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Protect Your Claim by Keeping an Injury Journal

If you were injured in an accident, your personal injury lawyer will work to collect evidence in your case. He or she will request accident reports and medical records. However, not all evidence is objective. Accident victims may have subjective damages… Read More

Schmidt Kramer's Annual Scholarship Winner Announced

Schmidt Kramer is proud to announce that Emily Harling of Harrisburg, PA is the recipient of The Schmidt Kramer Annual Scholarship for Academic Excellence. Ms. Harling is currently pursuing a Bachelor’s Degree in Chemistry at Susquehanna University in… Read More

Pennsylvania Supreme Court Rules Against Household Vehicle Exclusions Limiting Insurance Stacking

On Wednesday, the Pennsylvania Supreme Court ruled that household vehicle exclusions cannot prevent injured victims from recovering stacked coverage. Stacking coverage allows insurance purchasers to increase the amount of uninsured or underinsured motorist… Read More

Informed Consent in the Context of Medical Malpractice Cases

Before treatment is provided, medical professionals are required to give the patient information regarding the treatment’s risks. If a medical professional failed to obtain your informed consent before providing treatment that caused you harm, you may… Read More

Can You Suffer a Head Injury in a Slip and Fall Accident?

Slip and fall accidents have the potential to cause many different types of injuries from broken bones and fractures to sprained ankles and shoulder dislocations. However, certain falls may also result in head injuries, which can cause significant trauma… Read More

Scott Cooper Offers Insights into the Senate and House Judiciary Committee's Latest Appointments

On Tuesday, Republican State Senator Lisa Baker was appointed majority chairwoman of the Pennsylvania Senate Judiciary Committee. This possibly marks the first time that majority leaders for the Senate and House judiciary committees are nonlawyers. Former… Read More

State Lawmakers Demand Conditions Improve in Substandard Nursing Homes

A special report published by PennLIve last month examined the quality of nursing homes, revealing continued health and safety citations for facilities once owned by the Golden Living chain. Since then, the report has raised concerns over nursing home… Read More

Nursing Home Oversight Under Federal and State Investigation

A special investigation recently conducted by PennLive found that many nursing homes once owned by the Golden Living chain are still being cited by the state Health Department for substandard care. This includes citations for inadequate training and… Read More

Avoid a Dog Bite by Recognizing the Warning Signs

Millions of Americans sustain dog bite injuries each year, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Dogs bite when put in stressful situations. Even our pets or other dogs we know to be friendly can bite under certain circumstances.… Read More

Schmidt Kramer Proud to Participate in Toys for Tots

The staff at Schmidt Kramer has once again participated in the U.S. Marine Corps Toys for Tots Program, helping underprivileged children experience the joy of Christmas. Today, December 10th, is the last day the firm will be collecting toys at our Harrisburg… Read More