Philip J. Goodman

Of Counsel

Philip J. Goodman has been practicing for 50 years and has been Of Counsel to Serling & Abramson, P.C. (and its predecessor, Michael B. Serling, P.C.) for the past 25 years.  He is admitted to practice in the State of Michigan and has been admitted and litigated in federal courts throughout the United States.  Mr. Goodman was co counsel with Serling & Abramson, P.C. in a class action on behalf of over 300 Michigan public and private schools which recovered more than $100 million from the manufacturers of asbestos-containing building materials used in school buildings.  He currently focuses on asbestos personal injury claims, but also represents clients injured by environmental contaminants such as mold and other toxic materials.  Mr. Goodman is a graduate of the University of Michigan and Wayne State University Law School, where he was a member of the Wayne Law Review.

In Phil’s spare time he and his wife Molly enjoy traveling around the world and spending time with their 5 children and 10 grandchildren.

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industries linked to asbestos

Workers At Risk: Jobs & Industries Linked To Asbestos Exposure

Jobs & Industries Linked To Asbestos Exposure In our 50+ years of representing clients with mesothelioma and other asbestos-related diseases, Serling & Abramson, P.C. has identified numerous industries linked to asbestos exposure — including many right here in Michigan. This […]

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Personal Injury Attorney

Personal Injury Attorneys Focused on Helping Individuals in Michigan

A Michigan Personal Injury Attorney When Michael B. Serling won the first jury trial in Michigan for a client who had developed asbestosis, a non-cancerous scarring of the lungs associated with asbestos exposure, it was a landmark case. This was the […]

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Toxic Water at Camp Lejeune

New Study Finds More Cancers Linked to Toxic Water at Camp Lejeune

New Study Links Toxic Water at Camp Lejeune to Additional Cancers A recent government study revealed that individuals, both military and civilian, who resided, worked, and served at Camp Lejeune in North Carolina during the mid-1970s and 1980s face a […]

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The Link Between Talcum Powder & Ovarian Cancer

The Link Between Talcum Powder & Ovarian Cancer

When The Past Can Still Harm You: The Link Between Talcum Powder & Ovarian Cancer When news outlets first reported the connection between talcum powder and various cancers, many people shrugged and thought, “I haven’t used talcum powder in years.” […]

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What Happened at Camp Lejeune? Camp Lejeune Toxic Water

What Happened at Camp Lejeune?

Between 1953 and 1987, the water supply at Camp Lejeune, a military base in North Carolina, was contaminated with dangerous chemicals linked to cancer, birth defects, and other serious health problems. The widespread use of industrial solvents, such as trichloroethylene […]

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Wrongful Death Attorney in Michigan

Wrongful Death Attorney in Michigan

Wrongful Death Lawyer in Michigan Losing a loved one is painful enough without having to fight for justice. If negligence or intentional wrongdoing resulted in an untimely death, the victim’s family deserves compensation. This is where an experienced wrongful death […]

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Vietnam

Vietnam War Veteran’s Day

The Vietnam War, also known as, the Second Indochina War or the Vietnam Conflict, was a conflict in Vietnam, Laos, and Cambodia that lasted from November 1955 to April 1975.

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Looking to the Stars: Lessons from Asbestos in Space Exploration

The history of space exploration is a tale of human innovation and technological leaps. Yet, amid the triumphs and achievements, lies a less discussed aspect: the use of asbestos in spacecraft construction. Asbestos, celebrated for its insulation and heat-resistant properties, […]

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Asbestos in Pop Culture: Unveiling its Cultural Depictions and Impact

Asbestos in Pop Culture: Unveiling its Cultural Depictions and Impact

​​​​​​​Lights, camera…asbestos? While not the dreamiest, camera-ready topic, asbestos has found an unexpected place in pop culture. Beyond its industrial applications, asbestos and its associated health risks have woven themselves into various forms of media, from movies and TV shows […]

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