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Pennsylvania Supreme Court Allows Nurse’s Testimony

Posted on behalf of Schmidt Kramer on May 15, 2012 in Birth Injury

Below are links to the majority and the dissenting opinion of the Pennsylvania Supreme Court in the recent decision, Freed v. Geisinger Medical Center, ____ A.2d ____ (Pa. June 15, 2009). Justice Todd wrote the opinion for the majority and the dissent was authored by Justice Eakin. The medical malpractice suit was based on allegations that the […]

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SCHMIDT KRAMER Lawyers Named 2009 Pennsylvania Super Lawyers

Posted on behalf of Schmidt Kramer on May 14, 2012 in News

Schmidt Kramer, is pleased to announce that Partners  Scott B. Cooper and  Terry Hyman have been named 2009 “Pennsylvania Super Lawyers” by  Law & Politics Magazine. Each year, only 5% of personal injury lawyers in the Commonwealth are named Super Lawyers in honor of their professional achievements and high standing among their peers—and Scott and Terry were among […]

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Court Grants Petition To Determine Validity Of Exclusion

Posted on behalf of Schmidt Kramer on May 14, 2012 in General

Attached is the link to the PA Supreme Court order from July 7, 2009 in  Heller v. Pennsylvania League of Cities where the Court has Granted the Heller Petition for Allowance of Appeal on the following issue: Whether or not the Honorable Court should strike down an exclusion in [Respondents’] policy providing that any person receiving  […]

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On January 19, 2011, Judge Jones in the District Court for the Middle District of Pennsylvania issued an Order and ruling in a truck accident case where the issue concerns whether he should strike an errata sheet of a Swift Trucking Company witness. The truck accident in question occurred on October 30, 2007 in Schuylkill […]

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Attached is the link to the Pennsylvania Superior Court case from May 19, 2009 in  Walls v. The Phoenix Insurance Company. This is an insurance case dealing with the denial of a property damage claim for a property in Monroe County. The insured filed a lawsuit in Philadelphia County where the insurance company was properly […]

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Three days ago, a story broke, that Carlisle Regional Medical Center (“CRMC”) had been taken to task by the Pennsylvania Department of Health. The article said two deaths in the Emergency Department may be blamed on dangerous understaffing. If you or a loved one did not receive quality health care as a patient in a […]

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Child Not In Safety Seat Dies In Pennsylvania Crash

Posted on behalf of Schmidt Kramer on May 13, 2012 in General

The importance of buckling your child into a safety or booster seat was again highlighted yesterday when a father and young child were killed after being involved in a head-on collision with another vehicle. Reports from  Channel 21 News say that the accident happened in Nicholson, Pennsylvania, yesterday morning. Reports from the scene of the accident […]

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1 Dead After Car Collides with Tanker on Pennsylvania Turnpike

Posted on behalf of Schmidt Kramer on May 09, 2012 in Car Accidents

A motorist died on the morning of Friday, September 2, in a car and tanker truck crash in the northbound lanes of Pennsylvania’s Turnpike near Lower Salford. According to The Reporter, the crash occurred around 2:25 a.m. between the Lansdale and Quakertown exits when a 2007 Nissan Sentra rear-ended a 1992 Peterbilt tractor-trailer. Both vehicles were traveling […]

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Do you believe that pre-treatment binding arbitration agreements to nursing homes are valid?  This means that even before a person has been admitted to a nursing home facility they, or their loved one, would agree to arbitrate any negligence claims as opposed to litigating the case in court.  Do you believe that these agreements are […]

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