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Blog: Larry E. Coben, Anapol Weiss Shareholder

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Larry E. Coben, a shareholder at Anapol Weiss, is renowned for his pioneering litigation in product liability and vehicle safety. With over four decades of experience, Larry has achieved significant victories in cases that have shaped legal precedents and improved consumer safety standards.

  • Lawsuits Against Foreign Manufacturers: Difficulties Obtaining Jurisdiction

    Apr 5, 2024

    Published: The Legal Intelligencer Every day, consumers, workers, and sports enthusiasts use products made in other countries and then imported to the United States. Imports of consumer goods to the United States reached an all-time high in 2022. Americans’ reliance on and use of products designed, manufactured, and then imported to the U.S. from overseas creates significant legal issues when a consumer is injured, maimed, or killed using one of these products. One very profound legal...
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  • Forum Selection—Forum Non ‘Convenience’: No Need for ‘Corrective Action’

    Mar 27, 2024

    Published in: The Legal Intelligencer Summary: Despite the underlying motivations, or perhaps because of them, the legal grounds for a request to change venue based upon “forum non conveniens” has evolved into a war of words in which our trial courts are asked to decide whether the plaintiff’s selected forum is “vexatious” or “oppressive,” or merely “inconvenient” to the defendant. ...
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  • Hard-Fought Cases: $12 Million Victory

    Dec 13, 2023

    Uncovering Hidden Dangers in a Catastrophic SUV Rollover A Twelve Million Dollar settlement was reached for a teenager living in Western Pennsylvania, after he suffered catastrophic brain injury in a one vehicle rollover. While riding as a front seat passenger in an older model SUV, the driver lost control and the vehicle rolled over and during the rollover this young man was partially ejected out the passenger door window. While the police attributed this accident to...
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  • Hard-Fought Cases: Millions Awarded in Settlement After Tragic Crash and Fire Exposes Vehicle Safety Failures

    Nov 15, 2023

    A multiple-million dollar settlement was reached for a well-deserving, horribly burned client who was trapped in her car—her feet were stuck under the floorboard because of crash deformation—after a one-vehicle crash. This settlement involved payments by governmental agencies and the client’s vehicle manufacturer. One evening, our young client was driving home from work when the right tires slipped off the road and into a small ditch, causing her to steer hard to the left and slide...
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  • Hard-Fought Cases: Justice Through Insight

    Oct 17, 2023

    Multi-Million Dollar Settlement for Blinded Bicyclist in Pennsylvania A multiple-million-dollar settlement was reached for a Western  Pennsylvania bicyclist who collided with a car that pulled out in front of him, causing him to suffer massive brain injury and leaving him blind. Unfortunately,  the driver had minimal insurance, but we were able to prove that this tragedy  happened because signage placed along the roadway by a real estate developer had  blocked the view of the bicyclist and the...
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  • Hard-Fought Cases: Justice in the Sunlight

    Sep 13, 2023

    Securing a Seven-Figure Settlement in a Tragic Crosswalk Incident One sunny morning, an 82-year-old stroke victim was heading home after spending a few hours at a local tavern when tragedy struck. Riding on his motorized scooter, he began crossing a street in the marked crosswalk when he was run down by a police SUV. Over the next 4 months, this gentleman was hospitalized until he died from multiple complications. His adult children, who had a spotty...
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  • Hard-Fought Cases: Victory in the Courtroom

    Aug 21, 2023

    $28 Million Award in Seat Collapse Case A jury awarded one of our clients twenty-eight million dollars against the manufacturer of the car she was riding as a passenger. The seat collapsed in a rear-end collision, throwing our client into the back seat where she struck her head and became paralyzed from the neck down. The driver’s seat did not fail and he walked away. Illustration of the seat failure in a rear-end collision Evidence at trial proved...
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  • Hard-Fought Cases: Securing Safety

    Aug 7, 2023

    Anapol Weiss Champions Innovative Car Seat Alert System in Landmark Case A multiple-seven-figure case was recently resolved against a car seat manufacturer for a child who was thrown out of his car seat because he was—unbeknownst to his mom—able to unbuckle while she was driving down the road. For decades, the federal government has reported that 25 percent of children ride in their car seats after unbuckling, and yet only one manufacturer has installed a warning alert...
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  • Hard-Fought Cases: Securing Justice

    Jul 21, 2023

    Anapol Weiss Champions Retired NFL Players in Landmark Concussion Case In 2011 and 2012, we met with many retired NFL players and their families in an effort to understand the many medical issues they were dealing with, including neuropsychological disabilities. Some of these players were quite well known, such as Jim McMahon of the Chicago Bears and Ray Easterling and Wayne Radloff of the Atlanta Falcons. Others, who were not as well known, had similar stories...
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