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Schmidt Kramer Hosts Central PA Food Bank Food Drive

The law firm of Schmidt Kramer is serving as a collection center over the next three weeks to benefit the Central Pennsylvania Food Bank, helping to fight hunger in our community. Everyone is welcome to come to our office and donate canned food, dried… Read More

Curb on Waiver of Stacking Under Pa. Auto Insurance Law Is Urged

By Max Mitchell | April 19, 2018 Photo: Oleg Bezrukov/ An injured driver who previously elected and paid for stacking should not be limited from tapping that coverage because of a household vehicle exclusion, attorneys representing an… Read More

Distracted Driving in Pennsylvania

April is Distracted Driving Awareness Month, and federal and state authorities across the nation are working to make drivers more informed about this dangerous driving habit. Distracted driving causes the deaths of thousands of people and the injuries… Read More

How Benefits Are Paid for Workers’ Compensation

The Pennsylvania Workers’ Compensation Act provides for medical expenses and wage loss payments if you cannot work due to an occupational illness or injury. These payments are generally made by private insurance companies. If you were injured while on… Read More

Leading Causes of Commercial Truck Accidents

Because commercial trucks are much larger and heavier than passenger vehicles, they can cause devastating injuries when involved in a collision with a smaller vehicle. If you or a loved one has been injured in a commercial truck accident, contact our… Read More

Pennsylvania Right-of-Way Laws

Pennsylvania has a series of laws that determine the right of way in different traffic conditions. All motorists are expected to obey these laws. If they violate these traffic laws, accidents are more likely to occur. If you were hurt in an accident… Read More

How Does a Lawsuit Work?

A personal injury lawsuit is a useful tool for holding an individual or entity responsible for the harm they have caused you. However, the process can be complicated, and it is generally best to have an experienced attorney handle the details of your… Read More

Understanding Nursing Home Neglect

Unlike nursing home abuse in which people intentionally harm vulnerable adults, nursing home neglect causes harm to residents by failing to provide them with the care they need. Although nursing home staff members may not intend to neglect nursing home… Read More

How Occupational Diseases Qualify for Workers’ Compensation

While many people associate workers’ compensation with injuries that occur at work, these benefits can also apply to workers who contract a disease in their workplace. If you have lost time at work because of an illness you contracted while on the job,… Read More

Jessica (Kurtz) Mitchell Included in The National Advocates: Top 40 Under 40 for Social Security Disability

Schmidt Kramer is pleased to announce that attorney Jessica (Kurtz) Mitchell has been selected for inclusion in The National Advocates: Top 40 Under 40 for Social Security Disability Law. Membership in this exclusive organization is by invitation-only… Read More