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Adrianne Webb

WSJ Sheds Light on Morcellator “Blessing” by AAGL

A front-page article in the Wall Street Journal yesterday highlighted growing concerns from 2014 regarding power morcellators, a tool commonly used in gynecological laparoscopic surgeries to cut up and remove tissue. In April 2014, federal regulators advised doctors to stop […]

Shayna Slater

Stryker Hip Lawsuit Eligibility

A global Stryker hip replacement lawsuit settlement was announced in November 2014. Eligible claimants were awarded $300,000 per failed hip implant. However, the settlement does not cover every patient affected by the 2012 Stryker hip replacement recall. Patients not included […]

Thomas Anapol

Why file a DePuy Pinnacle Lawsuit

Anyone who received a metal-on-metal model of the DePuy Pinnacle hip implant and needed to have a revision surgery may be eligible to file a DePuy Pinnacle Lawsuit. Personal injury lawyers are available to assist anyone who wants to file […]

Shayna Slater

Stryker Hip Revision after the Lawsuit Settlement

A Stryker hip recall affecting the metal-on-metal Rejuvenate and ABG II hip implant models was issued in July 2012. The company initiated the recall in response to the potential risk of fretting and corrosion caused by the metal components grinding […]

Emily Ashe

Anapol Schwartz Named in Philadelphia Best Law Firms 2015

U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers have honored Anapol Schwartz with the highest law firm ranking in the 2015 edition of Best Law Firms. Anapol Schwartz was given a national and regional Tier 1 ranking for Plaintiffs’ Mass […]

Shayna Slater

Philadelphia Attorney Instrumental in Stryker Settlement

Philadelphia Personal Injury Attorney Thomas Anapol of Anapol Schwartz was instrumental in the negotiation of yet another metal-on-metal (MOM) hip implant settlement. A global settlement for Stryker Rejuvenate and ABG failed hip implants was announced on November 3, 2014 by […]

Adrianne Webb

Growing Concern about Power Morcellation Surgeries Spreading Cancer in Women

Senator Bob Casey, Jr., D-Pa. is the third United States Senator to publicly voice his concern regarding power morcellation surgeries in women to the Food and Drug Administration Commissioner.  See a copy of Senator Casey’s letter here: SenatorCaseyMorcellatorLtr10.06.14 In a safety […]

Thomas Anapol

Doctors Debate Whether Benefits of Morcellation Outweigh the Risks

Doctors began using laparoscopic power morcellators in 1993 for hysterectomies and uterine fibroid removal procedures called myomectomies. Many gynecologists viewed morcellators – which can chop uterine tissue into tiny fragments for removal – as a welcomed innovation. The device was […]

Jackie Fedeli

Best Lawyers Names Jim Ronca Lawyer Of The Year

Anapol Schwartz partner James Ronca has been named Lawyer of the Year in the 2015 edition of Philadelphia’s Best Lawyers for the category of Plaintiff’s Personal Injury Litigation. Ronca has been recognized for his dedication to defending the rights of […]

Jackie Fedeli

Lawrence Cohan Assumes Role as Philadelphia Trial Lawyers Association President

On June 16, Anapol Schwartz Shareholder Lawrence Cohan was named President of Philadelphia Trial Lawyers Association (PTLA). For more than 30 years, Cohan has obtained justice for victims injured by asbestos, medical malpractice, dangerous medical devices, vaccine injuries, and other […]