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2020 Election: How You Can Vote By Mail in Pennsylvania

The 2020 presidential election is fast approaching and so are the deadlines to register to vote and request an absentee ballot. Voters are increasingly choosing absentee and mail-in ballots because they are a convenient way to vote. Below, Schmidt Kramer…

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Is Compensation Available for Pedestrians Injured in a Car Crash?

Even though there was a decrease in pedestrian fatalities in Pennsylvania in 2019, there were still 154 deaths. Just one year prior, there was a 41 percent increase in pedestrian deaths in the first six months of the year, as compared to the first six…

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How COVID-19 Has Significantly Impacted Homeowners Insurance

The coronavirus pandemic has disrupted many aspects of society, including homeowners insurance. The new normal has transformed the housing market in many ways. New and existing homeowners are becoming more attuned to digital channels, are moving to the…

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The Social Security Administration (SSA) denies many initial applications for disability benefits, even when applicants have a strong case for receiving benefits. The SSA is hoping to root out frivolous applications and discourage people without valid…

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How Loss of Earning Capacity May be Evaluated in an Injury Claim

Suffering a severe personal injury can be devastating to your health and finances in the short-term. Sometimes severe injuries leave permanent damage and victims experience symptoms for the rest of their lives. This can affect their ability to continue…

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Why Determining Liability for a U-Turn Crash Could be Complicated

A U-turn is essentially a left turn, which means it is a very dangerous traffic maneuver. A left turn is involved in nearly a quarter of all crashes, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Association. Often, the driver making the U-turn is…

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If you belong to a gym or fitness center, you likely signed a membership agreement/contract when you joined. Unfortunately, many people do not take a close look at what these agreements say. They may not notice if the agreement contains a liability waiver. These…

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About Our Fees

At Schmidt Kramer we offer a free, initial case review with a lawyer to help determine if you have a case. There are no upfront fees while we work on your case and there are no fees if we do not recover compensation on your behalf.   If we successfully…

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Scott Cooper in Free Webinar about Business Loss Claims Related to COVID-19

Was your business devastated by the coronavirus pandemic and resulting shutdown? You may be able to file a business interruption insurance claim to obtain compensation to help keep your business running. However, does your policy cover losses from a…

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What Medical Costs are Considered Reasonable and Necessary?

Often the largest portion of a settlement for a personal injury is the victim’s medical bills for past and future treatment. However, you can only recover compensation for reasonable and necessary treatment of your injuries. This raises the question:…

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