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Personal Injury

How Long Can It Take to Obtain a Settlement from a Lawsuit?

Posted on behalf of Schmidt Kramer Injury Lawyers on December 17, 2019 in Personal Injury

This is one of many questions personal injury victims often have about the legal process. They see medical bills piling up and may be missing work because of their health issues, so they may feel anxious about getting that settlement check. Below, learn more about how long personal injury lawsuit settlements may take and the […]

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How Are Pain and Suffering Damages Calculated in a Personal Injury Case?

Posted on behalf of Schmidt Kramer Injury Lawyers on October 09, 2019 in Personal Injury

After an accident, a victim may experience physical pain, emotional distress or psychological trauma due to his or her injury. While a personal injury insurance claim can help compensate you for any medical expenses and lost wages, you can only obtain compensation for pain and suffering by filing a lawsuit against the at-fault party. However, […]

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Factors that May Extend a Personal Injury Claim

Posted on behalf of Schmidt Kramer Injury Lawyers on August 12, 2019 in Personal Injury

Each personal injury claim is unique, and the amount of time it takes from beginning to end depends on many factors. However, there are certain issues that can cause claims to take longer to resolve. In a free consultation, an experienced Harrisburg personal injury lawyer at Schmidt Kramer can explain common reasons why insurance claims […]

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The Legal Intelligencer Names Schmidt Kramer’s Scott Cooper 2019 Power Player of the Year

Posted on behalf of Schmidt Kramer Injury Lawyers on June 19, 2019 in Personal Injury

We are excited to announce partner Scott Cooper has been named 2019 Power Player of the Year by The Legal Intelligencer. Cooper’s selection was noted in the June 2019 edition of The Legal Intelligencer, which reveals the winners of the 2019 Professional Excellence Awards. The goal of giving out these awards is to highlight attorneys […]

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Social Media Mistakes to Avoid When Filing a Personal Injury Claim

Posted on behalf of Schmidt Kramer Injury Lawyers on June 14, 2019 in Personal Injury

Today, too many people share the personal details of their daily lives with the world through social media platforms such as Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram. While you may use social media to keep up with friends and family, after being injured in an accident, you must be extremely careful regarding the information you share. This […]

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Homeowner Says Insurance Refuses to Replace Hail-Damaged Roof

Posted on behalf of Schmidt Kramer Injury Lawyers on May 09, 2019 in Personal Injury

A homeowner in Manchester Township, York County has been battling with his insurance company for about a year to replace his hail-damaged roof. He recently received a letter from the company stating that his current roof was improperly installed and needs to be replaced. Not only does it have to be fixed by the end […]

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January’s Insurance Stacking Supreme Court Decision is Retroactive, Federal Judge Rules

Posted on behalf of Schmidt Kramer Injury Lawyers on April 25, 2019 in Personal Injury

Earlier this month, a federal judge ruled in Butta v. Geico that the Pennsylvania Supreme Court’s decision in Gallagher v. Geico back in January should be applied retroactively. U.S. District Judge Mark Kearney said since the court was not announcing a new rule of state law – the court said, under the Motor Vehicle Financial […]

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A man from Harrisburg, PA is suing a truck driver from Newport News, Va. after he was seriously injured in an accident on Interstate 83 in Dauphin County. On April 2, 2018, a semi truck traveling northbound struck the Paxton Street overpass causing its load to fall onto the highway and hit multiple vehicles, including […]

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Several Insurance Companies Remove Stacking Class Actions to Federal Court

Posted on behalf of Schmidt Kramer Injury Lawyers on March 01, 2019 in Personal Injury

Three defendants involved in a Pennsylvania Supreme Court ruling on insurance stacking have decided to remove the cases against them from state to federal court. In January, five insurance companies were sued in state court after the Pennsylvania Supreme Court ruled that household vehicle exclusions cannot prevent injured victims from recovering stacked coverage. Geico, Allstate […]

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Lawsuit Filed Against Insurance Company to Fix Hail Damaged Roof

Posted on behalf of Schmidt Kramer Injury Lawyers on February 28, 2019 in Personal Injury

A homeowner in Manchester Township, York County was surprised when his insurance company denied his claim after a hail storm last year left behind significant damage. Joseph Nolte had an Erie Insurance Group adjuster check his roof for possible hail damage. He has been an Erie customer for 38 years and trusted their expertise. The […]

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