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Car Accidents

Uber App Safety Improvements

Posted on behalf of Schmidt Kramer Injury Lawyers on June 14, 2018 in Car Accidents

Over the past decade that Uber has been operating, the company has achieved soaring success thanks to its satisfied riders and drivers with this handy on-demand private transportation service. However, even with this success, there have been some shortcomings: privacy violations, drivers operating under the influence, women harassed and traffic violations, among other problems. In […]

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Head Injuries from Car Crashes

Posted on behalf of Schmidt Kramer Injury Lawyers on May 31, 2018 in Car Accidents

Head injuries are one of the most serious types of injuries that can result from a car accident. They range from minor cuts and bruises to severe injuries that cause brain damage or other long-lasting effects. These injuries are often expensive to treat and victims may not recover from them for several years. If you […]

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Hit-and-Run Death Rate Increasing Steadily Since 2010

Posted on behalf of Schmidt Kramer Injury Lawyers on May 04, 2018 in Car Accidents

According to a new study by the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety, hit-and-run accident deaths have reached an all-time high. Other drivers, passengers, bicyclists and pedestrians are losing their lives at an alarming rate due to drivers who are not remaining at the scene of the accident. If you have lost a loved one in […]

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Curb on Waiver of Stacking Under Pa. Auto Insurance Law Is Urged

Posted on behalf of Schmidt Kramer Injury Lawyers on April 20, 2018 in Car Accidents

By Max Mitchell | April 19, 2018 Photo: Oleg Bezrukov/Shutterstock.com An injured driver who previously elected and paid for stacking should not be limited from tapping that coverage because of a household vehicle exclusion, attorneys representing an injured motorist told the Pennsylvania Supreme Court at oral argument. Such a waiver, they said, would frustrate the aims of the Motor Vehicle […]

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Distracted Driving in Pennsylvania

Posted on behalf of Schmidt Kramer Injury Lawyers on April 11, 2018 in Car Accidents

April is Distracted Driving Awareness Month, and federal and state authorities across the nation are working to make drivers more informed about this dangerous driving habit. Distracted driving causes the deaths of thousands of people and the injuries of hundreds of thousands every year in the United States. If you or a loved one was […]

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Pennsylvania Right-of-Way Laws

Posted on behalf of Schmidt Kramer Injury Lawyers on March 23, 2018 in Car Accidents

Pennsylvania has a series of laws that determine the right of way in different traffic conditions. All motorists are expected to obey these laws. If they violate these traffic laws, accidents are more likely to occur. If you were hurt in an accident where the other motorist did not obey right-of-way laws or otherwise violated […]

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What You Need to Know About Head-On Collisions in Pennsylvania

Posted on behalf of Schmidt Kramer Injury Lawyers on February 20, 2018 in Car Accidents

A head-on collision occurs when two vehicles hit each other, front end to front end. In 2016, 4,764 head-on collisions occurred in Pennsylvania, causing 132 deaths – or approximately one in every 10 vehicle accident fatalities – according to the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation. If you or someone you love was injured in a head-on […]

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What to Do After a Winter Car Accident

Posted on behalf of Schmidt Kramer Injury Lawyers on January 09, 2018 in Car Accidents

Every year, an average of 65 deadly winter car accidents occur in Pennsylvania, according to data collected by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration and the Auto Insurance Center. Due to ice, sleet and snowy whiteout conditions, wintertime accidents can produce multi-vehicle pileups and serious injuries. After a winter car accident in Harrisburg, there are […]

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The Pennsylvania Bicycle Laws Cyclists Need to Know

Posted on behalf of Schmidt Kramer Injury Lawyers on December 22, 2017 in Car Accidents

In Pennsylvania, bicycles are considered vehicles, which requires cyclists to abide by general traffic laws as well as specific bicycle laws. Knowing Pennsylvania’s bike laws will help ensure the safety of cyclists and everyone else on the road. If you or a loved one was injured in a bicycle accident, contact the experienced Harrisburg bicycle […]

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Drowsy Driving Statistics You Need to Know

Posted on behalf of Schmidt Kramer Injury Lawyers on November 09, 2017 in Car Accidents

Many Americans do not know how big of a problem drowsy driving has become. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) estimates that nearly 100,000 auto accidents per year are the result of drowsy driving. The National Sleep Foundation also revealed that nearly 50 percent of all American adults reported driving drowsy and 20 percent […]

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