Mesothelioma

Jul 01, 2013

9/11 Fund Starts Making Payments To Victims

By |July 1st, 2013|9/11, Firefighters, First Responders, Government, Mesothelioma, Police, Uncategorized, Workers' Compensation|0 Comments

Official White House Photo by Chuck Kennedy Today’s post comes from guest author Jon Gelman from Jon Gelman, LLC – Attorney at Law.The Zadroga 9/11 Victims Claim Fund has started to make payments to victims of the World Trade Center attack. First Responders andthose who lived or worked in the immediate geographical site near “ground [...]

Dec 12, 2011

Asbestos, Railroads and The US Supreme Court

By |December 12th, 2011|Asbestos, Mesothelioma, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Today’s post comes to us from my colleague Jon Gelman of New Jersey. For decades railroad equipment, including engines, were heavily insulated with asbestos fiber, a known carcinogen and causally related to mesothelioma, a rare and fatal cancer. Many lawsuits have been filed by victims and their families to recover benefits against the suppliers, manufacturers [...]

Sep 08, 2011

World Trade Center dust and 9/11 first responders with cancer, time for U.S. Government to stop withholding benefits

By |September 8th, 2011|9/11, Firefighters, First Responders, Government, Mesothelioma, Police, Uncategorized, Workers' Compensation|0 Comments

This guest post comes to us from our colleague Edgar Romano at Pasternack Tilker Ziegler Walsh Stanton & Romano, LLP in New York.  Many courageous first responders, who saved lives at Ground Zero, have since been diagnosed with cancer, and yet the U.S. government does not pay for their treatment. This Saturday, September 10, CNN will air Terror In [...]