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Coming Soon: 2016 Update - Gelman on Workers' Compensation Law

Jon Gelman’s, soon to be published, newly revised and updated 2016 treatise on Workers’ Compensation Law by West Group of Egan, MN. The treatise is the most complete work available on NJ Workers’ Compensation law.

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 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...
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 2016

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

Jon Gelman’s newly revised and updated treatise on Workers’ Compensation Law 2015 is published by West Group of Egan, MN. The treatise is the most complete work available on NJ Workers’ Compensation law.

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, and those who worked for government contractors abroad and other civilians, to a serious hazards. 

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Now you can have Now you can have Workers’ Compensation Law, 3d (Vol. 38-39A, NJ Practice Series, available conveniently on your mobile device.

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.

 Maximum NJ Workers' Compensation Benefits in 2016 are $861 weekly.

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.

Workers Compensation Benefits for Consequences of Sun Exposure

The first days of summer brings attention to working outside, sun exposure and the risk of skin cancer.

 

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

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