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Car Accidents

Questions to Ask About a Settlement Offer Before Accepting it

Posted on behalf of Schmidt Kramer Injury Lawyers on October 18, 2021 in Car Accidents

Insurance companies routinely undervalue car crash claims and make lowball offers to victims. The insurance company’s goal is to pay out the smallest possible amount of compensation to protect its profits. When you consider these factors, it is important to be cautious when considering a settlement offer. You need to make sure the settlement provides […]

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Is it Ever Too Late for a Crash Victim to Call a Lawyer for Legal Help?

Posted on behalf of Schmidt Kramer Injury Lawyers on October 05, 2021 in Car Accidents

Car crash victims often have questions about how much time they get to seek compensation for their damages. Insurance companies often have deadlines for paying claims and there is a deadline for filing a lawsuit if the insurance claim is unsuccessful. However, if you are considering contacting a lawyer you should know that waiting to […]

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When Could a Third Party be Held Liable for Damages from a Car Crash?

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

For the most part, car accident cases involve a victim and an at-fault driver. In Pennsylvania, victims first seek compensation from their own insurance company, and if their damages exceed the value of their policy, they may seek compensation from the at-fault driver’s insurance policy. However, sometimes car accidents involve more than two parties. There […]

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Should Crash Victims Stop Posting on Social Media Until Their Claims Are Resolved?

Posted on behalf of Schmidt Kramer Injury Lawyers on September 23, 2021 in Car Accidents

Many of us post things on social media numerous times each day. Using social media to communicate with friends and family members and post pictures is an integral part of our lives. However, social media posts could hurt the value of a car accident claim, particularly posts made after the crash or after the claim […]

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Can You File a Car Crash Claim for Aggravation of a Preexisting Condition?

Posted on behalf of Schmidt Kramer Injury Lawyers on September 16, 2021 in Car Accidents

The goal of most car accident claims is to secure compensation for injuries caused by the crash. However, sometimes crash victims already have medical issues, and these issues are worsened by the crash. While you cannot seek compensation for injuries you suffered prior to the crash, you can seek compensation for aggravation of those existing […]

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Filing a Claim for Compensation for a Car Accident with a Food Delivery Driver

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

If you are on the road around lunchtime or in the evening, you could very well be sharing the road with someone making a food delivery, as more and more people prefer ordering in. For many years, food delivery options were somewhat limited, but services like DoorDash, Uber Eats and Grubhub have allowed people to […]

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What You Should Know About Fault for a Crash in Heavy Rainfall

Posted on behalf of Schmidt Kramer Injury Lawyers on August 31, 2021 in Car Accidents

Rain is a factor in tens of thousands of car crashes every year that result in injuries and some deaths. Rain makes the roads slicker, impairs visibility and generally makes it more difficult to operate a car safely. While rain can be a factor in a car crash, it cannot be held liable for damages […]

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Who May be Liable for a Crash with a Vehicle Stopped on the Shoulder?

Posted on behalf of Schmidt Kramer Injury Lawyers on August 27, 2021 in Car Accidents

Do you move over when you see a car stopped on the shoulder? If you answered “no” you are probably not alone. Many drivers are not as cautious as they should be when they approach a vehicle stopped on the shoulder. Even though you are not required by law to move over for a non-emergency […]

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Frequently Asked Questions About Compensation for an Out-of-State Car Crash

Posted on behalf of Schmidt Kramer Injury Lawyers on August 25, 2021 in Car Accidents

Unsure of what to do after a crash outside of Pennsylvania? Schmidt Kramer answers some of the most frequently asked questions about these types of crashes, as these accidents are more common than you may think. It is important to be informed before your next road trip out of the state, so you will know […]

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Validating a Blind-Spot Car Crash Claim

Posted on behalf of Schmidt Kramer Injury Lawyers on August 20, 2021 in Car Accidents

No matter how well you adjust your rear and side view mirrors, you will probably still have blind spots you cannot see in the mirror. That is why it is so important to check your blind spots before changing lanes or merging. Even though it is a bad idea to hang out in a blind […]

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