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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 […]

Stephen Pokiniewski

Is the Doctor Liable for Erb’s Palsy or Plexus Palsy Birth Injuries?

A difficult childbirth can often lead to birth injuries such as brachial plexus palsy or Erb’s palsy. Brachial plexus palsy and Erb’s palsy occur when the nerves around the infant’s shoulder are damaged during delivery and result in a loss […]

Jackie Fedeli

Study about Morcellator Cancer Risks Prompts Recall

A recent study about morcellation published in the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) has reinforced the U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA) April 2014 warning about a potentially deadly risk associated with morcellator devices used during hysterectomies and […]

David Carney

Can You Develop Brachial Neuritis from the Gardasil Shot?

Brachial neuritis, also referred to as neuralgic amyotrophy or Parsonage-Turner syndrome, is an extremely painful condition that results in intense muscle soreness and weakness. A person with brachial neuritis can suffer intense pain for a few hours or a few […]

Stephen Pokiniewski

Thousands of Potential of Medical Misdiagnosis Lawsuits Go Unfiled

The vast majority of medical misdiagnosis/failure to diagnose lawsuits are not filed, according to the National Center for Policy Analysis. These potential medical malpractice lawsuits are not brought to the attention of a medical malpractice lawyer, because a vast majority […]

Stephen Pokiniewski

What Can Go Wrong in Surgery?

Surgical complications are one of the most common forms of medical malpractice.   While each type of surgery has its own risks and complications, there are a number of different complications that arise as a result of doctor or hospital error. […]

Stephen Pokiniewski

Medical Misdiagnosis Rates Highest in the ER

Medical misdiagnosis rates are higher in an emergency room (ER) or intensive care unit (ICU) as opposed to a misdiagnosis made in the office of a primary care physician, according to a study on Patient Safety Incidents (PSI) by Healthgrades.com. […]

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 […]

Stephen Pokiniewski

Finding a Lawyer To Help You

We rely on doctors to tell us what’s wrong. While no one likes finding out that they have a serious condition or illness, you don’t want your doctor to fail to diagnose a serious problem. Not knowing that you have […]

Stephen Pokiniewski

A Misdiagnosed Heart Attack May be Common but It Can Also Be Serious

A heart attack is serious. Patients are often advised to go to the emergency room if they believe they are suffering symptoms of a heart attack. However, while you as a patient may be doing your part, the doctors and […]