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The Zantac Cancer Link: What You Need to Know

Posted By Anapol Weiss on this April 7, 2020 at 2:50 pm
Since its release in the early 1980’s, Zantac (Ranititdine) has been one of the most popular over-the-counter and prescription medications for the treatment of heart burn, stomach ulcers and GERD (gastroesophageal reflux disease). Ranitidine is a histamine-2 blocker, working by blocking histamines leading to the decrease in the production of stomach acid. In 2019, the FDA became aware of a...
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Anapol Weiss Foundation Sponsors Contest to End Vaping

Posted By Anapol Weiss on this March 9, 2020 at 12:51 pm
Anapol Weiss Foundation is excited to announce that the inaugural End Vaping Meme & Vlog Contest 2020 is now open! End Vaping has partnered with SADD (Students Against Destructive Decisions) to bring awareness to the dangers of vaping and e-cigarettes with a meme and video blog contest. If you know a student in grades 6-12, share this contest with them...
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Shareholder Joel Feldman Featured on NBC News

Posted By Anapol Weiss on this March 5, 2020 at 5:21 pm
Joel Feldman, Anapol Weiss Shareholder and Founder of End Distracted Driving, was recently highlighted by NBC10 News for his work in bringing awareness to end distracted driving. Joel has spoken to thousands of students nationwide, as well as to parents on the risks of distracted driving. He recently spoke to students at Archmere Academy about his new lesson plans to...
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Use of PPI’s Linked to Liver and Pancreatic Cancer, Studies Find

Posted By Anapol Weiss on this March 4, 2020 at 1:10 pm
Many people suffering with acid reflux disease, heart burn or stomach ulcers are prescribed Proton Pump Inhibitors (PPI’s) as treatment. Harvard Medical School describes these medications, which include drugs such as Prilosec, Prilosec OTC, Zegerid, Prevacid, Protonix, Aciphex, Nexium and Dexilant, as the safest form of treatment for gastroesophageal diseases; however, recent research shows that there is an alarming link...
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Shareholder Tracy Finken Featured on Cheddar News

Posted By Anapol Weiss on this March 2, 2020 at 11:35 am
Tracy Finken, shareholder and attorney at Anapol Weiss, was recently interviewed by Cheddar News in their report on the CDC’s investigation of tobacco giant Altria and whether they disclosed the appropriate information to shareholders regarding their 35% investment in e-cigarette maker JUUL. “At the time they made this investment, in December of 2018, this class action that was filed against...
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Case Represented by Shareholder Larry Coben Featured in Law360, a LexisNexis® Company

Posted By Anapol Weiss on this February 28, 2020 at 11:31 am
A legal matter represented by Anapol Weiss Shareholder Larry E. Coben was featured on Law360: Truck Leasing Co. Must Face Motorcyclist’s Negligence Suit. The article discusses the presiding Judge’s denial of the defendant’s dismissal bid, as well as the nature of the plaintiff’s lawsuit. About the Lawsuit The lawsuit, SHIMMEL et al v. NAVISTAR INTERNATIONAL CORPORATION et al, alleges products...
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Shareholder James Ronca Speaker at Product Liability Seminar

Posted By Anapol Weiss on this February 26, 2020 at 11:50 am
James R. Ronca, Partner and Shareholder of Anapol Weiss, will be adding to his two-decade long tenure as a speaker at the Civil Litigation Update Seminar by the Pennsylvania Bar Institute. Mr. Ronca will be speaking at two seminars: March 4, 2020 in Mechanicsburg, PA, and March 18. 2020 in Philadelphia. About the Seminar This seminar allows attorneys to enhance...
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Doctors Have Identified a New Vaping Lung Injury

Posted By Anapol Weiss on this February 19, 2020 at 1:21 pm
A new lung injury associated with vaping has been identified by the doctors of Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. Acute Fibrinous Organizing Pneumonia (AFOP) is a special histological pattern in acute respiratory failure with high mortality. It is described as a “newly evolving, rare lung pathology within the field of pulmonology.” A recently published report discusses the case of...
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Anapol Weiss Proudly Announces Fellowship Program Recipient

Posted By Anapol Weiss on this February 19, 2020 at 10:29 am
Anapol Weiss congratulates graduating law student Colleen Maguire as the recipient of the inaugural Anapol Weiss Fellowship Program with Villanova University Charles Widger School of Law. This new annual program is spearheaded by Shareholder Sol H. Weiss, a proud Villanova University alumnus. Sol participates in Villanova’s three-day 2L business seminar every year and is an active member of the Board...
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Anapol Weiss Shareholder Joel Feldman Featured on PHL17 for New Distracted Driving Initiative

Posted By Anapol Weiss on this February 14, 2020 at 11:52 am
Anapol Weiss Shareholder Joel Feldman was recently interviewed by PHL17 on their morning show in a segment, Local Dad Creates New Lesson Plan to End Distracted Driving. Joel speaks regularly at schools nationwide on how to recognize and overcome distracted driving, often to high schoolers. He noticed that most students say they have seen their parents drive distracted. That was...
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Anapol Weiss Honors Late Employee’s Memory

Posted By Anapol Weiss on this February 12, 2020 at 11:27 am
Anapol Weiss was proud to donate to the Pancreatic Cancer HOPE Fund in loving memory of our late employee, Janet Campellone. Janet was a treasured team member for over 25 years and tragically passed away from pancreatic cancer last year. The firm’s donation to Penn Medicine Abramson Cancer Center will contribute to pancreatic cancer research in the hope of finding...
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James Andris featured in The Legal Intelligencer with Commentary on E-Cigarette Guidelines by the CDC

Posted By Anapol Weiss on this February 3, 2020 at 6:12 pm
On January 31, 2020, The Legal Intelligencer published an article written by Anapol Weiss attorney, James M. Andris, Jr.  In his article, “Endorsing Ignorance: The CDC Asks Consumers to Trust E-Cigarette Manufacturers,” he argues that the recommendations recently issued by the Centers for Disease Control (“CDC”) on vaping are unacceptably misleading and potentially dangerous. Inadequate Warning of Known Dangers Andris...
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