- Buffalo Jury Awards $2 Million to Former Durez Employee
- A jury in Buffalo, New York, recently delivered a verdict in the amount of two million dollars in favor of Gerald Failing, a former factory worker, who was represented by Lipsitz & Ponterio.
- EEOICPA Program Expanded for Workers at Linde Ceramics; Bethlehem Steel Employees Still Seek Compensation for Residual Radiation Period
- We now have the pleasure to report that SEC status has also been recommended for men and women who worked at Linde between 1947 and 1954. Once this recommendation becomes final later this year, it will close the gap between the SEC for 1942 to 1947 and the SEC for 1954 to 1969, and establish SEC coverage from 1942 through 1969.
- Cancer Risks From Inhalation of Hot Coal Tar Pitch Fumes
- Exposure to aerosolized coal tar and coal tar products, including coal tar pitch, has been known for many decades to cause skin, lung, and other respiratory cancers in both humans and in experimental animals.
- First Lead Poisoning Plaintiff’s Jury Verdict in Western New York
- Lipsitz & Ponterio recently represented twenty-three-year-old Ashley Hicks, who was lead poisoned between the ages of three and six, while residing in rental properties in Rochester, New York.
- Debt Responsibilities After Death
- When someone dies, his or her other debts die with them, although the probate estate does have an obligation to pay creditors, if there is an estate