Entries for the 'Vinyl Chloride & Cancer' Category
August 23, 2020 1:43 PM
Jon Gelman has been listed again to Best Lawyers in America®. This recognition has been bestowed upon him for almost 3 decades.
June 08, 2012 4:54 PM
The New York Times is reporting this afternoon that The National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) has approved for compensation payments 50 types of cancers from the $4.3 Billion Zadroga 9-11 Fund.
December 04, 2003 12:38 PM
New Jersey lawyers choose the tops in their profession in 24 fields of law.
May 23, 2003 9:57 PM
A CLASS-ACTION lawsuit filed on behalf of thousands of workers in a now-closed factory in the city of Passaic recalls a tragic chapter in New Jersey's history. America's plastics industry was born in this state, but the dark side of that story is the exposure to toxic chemicals that has caused illness and death for an unknown number of workers.
March 11, 2003 8:57 PM
Workers can inadvertently carry hazardous materials home from work on their clothes, skin, hair, tools, and in their vehicles. As a result, families of these workers have been exposed to hazardous substances and have developed various health effects. Health effects have also occurred when the home and the workplace are not distinct -- such as on farms or in homes that involve cottage industries.
January 31, 2003 6:14 PM
In this statement, plaintiffs identify, chronologically, the date and location each defendant joined the conspiracy largely through the acts of each defendant’s representative(s) on the various vinyl chloride-related committees identified herein.
January 31, 2003 4:24 PM
Plants that made vinyl chloride monomer and other products.
January 28, 2003 9:10 AM
There are many adverse health effects that can occur in persons who have been exposed to vinyl chloride, including angiosarcoma, liver cancer and disease, brain cancer, Raynaud's syndrome, and acro-osteolysis. The following list describes each of these ailments.
November 02, 2002 4:31 PM
Workers who were employed by plastic manufacturing giant Pantasote filed a class-action lawsuit against the defunct company Thursday in state Superior Court in Essex County, claiming that it conspired to hide the dangers of vinyl chloride and intentionally injured their health.
February 20, 2002 6:28 AM
Her body's betrayals, in her 45 years, range from asthma to infertility, from miscarried quadruplets to malformed organs. She wears a scar across her throat like a necklace that binds her to others who have had thyroid tumors removed.
September 01, 1999 7:47 AM
This fact sheet answers the most frequently asked health questions about vinyl chloride. For more information, you may call the ATSDR Information Center at 1-888-422-8737. This fact sheet is one in a series of summaries about hazardous substances and their health effects. This information is important because this substance may harm you. The effects of exposure to any hazardous substance depend on the dose, the duration, how you are exposed, personal traits and habits, and whether other chemicals are present.