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Anapol Weiss Welcomes New Associate Gabrielle Weiss

Posted By Anapol Weiss on this March 30, 2021 at 4:48 pm
Anapol Weiss is thrilled to welcome Gabrielle Weiss as the newest Associate to the firm's personal injury department, where she will be concentrating her practice on employment litigation. "I’m thrilled to be joining Anapol Weiss," Gabrielle said of her new role. "I am grateful for the opportunity and look forward to working with the many great attorneys here.” Previously, Gabrielle...
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Shareholder Larry Coben Featured in The Legal Intelligencer

Posted By Anapol Weiss on this February 2, 2021 at 7:29 pm
Shareholder Larry Coben was featured in the 1/27/21 issue of The Legal Intelligencer with his article, "Why Restrictive, 'One Way' Protective Orders in PI Litigation Are Inherently Unfair." In the article, Coben asserts that corporate defendants having the right to legally determine what confidential information they choose to submit in court is unfair, as defendants obviously have a motive to...
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Attorney Paola Pearson Appointed to Plaintiffs’ Executive Committee of Elmiron Multi-District Litigation

Posted By Anapol Weiss on this January 28, 2021 at 11:25 am
Paola Pearson, Senior Associate at Philadelphia personal injury law firm Anapol Weiss, has been appointed by the Honorable Judge Brian R. Martinotti of the United States District Court for the District of New Jersey to the Plaintiffs Executive Committee (“PEC”) of the recently formed Multi-District Litigation (MDL) for injured consumers alleging products liability claims involving Elmiron, a popular medication used...
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Anapol Weiss Promotes Miriam Benton Barish to Equity Shareholder

Posted By Anapol Weiss on this January 20, 2021 at 3:40 pm
Anapol Weiss is proud to announce that partner Miriam Benton Barish has been promoted to equity shareholder. Miriam has been with Anapol Weiss for 22 years and has established herself as a preeminent, compassionate advocate for the rights of injured victims. “Anapol Weiss is the kind of firm that really focuses on the issues and the cases that matter the...
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Anapol Weiss Welcomes Stanford B. Ponson to the Firm

Posted By Anapol Weiss on this January 4, 2021 at 3:48 pm
Anapol Weiss is pleased to welcome Stanford Benjamin Ponson, Esq. to the firm as a new associate. In this role, Stanford will concentrate on mass tort litigation strategy and execution, a strong focus for the firm. “I am glad to be here and excited to get working,” Stanford said of his new role. “Anapol Weiss is a leader in personal...
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Anapol Weiss Extends Warm Welcome to Meghan Mills

Posted By Anapol Weiss on this December 23, 2020 at 4:10 pm
The firm is excited to welcome new associate Meghan A. Mills to Anapol Weiss. Meghan will be focusing predominantly on catastrophic injury cases, where she will work closely with Shareholder Jim Ronca. Meghan brings a valuable perspective to the firm, coming to the plaintiff side from a defense background. "Coming from the defense side, I see an opportunity now to...
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Attorney Pamela Playo Lin Discusses Ongoing Vaping Crisis in Legal Intelligencer Article

Posted By Anapol Weiss on this December 10, 2020 at 5:35 pm
Associate Pamela Playo Lin contributed the article “Can We Stop the Vaping Epidemic During this Pandemic?”, published in The Legal Intelligencer on December 10, 2020. In her article, Pamela explains that the vaping epidemic has continued unchecked during the COVID-19 pandemic. Vaping is a relatively new phenomena and new science continually emerges on injuries and illnesses tied to vaping. Additionally,...
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Partner Miriam Barish Hosts Networking Event

Posted By Anapol Weiss on this October 15, 2020 at 9:52 am
On October 15, 2020, Partner Miriam Barish hosted a Virtual Networking Luncheon for her fellow Widener University Law School Alumna called “Innovative Lawyering During Covid.” Miriam organized the event to discuss the impact that COVID 19 has had on the practice of law. The luncheon also served as an opportunity to reconnect, enjoy lively discussions, renew old friendships, make new...
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Partner Joel Feldman’s non-profit EndDD Featured in the Press

Posted By Anapol Weiss on this October 12, 2020 at 2:43 pm
The winner of the 2020 National End Distracted Driving Video Contest was covered in KTTC, an NBC affiliate in Rochester, Minnesota. The contest is meant to encourage positive driving habits in young people and spread the word to everyone on the dangers of distracted driving, which remains a leading cause of automobile accidents and injuries. Winner Hannah Brumfield created a...
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Larry Coben Files Amicus Brief with Supreme Court

Posted By Anapol Weiss on this October 7, 2020 at 3:08 pm
Shareholder Larry Coben wrote and filed in the US Supreme Court an Amicus Brief for the Center for Auto Safety in a case that was argued before the Court on Wednesday, October 7, 2020. The ruling on this appeal has significant jurisprudential implications for every consumer who purchases and uses motor vehicles throughout the United States. The issue at stake...
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Shareholder Larry Cohan Presents on Vaccine Law at Webinar

Posted By Anapol Weiss on this October 1, 2020 at 11:05 am
Anapol Weiss shareholder Larry Cohan gave a presentation titled, “Vaccines and Vaccine Law in the COVID-19 Era” at the Philadelphia Trial Lawyers Association virtual seminar. This timely online course topic allowed attendees to safely learn while earning continuing legal education credit. The PTLA Online CLE Presentation was held on Tuesday, September 29. Topics covered included the current state of vaccine...
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Larry Coben Presents at Personal Injury Law Conference 2020

Posted By Anapol Weiss on this September 10, 2020 at 9:33 am
Anapol Weiss Shareholder Larry Coben is presenting on the topic of Crashworthiness at a leading conference for personal injury attorneys today, Thursday, September 10, 2020. The Personal Injury Law Conference is hosted annually by the Pennsylvania Bar Institute to support attorneys to “learn, compare, share, and challenge emerging developments, trends and practices in personal injury litigation.” Larry will be speaking from 2:15-3:15pm Thursday,...
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