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Three Killed in I-83 Crash, Truck Driver Facing Charges

Three people were killed in a crash last Friday night on Interstate 83. State police say a 29-year-old man from Mississippi was driving a tractor-trailor while under the influence of alcohol when he failed to stop for slowed traffic ahead of him. The… Read More

7 Tips for Driving Safely Around Commercial Trucks

Driving around commercial trucks can often be dangerous. The risk of an accident increases around these vehicles that have much larger blind spots, cannot easily maneuver and take much longer to stop when compared to other vehicles on the roadway. Truck… Read More

Understanding Duty of Care in a Personal Injury Claim

In a personal injury claim, a duty of care is a legal obligation to take reasonable care to avoid causing harm to others. To recover compensation after an accident, you must prove the other party owed you a duty of care and breached its obligation by… Read More

Injuries and Deadly Collisions Reported As E-Scooter Use Rises

In cities across the U.S., e-scooters have been growing in popularity among travelers on the go. You can rent a dockless electronic scooter for a tiny fee and park them virtually anywhere you want, offering both flexibility and convenience. However as… Read More

How Understaffed Nursing Homes Affect Patients

To provide the right care for all patients, nursing homes must have enough staff. Unfortunately, many nursing homes in the U.S. are significantly understaffed. This shortfall creates a particularly tense work environment where nursing staff are overworked,… Read More

Safety Tips for Driving After Dark

Driving at night can greatly impact your ability to drive safely. A person’s vision can become severely limited at night. Motorists may be temporarily blinded by the glare from another driver’s headlights. The ability to judge distances and depth perception… Read More

Why Should I Contact a Construction Accident Lawyer?

The construction industry is one of the most dangerous industries to work in. If you have been harmed in a construction accident, you may be entitled to compensation. Construction accidents can cause serious and life-altering injuries. It may be in your… Read More

What Are the Different Types of Wrongful Death Cases?

Losing a loved one is never easy, especially when the loss is a result of someone else’s carelessness. When a person’s death is caused by the negligent actions of another person or entity, the surviving family members may be entitled to pursue a lawsuit… Read More

Five Schmidt Kramer Attorneys Included in The Best Lawyers in America

Schmidt Kramer is pleased to announce that five attorneys have been included in the 2019 edition of The Best Lawyers in America©. These five attorneys were selected for the category of Personal Injury Litigation - Plaintiffs. The following Schmidt Kramer… Read More

Schmidt Kramer Hosts Annual Golf Tournament for the United Cerebral Palsy Foundation of Central PA

On Monday August 6th, Schmidt Kramer hosted the Annual UCP/SchmidtKramer Golf Tournament at the Carlisle Country Club in Carlisle, Pa. This is the 32nd year in a row the firm has held this event. This year’s hosts were Chuck Schmidt, Gerry Kramer and… Read More