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Middletown Area High School Football Players Charged in Connection With Hazing Allegations

Posted on behalf of Schmidt Kramer Injury Lawyers on September 21, 2022 in Sexual Abuse/Assault

On September 20th, 2022, 10 Middletown Area High School football players were charged in connection to hazing allegations. Two of the players were charged with attempted sexual assault. According to the police, three students were sexually assaulted last month in the turf room when they were by themselves. The assault was recorded on video and […]

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What You Need to Know About Tracking Medical Expenses After a Car Crash

Posted on behalf of Schmidt Kramer Injury Lawyers on September 19, 2022 in Car Accidents

Auto accidents can cause devastating injuries that need expensive and sometimes ongoing treatment. In addition to your trip to the emergency room from the scene of the crash, you may need to make multiple trips to doctors’ offices and outpatient treatment centers. All the treatment you need after an injury costs money, and if you […]

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Pa. Supreme Court Could Further Define Limits on Household Vehicle Exclusion Decision

Posted on behalf of Schmidt Kramer Injury Lawyers on September 16, 2022 in Car Accidents

Scott Cooper of Schmidt Kramer is representing the plaintiff in Erie Insurance Exchange v. Mione, a case that could further define limits on the 2019 Gallagher v. Geico case. Gallagher invalidated household vehicle exclusions in car insurance policies and the Supreme Court later ruled this decision is retroactive for other cases. In the new case, […]

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Why Your Jaw and Ears May Be Hurting After an Auto Accident?

Posted on behalf of Schmidt Kramer Injury Lawyers on September 12, 2022 in Car Accidents

Car crashes are incredibly traumatic, as they have the potential for causing a variety of severe injuries to different parts of the body. While we often hear about broken bones, brain injuries and spinal cord damage, we may not hear as much about the symptoms that can accompany these and other injuries. For example, jaw […]

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Could New COVID-19 Vaccine Override Religious Exemptions to Vaccination?

Posted on behalf of Schmidt Kramer Injury Lawyers on September 12, 2022 in News

Schmidt Kramer partner Scott Cooper was recently interviewed for a story about the new Novavax COVID-19 vaccine and how it may impact religious exemptions to COVID-19 vaccine mandates. Novavax’s new vaccine has been authorized by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and uses traditional virus-blocking technology instead of mRNA technology. This is different from the […]

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Scott Cooper Discusses Straightforward Reasoning Behind Spencer v. Johnson Ruling

Posted on behalf of Schmidt Kramer Injury Lawyers on September 09, 2022 in News

Schmidt Kramer partner Scott Cooper cowrote an in-depth article for The Legal Intelligencer about the Pennsylvania Superior Court’s ruling in Spencer v. Johnson. In the article, Cooper explains why he disagreed with another commentary on the ruling that said the court’s opinion has no value. Cooper says the Superior Court ruling was straightforward and not […]

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Preserving Evidence for an Injury Claim with an Anti-Spoliation Letter

Posted on behalf of Schmidt Kramer Injury Lawyers on September 06, 2022 in Personal Injury

It is up to the injury victim to prove he or she was injured because of the negligence of another party. You are going to need evidence to show the other party’s carelessness and evidence to link that carelessness to the cause of your injuries. The problem is evidence could get lost, get damaged or […]

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Questions Injury Lawyers Often Get From Injury Victims

Posted on behalf of Schmidt Kramer Injury Lawyers on August 29, 2022 in Personal Injury

One of the biggest mistakes personal injury victims make is taking on the insurance company on their own without help from an experienced attorney. There are many reasons why injury victims decide not to call a lawyer for help. Generally, victims may make this decision with incomplete information because they have a lot of unanswered […]

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Judge Grants Final Approval of Settlement of Insurance Stacking Class Action Case

Posted on behalf of Schmidt Kramer Injury Lawyers on August 23, 2022 in Car Accidents

Last week, a federal judge gave final approval to the $3.25 million settlement of Stockdale v. Allstate, which is a case about uninsured/underinsured motorist (UM/UIM) policyholders being wrongly denied the option of stacking coverage. The settlement was approved by Eastern District of Pennsylvania Judge Wendy Beetlestone – she OK’d an award of $750,000 to class […]

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Do Personal Injury Victims Have a Duty to Mitigate Their Damages?

Posted on behalf of Schmidt Kramer Injury Lawyers on August 22, 2022 in Car Accidents

The party that caused your injury owed you a duty of care, but victims may not realize they also have a duty to mitigate their damages. In other words, you have a duty to take reasonable action to manage your damages, such as by going to the doctor and following his or her treatment recommendations. […]

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