Takata Air Bag Inflators Defective: Recalls and Lawsuits

U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx today announced that at the Department’s insistence, air bag manufacturer Takata has acknowledged that a defect exists in its air bag inflators. Takata has agreed to a national recall of certain types of driver and passenger side air bag inflators. These inflators were made with a propellant that can degrade over time and has led to ruptures that have been blamed for six deaths worldwide. The action expands the number of vehicles to be recalled for defective Takata inflators to nearly 34 million.

Talc-Cancer Lawsuits Mount Against Johnson & Johnson

A recent $72 Million verdict awarded to the family of a woman who died of ovarian cancer and  had used Johnson & Johnson Baby Powder containing talc has resulted in over 1,000 lawsuits against the company.

Iraq & Afghanistan Burn Pit Chemical Exposure Cancer & Disease Claims

Breathing dust, fumes, and other toxic substances from burn pits, exposed  troops deployed overseas, and those who worked for government contractors abroad and other civilians, to a serious hazards. Some of the chemicals were a very toxic carcinogens and are deadly.


A new wave of occupational litigation - Flavor & Fragrance Lawsuits

A new wave of flavor and fragrance (Diacetyl) litigation is now emerging against the manufactures and suppliers of food flavorings for a chronic lung disease, bronchiolitis obliterans (BO), and other illnesses, resulting from worker exposures. 

The firm of Jon L. Gelman is a specialty law office concentrating its practice in the litigation of catastrophic and serious injuries resulting from work-related exposures and traumatic events. Our clients are located throughout the United States.

We are dedicated to utilizing our knowledge and skills in conjunction with the most modern technology to provide the best possible legal representation. Our practice is built on a strong foundation of in-depth knowledge of the subject matter which is reflected in the 3-volume treatise entitled Workers' Compensation Law , (Thomson-West), that we authored, and in the 3-volume national treatise, Modern Compensation Law, (Thomson-West), that we co-authored.

Our scope of representation ranges from complex workers' compensation actions to product liability claims throughout the country.

spacer spacer spacer
spacer spacer spacer
spacer spacer spacer
Join our Newsletter

spacer spacer spacer

spacer spacer spacer
From Jon's Blog
The Social Security Financial Report: An Insight Into the Future
Change is coming to the Social Security Disability program based upon the The 2016 Trustees Report t...
6/25/2016 11:11:00 AM
Union City NJ contractor allowed dangerous hazards that led to worker's fatal fall
6/21/2016 8:34:00 PM
Kidney Cancer Reported Related to Workers' Asbestos Exposure
A new research report links asbestos exposure to kidney cancer. Today's post is shared from pub...
6/18/2016 6:45:00 AM
NJ Supreme Court Voids a Contractually Shortened Statute of Limitations for Discrimination Actions
The NJ Supreme Court has 6/16/2016 3:51:00 AM
Mesothelioma surgery improves quality of life, study finds
6/14/2016 7:54:00 PM
US Worker Infected by Zika Virus - Is the Workers' Compensation System Ready?
The emerging viral infection, Zika, is now begun to plaque US workers. The Pennsylvania Allegheny Co...
6/11/2016 2:23:00 PM
PPG Fully Funds Its Share of Pittsburgh Corning $3.5 Billion Asbestos Trust
The 6/11/2016 6:04:00 AM
NJ Supreme Court Allows COLA Pension Freeze
LaVECCHIA, J., writing for a majority of the Court. In this appeal, the Court considers whether the ...
6/9/2016 8:39:00 PM
FL Supreme Court Rules Yet Another Part of the Work Comp Law Unconstitutional
The Florid Supreme Court today ruled yet another part of the Florida Workers' Compensation Act uncon...
6/9/2016 8:24:00 PM
Mesothelioma: Employer Held Liable for Wife's Asbestos Related Death
The Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA) was held liable for the death of an asbestos worker's wife deat...
6/4/2016 6:11:00 AM
spacer spacer spacer
Copyright 2016 by Jon Gelman, LLC - Attorney at Law. All rights reserved.   |  Privacy Statement  |  Terms Of Use