An increase of injuries suffered by warehouse workers, fueled by employers' use of artificial intelligence, is getting legislative attention.
Exposure to paint strippers containing methylene chloride remains a severe health concern for workers. The Second Circuit Court of Appeals recently refused to extend the United States Environmental Protection [EPA] agency's regulations to cover methylene chloride in the commercial setting.
While the Federal expanded benefits are ending for many workers on Labor Day, Workers’ Compensation Benefits are still available for those workers who have been exposed to COVID at work and contract disease and remain ill from Long COVID.
Jon Gelman has been listed again to Best Lawyers in America®. This recognition has been bestowed upon him for almost 3 decades.
Governor extends the public health emergency gor another 30-day period, but will allow it to expire if legislation is enacted within the next month.
The NEW Annual Supplement for NJ Workers' Compensation Law has been published. Order now!
Jon Gelman, a plaintiffs' litigation firm for over 4 decades, announces today that U.S. News & World Report has named the firm to its 2021 Best Law Firms.
What you need to know about workers' compensation coronavirus benefits.
A new law makes it easier for employees on the frontline of the coronavirus fight to get work-related benefits.
NJ Governor Patrick Murphy signed legislation enacting sweeping measures to provide workers’ compensation benefits to essential workers who contract coronavirus [COVID-19] and provides dependency benefits to their survivors.
Click here to listen to the recording of the COVID-19 Claims and Workers’ Compensation Law Webinar. The program was originally broadcast on June 11, 2020.
An employee leased to another company [ER], ie. From a placement agency [PA], does not have the rights and benefits available to a regular employee.
NJ Workers' Compensation Rates to Increase in 2020.
Jon L. Gelman has been listed as a Super Lawyer. Each year, only 5 percent of the lawyers in the state receive this honor.
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 Trump Administration in its proposed FY 2020 Budget has proposed elimination of the workers’ compensation reverse offset. The elimination will act as a cost saving measure and will level the playing field for all workers’ compensation system throughout the United States.
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After 16 years of bankrutcy, the $3.5 Billion asbestos trust of Pittsburg Cornning Corporation (PPG) opened for the business of paying asbestos victims and their famiies. PPG anounce that that the payment plan provided for under the asbestos companies bankruptcy reorganization plan ffective April 27, 2016.
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.
NJ Governor Phil Murphy today announced legislation to overhaul the state’s anti-workplace harassment laws for both public and private employers.
There is also a need for the regulation of gambling and new online casinos in Australia. Many of the platforms are based offshore, and it has been proposed that these platforms should be required to adhere to Australian laws and regulation. The regulation of these offshore platforms will come into play if the regulation of gambling is becoming difficult. This is something that all countries will have to contend with, and if Australia's stance on offshore gambling is tough, other gambling industry players may move their gambling to an area where regulation is less strict.