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Blood Thinner Xarelto Side Effects Include Excessive Bleeding Risk

Posted By ilawyer on this September 22, 2016 at 1:00 pm
Xarelto (rivaroxaban), is a popular blood thinner prescribed to patients for atrial fibrillation and to prevent blood clots. Unfortunately, many patients experience side effects including excessive bleeding, stomach pain, and blood in their urine, among other negative reactions. Making Xarelto even more dangerous is the fact that no antidote exists to stem potentially fatal excessive bleeding. Without an antidote, additional severe side...
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This Little-Known Pennsylvania Driving Law Could Save Lives

Posted By ilawyer on this September 14, 2016 at 10:23 am
Have you ever heard of Pennsylvania’s “Steer Clear” law? This important piece of the PA vehicle code requires drivers to move over at least one lane or slow down when they encounter an emergency scene, traffic stop, or disabled vehicle where emergency responders such as law enforcement, tow truck operators, and/or PennDOT personnel and vehicles are present.The law is intended to...
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No Substitute for Visiting the Scene of an Accident say Top PA Accident Lawyers Ryan Hurd & Jim Ronca

Posted By ilawyer on this September 12, 2016 at 12:30 pm
In a recent piece in The Legal Intelligencer, Ryan Hurd and Jim Ronca of Anapol Weiss contend that despite technology and time constraints, there is no substitute for a physical visit to the scene of an accident in assuring due diligence on behalf of car accident victims and other plaintiffs. Citing examples ranging from a fatal car accident to a slip and...
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Joel Feldman of Anapol Weiss & EndDD.org Advises Personal Injury Attorneys on Helping Clients through Post-Trauma

Posted By ilawyer on this September 9, 2016 at 11:54 am
In his advocacy for victims of distracted driving, Joel Feldman of Anapol Weiss, also advocates a paradigm shift in how personal injury lawyers conceive and respond to families’ grief. Mr. Feldman described in a contribution to the Legal Intelligencer how his own tragic loss inspired deeper insight into the grieving process of his clients and their need for information in wrongful...
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Chris Marzzacco Makes the Case for Legal Action to Stop Texting and Driving

Posted By ilawyer on this September 8, 2016 at 11:31 am
In his recent contribution to the Legal Intelligencer, Christopher Marzzacco of Anapol Weiss cites the alarming statistic that distracted driving caused 15,000 crashes in 2015 in Pennsylvania and warns that this figure is not likely to reduce until, like drunk driving, distracted driving becomes socially unacceptable. Mr. Marzzacco persuades us that stronger legal consequences will help facilitate this social change by demanding the public more deeply consider...
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The Legal Talks Values and Hot-Button Issues with Tom Anapol, PA Assoc. for Justice President

Posted By ilawyer on this September 7, 2016 at 3:07 pm
The Legal Intelligencer interviewed newly elected president of the Pennsylvania Association for Justice, Tom Anapol of Anapol Weiss, who shared his perspective on the organization’s mission as a voice for victims and employees to the broader legal community.Mr. Anapol spoke with the Legal Intelligencer regarding the importance of strengthening membership through the promotion of diversity. He also reiterated the association’s core...
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Poorly Designed Medical Devices Threaten Unsuspecting Patients

Posted By ilawyer on this September 6, 2016 at 11:00 am
The FDA is continuing to investigate the risks associated with heater-cooler devices used in major surgeries, particularly cardiothoracic procedures.  The heater-cooler devices have been associated with potentially fatal infections, such as Nontuberculous Mycobacterium (NTM), and the FDA issued a safety alert on these devices in June. At issue is the failure by manufacturers to provide adequate cleaning instructions for their heater-cooler devices, and,...
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Victims of Defective Products Deserve Justice

Posted By ilawyer on this September 2, 2016 at 10:50 am
When it comes to defective products and manufacturing defects, it doesn’t matter whether it’s something as big as a truck or as small as a child’s toy, the manufacturer should be held accountable.Unfortunately a lot of people who have been harmed by defective products are under the impression that only expensive, non-performing products can form the basis of a class...
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Concerns Over Health Risks from Proton Pump Inhibitors Persist

Posted By ilawyer on this August 31, 2016 at 11:06 am
Labor Day weekend is right around the corner.  For some people that means cookouts, barbeques, spicy dips, and cocktails. And for sufferers of acid reflux, also known as Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD), that’s a holiday menu that’s sure to end with plenty of discomfort.That’s why so many with GERD have turned to proton pump inhibitors (PPIs) that treat acid reflux...
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Anapol Weiss Shareholder Larry Coben Leading the Fight on Autonomous Vehicle Safety

Posted By ilawyer on this August 22, 2016 at 10:48 am
Anapol Weiss Shareholder Larry Coben says that the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has been "asleep at the wheel" when it comes to regulations concerning the safety of autonomous vehicles. "Without federal regulation, each state will chart its own course on driverless ­vehicles, crash-avoidance technology and the range of innovations already finding their way onto America's roads. The buffet of state laws will...
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EIGHT ATTORNEYS AT ANAPOL WEISS NAMED 2017 BEST LAWYERS

Posted By ilawyer on this August 16, 2016 at 4:54 pm
 Anapol Weiss has announced today that eight of its attorneys have been rated by their peers as “The Best Lawyers in America” for exemplary work in their respective fields. A full list of Anapol Weiss attorneys recognized by Best Lawyers is located at the end of this release. “It’s a great honor to have eight of our lawyers recognized as ‘Best...
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Taxotere Permanent Hair Loss Risk May Have Been Known to Manufacturer

Posted By ilawyer on this August 16, 2016 at 4:36 pm
Taxotere Docetaxel is a popular chemotherapy drug manufactured by Sanofi-Aventis and approved by the FDA in 1996. Docetaxel interferes with the growth and spread of cancer cells and is one of the most popularly used drugs to treat breast cancer but has also been used to treat lung, prostate, stomach and head/neck cancers. This medication is always administered intravenously. Although hair...
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