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NJ Gov Murphy Announces Legislation to Overhaul New Jersey’s Anti-Workplace Harassment Laws for Public and Private Employers

NJ Governor Phil Murphy today announced legislation to overhaul the state’s anti-workplace harassment laws for both public and private employers.

An unsettled area of the law has emerged between, the widespread adoption by the states to permit prescribed marijuana2 to relieve certain medical conditions and the strict federal law mandating the substance as a Schedule 1, Controlled Substance [CSA]

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 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.

Jon Gelman Listed in Best Lawyers in America

Jon Gelman has been listed again to Best Lawyers in America®. This recognition has been bestowed upon him for almost 3 decades. 

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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DOL Inspector General Issues Report on OSHA’s COVID-19 Inaction

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Task Forces to Promote Employment of People with Disabilities Clears the NJ Senate
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