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Jon L Gelman

Jon Gelman’s Legal Guides

39 total

  • Paying for Medical Performance in Workers' Compensation Claims

    The Federal government The Federal government, in an emerging concept, is now looking toward limiting escalation costs and other medical issues, by utilizing a concept that provides reimbursement to

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  • A New Jersey Court Rules Autopsy Not Required in Mesothelioma Claim

    Autopsy Not Required of Asbestos Exposed Victim A New Jersey Appellate Court has ruled that an autopsy is not required in order to proceed with a claim against the manufacturers, suppliers and distri

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  • Workers' Compensation: Flu

    Preparation for Flu In preparation for a Smallpox epidemic, the US government, several years ago, issued rules concerning illness flowing from the distribution of smallpox vaccine. Now the focus will

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  • Firefighters Required to Stop Smoking On And Off Duty

    Ordinances Ordinances allowing presumptions have unique interpretations. A local ordinance provided for an irrefutable presumption that an illness suffered by a firefighter was related to his employm

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  • OSHA Adds Hexavalent Chromium to Shipyards Standards

    The Maritime Advisory Committee on Occupational Safety and Health "The Maritime Advisory Committee on Occupational Safety and Health recommended that OSHA update and republish the shipyard and longsh

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  • Employer Responsibility in the Flu Pandemic

    WHO In the US alone there have been 6,506 hospitalizations of H1N1 Flu patients. The CDC has reported that there have been 436 reported to date because of the novel flu infection. The World Health Or

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  • Highlighting Safety at the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OHSA)

    Recent Discussions In a recent discussion on National Public Radio's program "Living on Earth," a "New Approach to Workplace Dangers" was discussed. "President Obama recently announced the nomination

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  • The Urgent Need for Workers Compensation Pandemic Planning

    WHO Alert The 2009 influenza pandemic has created a new framework of acts and regulations to respond the World Health Organization’s (WHO) phase 6 pandemic alert. Governmentally imposed employment di

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  • Are Driving Distractions Within the Course of the Employment?

    Facts About Distracted Driving Distracted driving is dangerous. Distraction from cell phone use while driving (hand held or hands free) delays a driver's reactions as much as having a blood alcohol c

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  • Medicare's Aggressive Debt Collection Practice

    Medicare Collects A recent article in Mother Jones reports upon the adverse consequences of Medicare's aggressive debt collection practices upon the aging population. The article describes the evolut

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