Injury, Workers Comp, & Wrongful Death Lawyers

Shakopee Personal Injury Lawyer – Results Speak For Themselves

From left to right: Stephanie Schommer, Dean Salita, Doug Schmidt, Mary Beth Boyce and Josh Laabs.


The Shakopee Personal Injury Lawyers at the Schmidt Salita Law Team have produced results that speak for themselves:

  • $2.4 million jury verdict by Scott County jury for Jordan woman in medical malpractice;
  • Successful results for Scott County personal injury victims over 35 years;
  • 5-Star Rated by happy clients who have personally experienced the quality of the services of the Schmidt Salita Law Team;
  • Successful settlement for Shakopee man seriously injured in an ATV collision;
  • Successful settlement of Jordan woman in car accident;
  • $800,000 settlement for Scott County woman in car accident; and
  • Successful settlement for Belle Plaine boy against a bicycle manufacturer in a product liability claim.

Any lawyer or law firm can write out a check and buy a TV ad or a billboard. 5-Star ratings by clients are the result of delivering honest, hard working, skilled legal services. The Schmidt Salita Law Team is a 5-star rated firm that is proud that its clients have been pleased with their legal services.


The most respected legal directory in the world is Martindale Hubbell. Martindale Hubbell can be trusted to give honest advice as to the quality of the legal services of any lawyer or law firm. The Schmidt Salita Law Team is 5-star rated by Martindale Hubbell – the highest possible rating for both the quality of the legal services and for ethics and professional integrity.


The Schmidt Salita Law Team has served its clients in Scott County, including Shakopee, Savage, Belle Plaine, Prior Lake, Jordan and Elko New Market for over 35 years.

MINNEAPOLIS INJURY LAWYER – Top Rated, Experienced, Successful.

The Schmidt Salita Law Team is a 5-star rated, AV rated personal injury and wrongful death law firm.  The Team’s lawyers have 70 years of experience in over 10,000 successful cases throughout the State of Minnesota in both the Minnesota State Courts and the U.S. District Courts in Minnesota.

MINNEAPOLIS INJURY LAWYER – Experienced, competent staff.

The lead lawyers on The Team are Douglas Schmidt and Dean Salita, supported by a large staff of associate lawyers and legal assistants. The staff also has over 70 additional years of experience in personal injury and wrongful death claims. The competency of the staff is very important. When an injured person hires a trial lawyer, they want a lawyer that is experienced and busy, often in court or hearings. That means it is important for the staff be present to assist the clients with their needs on a daily basis.

“You Don’t Have to Go Downtown for a Great Lawyer!”

Both Doug Schmidt and Dean Salita worked for many years in downtown law firms. They are acknowledged as among the best personal injury and wrongful death lawyers in the State of Minnesota. They have both left downtown Minneapolis in order to provide “downtown quality” legal services at locations more accessible to their injury clients. Many folks simply can’t negotiate the skyways and ramps of downtown Minneapolis or St. Paul. One of the mottos of the Schmidt Salita Law Team is “You Don’t Have To Go Downtown For a Great Injury Lawyer!”Douglas Schmidt is a Highly Respected, Highly Rated Injury Lawyer With a Great Track Record of Success.

Schmidt is a highly respected attorney who has received many awards regarding the quality of his legal abilities and accomplishments. He has received the Award of Merit of the American Bar Association. He has twice received the Distinguished Service Award of the Minnesota Trial Lawyers Association, now the Minnesota Association of Justice. He has been rated AV by Martindale Hubbell for 35 years. He has served as visiting lecturer at the University of Minnesota Law SchoolWilliam Mitchell Law School, and Gustavus Adolphus College.  He has served as President of the Million Dollar Roundtable, lawyers with $1 million jury verdicts in personal injury cases.

Schmidt is the founder of Lawyers Against Drunk Driving (LADD).  He is the founder and host of the West Metro Continuing Legal Education Consortium.

Dean Salita is Also Highly Respected and Highly Rated As a Personal Injury and Workers Compensation Lawyer.

Dean Salita is also a highly respected personal injury and wrongful death lawyer. He has been recognized as a “Super Lawyer.” He also is distinguished as one of the best workers compensation lawyers in the State of Minnesota. He currently serves as the Chair of the Workers Compensation Committee of the Minnesota Association of Justice. He has a great track record in bringing justice to the victims of personal injury and wrongful death with million dollar recoveries.

The Schmidt Salita Law Team Handles a Wide Variety of Personal Injury and Wrongful Death Claims.

The Schmidt Salita Law Team handles cases involving car accidentstrucking accidentsmotorcycle accidentspedestrian car accidents, and bicycle accidents.  It has many years’ experience in workers products liability and medical malpractice cases.

The Schmidt Salita Law Team has extensive experience with concussion injuriestraumatic brain injuries, neck and back injurieswhiplash injuriesbroken bones, injured joint injuries (knee, hip, shoulder, wrist, ankle, spinal), amputation injuries, and vision and eye injuries.

The Schmidt Salita Law Team has offices through out the State of Minnesota.  Its primary location is at Ridgedale Office Center in Minnetonka, near the intersection of I394 and I494.  The offices are ground level, handicap accessible with ample parking.

The Schmidt Salita Team Offers Contingent Fee Arrangements.

The firm offers contingent fee agreements (You don’t pay lawyers fees until you collect and then only as a percentage of the settlement).  It also offers home and hospital visits to clients whose injuries present difficulty in coming to the office.


The Schmidt Salita Law Team has locations throughout the Twin Cities metropolitan area of Minneapolis and St. Paul, as well as Minnetonka, Maple GrovePlymouthOsseoAnokaCoon RapidsBrooklyn CenterFridleyBlaineShoreviewWoodburyFalcon HeightsColumbia ParkStillwaterHastingsInver GroveCottage GroveSouth St. PaulApple ValleyEaganBurnsvilleSavageShakopeeRichfieldBloomingtonChaskaChanhassenEdina, Eden Prairieand Hopkins.