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May 2020 Newsletter

Posted by Matt Schmidt | May 04, 2020 | 0 Comments

Our May 2020 has arrived! Our attorneys cover the following topics: 'A Path to Happiness' by Dev Sethi  'Good News for Those Having Trouble Serving Their Lawsuit' by Ted Schmidt 'A Journey to the Canal Du Midi' by Peter Akmajian 'Three Things that Make Me Happy About Being Stuck at Home' by...

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The Collateral Source Rule Explained

Posted by Matt Schmidt | Oct 15, 2019 | 0 Comments

Recently, an appellate court in Texas overruled a $9 million jury verdict in favor of an injured worker against a drilling company. The court ordered a new trial after finding  the jury had access to an unredacted document showing that the defendant had $9 million in liability insurance coverage....

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Schmidt, Sethi & Akmajian Listed by Best Lawyers 2019

Posted by Matt Schmidt | Aug 15, 2018 | 0 Comments

We are proud to announce that our partners have been recognized by Best Lawyers for 2019!  Ted Schmidt has been recognized for personal injury, products liability, and medical malpractice Dev Sethi has been recognized for personal injury and products liability  Peter Akmaijian has been recog...

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Do I have a Case? Part III

Posted by Matt Schmidt | Jun 22, 2018 | 0 Comments

Though the evaluation of every case is unique, three primary elements come into play in almost every single one. In Part I of this series, I discussed the first element: liability. To have a case, the wrongdoer's actions have to be considered unreasonable and unacceptable by society and law. If l...

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Compensation for Student Athletes Gaining Ground

Posted by Matt Schmidt | Mar 30, 2018 | 0 Comments

The National Collegiate Athletic Association and its member universities rake in billions of dollars a year from its sports programs. Their coaches bring in millions in salary. The student athletes who make this all possible, on the other hand, make barely enough to get through school. Many must ...

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A New Arizona Law Firm

Posted by Dev Sethi | Sep 25, 2017 | 0 Comments

We are proud to announce the formation of Schmidt, Sethi & Akmajian, a new Arizona law firm.  We welcome Peter Akmajian, and are happy to share our news with you. 

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Different Ways Your Claim is Resolved

Posted by Matt Schmidt | Aug 18, 2017 | 0 Comments

Most people who come into our office have never been involved in a legal dispute before. They are often surprised to learn how many different ways their case might be resolved throughout the process. They are also surprised to learn  the majority of the cases will be resolved without requiring a ...

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Civil Procedure—Timeliness of Notice of Claim

Posted by Ted A. Schmidt | Aug 11, 2017 | 0 Comments

Civil Procedure—Timeliness of Notice of Claim Cruz v. City of Tucson, 770 Ariz. Adv. Rep. 8 (App. Div. II, August 1, 2017) (J. Vasquez) NOTICE OF CLAIM MUST BE FILED WITHIN 180 DAYS OF WHEN PLAINTIFF KNOWS OR REASONABLY SHOULD KNOW SHE HAS BEEN DAMAGED AND THE CAUSE, SOURCE, ACT, EVENT, INSTRU...

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Ted Schmidt & Dev Sethi Are 2017's Super Lawyers

Posted by Matt Schmidt | Apr 24, 2017 | 0 Comments

Kinerk, Schmidt, & Sethi is celebrating this week as Ted Schmidt was listed as one of Super Lawyer Magazine's Top 50 Lawyers in Arizona and one of only 5 in in the city of Tucson! Dev Sethi was selected in Super Lawyers under General Personal Injury. Ted was also listed again in Personal Inju...

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Arizona Supreme Court Deems H.B. 2600 Unconstitutional

Posted by Dev Sethi | Apr 16, 2014 | 0 Comments

At Kinerk, Schmidt & Sethi, PLLC, our attorneys are devoted to securing our clients' futures by helping them receive maximum compensation in their injury claims, but our passion goes beyond the scope of our Tucson practice as we are equally devoted to the Arizona Constitution and the pursuit ...

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What is the Advantage of Hiring a Board Certified Attorney?

Posted by Dev Sethi | Apr 16, 2014 | 0 Comments

A personal injury case can not only cause hundreds or thousands of dollars in damages, but it can also lead to serious injuries requiring extensive medical care and treatment. Without professional legal representation you could be left struggling to recover from your injuries without fair compens...

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Preventing Infant Bathtub Drownings

Posted by Dev Sethi | Apr 16, 2014 | 0 Comments

Approximately 87 children drown in and around their homes every single year under the age of five. 80% of these devastating drownings happen in the bathtub, where babies are often left unsupervised and can easily slip under the shallow water. According to the Consumer Product Safety Commission, a...

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