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Car Accidents

What is the Average Value of a Settlement for a Car Crash Spinal Cord Injury?

Posted on behalf of Schmidt Kramer Injury Lawyers on March 07, 2022 in Car Accidents

Car crashes are one of the most common causes of spinal cord injuries. Since most crashes are caused by driver negligence, there have been countless injury claims filed over car crash spinal cord injuries. You may think it would be helpful to determine the average value of these types of claims if you are trying […]

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Why a ‘Minor’ Car Crash Could be More Significant Than You Realize

Posted on behalf of Schmidt Kramer Injury Lawyers on March 01, 2022 in Car Accidents

We make assumptions about things on an almost daily basis. While some assumptions are relatively harmless, others could be quite harmful. For example, assumptions about the seriousness of an injury following a car crash could be dangerous. Sometimes crash victims downplay the seriousness of an injury or the pain they feel, only to later discover […]

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Wrist and Hand Injuries That Could Be Caused by an Auto Accident

Posted on behalf of Schmidt Kramer Injury Lawyers on February 28, 2022 in Car Accidents

Car crashes put you at risk for a variety of injuries, depending on how the crash happens and how your body is affected. If your hands or wrists hit something or get stretched too far, you could suffer various injuries that could affect you for a long time. While these types of injuries may be […]

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Can Parents be Held Liable for a Crash Caused by Their Teenage Child?

Posted on behalf of Schmidt Kramer Injury Lawyers on February 18, 2022 in Car Accidents

Teenage drivers cause a lot of auto accidents each year, and not just because they often engage in extremely reckless behavior, like texting or posting to social media while they are behind the wheel. Teenagers are inexperienced and do not always make the best decisions because of that lack of experience. When a teenager causes […]

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Avoiding Line-of-Sight Car Crashes in Pennsylvania

Posted on behalf of Schmidt Kramer Injury Lawyers on February 08, 2022 in Car Accidents

You need a clear view of the road and the traffic around you to safely operate a car, especially when you are making a turn or pulling onto a busy roadway. Unfortunately, there are many types of obstructions that could block your line of sight and make it much more difficult to operate your vehicle […]

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How an Airbag Can Injure a Driver During a Collision

Posted on behalf of Schmidt Kramer Injury Lawyers on February 03, 2022 in Car Accidents

Car crashes have the potential to cause serious or even life-threatening injuries. The body and especially the head are often jostled around quite forcefully during a collision, increasing the likelihood of severe injury. That is why cars have airbags. According to an estimate by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) in 2017, frontal airbags […]

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Dangers of Speeding and Why it Leads to so Many Crashes on U.S. Roads

Posted on behalf of Schmidt Kramer Injury Lawyers on January 31, 2022 in Car Accidents

Each year, thousands of people are killed in car crashes that involve one or more vehicles that were speeding. (In 2019 alone, 9,748 people were killed in crashes involving speeding.) A significant number of these crashes also involve distracted driving, as distracted drivers often do not realize how fast they are going. So many drivers […]

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Common Types of Head/Traumatic Brain Injuries Suffered in Car Accidents

Posted on behalf of Schmidt Kramer Injury Lawyers on January 28, 2022 in Car Accidents

Some of the worst injuries caused by car accidents are head and traumatic brain injuries (TBI). Even a moderate brain injury could end up affecting you for the rest of your life. The damage could affect you physically and psychologically, creating numerous daily challenges. Below, Schmidt Kramer’s experienced attorneys discuss some of the most common […]

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Who Could be at Fault for a Crash That Occurs When a Vehicle is Backing Up?

Posted on behalf of Schmidt Kramer Injury Lawyers on January 20, 2022 in Car Accidents

There are many types of accidents that happen on our nation’s roads every year. However, you might be surprised at how many crashes occur while backing up. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) estimates there are about 30,000 accidents per year that involve one or more vehicles backing up. You may be thinking this […]

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Strategies for Avoiding Aggressive Driving While You are on the Road

Posted on behalf of Schmidt Kramer Injury Lawyers on January 17, 2022 in Car Accidents

It may come as little surprise that aggressive driving is a factor in many serious or life-threatening crashes. Aggressive driving increases the risk of a crash because it puts the aggressive driver and others in dangerous situations. While there is no foolproof way to avoid all aggressive drivers, there are strategies for lowering your risk […]

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