Scotia Place Tower III
221, 10072 Jasper Ave
Edmonton, AB T5J 1V8
(780) 490-1121

Why Martin G. Schulz & Associates?

Martin G. Schulz and Associates was founded in 1990 with a strong commitment to helping accident victims and their families navigate through and rebound from the devastation and destruction that injury accidents and fatal accidents cause.

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Personal Injury Law Edmonton, Alberta

Welcome to the law firm of Martin G. Schulz & Associates, where our goal is to give you help, hope, and peace of mind after a devastating accident or injury.

Personal Injury is More Than Just Physical

When you or a loved one are suddenly injured, through no fault of your own, it takes a toll physically, mentally, emotionally, and financially on both you and your immediate family. You may be facing:

  • Lifelong health issues
  • Loss of income
  • Substantial medical expenses
  • Reduced quality of life
  • The loss of a loved one
  • And more

An Award-Winning Team of Personal Injury Lawyers in Edmonton

Our award-winning team of Edmonton injury lawyers wants you to understand that the law is on your side. When someone else’s negligence, recklessness, or carelessness turns your world upside down, you have every right to seek justice and compensation for your suffering. Contact us today to learn how we can help you!

The Help You Need

In order to get the best results possible, you need help. That’s exactly what we’re here for. We offer:

From the moment our personal injury lawyers first speak with you, you will be treated with respect, attention, and consideration. Filing a claim isn’t about us – it’s about you and what you’ve been through. Our personal injury lawyers realize that you’ve suffered and will strive to understand your struggles, your needs, and your future goals. You’ll be treated with the utmost respect throughout the entire legal process and we’ll always be attentive to your goals and wishes. Contact us today to learn more about our professional and compassionate services.

Helping accident victims and their families have been our focus since 1990. It’s all we do and we’re deeply passionate about it. Every accident victim we represent is given advice and legal support that’s tailored to their unique needs and is based on years of experience and expertise. We will never treat you like ‘just’ another client. Your accident, your injuries, and their impact on your life are anything but cookie-cutter. Your case will be treated like one-of-a-kind, because it is, and our legal representation will be comprehensive, compassionate, and customized.

Financial compensation cannot undo what you’ve been through, and it can’t bring someone back. However, it can help you move forward by eliminating worry over finances. Our personal injury law firm's goal is to help you get a fair settlement amount that’s enough to recoup your losses, cover current and future medical expenses, replace lost income, and provide financial security so that you and your family can focus on recovery and reclaiming your life.

Why Do You Need an Attorney?

Insurance Scams

It’s really no secret that insurance companies are not in the business of paying claims. If they make a settlement offer, it’s usually immediately following the accident, with little knowledge of the victim’s injuries or losses. This means that the offers are low and won’t even come close to covering all the victim’s needs. Sometimes their offers are downright insulting. Other times, they don’t make an offer at all, arguing that the victim's claim is invalid.

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Unfortunately, the scared and hurting victim often takes these initial offers, not realizing that they are entitled to so much more. Of course, this is what the insurance companies are hoping for. They want you to take their low offer so they can be done with your claim as quickly as possible. Once you accept their payment, you cannot go back and file a new claim, or sue for more money.

Hiring a personal injury lawyer to represent you and your family is the only way to ensure that your rights are protected and that your settlement is fair.

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Bigger Settlements for Accidents

According to a study performed by the Insurance Research Council, personal injury claimants who had legal representation received settlements that were 3 ½ times larger than victims who filed their own claim! This could mean thousands of more dollars in your pocket for recovery, if not more. All the more reason to contact one of our personal injury lawyers if you are filing a claim.

Injury

  • Auto Accident
  • Brain Injury (TBI)
  • Spinal Cord Injury, Severe

Avg. Settlement With An Attorney

  • $21,000
  • $500,000
  • $1,000,000

Avg. Settlement Without An Attorney

  • $7,000
  • $165,000
  • $375,000

Why are our personal injury lawyers able to help victims get so much more money?

