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Established in 1977, Anapol Weiss is a nationally recognized personal injury law firm with a profound commitment to seeking justice for individuals affected by negligence, catastrophic injuries, and injustice. Our firm excels in a diverse range of legal services, including mass torts, medical malpractice, and civil rights violations, advocating with a strong sense of duty to uphold the rights of those wronged by powerful entities. With decades of experience and a significant focus on community involvement, Anapol Weiss remains a pillar of legal advocacy dedicated to meaningful client representation.

  • Legal Insights: Achieving Justice in Commercial Vehicle Accidents

    May 16, 2024

    Securing knowledgeable legal representation is crucial if you or a loved one have been involved in a truck or tractor-trailer accident in Pennsylvania. These accidents often involve complex legal challenges that require professional navigation. At Anapol Weiss, our skilled Philadelphia injury attorneys are committed to providing the comprehensive legal support necessary to advocate for your rights and ensure you receive the compensation you deserve. This article aims to guide you through the intricacies of commercial...
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  • Larry E. Coben Advocates for Enhanced Vehicle Safety Technologies to Protect Pedestrians

    May 14, 2024

    In a compelling article featured in the Legal Intelligencer, Larry E. Coben, a leading product liability attorney, addresses the critical need for improved collision avoidance systems (CAS) in vehicles to enhance pedestrian safety. Coben highlights the troubling increase in pedestrian fatalities and injuries over the years and critiques the slow adoption of effective CAS by vehicle manufacturers. Despite available technologies like forward collision warnings and automatic emergency braking, Coben argues that these systems often fall short...
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  • What Are Your Rights After a Power Line Electrocution Injury in Pennsylvania?

    May 3, 2024

    Power line electrocution injuries are more common than many people realize. These accidents can happen in an instant, and the effects can last a lifetime, leaving victims and their families often facing not just severe physical injuries but deep emotional and financial hardships as well. This blog aims to guide you through the essential steps to take after a power line electrocution, the nature of these injuries, your legal rights in Pennsylvania, and how legal...
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  • UPDATE: Proton Pump Inhibitor Litigation (“PPI”) – Prilosec, Nexium, Prevacid, Dexilant

    Apr 8, 2024

    In August of 2017, this Multi-District Litigation (“MDL”) was assigned to the Honorable Claire Cecchi in the District Court of New Jersey. As of August of 2023, there were approximately 12,500 cases pending in the MDL, making the PPI (proton-pump inhibitor) MDL the 5th largest in the country. The crux of these claims involve the failure of the defendant-manufacturer pharmaceutical companies to warn patients and healthcare providers about the risk of serious kidney injury associated...
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  • The Vital Role of Bilingual Attorneys in Personal Injury Cases

    Mar 13, 2024

    In today’s multicultural society, the ability to communicate effectively in multiple languages is more than a skill—it’s a necessity, especially in the legal realm. Anapol Weiss proudly highlights its commitment to serving diverse communities through its team of bilingual attorneys. This blog post delves into why bilingual attorneys are critical in personal injury cases. Effective Communication: Understanding and navigating personal injury law can be daunting for anyone, especially those who are not native English speakers. Bilingual attorneys...
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  • How to Transfer Your Loved One to a New Nursing Home

    Nov 1, 2023

    Introduction: Transferring a loved one to a new nursing home can be a challenging decision, but it’s sometimes necessary to ensure their well-being and quality of care. This step-by-step guide will help you navigate the process effectively, ensuring your loved one’s comfort and safety. 1. Assess the Need for a Transfer: Why do you want to transfer your loved one? Are there issues with their current nursing home’s care, facilities, or staff? Or do they have specific...
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  • Navigating the VICP system

    Aug 21, 2023

    As summer begins to come to an end, we are steadily approaching influenza (flu) season. The flu is characterized as an acute respiratory infection caused mainly by two of the four types of influenza viruses, Influenza A viruses and Influenza B viruses, that circulates globally. To prevent a seasonal flu epidemic, the CDC recommends that individuals 6 months and older should receive a flu vaccine. The flu vaccine creates antibodies that develop about two weeks...
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  • CDC and FDA Issues New Warnings and Additional Recall Notices: Drug-resistant bacteria connected to eye drops leads to 3 deaths, 8 reported cases of vision loss, and 4 reports of surgical removal of eyeballs

    Mar 14, 2023

    After the recall of EzriCare & Delsma Pharma: Artificial Tears Lubricant Eye Drops in February 2023, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has now issued voluntary recall of two more eye drops. Apotex and Pharmedica, the drugs’ companies, said they recalled their products, Apotex: Brimonidine Tartrate Ophthalmic Solution, 0.15%, and Purely Soothing: 15% MSM Drops, respectively, due to sterility concerns. Bacterial contamination in eye drops can cause serious infections, vision loss, and sometimes even death...
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  • 2023 Fabuloso Multi-Purpose Cleaners Recall & Class Action Lawsuit

    Feb 17, 2023

    Colgate-Palmolive has recently announced a recall of its popular Fabuloso Multi-Purpose Cleaners due to concerns that the products may expose consumers to harmful bacteria. This Feb. 8, 2023 recall was in cooperation with the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC). Consumers who have purchased these products are recommended to stop using them immediately. Why were the Fabuloso products recalled? The recall was initiated due to concerns about potentially harmful Pseudomononas species bacteria, including Pseudomonas aeruginosa and Pseudomonas fluorescens,...
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  • The United States Court of Federal Claims (Court of Federal Claims)

    Feb 6, 2023

    Did you know that there is a court in Washington D.C. that devotes part of its resources to litigating cases filed on behalf of individuals injured by certain vaccines? The United States Court of Federal Claims (Court of Federal Claims) does just that. In October 1988, the National Vaccine Injury Compensation Program (VICP) was created as part of the Court of Federal Claims. The VICP is a no-fault alternative to the traditional tort system for resolving...
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