Workers exposed to common paint strippers suffer fatal reactions

Litigation is advancing against the distributors and resellers of paint strippers containing methylene chloride and NMP. The lawsuits were filed for damages resulting from the alleged exposure, illness and death of users of the products.

Jon Gelman Listed in Best Lawyers in America 2018

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

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 L. Gelman Listed as a  Super Lawyer

Jon L. Gelman has been listed as a  Super Lawyer. Each year, only 5 percent of the lawyers in the state receive this honor.

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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From Jon's Blog
State of NJ Sues a NJ Based Opioid Manufacturer Seeking Reimbursement of Workers' Compensation Costs

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The NJ Senate adopted legislation (S.1967...
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OSHA Cites Company for Exposing Workers to Lightning Strikes
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Taxi cab driver awarded workers compensation benefits
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SCOTUS Upholds California Supreme Court: Lead Paint Manufacturers Liable for Over $400 Million
The US Supreme Court 10/17/2018 4:56:00 AM
Virginia Holds Employer Liable for Household Contact Asbestos Exposure
An employer owes a duty of care to an employee’s family member who alleges exposure to asbestos from...
10/14/2018 7:37:00 AM
First Responder Workers' Compensation Benefits Bill Advances
A public hearing of a bill (A1741 and 10/13/2018 7:47:00 AM
Rand Study Urges National Workers’ Compensation Reforms
A national study by the Rand Corporation is urging changes to the workers’ compensation system. The ...
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