  • Personal injury claims and lawsuits are incredibly complex. It takes specialized training, skills, and knowledge to successfully navigate the process without missing critical steps. We know the laws inside-and-out, but we also make it our business to constantly educate ourselves, so we stay on top of current trends and changes in the law so that nothing gets missed.
  • Insurance companies will take advantage of a victim who doesn’t know their rights and it’s not uncommon for them to strongarm or intimidate. But they know they can’t do that with us. We’re resilient and will put pressure on the insurance companies with sound evidence, research, and legal analyses.
  • It takes more than knowledge of the law and tough talk to win a personal injury case. If the insurance company is putting up a fight and refuses to pay a fair settlement for your claim, we’ll be prepared to go to court. We know how to build a rock-solid case, undeniably prove fault, and thoroughly convince a jury that the insurance company is in the wrong.

The Bottom Line with Insurance Companies

The bottom line is that insurance companies often play hardball with injury victims. Our Edmonton injury lawyers have the skills and dedication to protect you from their unfair strategies and get you the compensation you truly deserve.

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Who We Help

Personal injury is all we do because it’s what we do best. We help victims of:

We help victims of:

Automotive Accidents

Aviation & Marine Accidents

Motorcycle Accidents

Brain Injuries

Wrongful Death

Spinal Cord Injuries

Every accident injury is different, but every victim deserves something. We’ll carefully review the facts and circumstances surrounding your accident, perform a detailed investigation, seek expert medical care and advice, and clearly identify who was at fault for your injuries so that we can file a claim on your behalf.

No matter what you’ve been through, please know that our personal injury lawyers are here to help.

How a Personal Injury Claim Works

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Time is of the essence when it comes to personal injury claims. Evidence, witnesses, and memories can get lost or fade, so the sooner you start the process, the better. From the moment you contact our firm, we’ll work to understand your situation, answer all your questions, and develop a plan to get you the justice and compensation you deserve.

Contact us today for your free, no-obligation, private consultation.

FAQs

We understand that this is a trying time and that you and your family have a lot on your mind as you try to navigate through the situation. The client is our first priority so you do not pay until we collect.

Yes, insurance companies detest paying claims, and in the instances where they make settlement offers, they do it with little or no knowledge of the victim’s injuries and losses. This leads to low offers that may not cover all your needs. Hiring a personal injury lawyer is the only way to get a fair settlement and protect yourself in these situations.

All of Alberta, the Northwest Territories, and Nunavut has a general 2-year limitation period for personal injury actions. This means if you do not file a lawsuit with the Court within two years from the date you discovered that someone has caused you to be injured, then you will not be able to make a claim. The lawyers at Martin G. Schulz and Associates help you maneuver through this process, even when a significant amount of time has elapsed since your accident.

Most automobile accidents are resolved without the need for a trial. However, in cases where an insurance company is being unreasonable, it is necessary to proceed with this step. The final decision is always left up to our clients, we work to ensure that you are comfortable with every outcome.

First, take photos of your injuries and document any other information that may be pertinent. Next, if necessary, visit a doctor if you haven’t already. If you have visited a doctor, follow their instructions for a care plan and attend any necessary follow-up appointments. Be sure to record a narrative of the events surrounding the accident while it’s still fresh in your memory. Next, make a list of all possible witnesses and their contact information if you have it. Following this, be sure to adhere to any additional instructions from your personal injury lawyer.

No Fee Policy

It’s simple. You don’t pay until we collect. We know the last thing an injured person needs is another bill. With Martin G. Schulz and Associates you don’t pay any legal fees until we secure the settlement satisfying your needs.

No Fee Policy

It’s simple. You don’t pay until we collect. We know the last thing an injured person needs is another bill. With Martin G. Schulz and Associates you don’t pay any legal fees until we secure the settlement satisfying your needs.