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Pedestrian Struck on Route 116 Near Hanover in Adams County

Posted on behalf of Schmidt Kramer Injury Lawyers on July 11, 2012 in Car Accidents

June 7, 2012 – The Hanover Evening Sun reports that a pedestrian was injured yesterday afternoon on Route 116 east of Hanover.  A 20-year-old local man was taken to York Hospital after he was struck by a car while trying to cross Route 116 Wednesday afternoon, police said. The man, whose name was not released at the scene, […]

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I-81 South Closure Attributed to Central Pennsylvania Truck Accident

Posted on behalf of Schmidt Kramer Injury Lawyers on July 11, 2012 in Truck Accidents

May 23, 2012 – A crash has closed Interstate 81 South at the Plainfield Exit in Cumberland County. State police said a rental truck was towing a pickup truck in the northbound lanes before it sideswiped another pickup headed northbound. Both vehicles went into the median where the rental truck overturned and then slid into […]

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Harrisburg Attorneys Comment On How Penn State Has Handled Civil Cases Relating To Sandusky’s Actions

Posted on behalf of Schmidt Kramer Injury Lawyers on July 10, 2012 in News

What do you think of Penn State’s actions in how it has handled the civil cases that are the result of the Sandusky Scandal? Below is a link to a report and video where Schmidt Kramer Injury Lawyer Scott Cooper comments to Annie McCormick of Harrisburg news station WHP-TV 21 on his opinion of the […]

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Pennsylvania Trial Court Denies Parties Motions Seeking Social Media Information

Posted on behalf of Schmidt Kramer Injury Lawyers on July 09, 2012 in Car Accidents

In Trail v. Lesko, No. GD-10-017249 (C.P. Allegheny July 3, 2012) Judge Wettick in the Court of Common Pleas in Allegheny County denies both the Plaintiff’s and Defendant’s motions to access each other’s Facebook profiles. The Plaintiff’s request is denied because the initial dispute as to who was driving the at-fault vehicle is no longer at […]

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Scott Cooper named President of of the PA State TLA

Posted on behalf of Schmidt Kramer Injury Lawyers on July 06, 2012 in General

On June 30, 2012, Schmidt Kramer partner Scott Cooper became President of the Pennsylvania State Trial Lawyers Association, The Pennsylvania Association for Justice, at its annual retreat in Hershey, Pennsylvania. After his first board meeting on July 1, 2012, he also prepared a video chat for members and others to be updated on the retreat […]

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Police seek Help Investigating Accident Near Pottsville

Posted on behalf of Schmidt Kramer Injury Lawyers on July 05, 2012 in News

According to the Pottsville Republican Herald, police are seeking help investigating a violent two-vehicle collision Monday on Route 54 between Ashland and Girardville that sent both drivers to an area trauma center. According to a hospital spokesperson, Brenda Sachleben, 45, of 232 W. Main St., Girardville, was listed in critical condition Monday afternoon. The other driver, […]

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Accident Injuring 7 People Near Shamokin Remains Under Investigation

Posted on behalf of Schmidt Kramer Injury Lawyers on July 03, 2012 in Car Accidents

The Shamokin News Item in north-central Pennsylvania is reporting today July 3, 2012 that one man was taken into custody and seven others transported to area medical centers following a two-vehicle crash Monday July 2, 2012 on Route 901 in Mount Carmel Township. James Fleury was identified by a township police officer as the driver […]

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Chip And Tar Project Outside Sunbury May Have Contributed To Crash

Posted on behalf of Schmidt Kramer Injury Lawyers on July 03, 2012 in News

According to the Sunbury Daily Item Motorists were concerned about the site of a fatal crash last weekend. According to the article, concerned drivers who use the road where a New Berlin woman was killed in a Saturday car accident said a recent tar-and-chip project the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation did on New Berlin Mountain […]

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Central Pennsylvania Hospital Cited For Emergency Room Procedure Flaws – Impacts Patient Safety

Posted on behalf of Schmidt Kramer Injury Lawyers on July 03, 2012 in News

Dave Wenner of the Harrisburg Patriot News reports today on problems with the emergency department at a local central Pennsylvania hospital, just south of Harrisburg.  According to the article, several patients have not received prompt treatment when going to the emergency room.  Do you think this is good for patient safety?  Below is the full […]

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Why Is Mandatory Arbitration In Nursing Home Contracts Wrong?

Posted on behalf of Schmidt Kramer Injury Lawyers on July 02, 2012 in Nursing Home Negligence & Abuse

Below is a Letter to the Editor in the July 2, 2012 edition of the Legal Intelligencer explaining why mandatory arbitration provisions in nursing home contracts are wrong. What other reasons do you have why these provisions should be prohibited and found not enforceable? Letter: Mandatory Arbitration in Nursing Home Contracts To the Legal: I have […]

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