January 24, 2011 10:00 AM
A lawsuit was filed alleging that a former pharmaceutical maintenance specialist at Hoffman-LaRoche in Nutley, New Jersey was exposed to asbestos fiber and suffers from asbestosis.
January 24, 2011 8:02 AM
A lawsuit was filed alleging that a former auto mechanic, who worked in auto body shops throughout New Jersey, was exposed to asbestos fiber and suffers from lung cancer.
July 10, 2010 7:03 AM
A lawsuit was filed alleging that a former chemical operator at Hoffman-LaRoche in Nutley, New Jersey was exposed to asbestos fiber and died of mesothelioma.
July 12, 2009 9:35 AM
On July 10, 2009, Medtronic, Inc., announced a defect in the Paradigm® Quick-Set® Infusion Sets. The company identified a potentially high rate of failure of the system to function properly and deliver medication to the patient in an accurate manner through the pump.
December 12, 2008 9:13 PM
The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), in cooperation with Delta Enterprise Corp., of New York, New York., announced the recall to replace missing safety pegs involving 985,000 drop side cribs. Failure to use or install safety pegs can cause an entrapment and suffocation risk to infants and toddlers.
November 11, 2007 12:33 PM
On October 14, 2007, Medtronic, the nation's largest heart implant device manufacturer, announced a defect in the critical electrical "lead" component of its heart defibrillator. The New York Times reported on October 15, 2007, that the defect in this electrical wire, called the Sprint Fidelis, has resulted in hundreds of malfunctions and may have
May 23, 2004 11:00 AM
FRUSTRATIONS OF 9-11 VICTIMS SEEKING WORKERS' COMPENSATION--Many Who Served on 9/11 Are Still Pressing Fight for Workers' Compensation. It is in places like Judge Mark Solomon's workers' compensation courtroom in Brooklyn that lingering questions about the health consequences of the Sept. 11 attack on the World Trade Center are fought over day after day.
May 18, 2003 7:28 AM
1/15/80 On January 15, 1980, Environmental Health Associates, Inc. (EHA, the successor to EEH) wrote the Vinyl Panel through CMA (Joseph T. Seawell) proposing to conduct an epidemiologic study (case control) of the brain cancer cases as well as the 5-year follow-up the MCA-coordinated vinyl manufacturers had made the commitment to perform.
May 18, 2003 7:16 AM
1981 - The CMA-coordinated vinyl manufacturers became aware of an article, entitled “Neurological effects of VC workers” that was published Journal of Hygiene, Epidemiology, Microbiology, and Immunology.
March 01, 2001 9:04 PM
How the Civil Justice System Uncovered the Truth for Consumers
Before journalists wrote about it, before NHTSA investigated it, before ...
August 08, 2000 7:16 AM
|In affirming a $1 million verdict a Wisconsin appellate tribunal recognized the “horrendous pain and suffering” endured by a healthcare worker who became allergic to proteins in natural rubber latex, which was triggered by her exposure to latex gloves.
July 15, 2000 6:44 AM
The first trial of a claim in a consolidated State action by sensitized health care workers against latex glove manufacturers resulted in a California...
September 07, 1998 6:55 AM
The consensus that usually prevails when the New Jersey Supreme Court decides workers’ compensation claims was shattered this term when the Court dealt with an issue that could affect the ongoing school funding controversy. Justice O’Hern, writing for the majority of the Court in Outland v. Monmouth-Ocean Education Service Commission, No. A-48-97, 1998 WL 387263 (N.J. July 1, 1998) determined that a teacher who was employed under a ten-month contract and who was injured during the school year was entitled to temporary compensation benefits during the summer recess period.
November 15, 1997 10:06 PM
On October 14, 2007, Medtronic, the nation's largest heart implant device manufacturer, announced a defect in the critical electrical "lead" component of its heart defibrillator. The New York Times reported on October 15, 2007, that the defect in this electrical wire, called the Sprint Fidelis, has resulted in hundreds of malfunctions and may have played a role in the death of five Medtronic defibrillator patients.
September 01, 1997 7:39 AM
This was the year that the Court mandated that workers’ compensation actions must comply with specific evidentiary and jurisdictional standards....
September 01, 1997 7:03 AM
This was the year that the Court mandated that workers’ compensation actions must comply with specific evidentiary and jurisdictional standards. In a series of cases, the New Jersey Supreme Court highlighted the necessity of strict adherence to the requirements of the Law to those practicing before the Division of Workers’ Compensation.
May 01, 1997 9:26 AM
The State of New Jersey recently adopted new Administrative Rules which appear to be the most sweeping reform of the NJ Workers' Compensation system in the last 17 tears. The rules address substantive and procedural aspects that may result in a detrimental effect upon the rights of many litigants. The Rules were adopted on March 3, 1997 with the support of business and the insurance company lobbying teams.