An employee leased to another company [ER], ie. From a placement agency [PA], does not have the rights and benefits available to a regular employee.

 The new silica exposure standard announced by OSHA has still fallen short to protect workers from this deadly occupational exposure.

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.

Workers exposed to common paint strippers suffer fatal reactions

Litigation is advancing against the distributors and resellers of paint strippers containing methylene chloride and NMP. The lawsuits were filed for damages resulting from the alleged exposure, illness and death of users of the products.

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

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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