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."

This year’s program will focus on professional and ethical responsibilities concerning disclosure and protection of client confidential information throughout the course of discovery and litigation, with specific emphasis on the pretrial conference.

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. 

Jon Gelman Listed in Best Lawyers in America 2017

Jon Gelman has been listed again to Best Lawyers in America®. This recognition has been bestowed upon him for almost 2 decades. 

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.


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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