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Car Accidents

What Are the Risks of Returning to Work Too Soon After a PA Car Crash?

Posted on behalf of Schmidt Kramer on April 17, 2023 in Car Accidents

It is very common for accident victims to push to get back to work too soon after a car crash in Pennsylvania or elsewhere. There are several valid reasons people may do this, but whatever the reason is, going back to work too soon can cause injured victims some real problems. Schmidt Kramer talks about […]

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Harrisburg Crash Scene Hazards Drivers Should Know About

Posted on behalf of Schmidt Kramer on April 07, 2023 in Car Accidents

Car crashes are scary and confusing experiences. Even if you have been involved in a car crash before, it is difficult to know what to do. All the uncertainty could cause some victims to put themselves in danger, as there can be many hazardous conditions at the scene. Schmidt Kramer’s licensed Harrisburg vehicle accident lawyers […]

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How Often Are Car Crashes Caused by Drugs and Alcohol in Pennsylvania?

Posted on behalf of Schmidt Kramer on March 30, 2023 in Car Accidents

Alcohol and drug-related crashes are a significant problem in Pennsylvania and many states across the country. According to the CDC, 29 people or more die in the U.S. every day as a result of a crash involving alcohol. Other types of impairment, however, are also on the rise. In fact, the number of drivers impaired […]

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How Are Personal Injury Compensation Awards Paid Out?

Posted on behalf of Schmidt Kramer on March 27, 2023 in Car Accidents

Finally reaching a settlement for your personal injury claim after months or more of waiting creates a huge wave of anticipated relief. It can also create some frustration for injured victims who have already been anxiously waiting to recover their damages. That said, how does it all happen and how long do you have to […]

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What Knee Injuries Could You Suffer in a Pennsylvania Collision?

Posted on behalf of Schmidt Kramer on March 24, 2023 in Car Accidents

It is easy to suffer knee injuries in a collision, and in fact, it is a very common car crash injury. The impact of hitting another vehicle can cause victims to strike their knees against something hard in the vehicle, such as the dashboard, even when they are wearing a seatbelt. Learn more about the […]

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Could Driving While Hungover Increase Your Crash Risk?

Posted on behalf of Schmidt Kramer on March 07, 2023 in Car Accidents

Driving while intoxicated is against the law in Pennsylvania, as in other states, but when do those alcoholic drinks stop affecting you? How soon after drinking is it safe to get behind the wheel again? Does driving while hungover increase your crash risk? Schmidt Kramer answers these and other questions below, including why driving with […]

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Big Pickup Trucks – the Hidden Dangers They Pose

Posted on behalf of Schmidt Kramer on February 27, 2023 in Car Accidents

Pickup trucks have always been popular with drivers who wanted to make use of their ability to carry cargo. For the first time ever, pickup trucks have outsold sedans in the U.S. market. With their increased popularity, there are more big pickup trucks than ever on the road today. However, these vehicles pose many hidden […]

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Do I Have a Claim if a Police Car Hits My Vehicle?

Posted on behalf of Schmidt Kramer on February 24, 2023 in Car Accidents

Police officers and other law enforcement personnel are typically protected by sovereign immunity. However, in Pennsylvania, even police officers can be held liable when a crash happens due to negligence. Schmidt Kramer talks about crashes with police cars and when the officers in these traffic incidents could be held liable for the damages. Even when […]

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Who is Liable for a Crash Due to Improper Turn Signal Use

Posted on behalf of Schmidt Kramer on February 21, 2023 in Car Accidents

Far too many drivers either never use a turn signal at all or do not use it correctly. Yet studies show that improper turn signal use is a contributing factor in millions of crashes each year. This is mind-boggling when one thinks about how simple it is to use a turn signal. It also raises […]

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Understanding Vision Loss and Other Eye Injuries After a Crash

Posted on behalf of Schmidt Kramer on February 15, 2023 in Car Accidents

  Eye injuries from a crash are very common and could cause vision loss and other complications without medical attention. Unfortunately, the victims may not know what medical treatment or legal help could aid their recovery. Schmidt Kramer explains more about eye injuries that are typical in traffic accidents and what victims can do to […]

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