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DePaolo & Zadeikis Blog Posts

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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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New Law May Make it Easier for Covid-19 Victims to get Workers’ Comp Benefits in Illinois
POSTED ON July 14, 2020

Under a new House Bill, frontline workers in Illinois who contract COVID-19 while doing their jobs may be eligible for […]

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Covid-19 Victims Are Filing These Types of Lawsuits
POSTED ON July 06, 2020

Personal injury and class action lawsuits are being filed by COVID-19 victims against numerous types of businesses. Most lawsuits are […]

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How the COVID-19 Crisis Could Impact Your Workers’ Comp Claim
POSTED ON June 17, 2020

Employees who get sick with COVID-19 due to workplace exposure may obtain workers’ compensation benefits in Illinois. Causing symptoms ranging […]

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Can I Choose My Doctor In a Workers Comp Case?
POSTED ON June 11, 2020

In Illinois, injured workers who receive workers’ compensation benefits are permitted by law to choose their own doctor for medical […]

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Is Your Workplace Following COVID-19 Safety Guidelines?
POSTED ON June 05, 2020

Just as businesses across the country begin to reopen from the coronavirus crisis, employers in Illinois must protect workers from […]

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