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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.

 

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.

Plaintiffs' Law Firm Jon L. Gelman Ranked a Best Law Firm by U.S. News & World Report

Jon Gelman, a plaintiffs' litigation firm for over 4 decades, announces today that U.S. News & World Report has named the firm to its 2016 Best Law Firms.

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. 

Sick Veterans Sue KRB Over Iraq and Afghanistan Burn Pits

A lawsuit was filed alleging that KRB, Inc. (NYSE KRB) endangered the health and safety of American soldiers in Iraq and Afghanistan by exposing them to huge quantities of toxic dust, fumes and other air pollution by burning unsorted was in vast open-air pits without any safety controls

The National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) will host a public meeting on March 3 in New York City to receive comments from the public on implementing the provisions of the James Zadroga 9/11 Health and Compensation Act of 2010 (Public Law 111-347)

Burn Pits Claims
Breathing dust, fumes and other and other toxic substances, exposed  troops deployed overseas to Iraq and Afghanistan, and those who wo...
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 Zadroga 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund Benefit Program Enacted

On January 2, 2010, President Barack Obama signed the James Zadroga 9/11 Health and Compensation Act establishing the World Trade Health Program and extends and expands eligibility for compensation under the September 11th Victim Compensation Fund of 2001.

The Zadroga 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund Benefit Program
On January 2, 2010, President Barack Obama signed the James Zadroga 9/11 Health and Compensation Act establishing the Wo...
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.

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Jon L. Gelman on the Super Lawyers List for 2016

Jon L. Gelman has been named to the 2016 edition of New Jersey Super Lawyers. Each year, only 5 percent of the lawyers in the state receive this honor.

Jon L Gelman Elected to the National Academy of Social Insurance

 The National Academy of Social Insurance (NASI) has elected Jon L. Gelman as a distinguished new member.

 NJ Workers' Compensation Rates will increase for accidents ocurring or diseases manifesting in 2015.

 Risk of mesothelioma continues after exposure and does not diminish with age.

 At least 107, 000 workers die every year from diseases caused by exposure to asbestos

 Recently release statistics from the US Geological Survey brings some hope to reducing asbestos disease in the US. 

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