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Car Accidents

What Type of Doctor Should You See After a Car Crash?

Posted on behalf of Schmidt Kramer Injury Lawyers on August 12, 2021 in Car Accidents

While there may be much uncertainty after a car crash, one thing many crash victims know is they need to see a doctor as soon as possible. Should you go straight to the emergency room? What about your primary care doctor? When should you go see a specialist? Our experienced Harrisburg-based vehicle accident lawyers discuss medical treatment […]

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What Should Victims of Road Rage do to Stay Safe and Seek Compensation?

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

Many people do not know there is a difference between aggressive driving and road rage. For example, an aggressive driver may cut you off or tailgate, while a driver experiencing road rage could run you off the road or ram into you. Having a bout of road rage usually says more about the person experiencing […]

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Can Damage to Your Vehicle be Used as Evidence the Other Driver was Speeding?

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

Speeding is consistently one of the top causes of car crashes, particularly crashes that result in severe injury or death. The faster a vehicle is traveling, the harder the force of impact if it hits another vehicle. While it may seem clear when speeding causes a crash, the insurance company will want proof. Short of […]

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Do You Know the Deadlines That May Affect Your Auto Accident Claim?

Posted on behalf of Schmidt Kramer Injury Lawyers on July 28, 2021 in Car Accidents

Car crash victims have a limited amount of time to seek compensation for damages they suffered. There are various deadlines that apply to the pursuit of compensation after a car crash, including the deadline for the reporting the crash, filing an insurance claim and filing a lawsuit. Below, our experienced Harrisburg auto accident lawyers discuss these deadlines […]

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Where Do Bicycle Crash Victims Seek Compensation for Their Injuries?

Posted on behalf of Schmidt Kramer Injury Lawyers on July 26, 2021 in Car Accidents

While riding a bicycle is a great way to get exercise and avoid using your car, you have very little protection if you get hit by a negligent driver. Even if you are wearing a helmet you could suffer life-altering injuries. Drivers often do not pay attention or look for bicyclists when changing lanes or […]

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How Accurate are Online Car Crash Settlement Calculators?

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

There are all kinds of calculators on the Internet that provide a variety of figures, such as monthly payments on a loan or the cost of refinancing a mortgage. There are even calculators estimating the value of a personal injury claim. However, a calculator is only as accurate as the information put into it. It […]

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How Insurers May Break the Law When Handling Car Crash Claims

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

Crash victims often have trouble recovering compensation from the insurance company after a crash. Victims may experience unnecessary delays, have trouble getting an adjuster on the phone, be asked to complete unnecessary paperwork, or wait a significant amount of time to get return phone calls. What many crash victims may not realize is there are […]

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Can You Sue Amazon for Damages from a Collision with a Delivery Truck?

Posted on behalf of Schmidt Kramer Injury Lawyers on July 07, 2021 in Car Accidents

Our roadways are filled with Amazon delivery trucks every day, as customers await deliveries of the wide variety of products sold by the online retailer. While Amazon has certainly made shopping much more convenient and less time-consuming, all these delivery trucks create a higher risk of a crash with other drivers. If you are involved […]

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Why is the Insurance Company’s First Settlement Offer So Low?

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

There are several reasons why the insurance company’s first settlement offer is likely to be far below the true value of your claim. It is important to remember these reasons if you get a lowball offer. You may be tempted to accept the settlement, but if you do you are playing right into their hands. […]

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What You Need to Know About Witness Credibility in an Injury Claim

Posted on behalf of Schmidt Kramer Injury Lawyers on June 28, 2021 in Car Accidents

One of the challenges of proving liability for a car crash is that the victim needs the insurance company and/or a jury to take his or her word against the word of the at-fault driver. Your account of the crash is certainly important, but objective evidence, such as witness statements, can go a long way […]

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