Anapol Schwartz Foundation to Honor Spinal Cord Injury Advocate

Apr. 14, 2011 (Business Wire) — The Anapol Schwartz Foundation announces open nominations for its second annual Anapol Advocate Award.

The Anapol Schwartz Foundation was established by law firm Anapol Schwartz, P.C., as a way for the firm to designate a portion of its profits to assist individuals affected by disabling injuries to lead better, more productive lives.

This year, Anapol Schwartz will honor an inspiring person who has enhanced the lives of individuals afflicted by spinal cord injuries. A $5,000 grant, derived from proceeds of successful cases involving spinal cord injuries, will be given to the winner’s choice of a qualified 501(c)(3) public charity serving the spinal cord injury community.

Candidacy is limited to those residing in the greater Philadelphia region. Both self-nominated and third party nominations are welcome. All nominations must be entered online at http://anapolschwartzfoundation.org/2nd-annual/ by April 25, 2011. Finalists will be determined by The Anapol Schwartz Foundation Award Selection Committee. Open Voting to determine the winner will run online from May 3, 2011 to May 18, 2011. The winner will be announced the fourth week of May.

The Anapol Schwartz Foundation assists 501(c)(3) public charities that serve victims and their families and funds research and programs aimed at advancing health and safety. The Anapol Schwartz law firm dedicates funds to the foundation as its wins cases on behalf of consumers and their families. For more information on The Anapol Schwartz Foundation, visit http://www.AnapolSchwartz.com/AnapolSchwartzFoundation.

Founded in 1977, Anapol Schwartz, P.C., is a civil justice law firm with more than 25 attorneys and law offices in Philadelphia and Harrisburg, Pa., as well as Cherry Hill, N.J. and Scottsdale, AZ. The firm has represented consumers in matters ranging from dangerous prescription drugs and medical negligence to unsafe products and hazardous work site cases.