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DePaolo & Zadeikis Blog Posts

Were You Hurt on the Job When Nobody Was Looking?
POSTED ON April 17, 2019

When workplace accidents occur without any witnesses, workers’ compensation claims are often denied without proper reporting procedures and details that […]

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Were You Hurt While Working from Home?
POSTED ON April 05, 2019

Under the Illinois Workers’ Compensation Act, people who suffer on-the-job injuries are entitled to workers’ compensation benefits for medical treatment […]

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Power Tool Injuries at Work: Who Do You Sue?
POSTED ON March 20, 2019

Each year in the United States, over 400,000 people suffer injuries from power tools and more than 200 victims die. […]

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Nightclub Slip & Fall: Who Is Liable?
POSTED ON March 11, 2019

If a nightclub patron slips and falls on a beer-soaked floor or because of intoxication from over service, the bar […]

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Latex Allergies: Exposure Can Be Deadly
POSTED ON March 07, 2019

Exposure to latex found in protective gloves, adhesive tape, and a variety of other common products in the workplace can […]

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Workplace Injuries: Another Good Reason to Call in Sick on Monday
POSTED ON February 18, 2019

Studies dating back to 2007 show that workplace injuries occur on Monday more than any other day of the week. […]

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Working Around Moving Traffic: Are You At Risk?
POSTED ON February 11, 2019

Workers who work on the roadway or near moving traffic are exposed to hazardous workplace conditions that put them at […]

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Most Dangerous Roads for Cyclists in Chicago
POSTED ON February 06, 2019

In Chicago, Wicker Park ranks as the most dangerous area for cyclists with 70 bike crashes per mile on busy […]

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Who’s to Blame When Your Salad Makes You Sick?
POSTED ON January 18, 2019

When consumers are harmed by contaminated foods, manufacturers, grocers, and restaurants can be held liable for injuries. The U.S. Food […]

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Hazardous Substance Exposure: It Doesn’t Take Much to Change a Life
POSTED ON January 11, 2019

Exposure to toxic chemicals, poisonous gases, and environmental pollutants commonly used in the workplace can lead to a variety of […]

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