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Personal Injury

Preserving Evidence for an Injury Claim with an Anti-Spoliation Letter

Posted on behalf of Schmidt Kramer Injury Lawyers on September 06, 2022 in Personal Injury

It is up to the injury victim to prove he or she was injured because of the negligence of another party. You are going to need evidence to show the other party’s carelessness and evidence to link that carelessness to the cause of your injuries. The problem is evidence could get lost, get damaged or […]

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Questions Injury Lawyers Often Get From Injury Victims

Posted on behalf of Schmidt Kramer Injury Lawyers on August 29, 2022 in Personal Injury

One of the biggest mistakes personal injury victims make is taking on the insurance company on their own without help from an experienced attorney. There are many reasons why injury victims decide not to call a lawyer for help. Generally, victims may make this decision with incomplete information because they have a lot of unanswered […]

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Liability for a Pennsylvania Swimming Pool Injury Accident

Posted on behalf of Schmidt Kramer Injury Lawyers on June 30, 2022 in Personal Injury

As temperatures rise and we get deeper into summer, more and more people will be jumping into swimming pools to cool off and have fun. Unfortunately, fun at the swimming pool can be quickly cut short when an accident occurs. Sometimes these accidents could have avoided, which means the owner of the pool/property could be […]

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What Does a Personal Injury Settlement Demand Letter Include?

Posted on behalf of Schmidt Kramer Injury Lawyers on June 09, 2022 in Personal Injury

Most personal injury cases are resolved through a settlement between the injured victim and the liable insurance company. These settlements are reached through negotiation between the injured victim’s attorney and representatives of the liable insurance company. Negotiations typically start after the injured victim’s attorney sends a demand letter to the insurance company. Below, we discuss […]

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Will Staffing Shortages in Health Care Lead to More Personal Injury Claims?

Posted on behalf of Schmidt Kramer Injury Lawyers on May 13, 2022 in Personal Injury

Many industries are understaffed, which creates a host of problems for these industries and the customers and clients they serve. Attorneys who represent plaintiffs have told The Legal Intelligencer understaffing is an issue that has come up much more frequently in recent times. They say understaffing at places like hospitals, prisons and long-term care centers […]

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Can You Seek Compensation for Aggravation of an Existing Injury?

Posted on behalf of Schmidt Kramer Injury Lawyers on May 10, 2022 in Personal Injury

Old injuries can be aggravated by new injuries or by a physically traumatic event such as a car crash. If you can provide evidence of worsening symptoms and show how this is different from what you were dealing with before the accident, you may be able to obtain compensation through an insurance claim or lawsuit. […]

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What Does Negligence Per Se Mean in an Injury Claim?

Posted on behalf of Schmidt Kramer Injury Lawyers on March 28, 2022 in Personal Injury

The central question in most personal injury cases is whether the victim’s injury was caused by another party’s negligence. Victims and their attorneys need to prove another party failed to act with reasonable care and this led directly to an injury. This requires strong evidence and detailed knowledge of the law. However, there are some […]

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Why Delays in a Personal Injury Trial Often Work Against the Victims

Posted on behalf of Schmidt Kramer Injury Lawyers on March 24, 2022 in Personal Injury

Most personal injury claims do not make it to trial, as they are settled beforehand, often with an insurance company. However, sometimes insurance companies refuse to make an offer the victim and his or her attorney will accept and filing a lawsuit is a last resort. It is important to remember the insurance company’s goal […]

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Are Injury Victims Required to Submit to an Independent Medical Exam?

Posted on behalf of Schmidt Kramer Injury Lawyers on February 10, 2022 in Personal Injury

This is a complex question, which is why it should be discussed with a licensed attorney. The answer may depend on the type of accident you were involved in and the terms of the insurance policy you are seeking compensation from. The licensed attorneys at Schmidt Kramer are available to answer your questions after getting […]

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What You Should Know About Personal Injury Settlement Agreements

Posted on behalf of Schmidt Kramer Injury Lawyers on January 07, 2022 in Personal Injury

You can think of a personal injury settlement as a contract between the victim and the at-fault party’s insurance company. In a car accident case, the settlement is usually between the victim and his or her insurance company, as Pennsylvania is a no-fault state. A contract is a legally binding agreement between two parties that […]

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