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DePaolo & Zadeikis Blog Posts

How Worker Misclassification May Impact Your Work Injury Claim
POSTED ON August 21, 2019

Employees who are misclassified as “independent contractors” are not covered under workers compensation insurance, so their injury claims and benefits […]

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Workers’ Compensation: Illinois Employers Bracing for Change
POSTED ON August 13, 2019

Recent changes to the Illinois Workers’ Compensation Act enable employees who suffer latent injuries that manifest after 25 years to […]

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More Employers Are Allowing Dogs at Work. Who’s Liable for Injuries?
POSTED ON August 06, 2019

People who are injured by dogs in the workplace may have two options to recover damages. While the animal’s owner […]

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Rooftop Guardrail Systems Could Save Your Life
POSTED ON July 19, 2019

Rooftop guardrails and railing systems are required for the safety of workers to prevent falls. Workers who fall from high […]

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Vampire Treatments: The Dangers of Young Blood Injections
POSTED ON July 12, 2019

Vampire treatments involve injections of young blood plasma to treat various health conditions, but treatments are dangerous and not FDA-approved. […]

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Did You Commit a Safety Violation? You Could Still Get Workers’ Comp
POSTED ON July 05, 2019

If an employee is injured on the job as a result of violating a workplace safety rule, he/she is still […]

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Recovering Damages When the Responsible Party Dies
POSTED ON June 21, 2019

In Illinois, an injury victim in a car accident is entitled to file a claim for damages against the insurance […]

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Are Drones Keeping Construction Workers Safe?
POSTED ON June 14, 2019

New federal regulations are making it possible for drones to keep construction workers safe on job sites around the country. […]

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The Best Workers Compensation Lawyers Pursue Every Angle
POSTED ON June 06, 2019

The best accident attorneys look for all sources of liability when pursuing damages for work-related injuries. When an employee is […]

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Breast Implants? This Article Could Save Your Life
POSTED ON May 21, 2019

The FDA has linked a rare type of lymphoma to cosmetic breast implants made from saline and silicone. Rare Cancer […]

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