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Car Accidents

Investigation Reveals Allstate Pricing Scheme to Squeeze More Money from Policyholders

Posted on behalf of Schmidt Kramer Injury Lawyers on February 28, 2020 in Car Accidents

In 2013, Allstate Corporation informed Maryland insurance regulators their car insurance rates needed to be updated. Allstate’s own risk analysis revealed they were charging almost all 93,000 Maryland customers premiums that were outdated. For example, one customer who should have been paying $3,750 every six months was instead paying double that amount ($7,500). Allstate requested […]

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Could a Government Entity be Held Liable for a Car Accident?

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

If you were injured in a crash on a road maintained by a government entity or injured in a crash with a government-owned vehicle, you may have the basis for a claim against the government. However, these claims can quickly become very complicated, which is why you should strongly consider meeting with a lawyer. Road […]

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How Is an Injury Linked to an Accident?

Posted on behalf of Schmidt Kramer Injury Lawyers on January 17, 2020 in Car Accidents

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 gather evidence to help you establish this link. […]

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

Posted on behalf of Schmidt Kramer Injury Lawyers on January 10, 2020 in Car Accidents

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 if you had worn your seat belt. Drivers who use this […]

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Latest Driving App Turo Gaining Popularity on Pennsylvania Roads

Posted on behalf of Schmidt Kramer Injury Lawyers on November 15, 2019 in Car Accidents

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 carsharing continues to grow in popularity on Pennsylvania roads. Turo is the latest driving app […]

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Injury Compensation If You Were Not Wearing Your Seat Belt

Posted on behalf of Schmidt Kramer Injury Lawyers on October 29, 2019 in Car Accidents

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 is unique, so our Harrisburg car accident attorneys cannot determine […]

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As Nationwide Traffic Deaths Decrease, Pennsylvania Traffic Deaths Have Increased

Posted on behalf of Schmidt Kramer Injury Lawyers on October 24, 2019 in Car Accidents

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 are on the rise. There were 1,190 traffic deaths in 2018, a 4.7 percent increase compared to 2017. However, last year’s […]

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

Posted on behalf of Schmidt Kramer Injury Lawyers on October 07, 2019 in Car Accidents

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 ruling stated an insured motorist should not be denied the ability to stack his or her […]

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Why Car Insurance Companies Want Access to Your Medical Records

Posted on behalf of Schmidt Kramer Injury Lawyers on August 30, 2019 in Car Accidents

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 accident that injured you. Call our Harrisburg car accident lawyers today for a […]

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How an Attorney May Try to Build a Distracted Driving Case

Posted on behalf of Schmidt Kramer Injury Lawyers on July 31, 2019 in Car Accidents

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 a distracted driver. You need strong […]

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