John Comerford Explains Asbestos Exposure and Your Legal Rights on AM Buffalo

Watch senior partner John Comerford on AM Buffalo as he explains how our law firm can help with your asbestos exposure claim Being diagnosed with mesothelioma takes an emotional toll on you and your family. Watch Senior Partner John Comerford’s interview with AM Buffalo as he explains how Lipsitz, Ponterio & Comerford can help. We […]

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Dangers of Asbestos Exposure

Asbestos exposure is a serious issue that can have devastating health consequences, particularly for those who work in industries where asbestos is present. One of the most serious illnesses caused by asbestos exposure is mesothelioma, a rare and aggressive form of cancer that affects the lining of the lungs and other internal organs. The dangers […]

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Asbestos Poisoning: Causes and Symptoms

The Environmental Protection Agency partially banned asbestos in 1989. Some products that contained asbestos were partially banned, and actions were made to prevent new uses of asbestos products in August of 1989. However, asbestos is still a concern today. We meet with clients frequently who have been harmed by asbestos poisoning. Please keep reading to […]

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Asbestosis from Workplace Exposure

If you have an asbestos-related illness and you believe it was from workplace exposure to asbestos, we would be glad to help you get the justice you are entitled to. Our Buffalo asbestosis lawyers would be honored to represent you. Please don’t hesitate to call our office today to schedule a free consultation with us. […]

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Should I Avoid Using Talc Products?

Talc products have been around for decades and seem harmless, but many people have growing concerns about using talcum powders due to the risk of asbestos exposure. Please keep reading to learn more about whether you should avoid using these products. At Lipsitz, Ponterio & Comerford, we represent clients who have been harmed by asbestos […]

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What is Negligence?

If you are filing a claim for personal injury or asbestos exposure, it is essential that you understand what negligence means. You are going to hear that term a lot when you file a claim against a defendant. You may be wondering, “What is negligence?” Please keep reading to find out what it means in […]

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Can Talc Exposure Cause Cancer?

You may have used talc powder products all your life without thinking about the potential dangers that they pose, and you may not have even known that the products were harmful. However, talc exposure has been linked to mesothelioma and lung cancer diagnoses due to asbestos contamination during the mining process. Asbestos is a known […]

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Stages of Mesothelioma Explained

Getting diagnosed with mesothelioma is a hard pill to swallow. There are four stages of mesothelioma, and the treatment you will be offered will depend on how far cancer has progressed. Our Buffalo mesothelioma lawyers have been helping victims of toxic asbestos exposure get justice after their mesothelioma diagnoses for decades. If you believe your […]

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Can Exposure to Asbestos Cause Mesothelioma?

Being diagnosed with mesothelioma is scary. You may be wondering how this happened to you. Exposure to asbestos is hazardous in any amount. If you have been exposed to asbestos at any time in your life while at a workplace and you have received a mesothelioma diagnosis, we can help you. Our Buffalo mesothelioma lawyers […]

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Occupational Asbestos Exposure Dangers

There are several job sites where workers have been exposed to asbestos. This is called occupational asbestos exposure and can come at a significant cost. Our Niagara Falls mesothelioma lawyers have been helping affected workers get justice for decades after being diagnosed with an asbestos-related illness. Please keep reading to learn about asbestos exposure and […]

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No Cost to File a Mesothelioma Claim

Don’t ever pay for a lawyer to file a mesothelioma claim. There is no cost to file a mesothelioma claim with our Buffalo mesothelioma lawyers. If you or someone you love has been diagnosed with mesothelioma, don’t worry about being able to afford a lawyer. We would be happy to help you get started with […]

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Optimistic Outlook for Recent Cancer Drug Trial

On June 7th, 2022, NPR reported that a tiny cancer drug trial for rectal cancer patients could have changed the outlook of cancer research. This is much-needed good news. Though our clients suffer primarily from mesothelioma, this trial brings hope for further advancements to hopefully find a cure for all cancers one day. Keep reading […]

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Oxygen Therapy for Asbestos-Related Illness

If you have been diagnosed with an asbestos-related illness such as mesothelioma or asbestosis, you are likely experiencing unpleasant, uncomfortable, and painful respiratory issues. Oxygen therapy may be appropriate for your condition. If you have been diagnosed with an illness related to asbestos exposure at a workplace, even if it was decades ago, please reach […]

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Pleural Mesothelioma FAQs

If you have been diagnosed with pleural mesothelioma, you likely have a lot of questions. It can be a very scary time, and we want to help you through it. Our Buffalo mesothelioma lawyers have been helping victims of negligent employers get the justice they are entitled to. This has been our passion for many […]

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What are the Symptoms of Asbestos Poisoning?

