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Slip & Fall

While many people slip and fall in icy or snowy conditions during the wintertime, slip and fall accidents can happen throughout the year, even during the summertime. There are many hazards that can cause a slip and fall, but one of the most common is a crack or uneven spot on a sidewalk. There are […]

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Liability for Pennsylvania Slip and Fall Accidents Caused by Snow or Ice

Posted on behalf of Schmidt Kramer on December 23, 2020 in Slip & Fall

While there are many causes for slip and fall accidents, many are the result of snow or ice, particularly outside a business or public building. For example, people may encounter snow or ice in the parking lot in front of a store. If injuries occur, the victim may be unsure if the property owner can […]

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Property Owner Liability for a Fall Caused by Snow or Ice

Posted on behalf of Schmidt Kramer on December 04, 2019 in Slip & Fall

Pennsylvania has already seen its fair share of snow and winter has not even begun. As we experience more icy/snowy conditions, there is a higher risk of falls on snow or ice, particularly in parking lots and when walking into and out of stores and on sidewalks. If you suffer an injury caused by snow […]

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Can You Suffer a Head Injury in a Slip and Fall Accident?

Posted on behalf of Schmidt Kramer on January 18, 2019 in Slip & Fall

Slip and fall accidents have the potential to cause many different types of injuries from broken bones and fractures to sprained ankles and shoulder dislocations. However, certain falls may also result in head injuries, which can cause significant trauma resulting in expensive medical care and a lengthy recovery. Our Harrisburg slip and fall attorneys discuss […]

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Do I Have a Case for a Slip and Fall Injury?

Posted on behalf of Schmidt Kramer on July 17, 2018 in Slip & Fall

If you or someone you love was involved in a slip and fall accident caused by someone else’s negligence, you may be entitled to compensation. Our Harrisburg slip and fall attorneys will evaluate your case and help you pursue the compensation you deserve. Contact us today for a free, no obligation consultation. The at-fault party […]

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Reasons to Hire an Attorney After a Slip-and-Fall Accident

Posted on behalf of Schmidt Kramer on January 30, 2018 in Slip & Fall

Slip-and-fall accidents can be complicated, as it is not always apparent to the injured victim what party or parties could be held liable for the incident. A skilled personal injury attorney can protect your rights and help you obtain the compensation you deserve for your injuries. The Harrisburg slip-and-fall lawyers of Schmidt Kramer have assisted […]

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5 Steps to Take After a Slip and Fall Injury

Posted on behalf of Schmidt Kramer on September 12, 2017 in Slip & Fall

Many slip and fall accidents seem minor at first, but they can be severe and result in life-altering injuries. If you believe your injury was caused by negligence, you may be able to file a claim to obtain compensation for medical expenses and other damages. However, your actions right after the accident can affect the […]

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Pennsylvania Winter Slip and Fall Law

Posted on behalf of Schmidt Kramer on January 06, 2017 in Slip & Fall

Winters in Pennsylvania can be harsh and usher in heavy amounts of ice, sleet and snow. Harrisburg residents are often left dealing with the storms’ aftereffects, such as dangerously slick sidewalks and roads. As the accumulation of ice and snow on paved surfaces creates a higher risk for causing serious slip and fall injuries, property […]

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What Standards Should There Be For Sidewalk Falls?

Posted on behalf of Schmidt Kramer on September 14, 2012 in Slip & Fall

Pennsylvania law does not require that sidewalks be free of defects, imperfections or irregularities. It is required that sidewalks be an a reasonably safe condition. Many sidewalks are uneven as result of weather and tree roots. The natural conditions make a perfectly even sidewalk impossible.  Gosha v. City of Philadelphia, 7 Phila. 302 (1982). If […]

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Schmidt Kramer Files Motion To Protect Victims Of Sandusky Case

Posted on behalf of Schmidt Kramer on May 15, 2012 in Slip & Fall

Below is Schmidt Kramer’s Chuck Schmidt discussing with Annie McCormick of WHP-TV 21 in Harrisburg the filing of a Motion to Intervene on January 10, 2011 in a case involving the Second Mile’s insurance company Federal Insurance and Mr. Sandusky. The insurance company is attempting to avoid paying any civil claims and the firm is […]

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