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  • 2013 Spring

    In October 2012, a jury in Buffalo, New York, delivered a verdict in the amount of three million dollars to the family of Gerald Suttner. In the fall of 2010, Mr. Sutter, age 76, was diagnosed with mesothelioma caused by his job-related exposure to asbestos-containing products.

  • 2013 Spring

    The Tonawanda Coke Corporation, a local coke producer, has been in the news recently because of a federal prosecution for violations of the Clean Air Act. The plant discharged industrial wastewater containing cyanide, ammonia and naphthalene into the local sewer system and storm sewers that lead to the Niagara River. Improper handling of coal tar sludge also contaminated soil in the area.

  • 2013 Spring

    Lipsitz & Ponterio has the privilege of representing the families of workers who died as a result of the conditions at Tonawanda Coke.

  • Asbestos Through the Ages
    2013 Spring

    A pictorial representation of how asbestos has been used throughout history.

  • 2013 Spring

    After a week-long trial in September 2012, Lipsitz & Ponterio obtained a cash settlement in excess of $2.5 million on behalf of a former Durez plant worker for injuries resulting from job-related exposure to asbestos.

  • 2013 Spring

    Although substances like asbestos no longer pose such widespread hazards in the work place as they did some thirty years ago, today there are many highly toxic substances still used in factories and at construction sites causing serious injuries to workers here and abroad. 

  • 2013 Spring

    Grace Gannon has joined Lipsitz & Ponterio as associate attorneys in our mesothelioma and asbestos litigation practice groups.

  • 2013 Spring

    We’ve compiled a list of legal documents that everyone should assemble in a file to guide their loved ones.  Many of these things will also be very helpful in the event of serious illness. 

  • 2013 Spring

    Lipsitz & Ponterio attorney, Anne E. Joynt, has been selected to serve as a member of the Steering Committee of the Women’s TAP Fund.