NJ Workers' Compensation Rates to Increase in 2020.

Talc-Cancer Lawsuits Mount Against Johnson & Johnson

Johnson & Johnson continues to be hit with verdicts in cancer cases flowing from exposure to its baby powder that contained talc.

A pending case in California may have significant impact on potential workers’ compensation claims throughout the country.

New Jersey Benefits and the Coronavirus (COVID-19): What Employees Should Know

What you need to know about workers' compensation coronavirus benefits.

 NJ Governor Murphy has signed legislation to increase certain workers' compensation benefits and also require the appointment of a study commission to review and recommend changes to the State's workers' compensation system going forward.

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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