US EPA Moves to Ban Asbestos

 The US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has taken the first steps in administration action to ban asbestos and 9 other chemicals.

Just Published: 2017 Update - Gelman on Workers' Compensation Law

Jon Gelman’s, newly revised and updated 2017 treatise on Workers’ Compensation Law is now available from 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. 

Burn Pits Claims
Breathing dust, fumes and other and other toxic substances, exposed  troops deployed overseas to Iraq and Afghanistan, and those who wo...
The recent recall of Ethicon Physiomesh® Flexible Composite hernia mesh.

  Ethicon Physiomesh® Flexible Composite hernia mesh, instead found themselves facing potential infections, hernia recurrence and more surgeries.

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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