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Suing for Emotional Distress: Can You Do It? How Much Compensation Can You Expect?

Posted By Anapol Weiss on this September 21, 2020 at 10:29 am
Suing for emotional distress can be complicated. While a physical injury, such as a broken bone, is easily demonstrated through x-rays, a mental trauma offers little to no outward evidence and creates very different symptoms and consequences from one person to the next, much like physical pain and suffering.  That doesn’t mean you aren’t entitled to compensation for emotional distress....
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Hand Sanitizer Safety Check

Posted By Anapol Weiss on this September 16, 2020 at 11:04 am
Is your hand sanitizer safe? In the post-COVID-19 world, the use of and demand for hand sanitizer has skyrocketed. This demand has led to some loosening of regulation around hand sanitizer that the common consumer should be aware of in order to make informed and healthy decisions. The FDA relaxed regulations over acceptable ingredients to be used in hand sanitizer...
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What are the Consequences of Leaving the Scene of an Accident?

Posted By Anapol Weiss on this September 14, 2020 at 10:36 am
Leaving the scene of a motor vehicle accident can be an expensive and life-altering mistake. When accidents happen, it can be confusing and traumatic. Adrenaline rushes through your system, your heart races, your pupils dilate, and your body’s “fight or flight” response is engaged in response to a surprising and dangerous circumstance. In the heat of the moment, your judgment...
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Larry Coben Presents at Personal Injury Law Conference 2020

Posted By Anapol Weiss on this September 10, 2020 at 9:33 am
Anapol Weiss Shareholder Larry Coben is presenting on the topic of Crashworthiness at a leading conference for personal injury attorneys today, Thursday, September 10, 2020. The Personal Injury Law Conference is hosted annually by the Pennsylvania Bar Institute to support attorneys to “learn, compare, share, and challenge emerging developments, trends and practices in personal injury litigation.” Larry will be speaking from 2:15-3:15pm Thursday,...
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Larry Cohan Named to The National Board of Trial Advocacy

Posted By Anapol Weiss on this September 3, 2020 at 12:26 pm
Anapol Weiss Shareholder Larry Cohan was named to The National Board of Trial Advocacy (NBTA). Larry joins other board-certified attorneys in NBTA’s directory of members across diverse practice areas as a helpful tool for consumers seeking quality legal representation. Members are certified in all 50 states and must go through a thorough application and review process to be accepted. Larry...
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Truck and Pedestrian Accidents: Common Causes, Claims, and Guide to Settlements

Posted By Anapol Weiss on this September 1, 2020 at 11:39 am
Truck versus pedestrian accidents can be some of the most tragic and dangerous motor vehicle accidents. Due to the massive size of commercial vehicles, a pedestrian hit by a semi will almost certainly be seriously injured and possibly killed. A personal injury claim can help you get the resources you need to put your life back together after a pedestrian...
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Accidents Caused by Truck Drivers Falling Asleep

Posted By Anapol Weiss on this September 1, 2020 at 11:38 am
When a truck driver falls asleep at the wheel the damage to property and lives can be catastrophic. Commercial vehicles can weigh up to 80,000lbs, and once that amount of weight is moving, it’s hard to stop its momentum. Losing control of a semi-truck in a falling-asleep-while-driving accident often ends in a tragedy that is entirely avoidable. Unfortunately, they are...
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Catelyn McDonough Joins Women Leaders of Law in Philadelphia

Posted By Anapol Weiss on this August 27, 2020 at 12:24 pm
Associate Catelyn McDonough joined fellow female attorneys in Philadelphia today for a Women’s Roundtable Discussion hosted by The Legal Intelligencer. Attorneys from leading Philadelphia firms such as Cozen O’Connor, Fox Rothschild and Anapol Weiss participated in a virtual roundtable to discuss topics applicable to women in law today, with the goal of raising visibility, generating solutions, and connecting with community. Applicants...
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What Your Personal Injury Demand Letter Should Look Like – With A Demand Letter Sample

Posted By Anapol Weiss on this August 26, 2020 at 1:58 pm
A personal injury demand letter notifies a party that you are seeking damages in relation to an injury and starts the process of negotiation a potential settlement. A demand letter that’s well constructed and presents your damages and case in a professional manner can set the stage for a quick settlement process, but a poorly thought-out or laid-out demand letter...
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Monetary Damages for HIPAA Violations: What You Need to Know

Posted By Anapol Weiss on this August 24, 2020 at 10:20 am
Monetary damages for HIPAA violations are possible under certain circumstances, but you’ll need the help of an experienced attorney. There is no HIPAA violation reporting award just for having your or a loved one’s information compromised. While your information may have been improperly disclosed, the same law that addresses the handling of your protected health information also protects entities HIPAA...
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Anapol Weiss Best Lawyers 2021

Posted By Anapol Weiss on this August 20, 2020 at 11:11 am
Anapol Weiss is proud to announce our Best Lawyers 2021. The firm’s winners this year are Managing Partners Tom Anapol and Sol Weiss; Shareholders Larry Cohan, Jim Ronca, Tracy Finken, Larry Coben, Joel Feldman and Greg Spizer; Partners Miriam Barish, Stephen Pokiniewski, Shayna Slater and Ryan Hurd; and Associates Emily Ashe, Joshua Cohan, Adrianne Walvoord-Webb, and Pamela Playo-Lin. A very...
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Paola Pearson Discusses Hand Sanitizer Safety in The Legal Intelligencer

Posted By Anapol Weiss on this August 18, 2020 at 9:08 am
Anapol Weiss Associate Paola Pearson was recently featured in The Legal Intelligencer with her timely and informational article, “Is Your Hand Sanitizer Safe? Dangerous Products in the COVID-19 Era.” In her article, Paola discusses how shortages and rationing of once-ubiquitous household products like disinfectant wipes and hand sanitizer have caused some potentially serious problems. The FDA relaxed regulations over acceptable...
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