Call Now! Call Now!
(717) 888-8888

General News

Seven Schmidt Kramer Attorneys Chosen for Best Lawyers in America

Schmidt Kramer is proud to announce seven of our attorneys were selected for the 2021 edition of The Best Lawyers in America©. Daryl Christopher was named Lawyer of the Year for Insurance Law and Michael Kosik was named Lawyer of the Year for Personal…

Read More

If you are unemployed and have thought about driving for Uber, you may have decided against it because you did not want to endanger your unemployment benefits. However, the Pennsylvania Supreme Court recently ruled that Uber drivers are employees. The…

Read More

Small Businesses Taking Legal Action Against Insurers for COVID-19 Losses

Small businesses losing lots of money during the coronavirus shutdown may expect insurance to cover their losses. Unfortunately, many insurers are denying COVID-19-related claims, leaving small businesses to fend for themselves. Several Pittsburgh restaurants…

Read More

Who Do You Want to be June 1?

My own journal entry was staring back at me. I was contemplating my answer amid what has been a tough couple weeks, coming to grips with this new reality we are going to be navigating for the foreseeable future. The short-term implications are painful…

Read More

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

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

Less than 24 hours after the Pennsylvania Supreme Court issued its first ruling on the long-simmering debate over what it takes to bring bad-faith claims against an insurer in Pennsylvania, that case, Rancosky v. Washington National Insurance, was being…

Read More

How To Comply With Pennsylvania’s New Voter ID Law

Pennsylvania recently passed, and enacted, a new voter ID  law which will be in place and enforced in the upcoming November 2012 elections. Below is a summary from the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDot) on how to comply with the law.…

Read More

Lawyers Agree that Asserting Fetal Suffering is a Viable Action

A recent court ruling on whether unborn twins experienced pain before their death has left the final decision up to the jury. Lawyers are now asserting that this type of claim could be actionable in the future. Schmidt Kramer partner Scott Cooper said…

Read More

On Dec. 21, the Supreme Court of Pennsylvania reversed a Superior Court decision that awarded attorney fees to Doctor’s Choice Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation Center. The court ruled that submitting a healthcare provider’s invoices to a peer-review…

Read More