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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John P. Comerford Selected as Top 100 Attorney by National Trial Lawyers

We are pleased to announce that Senior Partner, John P. Comerford, has been selected as a Top 100 Attorney in the State of New York by the National Trial Lawyers.  This honor is given to only the top 100 attorneys in each state or region for their superior skills, qualifications, and results as criminal defense […]

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Michael Ponterio Appears on AM Buffalo – Highlights Upcoming Bethlehem Steel Seminar

Founding Partner Michael A. Ponterio had the pleasure of being interviewed by Mercedes Wilson of AM Buffalo recently.  Mr. Ponterio describes the lengthy history Lipsitz, Ponterio & Comerford have in representing thousands of individuals exposed to asbestos.  If you want to know more about asbestos disease, radiation-induced cancers, coke oven emissions, lung cancer, and general […]

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Jobsite Spotlight: Asbestos Exposure at Allied Chemical/Buffalo Color

Asbestos-containing materials covered a vast majority of the pipe lines and associated equipment throughout Allied Chemical’s plants and production facilities. Allied Chemical facilities, a/k/a AlliedSignal, now Honeywell International Inc., regularly utilized asbestos at their many sites. Allied Chemical maintained three production facilities in Western New York: Semet-Solvay (Tonawanda Coke), Buffalo Color and Solvay Process Company.  […]

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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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