In August, WellSpan York Hospital did not report a patient’s death within 24 hours of it happening, which is a violation of Pennsylvania’s Medical Care Availability and Reduction of Error Act.
The patient care inspection report from the Pennsylvania… Read More
After an accident, a victim may experience physical pain, emotional distress or psychological trauma due to his or her injury. While a personal injury insurance claim can help compensate you for any medical expenses and lost wages, you can only obtain… Read More
Posted On behalf of Schmidt Kramer on Oct 07, 2019 in Car Accidents
In the wake of the Pennsylvania Supreme Court’s landmark decision in Gallagher v. Geico in January, in recent months state courts have made rulings in favor of insureds in disputes about stacking underinsured and uninsured motorist coverage (UM/UIM).
January’s… Read More
Posted On behalf of Schmidt Kramer on Sep 20, 2019 in General
On Friday, September 20th, Schmidt Kramer Attorney Jessica Mitchell volunteered her time at a pro bono legal clinic at the VA Medical Center in Lebanon, PA.
On behalf of the firm, Jessica helped provide free legal consultations and advice to veterans… Read More
There are a lot of manufacturing workers in Pennsylvania, and that means a lot of people may be at risk for an injury in a manufacturing plant. While there is no way to completely protect yourself from injury, there are steps you can take that may help… Read More
Some farm workers are not covered by Pennsylvania’s workers’ compensation system. However, there is a lot of confusion about this issue that often leads injured farm workers to not report an injury, even though they may be eligible for benefits.
It is… Read More
Posted On behalf of Schmidt Kramer on Sep 16, 2019 in General
On Saturday, Schmidt Kramer attorney Jessica Mitchell and her family participated in the 2019 Walk to End Alzheimer’s in Johnstown, PA.
With the generous support of her family and friends, Jessica was able to raise $880 toward Alzheimer’s care, support… Read More
Posted On behalf of Schmidt Kramer on Sep 10, 2019 in News
Abbie Trone was recently selected to be YLD (Young Lawyer Division) Liaison for the Appellate Advocacy Committee of the Pennsylvania Bar Association.
The Appellate Advocacy Committee communicates between the bar and the state and federal bench on matters… Read More
Even after being approved for benefits, the Social Security Administration may review your condition to determine if you still meet the definition of disability. These are called Continuing Disability Reviews (CDRs) and there are certain things you should… Read More
The family of a Pleasant Acres Nursing Home resident who died last December has filed a lawsuit against the facility. In the lawsuit the family claims staff members did not watch their mother properly. She needed to be monitored closely because she had… Read More