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Jon L Gelman

Jon Gelman’s Legal Guides

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  • Employee Exposed to Perfume at Work Allowed Workers' Compensation Benefits

    Work is a "neutral risk" A licensed practical nurse who suffered from preexisting pulmonary disability was permitted to recover benefits against her employer when a co-employee sprayed perfume at wor

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  • Infant Death Prompts Recall to Repair 985,000 Delta Enterprise Drop Side Cribs

    Missing Safety Pegs Can Cause Entrapment and Suffocation Hazards When the safety pegs in the base of each leg of the crib are missing from the lower track, the crib locks can disengage and detach if

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  • History of Asbestos and the Law

    Asbestos-related disease was reported in industry more than 70 years ago. Asbestos-related disease was reported in industry more than 70 years ago. Dr. H. Montague Murray in 1906 at the Charing Cros

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  • US Supreme Court to Review Manville Asbestos Bankruptcy Order

    In 1986, the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of New York In 1986, the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of New York (Lifland,J.) confirmed a landmark plan of reorganizat

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  • Dry Cleaning Agent 1-BP Causing Neurological Illness

    Two cases of illness occurring in New Jersey and Pennsylvania Two cases of illness occurring in New Jersey and Pennsylvania have been reported, In NJ a worker in a cleaning facility, following the us

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  • A Bailout for Workers' Compensation

    A Bailout for Workers' Compensation The issues facing the present economic downturn are not necessarily the same that existed during the great depression and therefore the outcome may not be the sam

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  • New Jersey Workers' Compensation - What You Need to Know

    What Benenfits You Are Entitled To Receive The New Jersey Legislature had many goals in mind when it formulated a workers' compensation system for the state. In general, the goal was to relieve the i

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  • The Politics of Asbestos — US Government Failed the People Declares Senator Baucus

    The Politics of Asbestos – US Government Failed the People Declares Senator Baucus At a recent hearing of the US Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works, Senator Max Baucus presented a repor

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  • Does the Workers’ Compensation System Need a Prescription Change?

    Does the Workers’ Compensation System Need a Prescription Change? The delivery of medical benefits to injured workers is becoming more costly and difficult to administer. The medical care costs in wo

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