Have you been exposed to asbestos? It can be scary knowing you were around such a dangerous substance. It is important to monitor yourself for symptoms of asbestos poisoning so you can make the right choices for your health. We urge you to move quickly when you believe you are exhibiting symptoms or have received […]

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Stage 4 Mesothelioma FAQs

Getting a Stage 4 mesothelioma diagnosis can be frightening. This is life-changing news. We have been representing our community for many years, offering help in getting justice. If you or someone you love is dealing with this diagnosis, we would be honored to represent you in your pursuit of justice. Please call us today to […]

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Stage 3 Mesothelioma FAQs

Mesothelioma is a troubling diagnosis to receive. We know that it can be scary if you or a loved one gets diagnosed with Stage 3 mesothelioma. You likely have a lot of questions. Our Buffalo mesothelioma lawyers have been handling cases of negligent asbestos exposure for many years. If you believe you or your loved […]

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Stage 2 Mesothelioma FAQs

If you or someone you love has been diagnosed with Stage 2 mesothelioma, you likely have a lot of questions. It can be a scary diagnosis to receive. You deserve justice for this if you have been exposed to asbestos in a neglectful workplace. The following are two of the most frequently asked questions. Our […]

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Stage 1 Mesothelioma FAQS

Have you or someone you love recently been diagnosed with stage 1 mesothelioma? We understand that this can be a difficult time. You likely have a lot of questions. The following are a couple of the most commonly asked questions regarding a stage 1 diagnosis of mesothelioma. Please keep reading to learn more. When you […]

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What is Benign Mesothelioma?

If you have recently been diagnosed with benign mesothelioma, you likely have a lot of questions. Please keep reading to learn more about your condition. If you have been diagnosed with mesothelioma after having been negligently exposed to asbestos in a workplace, please don’t wait to call our Buffalo mesothelioma lawyers today to set up […]

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What is Malignant Mesothelioma?

Have you or someone you love been diagnosed with malignant mesothelioma? This can be very upsetting and scary. You may be wondering what you are up against, how you got this disease, and what you can do about it. Please keep reading to learn more about this terrible disease. If you want to fight for […]

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What Causes Mesothelioma?

If you or someone you love has recently been diagnosed with mesothelioma, you likely have a lot of questions. One of the first things that people wonder about is what causes mesothelioma. To learn more about the catalysts of how this devastating disease occurs in people, please keep reading. Our Buffalo mesothelioma lawyers would be […]

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What Are the Risk Factors for Mesothelioma?

Are you wondering what the risk factors for mesothelioma are? If you or a loved one has been diagnosed with mesothelioma, there are probably a thousand questions that you want to ask. Please start here for some answers. When you are ready to pursue a case against your liable party, our Buffalo mesothelioma lawyers would […]

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What Are the Types of Mesothelioma?

If you or a loved one has been diagnosed with mesothelioma, you likely want to learn as much as you can about the different types of mesothelioma. Please keep reading about the three most common mesotheliomas and then get in touch with our Buffalo mesothelioma lawyers. We strongly would be honored to represent you after […]

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What is the Life Expectancy of Mesothelioma Victims?

Have you or a loved one been diagnosed with mesothelioma? When pursuing a claim for negligent asbestos exposure that led to a mesothelioma diagnosis, people often want to know what the life expectancy of mesothelioma victims is. We understand the worry of those who are battling this awful disease. We also empathize with those who […]

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Mesothelioma Symptoms: What to Look For

Mesothelioma is a very serious condition that is primarily brought on by exposure to asbestos. If you think you might have mesothelioma, it is important to look out for the signs right away. Keep reading to learn about what mesothelioma symptoms should indicate that you need to get to a doctor right away. If you […]

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Who is at Risk for Mesothelioma?

Mesothelioma is not entirely understood by science today but there are certain people who do get considered at risk for mesothelioma. Please keep reading to learn more about how someone is categorized as high risk. If you have been diagnosed with mesothelioma, we would like to hear from you. We would be honored to set […]

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The Complete Guide to Mesothelioma & Your Legal Rights

Our Complete Guide To Mesothelioma is An Informational Resource To Diagnosis, Treatment Options and Legal Rights After A Mesothelioma Diagnosis John Lipsitz and Michael Ponterio’s shared commitment to seeking justice for victims of the asbestos industry led them to form Lipsitz, Ponterio & Comerford, LLC in 1995. John Comerford joined the firm the same year […]

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How to Test for Mesothelioma

Have you worked in or around an environment with asbestos and now you are worried that you have mesothelioma because of it? Our Buffalo mesothelioma lawyers are here to help. You might be wondering how to test for mesothelioma. Please keep reading to learn more, and then give us a call to set up a […]

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How to Find a Mesothelioma Doctor

Have you been exposed to asbestos in your workplace and have now been diagnosed with mesothelioma? Firstly, we are terribly sorry that you have to go through this. We can provide you with the representation that you need to have a successful claim for your diagnosis. In the meantime, you might be concerned with how […]

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How to Choose a Mesothelioma Lawyer

When you have been diagnosed with mesothelioma, you might be wondering what you can do to get justice from the workplace in which you were exposed to asbestos. When you want to fight for your rightful justice, you need to find an experienced mesothelioma lawyer for your case. Please keep reading to learn more about […]

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How Many Cases of Mesothelioma are Diagnosed Each Year?

According to the American Cancer Society, there are about 3,000 new cases of mesothelioma diagnosed every year. This technically makes it a rare condition in the United States. However, that does not negate the severity of mesothelioma. Please keep reading to learn more about how many cases of mesothelioma are diagnosed each year, and how […]

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