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The Legal Intelligencer Names Schmidt Kramer’s Scott Cooper 2019 Power Player of the Year

We are excited to announce partner Scott Cooper has been named 2019 Power Player of the Year by The Legal Intelligencer. Cooper’s selection was noted in the June 2019 edition of The Legal Intelligencer, which reveals the winners of the 2019 Professional… Read More

Social Media Mistakes to Avoid When Filing a Personal Injury Claim

Today, too many people share the personal details of their daily lives with the world through social media platforms such as Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram. While you may use social media to keep up with friends and family, after being injured in an… Read More

Homeowner Says Insurance Refuses to Replace Hail-Damaged Roof

A homeowner in Manchester Township, York County has been battling with his insurance company for about a year to replace his hail-damaged roof. He recently received a letter from the company stating that his current roof was improperly installed and… Read More

January’s Insurance Stacking Supreme Court Decision is Retroactive, Federal Judge Rules

Earlier this month, a federal judge ruled in Butta v. Geico that the Pennsylvania Supreme Court’s decision in Gallagher v. Geico back in January should be applied retroactively. U.S. District Judge Mark Kearney said since the court was not announcing… Read More

Federal Lawsuit Filed Against Truck Driver and Trucking Company for Exceeding Height Restrictions

A man from Harrisburg, PA is suing a truck driver from Newport News, Va. after he was seriously injured in an accident on Interstate 83 in Dauphin County. On April 2, 2018, a semi truck traveling northbound struck the Paxton Street overpass causing its… Read More

Several Insurance Companies Remove Stacking Class Actions to Federal Court

Three defendants involved in a Pennsylvania Supreme Court ruling on insurance stacking have decided to remove the cases against them from state to federal court. In January, five insurance companies were sued in state court after the Pennsylvania Supreme… Read More

Lawsuit Filed Against Insurance Company to Fix Hail Damaged Roof

A homeowner in Manchester Township, York County was surprised when his insurance company denied his claim after a hail storm last year left behind significant damage. Joseph Nolte had an Erie Insurance Group adjuster check his roof for possible hail… Read More

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

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

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