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Eight Fraternity Brothers Charged with Manslaughter in Hazing Death

A fatal hazing ritual at a Pennsylvania State University fraternity in February led to the death of 19-year-old, Tim Piazza and eight arrests for involuntary manslaughter and aggravated assault. Eighteen members of the Penn State chapter of Beta Theta… Read More

Six Schmidt Kramer Attorneys Named as 2017 Super Lawyers

Our Harrisburg law firm is proud to announce that six of our attorneys have been selected as Super Lawyers for 2017. Attorneys Chuck Schmidt, Gerry Kramer, Scott Cooper and Mike Kosik were included in the 2017 Super Lawyer list for the general plaintiff… Read More

Will 'Toner' Stacking Precedent Continue to Haunt Plaintiffs Bar?

By Max Mitchell, The Legal Intelligencer  Just before the Pennsylvania Supreme Court was set to hear arguments about what insurance carriers have to do to ensure someone with a single-vehicle policy has properly been given the chance to waive stacking… Read More

How Much Can I Recover through a Personal Injury Case?

After being in an accident and sustaining serious injuries, the expenses start to mount from medical bills, time off work, as well as the physical and emotional toll of being in an accident. Filing a personal injury lawsuit can allow you to recover compensation… Read More

What is the Statute of Limitation for Injuries from a Car Accident?

A statute of limitations is a legal timeframe that establishes how long you have to file a claim to pursue damages and legal action against the at-fault party. If you or someone you love has been in a car accident in Pennsylvania, you will need to file… Read More

What You Should Know About Pennsylvania’s Motorcycle Safety Laws

In order to ensure the safety of motorcyclists, Pennsylvania has created laws that operators and riders must follow when traveling on a motorcycle. If you or someone you love frequently enjoys riding on a motorcycle, it is important that you know and… Read More

Who are the People in a Nursing Home?

Certified Nurse Assistant I remember when I was a kid, I watched Sesame Street, and there was a song... Who are the people in your neighborhood. Well, this isn't your Sesame Street song. If your neighborhood is a nursing home, who are the people you… Read More

Record-Low Traffic Deaths Reported in Pennsylvania During 2016

While the U.S. suffered one of the deadliest years on record for traffic deaths, the fatality rate in Pennsylvania dropped to a new low. In 2016, reported deaths caused by traffic accidents fell to 1,188, seven less than the number of fatalities recorded… Read More

Liquor Licensee's Good-Faith Effort Prevents Automatic Revocation

Ben Seal, The Legal Intelligencer A liquor license held in safekeeping for more than the allotted three years should not be revoked if its owner makes a good-faith effort to reinstate the license but fails, the Commonwealth Court has ruled. In a unanimous… Read More

Schmidt Kramer Hosts April Food Drive

Schmidt Kramer is proud to announce that we are hosting a food drive from April 17-28 to benefit the Central Pennsylvania Food Bank. Participants can drop off donations to our Harrisburg office. While most grocery products are welcomed, we recommend… Read More