Jobsite Spotlight: Hooker Chemical

Over the last 25 years, Lipsitz, Ponterio & Comerford, LLC has represented numerous former employees of Hooker Chemical located in Niagara Falls, New York, who developed and died of mesothelioma, lung cancer, and other asbestos-related diseases.  We have represented carpenters, millwrights, pipefitters, repairmen, masons, maintenance men, laborers, operators, and riggers who worked throughout the Hooker Chemical Plant. […]

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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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Senior Partner John Comerford Appears on AM Buffalo

On February 4, 2021, Senior Partner John Comerford appears on AM Buffalo with Melanie Camp, where he discusses the firm’s name change, moving forward with mesothelioma litigation, 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: 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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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.

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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 […]

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John Comerford Appears on WGRZ’s WNY Living

On August 15, 2020, Partner John P. Comerford appeared on WGRZ’s WNY Living via video conference. Watch his interview here as he discusses Lipsitz, Ponterio & Comerford’s extensive 25-year history of helping those diagnosed with mesothelioma, and how our experienced staff assists the families of those victims. Mr. Comerford also invites viewers to visit our […]

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