rate is based upon the fact that we prepare each and every case for trial.
  • We offer free consultations.
    After an injury, it can be difficult to know what to do, or where to turn. You know you need help. We are available to discuss the merits of your case. We can explain in simple terms the estimated value of an injury claim and what can be expected with regard length of time to reach a resolution. There is no charge for this consultation.

Our team works together - for you!

Our award-winning lawyers are backed by a talented, caring team of legal professionals, paralegals, bilingual assistants, notaries, and others - all dedicated to you, your case, and the compensation you deserve.

No fees and no costs until we win.

As such we always have your case and your best interest in mind. When you win, we win too by providing the best legal care possible.

Thorough investigation and preparation.

We tirelessly and thoughtfully prepare every case we represent as though it was going to trial. This lets insurance companies know that we are a force to be reckoned with. As such, we settle successfully 98% of the time.