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What if Your Injury Gets Worse After Agreeing to a Settlement?

Posted on behalf of Schmidt Kramer Injury Lawyers on January 18, 2021 in Personal Injury

The general rule is that once you agree to a settlement, you cannot pursue compensation from the same party you filed a claim against. This applies even if your injury gets worse than expected after agreeing to a settlement. Our experienced attorneys discuss how an injury could worsen after agreeing to a settlement and why […]

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Can You Still Pursue Compensation After Agreeing on a Settlement?

Posted on behalf of Schmidt Kramer Injury Lawyers on October 29, 2020 in Personal Injury

While some personal injury claims go to trial, most are resolved through an out-of-court settlement, often with an insurance company. The settlement provides an amount of compensation that was agreed upon by both parties. Once both sides agree to a settlement, that is usually the end of the process. However, what if your injuries get […]

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How Expert Witnesses May Help Strengthen an Injury Claim

Posted on behalf of Schmidt Kramer Injury Lawyers on October 15, 2020 in Personal Injury

While a third party who witnessed a car crash can only explain what he or she saw, expert witnesses can use their extensive knowledge and experience to clarify many aspects of a case. For example, a medical expert witness could provide testimony about how an injury may affect you in the future and how it […]

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How Loss of Earning Capacity May be Evaluated in an Injury Claim

Posted on behalf of Schmidt Kramer Injury Lawyers on September 21, 2020 in Personal Injury

Suffering a severe personal injury can be devastating to your health and finances in the short-term. Sometimes severe injuries leave permanent damage and victims experience symptoms for the rest of their lives. This can affect their ability to continue working, or at least continue working as many hours or in the same capacity as before. […]

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Do Gyms/Fitness Centers Have Immunity from Liability for Personal Injuries?

Posted on behalf of Schmidt Kramer Injury Lawyers on September 04, 2020 in Personal Injury

If you belong to a gym or fitness center, you likely signed a membership agreement/contract when you joined. Unfortunately, many people do not take a close look at what these agreements say. They may not notice if the agreement contains a liability waiver. These clauses say the business is immune from liability for personal injuries […]

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What Medical Costs are Considered Reasonable and Necessary?

Posted on behalf of Schmidt Kramer Injury Lawyers on August 21, 2020 in Personal Injury

Often the largest portion of a settlement for a personal injury is the victim’s medical bills for past and future treatment. However, you can only recover compensation for reasonable and necessary treatment of your injuries. This raises the question: what does reasonable and necessary mean? The answer depends on the type of claim you are […]

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Steps Attorneys May Take to Help Preserve Evidence for an Injury Claim

Posted on behalf of Schmidt Kramer Injury Lawyers on July 07, 2020 in Personal Injury

There are things accident victims can do to help preserve evidence of their injury. For example, taking pictures right after the injury happened could be very helpful when your attorney begins putting your case together. Asking witnesses what they saw and obtaining their contact information can also be important. However, while there is no requirement […]

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Why Deadlines for Filing Injury Claims May Vary from Case to Case

Posted on behalf of Schmidt Kramer Injury Lawyers on February 18, 2020 in Personal Injury

There is limited time to file a personal injury lawsuit after an injury occurs. That is because of Pennsylvania’s statute of limitations. However, while this deadline applies to many claims, there are other times when the deadline is sooner or later than the standard deadline. Schmidt Kramer’s Harrisburg personal injury attorneys explain the possible exceptions […]

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Will My Case Go to Trial or Be Settled Before Going to Court?

Posted on behalf of Schmidt Kramer Injury Lawyers on January 03, 2020 in Personal Injury

This is a common question that injury victims have when they meet with an attorney. They often feel a lot of anxiety about the thought of going through a trial. Below, learn more about when cases may need to go to trial for the victim to have a chance of obtaining fair compensation. If you […]

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Hundreds of Patients Secretly Recorded at UPMC Carlisle Hospital

Posted on behalf of Schmidt Kramer Injury Lawyers on December 23, 2019 in Personal Injury

A 39-year old man in Franklin County has been charged with multiple counts of indecent assault, child pornography and other criminal activity after an investigation uncovered he was secretly videotaping hundreds of patients, including minors, while working as a nurse at UPMC Carlisle hospital. The charges were issued following his initial arrest in April of […]

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