Entries for the 'Lead Paint 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.
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:
February 04, 2008 9:46 AM
Occupational lead exposure, especially to lead paint, has been a well known hazard in the workplace you decades. Recent epidemiological studies demonstrate the causal relationship of exposure to impaired brain function, over time, in adults, results in early aging. Employers and insurance carriers should brace themselves for a wave of claims.
October 24, 2007 1:24 AM
Lead is a highly toxic metal that at one time was an ingredient in many household products, including lead-based paints manufactured before 1978. The primary source of lead exposure among U.S. children is the lead-based paint and lead-contaminated dust and soil found in and around old, deteriorating buildings.
April 01, 2007 11:28 PM
On February 22, 2006, a jury of Rhode Islanders delivered a decisive verdict in a
case that had been the source of significant political, social, and economic debate
since it was filed in 1999. On that day, a jury of six, who had devoted more than
four months of their lives hearing evidence in the longest civil jury trial in Rhode
October 04, 2006 3:11 AM
City of Akron Sues Lead Manufacturers for Public Nuisance Caused by Lead Pigment WAYNE, NJ., (October 4, 2006) - Jon Gelman, a prominent attorney representing plaintiffs in toxic exposure claims and Motley Rice LLC, one of the nation's largest plaintiffs' litigation firms, continues to pressure the lead pigment industry to remedy the health crisis caused by lead pigments contained in paints that they manufactured and distributed
September 20, 2006 3:03 AM
Suits Filed on Behalf of Several Ohio Cities Allege Lead Manufacturers Created a Public Nuisance. Jon L. Gelman, a prominent attorney representing plaintiffs as a result of toxic exposures, along with Motley Rice LLC, one of the nation's largest plaintiffs' litigation firms, today announced that it has filed two lawsuits against members of the lead paint industry on behalf East Cleveland, Ohio and Toledo, Ohio. The suits allege that lead pigment manufacturers, including Atlantic Ritchfield, Sherwin Williams, Millennium Holdings, DuPont, ConAgra, and others, helped to create an environmental hazard and significant public health crisis in the state of Ohio by manufacturing, distributing and promoting lead-based paint products long after they were aware of the significant health dangers associated with these products.
March 08, 2006 3:49 AM
Three proposals would revise the governor's overhaul of coverage for those hurt on the job.
Three ballot proposals that could cost ...
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.
February 25, 2004 12:32 AM
NJ LEGISLATION ATTEMPTS TO ELIMINATE BENEFITS --WC: NJ Is About to Take A Backward Step By Adopting a Policy of Burning the Houses Down--Senator Anthony R. Bucco has reintroduced a bill to eliminate entitlement to workers' compensation cash benefits during imprisonment. The bill has advanced out of committee and is scheduled for a floor vote next week.
December 04, 2003 12:38 PM
New Jersey lawyers choose the tops in their profession in 24 fields of law.
November 03, 2003 6:58 PM
911 COMPENSATION PROGRAM FAILS--Mount Sinai's Dr. Stephen Levin said most of his Ground Zero patients have been denied workers' compensation coverage. He called the system "dysfunctional."
June 23, 2003 1:13 PM
Labor Calls Senator Hatch’s Asbestos Bill Too Weak ... 5/22/2003
National Consumer Awareness Campaign Launched on Vermiculite Insulation Used in So...
May 19, 2003 12:20 AM
Attorney General Patrick C. Lynch called the agreement announced today requiring paint manufacturers to affix warning labels on paint cans “an empty gesture” apparently designed to influence the verdict of Rhode Island’s upcoming retrial of the lead-paint case. “
May 14, 2003 7:41 AM
Attorneys General from 45 states, four jurisdictions and the District of Columbia Corporation Counsel reached an agreement with the National Paint and Coatings Association (NPCA), requiring manufacturers to place warning labels on paint cans and provide consumer education and training about the hazards of lead paint exposure and how to avoid it.
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.
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.
December 20, 2001 11:14 PM
By JENNIFER V. HUGHES Staff Writer / The Record
Joining the ranks of cities like Newark and the state of Rhode Island, Passaic and Mayor Samm...
March 21, 2001 7:26 AM
First-Time Information About Exposure Levels for the U.S. Population