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According to a new report released by the Governors Highway Safety Association (GHSA), deaths from car accidents involving distracted driving have increased. The report also encourages states to pass tougher distracted driving laws to help prevent this…

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Seeking Another Opinion About the Severity of Your Car Accident Injuries

People often seek a second opinion about a cancer diagnosis or a diagnosis of many other serious or life-threatening injuries. However, when an injury results from a car crash, people tend to make a lot of bad decisions afterward. Sometimes people do…

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Can I Seek Compensation After a No-Contact Collision?

No-contact car accidents are accidents where the at-fault driver’s vehicle never touches yours. The other driver’s actions caused you to crash into another vehicle or object. Sometimes the at-fault driver is unaware of the result of his or her actions…

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Can You Decide Where to Take Your Car for Repairs After a Crash?

Insurance companies may suggest taking your car to certain repair shops after a crash. Insurance companies choose these shops because they have worked with them in the past and they believe these shops will evaluate vehicle damage in a way that favors…

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Your car insurance policy has coverage limits. For example, if you have $100,000 in uninsured motorist coverage, that is the limit on the amount of compensation you can recover for damages. However, Pennsylvania allows you to stack uninsured motorist…

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Schmidt Kramer Partner Scott Cooper is representing the plaintiffs in a lawsuit that recently made it to Pennsylvania’s Supreme Court. The Pennsylvania Supreme Court ruled both sides can present arguments on whether the Superior Court made the right…

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Why do Drunk Driving Crash Victims Need a Personal Injury Lawyer?

Every year, drunk driving crashes kill thousands of people on our nation’s roads. Despite these alarming numbers, laws against drunk driving and the severe penalties for this reckless behavior, the crashes continue to happen. When we hear about these…

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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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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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Can Vehicle Maintenance Become a Factor in a Car Crash Lawsuit?

There are many reasons why car crashes happen, from driver negligence to bad weather or poor road conditions. One factor that does not get as much attention is a lack of maintenance of one of the vehicles involved in the accident. For example, over or…

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