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PERSONAL INJURY LAWYERS BLOG

How Is an Injury Linked to an Accident?

The burden of proof in an injury claim is on the victim and his or her attorney. That means he or she must provide evidence of the other driver’s negligence and how it caused the injury. The legal team at Schmidt Kramer is prepared to investigate and… Read More

What is the Seat Belt Defense in a Car Accident Claim?

If you were not wearing your seat belt in the accident, you may be worried about whether you can still recover compensation. You may have heard about the so-called seat belt defense, which is when the at-fault party argues you would have been unharmed… Read More

Latest Driving App Turo Gaining Popularity on Pennsylvania Roads

In this digital and mobile age, more and more people are looking for an easier, more convenient way of doing things, especially when it comes to transportation. Ride-sharing apps such as Uber and Lyft have saturated the marketplace while peer-to-peer… Read More

Injury Compensation If You Were Not Wearing Your Seat Belt

Pennsylvania requires all drivers and passengers in the front seat to buckle up. This is why victims of car accidents who were not wearing their seat belts at the time of an accident may be unsure if they can still pursue injury compensation. Each case… Read More

As Nationwide Traffic Deaths Decrease, Pennsylvania Traffic Deaths Have Increased

The newly-released report from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) shows traffic deaths have gone down across the country. Unfortunately, pedestrian deaths have reached an alarming level, and traffic deaths here in Pennsylvania… Read More

Pennsylvania Courts Continue to Side with Insureds in UM/UIM Coverage Stacking Disputes

In the wake of the Pennsylvania Supreme Court’s landmark decision in Gallagher v. Geico in January, in recent months state courts have made rulings in favor of insureds in disputes about stacking underinsured and uninsured motorist coverage (UM/UIM). January’s… Read More

Why Car Insurance Companies Want Access to Your Medical Records

Car insurance companies ask accident victims many questions. One common request they make is for the victim’s medical records. Below, learn more about why insurance companies want this information and what to do if you are asked for records after a car… Read More

How an Attorney May Try to Build a Distracted Driving Case

We have all heard about the epidemic of distracted driving and how it is leading to injuries and deaths. If you were a victim of this type of crash, you may be able to pursue compensation. The problem is it can be very complicated to build a case against… Read More

Do You Work One of The 10 Jobs on This List of Jobs with the Worst Drivers?

People who have certain kinds of jobs, such as ticket salespeople, fitness club managers and production crew members, are more likely to have had traffic tickets or been in car accidents, according to a new Insurify Insights study of 1.6 million car insurance… Read More

Auto Insurance Loophole Leaves Innocent Drivers Paying for Damages

Due to an auto insurance loophole, a completely innocent driver may be liable for damages caused by the at-fault driver after an accident. This was the case for a York County woman who was involved in an accident with a DoorDash delivery driver in April… Read More