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Traffic Fatalities in the First Three Months of 2022 Were At a 20-Year High

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

Last week, federal officials announced traffic deaths in the first quarter of the year were at a 20-year high. According to early estimates from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), there were more than 9,500 deaths in vehicle crashes in the first three months of 2022. These early estimates also represent a seven percent […]

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Schmidt Kramer Volleyball Team Reaches Playoffs in Dauphin County Bar Association Summer League

Posted on behalf of Schmidt Kramer Injury Lawyers on August 19, 2022 in News

Our firm competed in the Dauphin County Bar Association summer volleyball league. The team included Gerard Kramer, Dennis Kergick and Jessica Mitchell. This year, the team was able to reach the playoffs, where our season concluded. Our team has won the league before. We also reached the semifinals in 2019. This year the games were […]

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Best Lawyers Selects Seven Schmidt Kramer Attorneys for 2023 Edition

Posted on behalf of Schmidt Kramer Injury Lawyers on August 18, 2022 in General

Schmidt Kramer is excited to announce that seven attorneys from our firm were included in the 2023 edition of The Best Lawyers in America©. Partner Scott Cooper was named Lawyer of the Year in three practice areas. Daryl Christopher was also named Lawyer of the Year for Product Liability Litigation – Plaintiffs. Five Schmidt Kramer […]

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Will Moving to a Different State Impact My Disability Benefits?

Posted on behalf of Schmidt Kramer Injury Lawyers on August 15, 2022 in Social Security Disability

Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) and Supplemental Security Income (SSI) are both federally funded programs administered by the Social Security Administration (SSA). If you are currently receiving SSDI or SSI but are moving to a different state, you may have concerns about continued eligibility. Will moving impact my benefits? Do I need to re-apply? Is […]

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Why Road Debris is Dangerous and Could Contribute to a Dangerous Crash

Posted on behalf of Schmidt Kramer Injury Lawyers on August 11, 2022 in Car Accidents

The road can be a dangerous place, and not just because of the other drivers you encounter. We have all encountered debris on the road at one time or another, such as pieces of rubber from a blown-out tire, tree limbs, roadkill, or trash thrown from a vehicle. Road debris can cause significant damage to […]

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Can Passengers be Found Liable for Damages from a Car Accident?

Posted on behalf of Schmidt Kramer Injury Lawyers on August 09, 2022 in Car Accidents

There are many reasons why car accidents happen, but most of these reasons can be filed under driver negligence. Drivers often operate their vehicles recklessly and cause collisions with other vehicles. For example, drivers routinely speed, make turns when oncoming traffic is too close, text while driving and engage in other dangerous behavior that causes […]

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What to do If You Were Injured in a Crash Caused by a Defective Car Part

Posted on behalf of Schmidt Kramer Injury Lawyers on August 03, 2022 in Car Accidents

Every car crash is unique, but we know most of them result from some form of driver negligence, such as speeding, drunk driving, failing to yield or distracted driving. There are also some accidents that result from factors out of drivers’ control, such as defective parts (brakes, tires, steering, engine components, etc.). This raises many […]

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Schmidt Kramer Hosting 35th Annual Golf Tournament for UCP Central PA

Posted on behalf of Schmidt Kramer Injury Lawyers on August 02, 2022 in News

Looking to golf for a great cause? Our firm is hosting the 35th Annual Golf Tournament to benefit UCP Central PA in its mission to support those with cerebral palsy and other disabilities. The tournament takes place at The Country Club of Harrisburg on October 17 and will be hosted by Schmidt Kramer partners Chuck […]

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Does Workers’ Compensation Cover an Injury That Happens on a Break?

Posted on behalf of Schmidt Kramer Injury Lawyers on July 29, 2022 in Workers' Compensation

Worker’s compensation is meant to provide benefits to a worker who was injured while performing a job-related duty. But what about injuries that happen while you are on break? Will worker’s compensation cover such injuries? These are valid questions to which workers need to know the answers. Our Harrisburg-based worker’s compensation lawyers discuss certain scenarios […]

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What You Need to Know About Insurance for Cars Being Used by Peer-to-Peer Rental Services

Posted on behalf of Schmidt Kramer Injury Lawyers on July 25, 2022 in Car Accidents

Over the past decade, peer-to-peer carsharing services like Turo, Getaround and Zipcar have grown in popularity. These services can be more affordable than renting a car and you often have a wider variety of vehicles to choose from. The problem is, insurance coverage for these vehicles is complicated, particularly if a crash occurs and one […]

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