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Lawsuit: Woman’s Legs Amputated After She Vaped CBD Product From South Florida

Posted By Anapol Weiss on this November 2, 2019 at 9:57 am
After four days of vaping a mango-flavored CBD product from a South Florida company, Erin Gilbert developed shortness of breath, vomiting, diarrhea, and fever, she says, and was rushed to a hospital in the U.S. Virgin Islands. For the full article click here:  
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Electronic Cigarette or Vaping-associated Lung Injury (EVALI): The Tip of the Iceberg

Posted By Anapol Weiss on this November 2, 2019 at 9:48 am
Several authorities, including the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, and state and local health departments, have started an investigation into the perceived widespread outbreak of lung injury attributed to the use of electronic cigarette (e-cigarette) or vaping products, or EVALI. To read more click here.  
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What is PIP Insurance in Pennsylvania?

Posted By Anapol Weiss on this October 30, 2019 at 2:10 pm
Pennsylvania may have set of unique laws regarding insurance coverage, but it is largely a no-fault state – those who are involved in an accident file a claim with their own insurance provider, regardless of who is at fault. In order to help facilitate this system, personal injury protection (PIP) insurance coverage is legally required by the state for all...
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Penalties for Driving Without Insurance in Pennsylvania

Posted By Anapol Weiss on this October 30, 2019 at 2:08 pm
Every driver who operates a vehicle on the roads in Pennsylvania are required to have car insurance. Unfortunately, not every driver abides by this rule and runs the risk of serious financial penalties if caught. The state of Pennsylvania requires each driver to purchase a minimum of $5,000 for medical benefits, $15,000 for bodily injury (per person), $30,000 bodily injury...
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What to Do After a Hit and Run on Private Property

Posted By Anapol Weiss on this October 30, 2019 at 2:08 pm
Every minute in the United States, someone is affected by a hit and run. A hit and run incident can occur if a car hits another moving car, parked car or person and flees the scene. After hitting another person, car or vacant vehicle, you are legally responsible for a few things before leaving the scene. Hit and run accidents...
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Who is at Fault in a Lane Change Accident?

Posted By Anapol Weiss on this October 30, 2019 at 2:06 pm
Driving can be dangerous even if you are following all traffic rules. Unfortunately, there is no way to ensure other drivers on the road will abide by the same rules. Driving accidents are inevitable, but when it comes to lane changing accidents, there are a few elements that can make determining who is at fault a little tricky. If you...
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Steps to Take after a Rideshare Accident in Philadelphia

Posted By Anapol Weiss on this October 30, 2019 at 2:05 pm
The drastic increase of ridesharing use has transformed the way we travel. The goal of these ridesharing companies like Uber and Lyft are to ease the transportation process whether that is a night out drinking, a ride to work, lack of a personal vehicle, or simply a convenient ride. Uber is available in 600 countries and drivers complete 14 million...
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Is Pennsylvania a “No Fault” Accident State?

Posted By Anapol Weiss on this October 30, 2019 at 1:40 pm
Pennsylvania is one of 12 states who utilize ‘no fault’ accident system. Within this system, they are one of the select few who employ "choice no fault," in which a driver can essentially "opt out" of no-fault insurance. For more information on your specific case, speak to a car accident lawyer in Philadelphia. What is a "Choice No Fault" System?...
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NTM Class Action

Posted By Anapol Weiss on this October 23, 2019 at 1:43 pm
A class action lawsuit (“the Lawsuit”) was filed on behalf of all individuals who underwent open heart surgery at WellSpan York Hospital between October 1, 2011 and July 24, 2015 or Penn State Milton S. Hershey Medical Center between November 5, 2011 and November 5, 2015 who have not been diagnosed with and do not have current symptoms of non-tuberculous...
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E-cigarette Maker Juul Sued by PA. Family over 13-Year-Old’s Nicotine Addiction

Posted By Anapol Weiss on this October 23, 2019 at 10:09 am
A Lehigh County family is suing e-cigarette maker Juul after their 13-year-old son became addicted to nicotine from vaping. The family, whose names were withheld in the complaint to protect the child’s privacy, alleges that Juul designed its e-cigarettes to be addictive and marketed them in ways intended to appeal to youth, which led to their middle-school-age son’s addiction. To...
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Common Questions Regarding Birth Injuries

Posted By Anapol Weiss on this September 30, 2019 at 5:51 pm
A birth injury is trauma that a baby endures before, during or shortly after childbirth. Birthing injuries range in severity and can improve over time or result in lifelong disabilities. If a birthing injury was due to a medical professional’s negligence, a medical malpractice lawsuit could be filed to recover financial damages for current and future medical expenses. The purpose...
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What Can Cause Cerebral Palsy at Birth?

Posted By Anapol Weiss on this September 30, 2019 at 5:47 pm
Each year in the United States over 10,000 babies are diagnosed with cerebral palsy. Cerebral palsy is a congenial disorder that affects one’s motor skills and is due to abnormal brain development. Birthing injuries that can lead to cerebral palsy take place during pregnancy, labor and delivery if there is damage to an infant’s brain. A birth injury is an...
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