Jobsite Spotlight: DuPont

Learn about how DuPont Workers were constantly exposed to asbestos dust throughout the plants, and are at risk of developing mesothelioma, lung cancer or other asbestos diseases.
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John Comerford Joins Melanie Camp on AM Buffalo

Partner John Comerford joined Melanie Camp on AM Buffalo recently to discuss how Lipsitz, Ponterio & Comerford helps those who have been diagnosed with mesothelioma as a result of asbestos exposure. He also describes how more and more women are being diagnosed with mesothelioma as a result of laundering their husbands’ and fathers’ work clothes. […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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.

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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 […]

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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 […]

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