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Meeting in Geneva on 20-27 May 2019 for its 72nd session, the World Health Organization (WHO) World Assembly has taken a landmark decision.

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.

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.

  

The Trump Administration in its proposed FY 2020 Budget has proposed elimination of the workers’ compensation reverse offset. The elimination will act as a cost saving measure and will level the playing field for all workers’ compensation system throughout the United States. 

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. 

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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