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Car Accidents

Can You Obtain Compensation from Your Own Car Insurance Policy?

Posted on behalf of Schmidt Kramer Injury Lawyers on June 23, 2020 in Car Accidents

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 coverage to pay for their medical bills, up to the limits they […]

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Answers To Frequently Asked Questions About PA Auto Accidents

Posted on behalf of Schmidt Kramer Injury Lawyers on June 19, 2020 in Car 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) What if I am not able to come to your […]

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Scott Cooper Discusses Recommended Car Insurance Coverage on Good Day PA

Posted on behalf of Schmidt Kramer Injury Lawyers on June 12, 2020 in Car Accidents

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 week, Schmidt Kramer partner Scott Cooper was on Good Day PA discussing the coverages […]

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

Posted on behalf of Schmidt Kramer Injury Lawyers on June 04, 2020 in Car Accidents

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 a right turn. If you were injured in […]

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

Posted on behalf of Schmidt Kramer Injury Lawyers on May 29, 2020 in Car Accidents

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, review some of the most frequently asked questions policyholders have because of […]

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Challenging the Denial of Your Car Accident Insurance Claim

Posted on behalf of Schmidt Kramer Injury Lawyers on May 12, 2020 in Car Accidents

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 companies are businesses. They need to make money, otherwise they cannot continue operating. Insurance adjusters and […]

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

Posted on behalf of Schmidt Kramer Injury Lawyers on April 09, 2020 in Car Accidents

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 for Drivers and Pedestrians A duty of care is an obligation to […]

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

Posted on behalf of Schmidt Kramer Injury Lawyers on March 12, 2020 in Car Accidents

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 may be available for you to pursue compensation for a […]

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How Car Crash Victims Could Hurt Their Claim

Posted on behalf of Schmidt Kramer Injury Lawyers on March 05, 2020 in Car Accidents

There is often a lot of anxiety and confusion after a car crash. This may cause victims to make various mistakes that could hurt their chances of recovering fair compensation for their damages. Many of these mistakes involve interactions with insurance companies that are out to save themselves money. A car accident lawyer in Harrisburg […]

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Data May Show 17 Percent Decrease in Pedestrian Deaths in Pennsylvania Last Year

Posted on behalf of Schmidt Kramer Injury Lawyers on March 03, 2020 in Car Accidents

As much of the country saw an increase in pedestrian deaths last year, the number of pedestrian deaths declined 17 percent, according to projections from the Governor’s Highway Safety Association (GHSA) in its new report on pedestrian traffic deaths in each state. Pennsylvania was one of six states that saw double-digit declines in pedestrian deaths, […]

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