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Rally at State Capitol Rotunda Commemorates Start of Sexual Assault Awareness Month

Posted on behalf of Schmidt Kramer Injury Lawyers on April 06, 2022 in Sexual Abuse/Assault

April 2022 is the 21st anniversary of Sexual Assault Awareness Month (SAAM), a time to raise awareness about the ongoing problem of sexual assault. Organizations around the nation are working to raise awareness – the Pennsylvania Coalition Against Rape (PCAR) held a rally at the State Capitol Rotunda on Monday to emphasize the need to […]

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Jessica Mitchell Forming Team for 2022 Highmark Walk for a Healthy Community

Posted on behalf of Schmidt Kramer Injury Lawyers on April 05, 2022 in News

We are excited to announce Schmidt Kramer attorney Jessica Mitchell has formed a team for the 2022 Highmark Walk for a Healthy Community for United Cerebral Palsy (UCP) of Central Pennsylvania. The walk is happening on May 21st at Harrisburg Area Community College. Jessica Mitchell is the Vice-Chair of the UCP Board of Directors. 100 […]

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What You Should Know About Liability for a Failure to Yield Crash in Pennsylvania

Posted on behalf of Schmidt Kramer Injury Lawyers on April 01, 2022 in Car Accidents

It could be tough to establish who is at fault for a failure to yield crash because conclusions about these crashes are often based on testimony from both drivers. One driver may lie about what happened or both driver’s stories may have significant differences. Below, we discuss liability for failure to yield auto accidents in […]

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What Does Negligence Per Se Mean in an Injury Claim?

Posted on behalf of Schmidt Kramer Injury Lawyers on March 28, 2022 in Personal Injury

The central question in most personal injury cases is whether the victim’s injury was caused by another party’s negligence. Victims and their attorneys need to prove another party failed to act with reasonable care and this led directly to an injury. This requires strong evidence and detailed knowledge of the law. However, there are some […]

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Why Delays in a Personal Injury Trial Often Work Against the Victims

Posted on behalf of Schmidt Kramer Injury Lawyers on March 24, 2022 in Personal Injury

Most personal injury claims do not make it to trial, as they are settled beforehand, often with an insurance company. However, sometimes insurance companies refuse to make an offer the victim and his or her attorney will accept and filing a lawsuit is a last resort. It is important to remember the insurance company’s goal […]

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Evidence for Proving the At-Fault Driver was Asleep or Drowsy

Posted on behalf of Schmidt Kramer Injury Lawyers on March 18, 2022 in Car Accidents

Many Americans have adopted a lot of unhealthy habits. For example, many of us do not get nearly enough sleep, which means many of us are going through the day with a significant sleep deficit. While lack of sleep has serious consequences for your health, it can also affect others. Working in a dangerous job […]

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Most people who recover from COVID-19 do not experience ongoing health problems. However, some people may experience ongoing symptoms and/or symptoms that come and go. They may experience symptoms four or more weeks after they first were infected with the COVID-19 virus. Those suffering from ongoing COVID-19 symptoms are often said to have long COVID. […]

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What is the Average Value of a Settlement for a Car Crash Spinal Cord Injury?

Posted on behalf of Schmidt Kramer Injury Lawyers on March 07, 2022 in Car Accidents

Car crashes are one of the most common causes of spinal cord injuries. Since most crashes are caused by driver negligence, there have been countless injury claims filed over car crash spinal cord injuries. You may think it would be helpful to determine the average value of these types of claims if you are trying […]

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Over the weekend, Schmidt Kramer attorney Jessica Mitchell presented at the inaugural National Organization of Social Security Claimants’ Representatives (NOSSCR) NextGen Retreat. The retreat was for attorneys under 40 years of age and with less than 10 years’ experience in representing Social Security Disability applicants. The retreat took place over the weekend in Boulder, Colorado […]

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Why a ‘Minor’ Car Crash Could be More Significant Than You Realize

Posted on behalf of Schmidt Kramer Injury Lawyers on March 01, 2022 in Car Accidents

We make assumptions about things on an almost daily basis. While some assumptions are relatively harmless, others could be quite harmful. For example, assumptions about the seriousness of an injury following a car crash could be dangerous. Sometimes crash victims downplay the seriousness of an injury or the pain they feel, only to later discover […]

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