Jobsite Spotlight: Kodak & Asbestos Exposure
When the average individual thinks of Kodak, cameras and photographic supplies come to mind. Many would be surprised to learn that asbestos was present throughout Kodak Park during the production phase of photographic materials and supplies. Kodak workers were exposed to asbestos dust from working with and around a wide variety of asbestos-containing products. Asbestos […]
Michael Ponterio Appears on AM Buffalo – Discusses Importance of Jury Trials
Founding Partner Michael Ponterio recently had the pleasure of interviewing with Melanie Camp on AM Buffalo. Mr. Ponterio went into detail about the importance of jury trials, and how the Courts are preparing to move forward in the future. To watch the interview, click here or on the picture below:
Founding Partner John Lipsitz Appears on AM Buffalo
On March 3, 2021, Founding Partner John Lipsitz appeared on AM Buffalo with Melanie Camp. He discusses the addition of John Comerford as a named Partner, the promising future of Lipsitz, Ponterio & Comerford, and how the firm has continued to grow and successfully litigate its claims despite the pandemic. Click here or on the […]
Jobsite Spotlight: Republic Steel & Asbestos Exposure
At Republic Steel, many workers, tradesmen, outside union contractors and their families were exposed to dangerous asbestos fibers.
The Firm Has Changed Its Name!
Lipsitz & Ponterio, LLC is pleased to announce that the firm will now be known as Lipsitz, Ponterio & Comerford, LLC. Our name change recognizes the important role played by John P. Comerford, Esq. Mathew J. Morton, Esq. has been named a Senior Partner, and Joseph T. Kremer, Esq. has become a Junior Partner. Certified […]
Senior Partner John Comerford Appears on AM Buffalo
On February 4, 2021, Senior Partner John Comerford had the pleasure of speaking with AM Buffalo’s Melanie Camp, where he discusses the firm’s name change, moving forward with mesothelioma litigation, and and how Lipsitz, Ponterio & Comerford continues fighting for those exposed to asbestos. To view the interview, click here or on the picture below.
Jobsite Spotlight: Ashland Oil
Asbestos was used extensively at the Tonawanda, NY Ashland Oil site, as it was in many refineries throughout the United States. As a result of asbestos exposure at the Ashland Oil jobsite, many workers developed mesothelioma, a cancer that is only caused by exposure to asbestos. In 1950, the Ashland Oil and Refining Company purchased […]
Jobsite Spotlight: Durez Plastics Corporation
Durez Plastics Corporation was a chemical and plastics factory that manufactured plastic molding compounds, as well as phenol, resins, and other industrial products. The plant, originally owned by Hooker Chemical and subsequently sold to Occidental Chemical Corporation, was one of the largest and most important employers in North Tonawanda, New York. Unfortunately, as a result […]
Partner John Comerford Appears on AM Buffalo to Discuss Talcum Powder and Asbestos Exposure
Partner John P. Comerford appeared on AM Buffalo with Melanie Camp on November 13th. John discusses how mesothelioma has affected our greatest generation of workers. Also, by the use of talcum powder, the lives of many women have been affected with the diagnoses of lung cancer and mesothelioma.
Jobsite Spotlight: Diemolding Corporation
JOBSITE SPOTLIGHT: Diemolding Corporation - Asbestos exposure is well known at this facility, as asbestos was utilized as filler in and during the process where raw plastic materials were heated and formed into the finished plastic products.
Partner John Lipsitz Appears on AM Buffalo and Discusses Asbestos Investigations
Partner John Lipsitz had the pleasure of speaking with Melanie Camp on AM Buffalo recently. They discussed Lipsitz & Ponterio’s extensive history of investigating asbestos-related claims. The firm has over 100 years of combined experience among the attorneys, and as a result has established a voluminous library of evidence which is beneficial to existing and […]
Jobsite Spotlight: Bethlehem Steel Lackawanna Plant
The Bethlehem Steel Lackawanna Plant was covered throughout with asbestos-containing materials. The North Mill, South Mill, Strip Mill, Bar Mill, annealing and blast furnaces, open hearth furnaces, basic oxygen furnaces, the mold yards, heating furnaces, boilers, soaking pits, hot tops, and coke ovens all contained asbestos refractory materials. A refractory material is a non-metallic material […]
Three Attorneys at Lipsitz & Ponterio Recognized as 2020 Legal Elite by Buffalo Law Journal and Buffalo Business First
Lipsitz & Ponterio, LLC is proud to announce that the following three attorneys have once again been recognized by Buffalo Law Journal and Buffalo Business First as Western New York’s 2020 Legal Elite! To be selected, an honoree had to be a partner or of counsel in a law firm, an in-house counsel for a […]
Michael Ponterio Appears on AM Buffalo and Discusses 25th Anniversary
Partner Michael Ponterio appeared on AM Buffalo on October 1, 2020. He he was interviewed by Melanie Camp about the history of Lipsitz & Ponterio and the celebration of the firm’s 25th Anniversary. Michael went into detail about how the firm has led the way in shaping asbestos law in New York State, as well […]