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Attorneys for the plaintiffs deliver closing arguments in Pa. ‘Kids for Cash’ scandal following more than 300 survivors testify in a civil hearing

Posted By Anapol Weiss on this November 18, 2021 at 1:33 pm
The civil hearing to assess damages in Pennsylvania's 'Kids for Cash' scandal concluded with closing arguments on October 25th in the federal courthouse in Wilkes-Barre against two judges at the center of the scandal that goes back to 2003. More than 300 survivors shared their stories. The three weeks-long hearing finished with Sol H. Weiss, a named partner with Anapol...
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Anapol Weiss Best Lawyers 2022

Posted By Anapol Weiss on this August 24, 2021 at 10:27 am
Anapol Weiss is pleased to share that thirteen Anapol Weiss attorneys have been recognized in the 2022 publication of Best Lawyers in America. In addition, Best Lawyers recognized firm James R. Ronca as 2022 “Lawyer of the Year” in Philadelphia. James R. Ronca, shareholder, was recognized for Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Plaintiffs.  Only a single lawyer in...
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Corporations Are Subject to Product Liability Suit in States Where They Market Their Products

Posted By Larry Coben on this August 4, 2021 at 5:47 pm
Holding Multi-National and Interstate Corporations Subject To Suit In The States Where They Market Their Products Is Appropriate. When the defendant’s product—designed and sold outside the Commonwealth—is used in the forum state while in a defective condition (that existed when it was first released into the stream of commerce) and the injury occurs in the forum, the tort has “arisen...
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Pennsylvania Products Liability Law and The Consumer Expectation Test of Defect

Posted By Larry Coben on this August 4, 2021 at 5:46 pm
Protecting Consumers From Defective Products Every day, millions of Pennsylvanians purchase or use products designed, manufactured and distributed by companies yearning for a profit and distributing their goods across this country. Whether the product is as simple as a ladder or a helmet, or as complex as a motor vehicle filled with electronic gadgetry, we all depend upon these consumer...
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Autonomous Vehicles—Collision Avoidance Technology

Posted By Anapol Weiss on this August 4, 2021 at 4:28 pm
Making It Easier and Safer: How Should The Civil Justice System Respond? In 1968, Herbie was the star of a movie called The Love Bug. Herbie was a fictionalized version of what the auto industry and the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration now call “autonomous” or “driverless vehicles”. Over the years, movie goers and TV audiences have laughed, cheered and...
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Helmets: Protecting The Brain

Posted By Anapol Weiss on this August 4, 2021 at 1:28 pm
Can more be done in the design of helmets to reduce the risk of head injury? The answer to the question is frustratingly simple: Yes.   To understand how helmet safety can be improved, we first need to understand how the brain is concussed or more seriously injured. Brain injury, which runs the gamut from a low-level injury (e.g., sub-concussive)...
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Sunscreen Contamination Cancer Lawsuit

Posted By Anapol Weiss on this July 22, 2021 at 4:19 pm
Sunscreen Recall Due to Presence of Cancer-Causing Benzene Johnson & Johnson has recalled several Aveeno and Neutrogena sunscreens after tests identified the presence of benzene, a known carcinogen. Benzene is an industrial chemical usually found in crude oil, cigarette smoke, plastic manufacturing, and pesticides. It has been linked to cancer and other illnesses. The recalled sunscreens are packaged in aerosol...
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NEC Baby Formula Lawsuit

Posted By Anapol Weiss on this July 21, 2021 at 12:10 pm
Premature and low birth weight newborns often have trouble nursing or need extra nutrition to address a myriad of medical conditions. Parents may turn to formula to supplement their premature baby’s nutrition. When they do, they have the right to expect the formula is safe. Tragically, milk-based infant formulas by Similac and Enfamil, which were designed specifically for premature infants,...
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Products Liability in Pennsylvania: How Attorneys Can Get Started

Posted By Anapol Weiss on this July 19, 2021 at 8:47 pm
Companies have a duty to design, manufacture, distribute, lease, and sell products without defects. A company is liable for harm caused by any defect it could have controlled -- even if the company took all possible care. However, the costs and risks of accepting a product defect case can be daunting, and it can take years to reach settlement or...
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Philips CPAP/Bi-PAP Recall Lawsuit

Posted By Anapol Weiss on this July 13, 2021 at 6:56 pm
Philips has recalled millions of Respironics CPAP, Bi-level PAP, and mechanical ventilator breathing machines over the potential risk of death or injury. The core issue is the sound abatement foam within these devices, as they may disintegrate or outgas, causing users to inhale contaminants or toxic chemicals. Patients who use Philips Respironics CPAP, Bi-PAP, and ventilators are advised to consult...
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7 Most Common Defenses to Product Liability Claims 

Posted By Anapol Weiss on this May 3, 2021 at 6:23 am
Defenses to product liability claims are employed by companies to avoid paying out damages in the event of a personal injury lawsuit. The act of filing a claim for product liability can seem daunting. After suffering an injury through no fault of their own, many victims are then faced with the stress of rapidly accumulating medical bills, painful recovery, and...
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How to Find the Personal Injury Lawyer Who Will Win Your Case 

Posted By Anapol Weiss on this April 9, 2021 at 8:25 am
Understanding how to find a personal injury lawyer is important to protecting your rights and getting the full compensation you need to rebuild your life after an injury. Finding the right attorney is one of the biggest factors in ensuring the success of a personal injury claim or lawsuit, but that can be easier said than done. After you are...
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