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Can I Get Workers’ Comp Benefits for PTSD?

Posted By Anapol Weiss on this March 15, 2019 at 1:09 pm
Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is a medical condition that affects a person’s psychiatric health. It can stem from surviving or witnessing a traumatic event, such as a car accident or criminal attack. PTSD can cause debilitating symptoms such as intense anxiety, flashbacks, nightmares, panic attacks, depression, and trouble sleeping. If an employee in Pennsylvania develops PTSD after a work-related accident...
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Is Lane Splitting Legal in Pennsylvania?

Posted By Anapol Weiss on this March 8, 2019 at 12:45 pm
Lane splitting, or lane filtering, is the act of driving a motorcycle between two lanes of traffic traveling in the same direction. Many motorcyclists believe in lane splitting for faster and safer travel. It remains illegal, however, in all states except California. Lane splitting is a highly debated topic in and out of the motorcycle community. This has led to...
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Is Pennsylvania a Comparative Negligence State?

Posted By Anapol Weiss on this March 1, 2019 at 12:27 pm
Two main negligence concepts exist in personal injury law: contributory negligence and comparative negligence. Contributory negligence bars an injured person, or plaintiff, from any damage award if he or she contributed to the injuries at all. Comparative negligence laws, on the other hand, aim to compensate the plaintiff for at least partial damages, according to his or her percentage of...
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Texas Man Dies After E-Cigarette Blows Up in His Face

Posted By Anapol Weiss on this February 5, 2019 at 3:30 pm
​FORT WORTH, TX - Authorities say a young man by the name of William Brown died of a massive stroke after an e-cigarette exploded and tore his carotid artery.  According to the Tarrant County Medical Examiner, Williams died in a Fort Worth hospital on January 29th. The explosion reportedly happened on January 27th in the parking lot of a store...
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3M Military Earplug Litigation

Posted By Anapol Weiss on this January 22, 2019 at 3:25 pm
3M and its predecessor, Aearo Technologies, sold defective Combat Arms Earplugs, version 2 (CAEv2) to the U.S. military between 2003 and 2015. These were standard issue devices provided to thousands of servicemembers. The CAEv2 earplugs may have caused permanent and significant hearing loss or tinnitus to military personnel including those who were deployed to Afghanistan or Iraq. The CAEv2 were...
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Warning Signs of Nursing Home Abuse

Posted By Anapol Weiss on this January 17, 2019 at 2:56 pm
Sadly, nursing home abuse is a very common issue in Philadelphia. Unfortunately, many nursing home residents may be hesitant or unable to report nursing home abuse or neglect. As a result, family members and loved ones should be aware of the warning signs or red flags that might signify a problem. If you suspect nursing home neglect, speak to a...
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Dangers of Dockless Scooters in Philadelphia

Posted By Anapol Weiss on this January 5, 2019 at 2:28 pm
Dockless, or electric, scooters from sharing companies such as Bird and Lime may soon become a mainstay on Philadelphia streets. While the companies advertise their scooters as safe and eco-friendly ways to commute around town, they have also become a dangerous nuisance. Reports from other states of abandoned units on sidewalks and users illegally operating the scooters have many citizens...
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EndDD.org Presents On Giving Tuesday

Posted By Anapol Weiss on this December 10, 2018 at 4:49 pm
Anapol Weiss partner, Joel Feldman is teaching kids to ask mom and dad not to drive distracted. On Giving Tuesday , Anapol Weiss partner Joel Feldman spent the day at Marple Newtown High School, in Newtown Square, Pennsylvania, talking to students about distracted driving. Feldman, who has litigated distracted driving cases for years, wants to prevent them from occurring in...
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2017 Pennsylvania Car Crash Statistics

Posted By Anapol Weiss on this August 15, 2018 at 10:56 am
The most recent data available for accidents in Pennsylvania are from 2017. The statistics released by The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation highlight the risk of accidents and the most common contributing factors: In 2017, individuals reported around 15 crashes per hour. Every day, at least three people died. In 2017, the economic loss due to traffic crashes was $1,414 to...
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FDA WARNS AGAINST VAGINAL REJUVENATION PROCEDURES

Posted By Anapol Weiss on this August 8, 2018 at 9:37 pm
On July 30, 2018, the FDA issued a warning against the use of energy-based (most commonly radiofrequency or laser) devices utilized to perform vaginal rejuvenation procedures. These devices have been approved by the FDA for gynecological purposes such as the destruction of abnormal or pre-cancerous cervical or vaginal tissue and genital warts. However, several manufacturers of these devices have been...
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[Study] Drug and Alcohol Abuse Among Healthcare Professionals in the U.S.

Posted By Anapol Weiss on this July 30, 2018 at 6:52 pm
An Anapol Weiss analysis of National Practitioner Data Bank (NDPB) data has found nearly 100,000 disciplinary measures taken against U.S. healthcare professionals from 1999-2017. Substance abuse has long been a problem in our society – and the healthcare industry is no stranger to it. Doctors, nurses, and other professionals in the medical field have consistently seen high numbers of drug...
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Water Authorities Sue Foam Manufacturers Over Water Contamination

Posted By Anapol Weiss on this May 21, 2018 at 6:39 pm
By Kyle Bagenstose Horsham, Warminster and Warrington will seek millions of dollars in damages from firefighting foam manufacturers whose products they say contaminated drinking water. Two is company, three’s a crowd? The manufacturers of firefighting foam may feel a little crowded, as all three water authorities impacted by PFAS drinking water contamination in Bucks and Montgomery counties are now suing them...
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