Injury, Workers Comp, & Wrongful Death Lawyers





The Concussion Injury Lawyers at the Schmidt Salita Law Team have collectively over 70 years of experience in providing legal and personal support to the victims of concussions and brain injuries from car accidents and other traumatic events.

Car accidents are a well know cause of concussion injuries and traumatic brain injuries.

Respected statistics reveal that there are 1.4 million brain injuries reported each year.  75-90% are mild traumatic brain injuries, also called “concussions”.

Many authorities believe that 50% of the concussion injuries are not reported.  Applying simple math, that means that there are approximately 2.5 million concussions and mild traumatic brain injuries each year.

The TOP MINNEAPOLIS INJURY LAWYERS at the Schmidt Salita Law Team know that car accidents are the leading cause of brain injuries and concussion injuries.  They have 70 years experience in bringing justice to the victims of brain and concussion injuries.  They work with the leading brain injury specialists to get competent medical care and attention to their clients with brain injuries.

BEST INJURY LAWYERS MINNEAPOLIS include Dean Salita and Doug Schmidt who are very experienced in the handling of brain injury cases.  Schmidt is the author of a book entitled Concussion Injuries-The Silent Epidemic.  He has lectured other lawyers and doctors in many continuing education seminars certified in New York, Illinois, California, Texas and many other states.

You Don’t Have to Go Downtown for a Great Lawyer.

The lawyers at the Schmidt Salita Law Team provide personal injury legal services equal to or better than offered by the big downtown law firms-making those services available in a friendly and convenience suburban setting.

Both Schmidt and Salita worked for many years in respected 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, or don’t want to, 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 respecting 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 Includes Qualified and Certified Concussion Specialists.

The Schmidt Salita Law Team includes lawyers and legal assistants that are well-experienced and certified in concussion recognition and assessment.   They are trained to perform the screening tests to detect the presence of concussion injuries that have been overlooked and/or misdiagnosed.  They are trained to perform a variety of concussion assessments, including the Rivermead Post-Concussion screening questionaire, the MACE Concussion Assessment (used by the US military), and SCAT5 (the most respected screening tool for the detection of concussion injuries in sports medicine)

The Schmidt Salita Concussion Team offers top quality legal services as well as compassionate personal support to the victims of concussion injury.

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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 compensation 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 Prairie, and Hopkins.