Entries for the 'Vinyl Chloride & Cancer' Category
August 22, 2016 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.
April 26, 2013 10:06 AM
A lawsuit was filed alleging that KRB, Inc. (NYSE KRB) endangered the health and safety of American soldiers in Iraq and Afghanistan by exposing them to huge quantities of toxic dust, fumes and other air pollution by burning unsorted was in vast open-air pits without any safety controls
April 25, 2017 10:00 AM
Breathing dust, fumes and other and other toxic substances, exposed troops deployed overseas to Iraq and Afghanistan, and those who wo...
June 14, 2016 1:12 PM
Seventy Companies Reach Agreement with EPA to Remove Highly Contaminated Mud from Lyndhurst Section of the Passaic River; Cleanup work estimated to cost $20 million.
January 04, 2016 5:53 PM
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November 14, 2015 8:02 AM
Jon L. Gelman has been named to the 2016 edition of New Jersey Super Lawyers. Each year, only 5 percent of the lawyers in the state receive this honor.
February 07, 2015 10:12 AM
The National Academy of Social Insurance (NASI) has elected Jon L. Gelman as a distinguished new member.
July 11, 2013 4:11 AM
The National Institute for Occupational Health and Safety today announce publication of a Rule that will allow for medical treatment coverage for 9/11 cancers suffered by 1st responders and residents of lower Manhattan as a result of September 11, 2001 attack on the World Trade Center.
July 12, 2012 9:05 AM
How to use social media to expand your workers' compensation practice was the subject of a presentation by Jason Gelman at the American Association of Justice's annual convention in Chicago.
June 08, 2012 4:54 PM
The New York Times is reporting this afternoon that The National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) has approved for compensation payments 50 types of cancers from the $4.3 Billion Zadroga 9-11 Fund.
March 15, 2012 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.
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 18, 2010 7:57 AM
A recent report in Mother Jones reveals that soldiers, exposed to the dust and fumes from burn pits, coming home from Iraq and Afghanistan, are reporting illness at record numbers.
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."
August 11, 2007 8:54 AM
While denying class action certification for a medical monitoring class and a punitive damage class, the NJ App Div permitted an INTENTIONAL TORT action against the employer to go forward in a common law civil claim.
December 04, 2003 12:38 PM
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May 23, 2003 9:57 PM
A CLASS-ACTION lawsuit filed on behalf of thousands of workers in a now-closed factory in the city of Passaic recalls a tragic chapter in New Jersey's history. America's plastics industry was born in this state, but the dark side of that story is the exposure to toxic chemicals that has caused illness and death for an unknown number of workers.
May 18, 2003 7:38 AM
3/25/86 Doll wrote Gaffey about vinyl chloride epidemiology in the U.S., and professed no independent knowledge of any of the vinyl chloride literature except the TCA 1974 study. However, “some representatives of the chemical industry” asked him to review the evidence relating to vinyl chloride and the development of cancers in organs OTHER THAN THE LIVER in man and wanted Doll was requesting Gaffey’s help on obtaining the 1978 version of the EEH study (Dr. Doll did not know about eh 1986 EHA/Wong study)
May 18, 2003 7:36 AM
6/6/74 At least by June 6, 1974, the MCA-coordinated vinyl manufacturers knew Dr. Maltoni had found cancer at the very level the MCA-coordinated vinyl manufacturers were recommending for U.S. workers (50 ppm on an eight hour TWA basis).
May 18, 2003 7:35 AM
1/28/75 Dr. Monson published an article in Lancet. The study showed an -- 50% excess of deaths due to all cancers was found with the greatest excess in cancers of the liver, biliary tract, lung and brain.
The SPI VCM / PVC Producers Group discussed the fact that the NIOSH study had found a 57% excess in cancer deaths above expected.