NJ Workers' Compensation Rates to Increase in 2019

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. 

Jon Gelman Listed in Best Lawyers in America 2018

Jon Gelman has been listed again to Best Lawyers in America®. This recognition has been bestowed upon him for almost 2 decades. 

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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Federal court permits employees to sue Givaudan for diacetyl exposure
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NJ Legislature Advances Increase to Work Comp Benefits & Proposes System Study
9/23/2018 4:05:00 AM
The Case Against Brett Kavanaugh
CMS has scheduled another webinar for Wed., Sept 19, 2018
Commercial Repayment Center Portal (CRCP) Overview Webinar Wednesday, September 19 th, 2018 CMS will...
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