Social networking’s popularity has become a two-edged sword as a tool in the management, investigation, and disposition of workers’ compensation claims.
Cooper Industries has reportedly settled an indemnification lawsuit. and agreed to pay Pneumo Abex asbestos trust $307.5 Million. The trust funds will be used to pay victims of asbestos exposure.
A lawsuit was filed alleging that a former pharmaceutical maintenance specialist at Hoffman-LaRoche in Nutley, New Jersey was exposed to asbestos fiber and suffers from asbestosis.
A lawsuit was filed alleging that a former auto mechanic, who worked in auto body shops throughout New Jersey, was exposed to asbestos fiber and suffers from lung cancer.
TheRaytech Trust, encompassing the claims of The Raybestos Manhattan and Raymark Industries, Inc., has established a bar date for asbestos liability claims.
This popular annual program, offered by the NJ Institute for Continuing Legal Education (NJICLE), is geared to both the novice and expert Workers’ Compensation attorney. It provides important and essential information to understand the cutting edge and critical issues confronting those who practice workplace injury law.
The US Department of Veterans Affairs has now recognized that veterans may be at an increased risk for the development of mesothelioma, a cancer associated with exposure to asbestos fiber.
Jon L Gelman is investigating cases involving individuals who have suffered a heart attack, ischemic stroke or other cardiac condition while taking Avandia for diabetes.
A lawsuit was filed alleging that a former chemical operator at Hoffman-LaRoche in Nutley, New Jersey was exposed to asbestos fiber and died of mesothelioma.
Fireman's Fund Insurance Company a Division of Allianz has announced that it will increase its asbestos and environmental risks reserve by $301 Million. The company stated, "The move follows the completion of its regular independent external asbestos exposure review."
Jon Gelman is investigating cases involving infant drugs manufactured by pharmaceutical company McNeil Consumer Healthcare including include certain liquid infant’s and children’s Tylenol®, Motrin®, Zyrtec®, and Benadryl® products.
Joint replacement claims are becoming more frequent in workers’ compensation and proving compensability remains challenging. As the aging working population has expanded so has been the need for workers’ compensation to pay for the cost of replacing aging joints.
Jon Gelman is investigating cases involving Paxil users who have a child who suffered birth malformations after being exposed to Paxil within any trimester of pregnancy. Paxil and Paxil CR® are antidepressants manufactured by the pharmaceutical company GlaxoSmithKline.
Jon L. Gelman joined a distinguished to panel of attorneys to discuss employment discrimination claims. The seminar, was presented by the NJ Institute for Continuing Education, and was moderated by David H. Ben-Asher.
A vaccine has been demonstrated as safe for potential use against mesothelioma. The research, conducted by Netherlands scientists was reported in an advance publication of the American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care.
Alice in Wonderland has been released in the movie theaters today. The National Institute of Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) has been quick to remind us of the Mad Hatter and mercury exposures.
Legal Talk Network Host and Attorney Alan S. Pierce welcomes Jon L. Gelman to discuss health care and workers’ compensation and the Occupational Disease Pilot Program:
As the US flu vaccination program rolls out, the numbers are also growing for those who have reported adverse consequences from the H1N1 vaccine.
Significant progress has been made by the NJ Division of Workers’ Compensation (NJ-DWC) in carrying out the legislative mandate for the newly enacted emergent medical care motion practice.