Mike H. Bassett
The Bassett Firm
3838 Oak Law Ave Ste 1300
Dallas, TX 75219
Commercial Litigation, ERISA, Life, Health & Disability, Products Liability, Transportation/Trucking
Mike H. Bassett, J.D., is the founder of The Bassett Firm, where he practices in the areas of transportation litigation, products liability, personal injury, premises liability, professional liability and employment litigation. He received his B.B.A. degree, Cum Laude, from The University of Texas at El Paso and his J.D. degree, with distinction, from St. Mary’s University School of Law. Mr. Bassett was a former briefing attorney for Justice Ted Z. Robertson of the Texas Supreme Court, and he is also a certified mediator and neutral. He is a member of the American Bar Association’s Litigation Section, the Dallas Bar Association, the Defense Research Institute’s Transportation Committee and Trucking Subcommittee, the American Trucking Associations and the American Transportation Lawyers Association. Mr. Bassett was also a Texas Super Lawyer in 2006.
At The Bassett Firm, we are trial attorneys. Not litigators, but attorneys who try cases. We have tried over 150 cases to verdict in counties throughout Texas and across the United States. Why have so many clients made us their "go to" law firm when they are sued? It's simple: (1) We do an early, thorough investigation of every case. (2) We provide a timely, honest evaluation of liability and damages. (3) We are responsive. (4) We "give back" to our clients. First, as soon as we are hired, we thoroughly investigate all of the facts surrounding each case. We interview witnesses. We go to accident scenes, if necessary. In short, we "get out in front" of every case on which we are hired. We do all of this in a matter of days and weeks; not months and years. Second, after a complete investigation, we provide a timely, honest evaluation on liability and damages. Once we have determined the attendant risks, we provide our clients with their options and the upside and downside of each course of action. We listen, we answer questions, and we give honest, clear answers to the tough questions, at this stage, rather than waiting until the eve of trial. Then the client can make a well-informed decision about whether to settle the case, or try it. Once the client decides on a course of action, we focus all of our energies on achieving the desired goal. If the client decides that a case needs to be settled, we posture the case to maximize our client's strengths and minimize its weaknesses. If a client decides to take a case to trial, we work tirelessly towards our goal of being the most prepared lawyers in the courtroom.
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