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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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What if I Crash into a Fixed Object? Can I Seek Compensation?

Posted on behalf of Schmidt Kramer Injury Lawyers on June 22, 2021 in Car Accidents

According to federal crash data, about 20 percent of traffic crash deaths in 2019 involved crashes with fixed objects. The most common objects that were hit were trees, traffic barriers and utility poles, according to the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Fatality Analysis Reporting System. Fixed-object collisions may also involve road signs, curbs, mailboxes, fences, walls, […]

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What You Should Know About Arbitration of a Car Accident Claim

Posted on behalf of Schmidt Kramer Injury Lawyers on June 15, 2021 in Car Accidents

You may have heard the term “arbitration” in reference to the resolution of a contract dispute, but do you know what it means? While many car crash claims are resolved through insurance settlements or courtroom verdicts, many are resolved through arbitration. Below, you can learn more about how arbitration works and the pros and cons […]

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Reasons Why Your Car Crash Settlement May be Delayed

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

When you file a car insurance claim, you would like a settlement sooner rather than later. You may need money to pay for mounting medical expenses and other bills you are struggling to pay because you have missed work and lost income. Unfortunately, it can take several months or more for your attorney to reach […]

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Delayed Injury Symptoms That May Appear After a Car Accident

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

Crash victims often notice their injuries right away, particularly if they suffered broken bones, lacerations or severe head injuries. However, victims often experience a rush of adrenaline after a crash that could help to mask symptoms of other injuries. You might feel a little sore but think it is no big deal and will go […]

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What You Need to Know About a Car Crash Claim Involving Your Child

Posted on behalf of Schmidt Kramer Injury Lawyers on May 24, 2021 in Car Accidents

You can never be fully prepared for the aftermath of a car crash, but a little knowledge can go a long way in helping victims manage the situation. This could be particularly true if the crash involves you and your child. Auto accidents can be very stressful for children because they are unsure of what […]

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Staying Safe on These Dangerous Roads in and Around Harrisburg

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

Even though you may not be able to avoid traveling on dangerous roads that see a high number of collisions, it is important to know about them. That way you know to use extra caution to help reduce your risk of an accident that could result in serious injuries. Below, learn more about some of […]

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