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Who Could be at Fault for a Crash That Occurs When a Vehicle is Backing Up?

Posted on behalf of Schmidt Kramer Injury Lawyers on January 20, 2022 in Car Accidents

There are many types of accidents that happen on our nation’s roads every year. However, you might be surprised at how many crashes occur while backing up. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) estimates there are about 30,000 accidents per year that involve one or more vehicles backing up. You may be thinking this […]

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Strategies for Avoiding Aggressive Driving While You are on the Road

Posted on behalf of Schmidt Kramer Injury Lawyers on January 17, 2022 in Car Accidents

It may come as little surprise that aggressive driving is a factor in many serious or life-threatening crashes. Aggressive driving increases the risk of a crash because it puts the aggressive driver and others in dangerous situations. While there is no foolproof way to avoid all aggressive drivers, there are strategies for lowering your risk […]

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January 2022 Newsletter: Find Out What Has Been Happening at the Firm

Posted on behalf of Schmidt Kramer Injury Lawyers on January 17, 2022 in News

The Winter 2022 issue of our firm newsletter is now live on our website. Find out what has been happening at the firm over the last few months. Our firm was selected for the 2022 edition of Best Law Firms in Harrisburg in several practice areas. Partner Scott Cooper was appointed by Governor Tom Wolf to serve on the Judicial Conduct […]

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Dozens of women have filed a multi-million-dollar lawsuit against Pornhub, its parent company MindGeek and several other porn brands, in California Central District Court. The lawsuit alleges sex trafficking and distribution of child pornography. The 179-page lawsuit was filed on behalf of 33 anonymous plaintiffs and Serena Fleites, who was featured in an opinion piece about […]

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What You Should Know About Personal Injury Settlement Agreements

Posted on behalf of Schmidt Kramer Injury Lawyers on January 07, 2022 in Personal Injury

You can think of a personal injury settlement as a contract between the victim and the at-fault party’s insurance company. In a car accident case, the settlement is usually between the victim and his or her insurance company, as Pennsylvania is a no-fault state. A contract is a legally binding agreement between two parties that […]

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How Accident Reconstruction Could Benefit Your Car Crash Claim

Posted on behalf of Schmidt Kramer Injury Lawyers on December 30, 2021 in Car Accidents

Sometimes an attorney can validate a claim with a police report, pictures of the damaged vehicles and the victim’s medical records. In more complicated cases, an attorney may need to gather additional evidence to validate a claim. One example of when this may happen is if the claim could cost the insurance company a lot […]

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Cost-of-Living Adjustment and Other Changes Coming to Social Security Benefits in 2022

Posted on behalf of Schmidt Kramer Injury Lawyers on December 28, 2021 in Social Security Disability

The Social Security Administration is making some significant changes to Social Security benefits in 2022, including a huge cost-of-living adjustment. Whether you are planning to apply for benefits or are already receiving them, you should review these changes to determine if they may affect your current benefits or eligibility for benefits. If you are applying […]

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When Should You Consider Hiring a Lawyer for Your Car Accident Claim?

Posted on behalf of Schmidt Kramer Injury Lawyers on December 21, 2021 in Car Accidents

Many times, car crash victims are unsure if they need a lawyer to help them pursue compensation. They may think their injuries are not that severe or it cannot be that hard to recover compensation. In Pennsylvania, crash victims deal with their own insurance companies, not the at-fault driver’s insurer. This may give victims a […]

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Can I Obtain Social Security Disability for Chronic Migraine Headaches?

Posted on behalf of Schmidt Kramer Injury Lawyers on December 17, 2021 in Social Security Disability

Many people can work with a headache, particularly if an over-the-counter medication helps them get the pain under control. However, migraine headaches are not like regular headaches. Victims can experience nausea, extreme sensitivity to light and sound, throbbing pain and other symptoms. Symptoms of a migraine could last anywhere from four to 72 hours, and […]

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Schmidt Kramer Taking Part in Toys for Tots Toy Donation Drive

Posted on behalf of Schmidt Kramer Injury Lawyers on December 13, 2021 in News

The 2021 Toys for Tots toy drive is underway! Schmidt Kramer invites you to join us in helping underprivileged children this holiday season. We are accepting new and unwrapped donations at our Harrisburg office. Stop by anytime during our normal business hours (Monday through Friday between 8:30 a.m. and 5:00 p.m.). Our office is at […]

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