Entries for the 'Latex Litigation' Category
July 09, 2017 1:43 PM
Jon Gelman has been listed again to Best Lawyers in America®. This recognition has been bestowed upon him for almost 2 decades.
November 03, 2017 8:02 AM
Jon L. Gelman has been listed as a Super Lawyer. Each year, only 5 percent of the lawyers in the state receive this honor.
August 08, 2017 9:09 AM
Jon L. Gelman has received the top rating of "Superb" from Avvo. The rating indicated a perfect score in: experience, industry recognition and professional conduct.
January 04, 2016 5:53 PM
The list is published by Martindale-Hubbell®, a company rates lawyers and designates an AV® Preeminent TM Peer Review Rating, the highest rating in legal ability and ethical standards.
February 15, 2012 9:06 AM
NIOSH (The National Institute for Occupational Health and Safety) has published a booklet to educate Home Healthcare Workers about preventing latex allergies. Latex products are made from natural rubber, and sensitivity can develop after repeated exposure. Limiting exposure to latex can help prevent allergic reactions for both home healthcare workers and their clients.
April 13, 2010 11:13 AM
The occupational healthcare program embodied in the recently enacted legislation has the potential for being the most extensive, effective and innovated system ever enacted for delivering medical care to injured workers.
March 05, 2010 10:02 AM
The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) is soliciting suggestions and comments concerning workplace safety. OSHA's concern is that, "No one should have to be injured or killed for a paycheck."
February 25, 2010 4:24 PM
Legal Talk Network Host and Attorney Alan S. Pierce welcomes Jon L. Gelman to discuss health care and workers’ compensation and the Occupational Disease Pilot Program:
April 28, 2004 10:15 AM
Statement by OSHA Administrator John Henshaw On Worker Memorial Day 2004. "Today is Worker Memorial Day, a day to pay tribute to the men and women who have lost their lives on the job. We mourn with their families and friends, and we recognize that the loss of these very special people extends beyond the home; the loss is felt in schools, places of worship, at social gatherings, in local communities, and throughout the entire nation.
December 04, 2003 12:38 PM
New Jersey lawyers choose the tops in their profession in 24 fields of law.
August 07, 2003 2:55 PM
California Court Finds Exclusivity Rule Did Not Bar A Malicious Prosecution Action Against Liberty Mutual
August 03, 2003 5:12 PM
Barbara Morris, appellee, v. Nebraska Health System, appellant, & Sedgwick Claims Management Services, Inc., and University of Nebraska Medical Center, appellees. Morris v. Nebraska Health System, 266 Neb. 285
July 31, 2003 1:27 PM
Latex: NE Sp Ct finds petitioner totally & permanently disabled Morris v. Nebraska Health System, S-01-1194, 266 Neb. 285
March 11, 2003 8:57 PM
Workers can inadvertently carry hazardous materials home from work on their clothes, skin, hair, tools, and in their vehicles. As a result, families of these workers have been exposed to hazardous substances and have developed various health effects. Health effects have also occurred when the home and the workplace are not distinct -- such as on farms or in homes that involve cottage industries.
January 02, 2003 9:14 AM
Pennsylvania: Defense Denied Medical Expert Evaluation When a Latex-Free Environment Cannot be Guaranteed
July 01, 2002 9:42 AM
A summary of State causation elements.
February 20, 2002 6:28 AM
Her body's betrayals, in her 45 years, range from asthma to infertility, from miscarried quadruplets to malformed organs. She wears a scar across her throat like a necklace that binds her to others who have had thyroid tumors removed.
January 02, 2002 7:34 AM
IgE-mediated allergy to natural rubber latex is a new health hazard about which information has been evolving for the past decade.
March 01, 2001 7:06 AM
A Nebraska workers' compensation judge awarded total disability benefits to a registered nurse as a result of her latex sensitivity. In determining the injured worker's disability, the Court evaluated not only her physical symptoms, but also took into consideration her psychological stress factors and declared her totally disabled from a psychiatric standpoint.
January 02, 2001 7:00 AM
A registered nurse was able to meet the burden of proof by demonstrating that her exposure at work was significant and therefore materially contributed to her latex sensitivity. The Pennsylvania Workers’ Compensation Appeal Board recently held that a registered nurse submitted sufficient competent evidence to support her claim that as a result of her exposure to latex gloves at work she developed increased sensitivity.