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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

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

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

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

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

A Beverage Tax is the Wrong Way to Fund Universal Pre-K

By Daniel H. Grace and Scott B. Cooper As Pittsburgh examines options for expanding access to quality pre-K programs across the city, we hope that Mayor Bill Peduto and Pittsburgh City Council avoid the serious pitfalls Philadelphia has fallen into. Growing… Read More

Scott Cooper Op-Ed Rejects Claims of Frivolous Lawsuits

In an op-Ed on, Schmidt Kramer partner Scott Cooper offers a rebuttal to the claim that the justice system is inundated with “frivolous lawsuits” that delay justice for those who truly deserve it. His article is a response to a Feb. 14 op-Ed… Read More

Jessica Kurtz Honored with “10 Best” Pennsylvania Attorneys Award

Schmidt Kramer are proud to announce that attorney Jessica Kurtz has been nominated and accepted as the American Institute of Legal Counsel’s (AIOLC) 2016 10 Best Social Security Disability attorney for client satisfaction. The AIOLC is an impartial… Read More