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Car Accidents

How Accident Reconstruction Could Benefit Your Car Crash Claim

Posted on behalf of Schmidt Kramer Injury Lawyers on December 30, 2021 in Car Accidents

Sometimes an attorney can validate a claim with a police report, pictures of the damaged vehicles and the victim’s medical records. In more complicated cases, an attorney may need to gather additional evidence to validate a claim. One example of when this may happen is if the claim could cost the insurance company a lot […]

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When Should You Consider Hiring a Lawyer for Your Car Accident Claim?

Posted on behalf of Schmidt Kramer Injury Lawyers on December 21, 2021 in Car Accidents

Many times, car crash victims are unsure if they need a lawyer to help them pursue compensation. They may think their injuries are not that severe or it cannot be that hard to recover compensation. In Pennsylvania, crash victims deal with their own insurance companies, not the at-fault driver’s insurer. This may give victims a […]

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Can a Private Property Owner be Held Liable for a Car Crash?

Posted on behalf of Schmidt Kramer Injury Lawyers on December 03, 2021 in Car Accidents

Many car crashes happen on public roads, like interstates and highways, but a significant number happen on private property as well. Some examples of car accidents that occur on private property include parking lot crashes that happen outside of shopping malls, hotels and restaurants. While many car crashes are the result of negligent driving, property […]

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What if You Get Injured in a Crash While Driving with an Expired License?

Posted on behalf of Schmidt Kramer Injury Lawyers on November 30, 2021 in Car Accidents

It is illegal to operate a motor vehicle in Pennsylvania or any other state with an expired driver’s license. If you get injured in an accident, you may be unsure about your options for seeking compensation and have a variety of questions about what to do. The experienced attorneys at Schmidt Kramer are here to […]

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How Dash Camera Footage Could Impact a Car Crash Claim

Posted on behalf of Schmidt Kramer Injury Lawyers on November 29, 2021 in Car Accidents

Sometimes the police report, statements from those involved and medical records are enough to establish fault for a crash. However, sometimes victims need more evidence, particularly when the insurance company attempts to deny or underpay the claim. In these situations, footage from a dashboard camera could be a big help. Our experienced Harrisburg-based vehicle accident attorneys discuss […]

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Can You Recover More Than Your Car Insurance Policy Limits?

Posted on behalf of Schmidt Kramer Injury Lawyers on November 19, 2021 in Car Accidents

Car crashes can be incredibly dangerous, resulting in life-changing injuries for those involved. If this happens to you, the personal injury protection (PIP) coverage in your car insurance may be worth far less than the value of all your damages. The question becomes: what do you do? You do not want to try to pay […]

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Challenges of Linking Back Pain to a Car Crash Injury

Posted on behalf of Schmidt Kramer Injury Lawyers on November 17, 2021 in Car Accidents

Car crash victims often suffer back injuries ranging from sprains and strains to herniated discs, fractured vertebrae and paralysis. When an injury shows up on an X-ray, it is usually pretty easy to link to the crash. However, what if it is a soft-tissue injury and not visible on an imaging test? Even though Pennsylvania […]

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Pennsylvania Ranked Fifth-Most Dangerous State for Winter Driving

Posted on behalf of Schmidt Kramer Injury Lawyers on November 09, 2021 in Car Accidents

Driving in snowy or icy conditions can be incredibly dangerous, as nearly 40 percent of weather-related crashes happen in these conditions. Unfortunately, more than 70 percent of U.S. roads are in areas that see more than five inches of snow each year. That may be one of the reasons why 100,000 people get injured and […]

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Why do Some Car Crash Claims End up in Court?

Posted on behalf of Schmidt Kramer Injury Lawyers on November 02, 2021 in Car Accidents

One of the reasons some car crash victims decide not to call an attorney is because they do not want to go to court. However, the truth is most claims do not get to court. In fact, even if a lawsuit is filed, the case could be settled long before a trial begins. Even if […]

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Valid Reasons for Car Insurers to Deny First-Party Claims

Posted on behalf of Schmidt Kramer Injury Lawyers on October 29, 2021 in Car Accidents

One of the benefits of living in a no-fault state is you can recover compensation from your own insurance company after a crash, no matter who was at fault for the accident. That said, first-party claims could still be denied, and the insurance company may be justified in doing so. It is important to review […]

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