US EPA Reaches Agreement With 70 Companies to Clean Up Passaic River NJ Pollution

Seventy Companies Reach Agreement with EPA to Remove Highly Contaminated Mud from Lyndhurst Section of the Passaic River; Cleanup work estimated to cost $20 million.

Now Available: 2016 Update - Gelman on Workers' Compensation Law

Jon Gelman’s, newly revised and updated 2016 treatise on Workers’ Compensation Law has been published by West Group of Egan, MN. The treatise is the most complete work available on NJ Workers’ Compensation law and integrated with WESTLAW™, the "most prefered online legal research service."

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. 

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.

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.

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