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Truck Accidents

What to Know About Fault for a Blind-Spot Crash with a Commercial Truck

Posted on behalf of Schmidt Kramer Injury Lawyers on December 10, 2021 in Truck Accidents

One of the dangers of sharing the road with commercial trucks is they have large blind spots in front, behind, and on both sides. While the drivers of these vehicles need to be cautious about changing lanes to avoid blind-spot crashes, it is also a good idea to avoid driving in blind spots when possible. […]

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Reasons Why Poor Maintenance of a Commercial Truck Could Cause an Accident

Posted on behalf of Schmidt Kramer Injury Lawyers on September 27, 2021 in Truck Accidents

You may have heard that pursuing compensation for damages after a truck crash may be more complicated than seeking compensation after a crash with another passenger vehicle. This is true for a variety of reasons, one of which may be that mechanical issues may have contributed to the crash. Mechanical issues could be caused by […]

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Five Killed in Multivehicle Crash on Pennsylvania Turnpike on Sunday

Posted on behalf of Schmidt Kramer Injury Lawyers on January 06, 2020 in Truck Accidents

A tour bus heading to Cincinnati via the Pennsylvania Turnpike rolled over and was hit by two tractor-trailers around 3:40 a.m. on Sunday. The crash resulted in five deaths and injuries to 60 others. According to a public relations officer with the Pennsylvania State Police, the accident was a chain reaction. The bus was going […]

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How Hours of Service Regulations Can Affect Your Truck Accident Claim

Posted on behalf of Schmidt Kramer Injury Lawyers on February 22, 2019 in Truck Accidents

Truck drivers have a maximum number of hours they can remain on the road before taking a break in order to avoid driver fatigue or drowsiness. These hours of service regulations are in place to protect truck drivers and others on the road. Unfortunately, if these rules are violated and a collision does occur, you […]

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Three Killed in I-83 Crash, Truck Driver Facing Charges

Posted on behalf of Schmidt Kramer Injury Lawyers on October 15, 2018 in Truck Accidents

Three people were killed in a crash last Friday night on Interstate 83. State police say a 29-year-old man from Mississippi was driving a tractor-trailer while under the influence of alcohol when he failed to stop for slowed traffic ahead of him. The truck driver hit 11 vehicles in the northbound lanes near the Union Deposit […]

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7 Tips for Driving Safely Around Commercial Trucks

Posted on behalf of Schmidt Kramer Injury Lawyers on October 10, 2018 in Truck Accidents

Driving around commercial trucks can often be dangerous. The risk of an accident increases around these vehicles that have much larger blind spots, cannot easily maneuver and take much longer to stop when compared to other vehicles on the roadway. Truck accidents often lead to significant injuries and fatalities due to the massive size of […]

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How Much Is My Truck Accident Claim Worth?

Posted on behalf of Schmidt Kramer Injury Lawyers on July 10, 2018 in Truck Accidents

If you or someone you love was recently involved in a truck accident that caused significant injury, filing a claim against the at-fault party is a complicated process to handle alone. A dedicated truck accident attorney can help you navigate through these types of claims and determine how much your truck accident claim is worth. […]

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Leading Causes of Commercial Truck Accidents

Posted on behalf of Schmidt Kramer Injury Lawyers on March 29, 2018 in Truck Accidents

Because commercial trucks are much larger and heavier than passenger vehicles, they can cause devastating injuries when involved in a collision with a smaller vehicle. If you or a loved one has been injured in a commercial truck accident, contact our personal injury attorneys to review your claim. We can determine if you are entitled […]

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Why Hire a Lawyer After a Commercial Truck Accident

Posted on behalf of Schmidt Kramer Injury Lawyers on January 19, 2018 in Truck Accidents

Accidents involving commercial trucks or tractor-trailers often cause more severe injuries than crashes involving passenger vehicles. Their weight and size increase the chances of serious harm or fatality. Contact Schmidt Kramer’s Harrisburg truck accident lawyers for assistance pursuing compensation for your injuries. An experienced truck accident lawyer knows the complexities of these cases and will […]

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Who Can I Sue for a Truck Accident Injury?

Posted on behalf of Schmidt Kramer Injury Lawyers on October 19, 2017 in Truck Accidents

Truck accident cases are complicated for a variety of reasons. One of the biggest is that multiple parties besides the driver could all be held liable for the same crash. The truck accident lawyers in Harrisburg at Schmidt Kramer have created a list of some of the entities that are often held liable for truck […]

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