Habla Español 312.263.7560
Habla Español312.263.7560312.263.7560

DePaolo & Zadeikis Blog Posts

Danger on the Loading Dock: Here’s How to Stay Safe
POSTED ON October 21, 2020

In the United States, loading docks play a key role in commerce operations around the country. In 2018, the Bureau […]

Read More
Fall Safety at Home and at Work
POSTED ON October 13, 2020

Falls at home and at work often result in serious injuries, disabilities, and even deaths. In America, falls send more […]

Read More
Halloween Injuries in the Workplace: Are They Covered?
POSTED ON October 05, 2020

Under Illinois law, if an employee is attending an event at the request of his/her employer, and being paid for […]

Read More
Did You Slip and Fall at Work?
POSTED ON September 16, 2020

Illinois workers who suffer slip and fall injuries while performing work-related duties are entitled to workers’ compensation benefits. Workplace Slip […]

Read More
Celebrating the True Meaning of Labor Day
POSTED ON September 07, 2020

As a tribute to the social and economic achievements and contributions of American workers, Labor Day is celebrated each year […]

Read More
Utility Workers on the Front Lines
POSTED ON September 04, 2020

Utility workers are considered essential employees because they provide 24-hour services to hospitals, healthcare facilities, and emergency workers on the […]

Read More
Obtaining Workers’ Compensation for PTSD in Illinois
POSTED ON August 21, 2020

Under Illinois workers’ compensation laws, employees who witness a traumatic event or are injured in an attack while performing work […]

Read More
What Is the Eggshell Skull Rule?
POSTED ON August 13, 2020

The “eggshell skull rule” is a legal doctrine related to injury cases. It states that a defendant’s liability will not […]

Read More
Understanding the Difference Between Workers’ Compensation and Personal Injury
POSTED ON August 05, 2020

When injured because of another person’s negligence, damages may be recovered through a workers’ compensation claim or a personal injury […]

Read More
Is the Third-Party Security Company Liable for Your Workplace Injuries?
POSTED ON July 27, 2020

If an outside security company is hired to provide workplace protection, but fails to protect workers, the security company may […]

Read More