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Personal Injury

Protect Your Claim by Keeping an Injury Journal

Posted on behalf of Schmidt Kramer Injury Lawyers on February 15, 2019 in Personal Injury

If you were injured in an accident, your personal injury lawyer will work to collect evidence in your case. He or she will request accident reports and medical records. However, not all evidence is objective. Accident victims may have subjective damages for which they may be entitled to compensation, including pain and suffering. You are […]

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Pennsylvania Supreme Court Rules Against Household Vehicle Exclusions Limiting Insurance Stacking

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

On Wednesday, the Pennsylvania Supreme Court ruled that household vehicle exclusions cannot prevent injured victims from recovering stacked coverage. Stacking coverage allows insurance purchasers to increase the amount of uninsured or underinsured motorist coverage by the number of vehicles in their insurance policy. In a 5-2 decision, the court determined that a household exclusion in […]

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Understanding Duty of Care in a Personal Injury Claim

Posted on behalf of Schmidt Kramer Injury Lawyers on October 04, 2018 in Personal Injury

In a personal injury claim, a duty of care is a legal obligation to take reasonable care to avoid causing harm to others. To recover compensation after an accident, you must prove the other party owed you a duty of care and breached its obligation by causing your injury. Our Harrisburg personal injury attorneys can […]

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Injuries and Deadly Collisions Reported As E-Scooter Use Rises

Posted on behalf of Schmidt Kramer Injury Lawyers on September 24, 2018 in Personal Injury

In cities across the U.S., e-scooters have been growing in popularity among travelers on the go. You can rent a dockless electronic scooter for a tiny fee and park them virtually anywhere you want, offering both flexibility and convenience. However as more people rent e-scooters, the greater the chance of injuries. Just this month, two people […]

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How Does a Lawsuit Work?

Posted on behalf of Schmidt Kramer Injury Lawyers on March 21, 2018 in Personal Injury

A personal injury lawsuit is a useful tool for holding an individual or entity responsible for the harm they have caused you. However, the process can be complicated, and it is generally best to have an experienced attorney handle the details of your case for you. The personal injury lawyers at Schmidt Kramer have filed […]

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Understanding Punitive Damages in Pennsylvania Personal Injury Lawsuits

Posted on behalf of Schmidt Kramer Injury Lawyers on February 01, 2018 in Personal Injury

The purpose of damages in most personal injury cases is to help compensate an accident victim for monetary losses. The purpose of punitive damages, however, is to punish the wrongdoer by requiring him or her to pay the victim. Pennsylvania limits punitive damages to cases in which particularly outrageous conduct was involved. If you or […]

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How to Hire the Right Personal Injury Lawyer

Posted on behalf of Schmidt Kramer Injury Lawyers on December 15, 2017 in Personal Injury

If you have been injured, you may want to hire a personal injury lawyer who can advise you of your legal options. When searching for a personal injury lawyer, it is important to know how to determine the lawyer that is right for your case. At Schmidt Kramer, our Harrisburg personal injury attorneys are committed […]

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Personal Injury Statute of Limitations in Pennsylvania

Posted on behalf of Schmidt Kramer Injury Lawyers on December 07, 2017 in Personal Injury

If you or a loved one was injured because of another person’s negligence, you have a limited amount of time to file a lawsuit for compensation. The Pennsylvania statute of limitations determines how much time you have to file legal action for your injury. You must meet this deadline in order to pursue compensation for […]

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Types of Compensatory Damages for Pennsylvania Personal Injury Claims

Posted on behalf of Schmidt Kramer Injury Lawyers on July 21, 2017 in Personal Injury

The purpose of a personal injury claim is to obtain compensatory damages for all of the ways your injury has affected your life, from a physical, financial and emotional standpoint. Compensation is the law’s way of attempting to put you back in the position you were in prior to your injury. Below, our Harrisburg personal […]

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Negligence Laws in Pennsylvania

Posted on behalf of Schmidt Kramer Injury Lawyers on June 28, 2017 in Personal Injury

Most personal injury claims are based on the legal concept of negligence, where one person’s careless actions caused an injury to someone else. The reputable Harrisburg personal injury lawyers of Schmidt Kramer are here to educate victims about the state’s negligence laws. The information below will help you better understand the elements of negligence and […]

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