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Wrist and Hand Injuries That Could Be Caused by an Auto Accident

Posted on behalf of Schmidt Kramer Injury Lawyers on February 28, 2022 in Car Accidents

Car crashes put you at risk for a variety of injuries, depending on how the crash happens and how your body is affected. If your hands or wrists hit something or get stretched too far, you could suffer various injuries that could affect you for a long time. While these types of injuries may be […]

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Can Parents be Held Liable for a Crash Caused by Their Teenage Child?

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

Teenage drivers cause a lot of auto accidents each year, and not just because they often engage in extremely reckless behavior, like texting or posting to social media while they are behind the wheel. Teenagers are inexperienced and do not always make the best decisions because of that lack of experience. When a teenager causes […]

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Are Injury Victims Required to Submit to an Independent Medical Exam?

Posted on behalf of Schmidt Kramer Injury Lawyers on February 10, 2022 in Personal Injury

This is a complex question, which is why it should be discussed with a licensed attorney. The answer may depend on the type of accident you were involved in and the terms of the insurance policy you are seeking compensation from. The licensed attorneys at Schmidt Kramer are available to answer your questions after getting […]

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Avoiding Line-of-Sight Car Crashes in Pennsylvania

Posted on behalf of Schmidt Kramer Injury Lawyers on February 08, 2022 in Car Accidents

You need a clear view of the road and the traffic around you to safely operate a car, especially when you are making a turn or pulling onto a busy roadway. Unfortunately, there are many types of obstructions that could block your line of sight and make it much more difficult to operate your vehicle […]

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How an Airbag Can Injure a Driver During a Collision

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

Car crashes have the potential to cause serious or even life-threatening injuries. The body and especially the head are often jostled around quite forcefully during a collision, increasing the likelihood of severe injury. That is why cars have airbags. According to an estimate by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) in 2017, frontal airbags […]

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Schmidt Kramer Attorney Jessica Mitchell Presenting at Social Security Disability Law Retreat

Posted on behalf of Schmidt Kramer Injury Lawyers on January 31, 2022 in News

Jessica Mitchell will be presenting at a Social Security Disability law retreat by the National Organization of Social Security Claimants’ Representatives. The NextGen Retreat is for those under the age of 40 who have less than 10 years of experience in Social Security Law. The event takes place March 3-6 in Boulder, Colorado, and Mitchell […]

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Dangers of Speeding and Why it Leads to so Many Crashes on U.S. Roads

Posted on behalf of Schmidt Kramer Injury Lawyers on January 31, 2022 in Car Accidents

Each year, thousands of people are killed in car crashes that involve one or more vehicles that were speeding. (In 2019 alone, 9,748 people were killed in crashes involving speeding.) A significant number of these crashes also involve distracted driving, as distracted drivers often do not realize how fast they are going. So many drivers […]

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Common Types of Head/Traumatic Brain Injuries Suffered in Car Accidents

Posted on behalf of Schmidt Kramer Injury Lawyers on January 28, 2022 in Car Accidents

Some of the worst injuries caused by car accidents are head and traumatic brain injuries (TBI). Even a moderate brain injury could end up affecting you for the rest of your life. The damage could affect you physically and psychologically, creating numerous daily challenges. Below, Schmidt Kramer’s experienced attorneys discuss some of the most common […]

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Scott Cooper Named Dauphin County Bar Association President for 2022

Posted on behalf of Schmidt Kramer Injury Lawyers on January 27, 2022 in General

Schmidt Kramer is proud to announce the appointment of Partner Scott Cooper as Dauphin County Bar Association (DCBA) President for 2022. Cooper was elected as President-elect last January when the DCBA held its annual meeting. Cooper is also a former president of the Pennsylvania Association for Justice and a member of the National Trial Lawyers […]

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Does Tendinitis Qualify for Social Security Disability Benefits?

Posted on behalf of Schmidt Kramer Injury Lawyers on January 24, 2022 in Social Security Disability

Sudden injuries and repetitive movements made over a long period can cause people to develop tendinitis. This refers to inflammation of the tendons that connect your bones to your muscles. For example, people could develop tendinitis from typing on a keyboard, sweeping, mopping, writing or other repetitive movements they make at their job. While you […]

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