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Could Exposure To Roundup® Cause An Increased Risk Of Cancer?

Posted By Anapol Weiss on this October 12, 2017 at 4:19 pm
Our toxic tort and environmental team is investigating claims for individuals who may be suffering from injuries caused by exposure to the popular weed killer, Roundup®.  Recent studies have shown that Roundup’s main ingredient, glyphosate, may be linked to an increased risk of Cancer, specifically, non-Hodgkin’s Lymphoma as well as its various subtypes. Roundup® is currently the largest-selling and most...
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Autonomous Vehicles: Morality Meets Machinery

Posted By Anapol Weiss on this July 31, 2017 at 9:16 am
By Larry E. Coben (lcoben@anapolweiss.com) Motor vehicles in all shapes and sizes are being developed to function autonomously. Autonomous vehicles (AVs) are in the news every day. Vehicle manufacturers, giants in the computer industry, government agencies and consumer-safety advocates alike have been touting the advent of AVs, and their potential to reduce motor vehicle accidents, injuries and deaths. What lingers...
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NHTSA Expands Investigation Into Ford Explorer Carbon Monoxide Leaks

Posted By Anapol Weiss on this July 28, 2017 at 4:29 pm
By Justin Hughes More complaints are rolling in about exhaust leaks in the Ford Explorer causing fumes to leak into the SUV's passenger compartment and now, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration is expanding its investigation into the leaks to include 1.33 million vehicles built between 2011 and 2017, according to Automotive News. The number of exhaust fume complaints has...
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Anapol Weiss is investigating contaminated water in Bucks and Montgomery Counties

Posted By ilawyer on this March 1, 2017 at 4:20 am
Our Toxic Tort and Environmental Team is now investigating claims for individuals who may be suffering the consequences of exposure to contaminated water in Bucks and Montgomery Counties. The government has recently revealed that several military bases in Willow Grove, Horsham and Warrington, Pennsylvania utilized a firefighting foam containing highly toxic PFOAs and PFOSs; chemicals that can leak into the...
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Anapol Weiss’s David Senoff Secures Superior Court Win in McDonalds Debit Card Case

Posted By ilawyer on this October 26, 2016 at 11:46 am
If you missed the recent Pennsylvania Superior Court decision regarding the use of debit cards by some McDonalds franchises to pay employees, you can catch up on it in these recent news articles. BloombergCourthouse News Service The Legal Intelligencer  Anapol Weiss Shareholder David Senoff helped lead the team that secured the unanimous appellate court victory. 
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Pennsylvania Superior Court Unanimously Affirms Ruling in McDonalds Debit Card Decision

Posted By ilawyer on this October 24, 2016 at 3:37 pm
In a unanimous decision, the Superior Court of Pennsylvania has upheld the decision of a Common Pleas Court, ruling that 16 McDonalds restaurants violated the Pennsylvania Wage Payment and Collection Law (WPCL) by requiring their employees to accept debit cards as their form of payment.Such use of debit cards for payroll purposes stood in direct opposition to Pennsylvania law that...
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Does Your Talcum Powder Cause Cancer?

Posted By ilawyer on this October 3, 2016 at 11:41 am
According to recent reports, women are increasingly limiting their use of talcum powder products such as Johnson and Johnson Baby Powder and Shower to Shower after a connection was found between the products and ovarian cancer.  An increasing number of women are pursuing legal action against the manufacturers.Research dating back to 1971 found traces of talc in ovarian and cervical...
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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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