Thomas E. Schulte
Mr. Schulte focuses on trial court litigation of catastrophic injury, disfigurement and wrongful death claims as well as defending transportation intermediaries in such claims. His practice also involves assisting clients by coordinating emergency response accident investigation and evidence preservation and engaging in comprehensive pre-suit claim analysis and evaluation of catastrophic injury claims.
Thomas E. Schulte, a partner in the Indianapolis office, is regularly involved in state and federal trial court litigation involving truck accident claims, cargo claims, insurance coverage litigation and commercial and business disputes. Mr. Schulte also counsels transportation companies involved in catastrophic accident claims to protect the companies’ assets. Mr. Schulte also has a wide range of experience as a trial lawyer handling matters involving construction defects, toxic tort, and product liability claims.
- “How to Defend Your Business if you are Involved in a Catastrophic Accident?”
- How new technologies like video cameras will help your business protect your brand and avoid costly losses during litigation.” OmniTrac Outlook Conference – Phoenix, Arizona 02/2017
- Identify accidents that could result in significant financial exposure. Ohio Safety Congress & Expo. – Columbus, Ohio 03/2017
- Have you ever been to a real trial to know what actually happens in the courtroom? Mr. Schulte conducted a Mock Jury Trial for the Ohio, Kentucky, and Indiana Motor Truck Associations. Belterra Casino 07/26/2016
On The Road
- Mock Trial Presentation
Jan 30, 2018, Thomas E. Schulte, Nebraska Trucking Association - Omaha, NE
- Have You Even Been to a Real Trial to Know What Actually Happens in the Courtroom?
Jul 26, 2017, Thomas E. Schulte, Indiana Motor Truck Association, Ohio Trucking Association, and Kentucky Trucking Association Conference - Florence, IN
- Transportation Brief: Federal Courts Split on Applicability of Federal Preemption in Negligent Hiring ClaimsIn Autumn 2018, the Firm analyzed two federal court decisions that held the FAAA preempted the plaintiffs’ negligent selection claims against a broker. Since then, three additional federal district courts have addressed this issue as the law surrounding broker liability continues to develop.