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Schmidt Kramer Hosts Annual Golf Tournament Benefiting United Cerebral Palsy of Central Pennsylvania

Today, Schmidt Kramer hosted the 31st Annual UCP/SchmidtKramer Golf Tournament at Carlisle Country Club in Carlisle, PA. The firm has hosted the event all 31 years.   Partners Charles E. Schmidt, Jr., Gerard C. Kramer and Scott B. Cooper were this year's… Read More

Schmidt Kramer Volleyball Team Wins Dauphin County Bar Association Social Volleyball League

Schmidt Kramer's company volleyball team, "888-8888", recently won the Dauphin County Bar Association social volleyball league championship. This is the second time in the past three years Schmidt Kramer has won the league championship. Members of the… Read More

Five Schmidt Kramer Attorneys Included in 2018 The Best Lawyers in America

Schmidt Kramer is proud to announce that five attorneys from our firm were selected for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America© 2018 edition in the category of Personal Injury Litigation – Plaintiffs in Harrisburg, Pa. These attorneys include founding… Read More

Rear-End Collision Lawsuits in Pennsylvania: Injuries, Compensation and Determining Fault

There are several things you need to know about rear-end collisions, which are some of the most common car crashes that occur on our nation's roadways. The capable auto accident attorneys in Harrisburg at Schmidt Kramer have created a guide to these… Read More

In Wake of Informed Consent Ruling, Med Mal Lawyers Raising Questions

Originally published by Max Mitchell in The Legal Intelligencer August 4, 2017 Some attorneys are saying a new ruling on informed consent will sow confusion in the medical industry and lead to an uptick in legal disputes. Others say it just clears up… Read More

Can a Lawyer Help Me if I Was a Passenger in a Car Crash?

If you were injured as a passenger in a car accident, you might not understand your rights or know what to do next. That is why you should consider contacting a Harrisburg car accident attorney. Not only can an attorney inform you of your rights and… Read More

Differences Between SSI and Social Security Disability Income

Do you have a disability so severe that it prevents you from working to support yourself? You may qualify for government benefits through the Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) program or the Supplemental Security Income (SSI) program. The many… Read More

Joe Chapman Presents at 20th Annual Elder Law Institute

On Friday, July 21st, Joe Chapman was one of the lecturers at the 20th Annual Elder Law Institute presented by the Pennsylvania Bar Institute, the education arm of the Pennsylvania Bar Association. He did a primer for elder law attorneys on nursing home… Read More

4 Ways Kraft Shooting Case Could Reshape Punitive Damages Litigation

Originally Published by Max Mitchell, The Legal Intelligencer July 21, 2017 The Pennsylvania Superior Court has tossed out a $38.5 million punitive damages award in a case involving a fatal shooting at a Kraft factory, but according to several plaintiffs… Read More

Types of Compensatory Damages for Pennsylvania Personal Injury Claims

The purpose of a personal injury claim is to obtain compensatory damages for all of the ways your injury has affected your life, from a physical, financial and emotional standpoint. Compensation is the law's way of attempting to put you back in the position… Read More