Personal Injury

In personal injury matters, Cotten Schmidt, L.L.P. provides trial expertise primarily, but not exclusively, in the defense of entities and individuals. Our experience runs the gamut – premises and products liability claims, automobile, maritime, oilfield, work-site, and industrial accidents; representation of physicians, hospitals, and other health-care professionals in medical and device-related lawsuits; toxic exposure and environmental claims; mass torts and class actions. We represent businesses, industries, and individuals at every level, from Fortune 100 companies to local shops and persons. Within Texas and Louisiana, we maintain strong relationships and resources to provide essential local services and information valuable to the practice, even in remote and difficult venues.

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Success for Cotten Schmidt, L.L.P.’s clients means more than just “winning.” We strive to understand our clients’ businesses and interests and provide clients with the information necessary to make both tactical and strategic decisions that are time-sensitive and cost-sensitive. We employ state-of-the-art legal technology systems to support our clients wherever our work takes us. We evaluate and counsel on preventative measures and, if possible, litigation avoidance, as we identify avenues for case resolution, where appropriate, that promote quick and fair resolution.

Our approach to legal matters and litigation plus our business and trial experience means we stand ready to handle whatever conflict, crisis, or issue might arise and to do so with integrity, efficiency, and economic sense. Accordingly, our firm’s achievements include negotiated voluntary non-suits, dismissals through pre-trial motion practice, and outright defense verdicts in cases that required trial.