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High Court to Rule on Household Exclusion Clause and Stacking

Posted on behalf of Schmidt Kramer Injury Lawyers on May 17, 2012 in Car Accidents

Posted on May 17, 2012 The Pennsylvania Supreme Court has agreed to hear arguments in an insurance case over whether the “household exclusion” clause can limit inter-policy UIM stacking when there is no waiver of stacking. The court limited the argument in Erie Insurance Exchange v. Baker to whether Section 1738(a) of the Motor Vehicle […]

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Two killed in Chambersburg Car Accident

Posted on behalf of Schmidt Kramer Injury Lawyers on May 17, 2012 in Car Accidents

The Republic reports that two people were killed in a Chambersburg car accident. The police report that the driver lost control of the vehicle when driving eastbound on Spring Road. The Chambersburg car accident took place when the car ran into multiple trees, ejecting three people from the car. Two of the three ejected died at […]

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Rebate RAGE!

Posted on behalf of Schmidt Kramer Injury Lawyers on May 17, 2012 in News

Rebate rip-offs have sparked consumer lawsuits and new legislation. Many who buy products promoted with “cash” rebates are enraged when the rebate is too hard to apply for, is unreasonably delayed, takes the form of a “reward” credit card, is a credit toward purchases limited to the issuing manufacturer, or never arrives at all. A […]

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Social Media Discovery Evolving in Pennsylvania

Posted on behalf of Schmidt Kramer Injury Lawyers on May 17, 2012 in News

The Legal Intelligencer by Gina Passarella May 24, 2011 A Northumberland County judge granted last week a defense motion seeking access to the private portions of the Facebook and MySpace accounts of a personal injury plaintiff, finding no privilege exists in Pennsylvania for information on private sections of social websites. Common Pleas Court Judge Charles H. Saylor […]

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Who Pays Your Medical Bills When You Are Injured At Work In Pennsylvania

Posted on behalf of Schmidt Kramer Injury Lawyers on May 16, 2012 in Workers' Compensation

The first question to ask is, “what is a work injury”?   This can be defined as a medical condition caused by or aggravated by work. If you have been injured at work contact one of our skilled workers’ compensation lawyers in Harrisburg today for a free legal consultation.  This can be a specific accident or […]

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Investigation Into New Oxford Crash Which Killed 5 Students Continues

Posted on behalf of Schmidt Kramer Injury Lawyers on May 16, 2012 in Car Accidents

Reports from the Hanover Evening Sun in Adams County are that five teenagers were killed yesterday, December 6, 2011, afternoon on Route 94 in Adams County in a tragic two car accident.  It appears that all five were students at New Oxford High School.   The victims are identified as Oscar Banda, 17, a junior at New Oxford; Chelsea McFalls, 15, a sophomore; Casey […]

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Tractor Trailer Wreck In Pottsville North Of Harrisburg Causes Injuries

Posted on behalf of Schmidt Kramer Injury Lawyers on May 16, 2012 in Truck Accidents

February 1, 2012 – As a follow up to yesterday’s posting on a new Pennsylvania law relating to commercial drivers and medical certificates, two people were injured on January 31, 2012 when a tractor-trailer ran into the back of a pickup truck along Route 61 in Saint Clair, near Pottsville, north of Harrisburg in Central Pennsylvania.  […]

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Following Child Restraint Guidelines To Avoid Serious Injuries In A Crash

Posted on behalf of Schmidt Kramer Injury Lawyers on May 16, 2012 in Car Accidents

The most important thing for parents to remember is that, in order to reap the safety benefits of safety seats and belts, they must be used properly. The Harrisburg car accident attorneys with Schmidt Kramer Injury Lawyers say that following these tips should help keep your child safe from harm. According to the National Highway Traffic […]

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Truck Driver Charged In South Central Pennsylvania Crash In Conewago Township

Posted on behalf of Schmidt Kramer Injury Lawyers on May 16, 2012 in Truck Accidents

(2/28/2012) –  According to the Hanover Evening Sun, the man accused of causing a four-car accident in Conewago Township, while driving without a license, waived his right to a preliminary hearing and will see his charges move forward to county court.  Rodrigo Vagner Chillogallo-Malacatus appeared in Adams County Central Court  last Wednesday morning to sign paperwork and […]

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Traumatic Brain Injuries Are Often Not Recognized But Become More Prevalent

Posted on behalf of Schmidt Kramer Injury Lawyers on May 16, 2012 in Brain Injury

March 16, 2012 – According to statistics compiled by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), traumatic brain injuries (TBIs) are emerging as a major problem in the United States, including Pennsylvania.  The estimates are that 1.7 million people suffer a TBI each year.  TBIs can cause permanent disability and, in some cases, […]

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