Jon L Gelman’s Answers

Jon L Gelman

Wayne Workers' Compensation Lawyer.

Contributor Level 11
  1. Mesothelioma death

    Answered almost 6 years ago.

    1. Shannon Claire Lamb
    2. Marc Christopher Lenahan
    3. Jon L Gelman
    3 lawyer answers

    Asbestos-related disease was reported in industry more than 70 years ago. In 1924, Dr. Cooke in England reported the case of a woman who died of severe lung scarring after having spent 20 years in a textile factory weaving asbestos. Various studies have been conducted over the years concerning the inhalation of asbestos dust and its relationship to asbestosis, increased rates of cancer and mesothelioma. The Union Asbestos and Rubber Company (UNARCO), an asbestos factory in Paterson, New...

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  2. Do Workers Compensation cases have no statute of limitations like murder cases?

    Answered over 4 years ago.

    1. Jeremy Keith Lusk
    2. Brett A. Borah
    3. Jon L Gelman
    3 lawyer answers

    Statute of Limitations varies from State to State. Additionally there are different statutes or time periods for traumatic injuries, occupational and dependency benefits. You need to consult an attorney in your State. Legislation usually mandates the time period a interpreted by case law.

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  3. Workers Compensation & the injured workers rights

    Answered over 5 years ago.

    1. Jon L Gelman
    1 lawyer answer

    Oklahoma is a unique jurisdiction. You must consult an attorney in that State. An excellent resource is the Workplace Injury Law and Advocacy Group's site. They have a national membership directory of attorneys who concentrate in helping injured workers.

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  4. Should I be claiming workers compensation injury for carpal tunnel?

    Answered over 5 years ago.

    1. Jacqueline M Jacobson
    2. Michael J. Helfand
    3. Jon L Gelman
    4 lawyer answers

    Disorders due to repeated trauma have significantly increased both in number and proportion of total injuries to almost half of all reported occupational illnesses. These injuries are the result of repeated motion, vibration, or pressure. The courts have recognized that the modern workplace is technologically sophisticated and that ergonomics present new situations which have generated an epidemic of repetitive stress injuries. This category of illness includes carpal tunnel syndrome,...

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  5. Can I sue for damages from workers comp case

    Answered over 5 years ago.

    1. Jon L Gelman
    1 lawyer answer

    n cases based upon tort liability or the common law of negligence, successful plaintiffs can recover damages for inconvenience and suffering. The law even allows for payments to be made to family members who have experienced emotional distress in connection with injuries which have been sustained by their loved ones. There are several direct costs which arise from accidental injury or death under the tort system. These include wage losses suffered by the victim, cost of medical care and...

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  6. Can my employer require me to provide a service partial or full without paying me.

    Answered over 4 years ago.

    1. Jon L Gelman
    1 lawyer answer

    This is an employment contract issue. Consult your contract of hire and any supplements. Additionally if you have a union then speak to your union representative. Legal representation is probably required in your local state.

  7. What can I do when an employer I lease through doesn't pay my full wages over a year 1/2 time period and I want to quit?

    Answered over 4 years ago.

    1. Jon L Gelman
    1 lawyer answer

    Basically this is a wage and hour issue that you should discuss with your local State agency and most probably seek representation from a lawyer in the state where you reside without further delay.

  8. My employer hasn't paid 9 month wage. Now his lawyer saying it was joing venture. Since I invested money. DLSE or need lawyer?

    Answered over 4 years ago.

    1. Jon L Gelman
    1 lawyer answer

    You should consult an attorney in California to pursue a Wage and Hour claim as soon as possible.

  9. Can I draw unemployment and worker's comp at the same time?

    Answered over 5 years ago.

    1. Kenneth Brian Schwartz
    2. Jon L Gelman
    2 lawyer answers

    Usually duplicate benenfits are not permitted. The question is jurisdiction specific and it also depends on the type of workers' comopensation benenfit you are receiving, ie. temporary or permanent. Consult an attorney in your State.

  10. Husband's right to compensation

    Answered almost 6 years ago.

    1. Jon L Gelman
    2 lawyer answers

    Some status have an added dollar value for major member amputations. This is State specific. You need to contact a California attorney.