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Anapol Weiss Congratulates Colleen Swiers on PA Bar Provisional Admission

Posted By Anapol Weiss on this August 7, 2020 at 12:18 pm
Colleen M. Swiers, Litigation Fellow at Anapol Weiss and the first recipient of the Anapol Weiss Fellowship Program with Villanova University Law School, has been admitted to the Pennsylvania Bar on a provisional basis. Colleen is now admitted to practice law in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania under a limited license as she waits to take the Pennsylvania Bar examination, which...
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Shareholder James R. Ronca Leads CLE Webinar

Posted By Anapol Weiss on this August 5, 2020 at 4:11 pm
Anapol Weiss Shareholder James R. Ronca lead a webinar for the Bar Association of Lehigh County this week entitled, “Beyond Crashworthiness: Liability for Failure to Include Collision Avoidance Systems.” The webinar allowed attendees to earn Continuing Legal Credits as part of their participation. What is "crashworthiness?" In his presentation, Jim covered the basic tenants of crashworthiness, but the focus of...
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Jury Trials in Philadelphia Postponed to 2021

Posted By Anapol Weiss on this July 29, 2020 at 10:54 am
Jury Trials in Philadelphia are Postponed to 2021 The First Judicial District of Pennsylvania Philadelphia Court of Common Pleas, due to ongoing concerns relating to the COVID-19 pandemic, will not schedule a civil jury trial until Monday, January 4, 2021. What does this mean for you? If you had a trial scheduled before January 4, 2021, we will make sure...
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Anapol Weiss Partners Host Debut Webinar for Zantac Clients

Posted By Anapol Weiss on this July 23, 2020 at 9:34 am
Anapol Weiss Shareholders Tom Anapol and Tracy Finken, along with Partner Shayna Slater, hosted the firm’s first client-facing informational webinar this week. Tracy Finken has been named co-lead counsel in the Zantac multi-district litigation, and Tom and Shayna are both nationwide leaders in mass tort pharmaceutical and product liability litigation. The firm’s mass tort department represents clients in a variety...
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Managing Partner Sol Weiss Interviewed on The Rankings Podcast

Posted By Anapol Weiss on this July 1, 2020 at 11:15 am
Anapol Weiss Managing Partner Sol H. Weiss talks trial litigation, employee development, and reputation on the Rankings Podcast. Sol joined Chris Dreyer of Rankings.io for the 21st episode on the legal podcast, which interviews elite and entrepreneurial personal injury attorneys. The podcast’s topics ranged from Sol’s early years and his involvement with high-profile litigation, to advice for both young and...
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Shareholder Gregory Spizer Discusses Business Interruption Claims in the Legal Intelligencer

Posted By Anapol Weiss on this June 10, 2020 at 3:27 pm
Anapol Weiss Shareholder Gregory Spizer was recently featured in The Legal Intelligencer discussing the timely news of business interruption claims. In his article, Insurers Refuse to Pay Business Interruption Claims Caused by Pandemic, Spizer discusses the currently widespread recent trend of insurance companies denying businesses’ interruption claims due to the coronavirus, and what businesses can do to fight back. What...
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Anapol Weiss Attorneys Named 2020 Super Lawyers and Rising Stars

Posted By Anapol Weiss on this May 28, 2020 at 9:54 am
Anapol Weiss is proud to announce that sixteen of our attorneys have been named 2020 Super Lawyers and Rising Stars, a new record high that encompasses over 70% of the firm’s lawyers. 2020 Super Lawyers and Rising Stars All eight firm Shareholders have been named 2020 Super Lawyers, all for consecutive years: Thomas Anapol, Sol Weiss, Larry Cohan, James Ronca,...
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Post COVID-19 Juror Changes: Associate Joshua Cohan Featured in the Legal Intelligencer

Posted By Anapol Weiss on this May 15, 2020 at 9:54 am
In his recent editorial contribution to The Legal Intelligencer, Anapol Weiss Associate Joshua C. Cohan discusses what legal counsel should be aware of when courts reopen from the coronavirus pandemic. In his article How the Pandemic Could Change Jurors' Attitudes and Biases, Cohan argues that juror opinion will likely shift as a result of the global crisis, and this is...
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Shareholder Tracy Finken Named Co-Lead Counsel for Zantac Multi-District Litigation

Posted By Anapol Weiss on this May 12, 2020 at 2:30 pm
Tracy Finken, Shareholder at Philadelphia personal injury law firm Anapol Weiss, has been appointed by the Honorable Robin Rosenberg of the United States District Court, Southern District of Florida as one of the Lead Counsel for the Zantac Multi-District Litigation (MDL). Tracy completed a rigorous interview process in order to be selected for the steering committee, amongst over sixty applicants....
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Front Page Article of The Legal Intelligencer Features Managing Partner Sol H. Weiss

Posted By Anapol Weiss on this April 28, 2020 at 10:24 am
Anapol Weiss Managing and Name Partner Sol H. Weiss was interviewed for the article “Why Pa. Firms are Making Cost Cuts, but Avoiding People Cuts,” that appeared in a recent headline article of Philadelphia’s The Legal Intelligencer and on Law.com. The article discusses major changes happening within some of the most prominent Philadelphia law firms. The coronavirus pandemic has impacted...
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Partner Stephen Pokiniewski, Jr. Featured in Legal Intelligencer Special

Posted By Anapol Weiss on this April 17, 2020 at 11:17 am
In a special contribution to The Legal Intelligencer, Anapol Weiss Partner Stephen Pokiniewski Jr. authored an article titled, “What is Gross Negligence Under Pennsylvania Law?”, appearing in the April 17 2020 issue. Mr. Pokiniewski discusses the specifics of a lawsuit brought by two student athletes against their college, and the implications of the case outcome for Pennsylvania gross negligence cases...
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Anapol Weiss Foundation Sponsors Contest to End Vaping

Posted By Anapol Weiss on this March 9, 2020 at 12:51 pm
Anapol Weiss Foundation is excited to announce that the inaugural End Vaping Meme & Vlog Contest 2020 is now open! End Vaping has partnered with SADD (Students Against Destructive Decisions) to bring awareness to the dangers of vaping and e-cigarettes with a meme and video blog contest. If you know a student in grades 6-12, share this contest with them...
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