A new wave of occupational litigation - Flavor & Fragrance Lawsuits

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. 

Talc-Cancer Lawsuits Mount Against Johnson & Johnson

A recent $72 Million verdict awarded to the family of a woman who died of ovarian cancer and  had used Johnson & Johnson Baby Powder containing talc has resulted in over 1,000 lawsuits against the company.

This year’s program will focus on professional and ethical responsibilities concerning disclosure and protection of client confidential information throughout the course of discovery and litigation, with specific emphasis on the pretrial conference.

Plaintiffs' Law Firm Jon L. Gelman Ranked a Best Law Firm by U.S. News & World Report

Jon Gelman, a plaintiffs' litigation firm for over 4 decades, announces today that U.S. News & World Report has named the firm to its 2016 Best Law Firms.

Burn Pits Claims

Breathing dust, fumes and other and other toxic substances, exposed  troops deployed overseas, and those who worked for government contractors abroad and other civilians, to a serious hazards. 

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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