Meet Attorney Thomas P. Schmitt
Thomas P. Schmitt is a personal injury trial attorney who obtained the
second largest motorcycle verdict ever in the State of Florida, right
here in Orlando.
He is in the National Law Journal's Top 50 Verdicts of 2014, and is
in the National Law Journal's Top 100 Verdicts of 2014. He is a member
of both the Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum and the Million Dollar
Advocates Forum. Further recognition of Mr. Schmitt’s superiority
as trial attorney is evidenced by his Lifetime Induction into the National
Order of Barristers, for Excellence and High Honors in the Art of Courtroom
Advocacy. He is a native Floridian who was born in Miami. Mr. Schmitt
was raised in Palm Beach County Florida where he attended local private
schools. He obtained his B.A. in political science from Florida Atlantic
University. He attended Exeter College, Oxford on a Rhodes Scholarship;
and he received his Juris Doctorate from Stetson University College of
Law, where he was a member of both the ABA and ATLA mock trial teams,
was president of the student division of the Academy of Trial Lawyers
of America, and was State Champion of the Academy of Florida Trial Lawyers’
Statewide Mock Trial Competition, 1989
Mr. Schmitt has dedicated his career to assisting the injured and has practiced
exclusively as a personal injury trial attorney handling automobile, motorcycle,
trucking, and wrongful death cases for his entire career. Mr. Schmitt
has obtained several million dollar and multi-million dollar verdicts
and settlements throughout Florida and recently tried to verdict a motorcycle
vs. tractor trailer trucking case which resulted in a 15.2 Million Dollar
Verdict, the second largest motorcycle verdict of its kind in Florida
ever! Mr. Schmitt is an accomplished pianist, a ballroom dancer, and an
avid boater. Mr. Schmitt resides in Orlando, Florida.
Some of Mr. Schmitt's Recent Verdicts and Recoveries:
$15,200,000 Verdict for the spouse and child of a motorcyclist who was killed in a
motorcycle vs. tractor trailer accident.
$2,600,000 Verdict for an individual who suffered a severe injury in a slip and fall accident.
$2,000,000 Recovery for an individual who suffered a brain injury in a motor scooter accident.
$1,000,000 Recovery for a woman who suffered a neck injury in a motor vehicle vs.
tractor trailer accident
$1,000,000 Recovery for an individual who suffered a back injury in an automobile accident
$879,000 Verdict for an individual who suffered a severe injury in an automobile accident.
$845,000 Recovery in a case where the client was struck on his bicycle while in
$57,000 Verdict followed by a post-trial additor by the Judge which resulted in
a $110,000.00 award for an individual who suffered a knee injury as a
result of a slip and fall accident.
Dozens of recoveries in excess of $100,000.