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Percentage of Fatal Car Crashes Went Up During COVID-19 Lockdowns

Although the COVID-19 lockdowns caused a significant decrease in car accidents, the empty roads may have enticed many drivers to speed, resulting in deadlier crashes in many cities. According to an analysis performed by Reuters, the ratio of deadly accidents…

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Is the Minimum Car Insurance Coverage Enough if You Are in an Accident?

Every state has different auto insurance laws and requirements regarding a driver’s financial responsibility for operating a motor vehicle. In Pennsylvania, all drivers must carry a certain amount of car insurance to protect them from being injured or…

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Can You Obtain Compensation from Your Own Car Insurance Policy?

It is only natural to think the other driver who caused the crash should be financially responsible for your damages. In most states, that is the case. Pennsylvania is one of a handful of states that requires drivers to purchase personal injury protection…

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Answers To Frequently Asked Questions About PA Auto Accidents

Q) Will I meet with a lawyer? Yes. At the initial consultation, a lawyer from Schmidt Kramer will meet with you. Throughout the remainder of our representation of you, a lawyer and a legal assistant will be involved in the handling of your claim. Q)…

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Scott Cooper Discusses Recommended Car Insurance Coverage on Good Day PA

Many people have been looking to save money because of the economic slowdown caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. However, there are certain coverages you should not drop from your policy, as they can help protect you financially after an accident. Last…

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Reasons Why it Can Be Tough to Establish Liability for Left-Turn Crashes

Left turns can be very dangerous, no matter how much traffic there is or how careful you are when making this maneuver. You are cutting across traffic heading in the opposite direction, so speeding up may not help you avoid a crash as it might when making…

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How Your Car Insurance May be Affected During and after COVID-19

It seems like the coronavirus pandemic has affected every aspect of our lives, including our driving habits. As many of us are driving less, we may have questions about car insurance, such as whether there are any discounts that may be available. Below,…

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Challenging the Denial of Your Car Accident Insurance Claim

Auto insurance companies have become very creative with their advertising. These companies are trying to build trust with policyholders and convince them insurers are on their side when victims need them. However, it is very important to remember insurance…

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When Could a Pedestrian Potentially be Liable for a Car Accident?

Pedestrians are often not the ones at fault for a crash with a car. However, there can be exceptions to this general rule. Below, learn more about some of those exceptions, along with the obligations of pedestrians under Pennsylvania law. Duty of Care…

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Can I File a Claim After an Accident Caused by Black Ice?

The short answer is “yes.” Pennsylvania is a no-fault state, so you should be able to file a claim with your own insurance policy, no matter who is at fault in an accident. Schmidt Kramer’s car accident lawyers in Harrisburg, PA explain the options that…

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