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DePaolo & Zadeikis Blog Posts

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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Will the Coronavirus Impact Workers’ Comp Claims in Illinois?
POSTED ON April 22, 2020

Coronavirus may negatively impact workers’ compensation claims. In most cases, exposure or contraction of COVID-19 may be considered to be […]

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When an Employee in Training Is Injured
POSTED ON February 18, 2020

In most cases, employees injured on the job while performing regular work duties are entitled to collect workers’ compensation benefits. […]

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How Marijuana Use Impacts Work Injuries
POSTED ON February 06, 2020

Marijuana use may impact employee safety and workers’ compensation claims for injuries on the job. Marijuana in the Workplace In […]

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When the Treatment for Your Work Injuries Causes More Pain
POSTED ON January 14, 2020

When treatment for a work injury causes subsequent injuries, illnesses, or complications that require additional medical care or result in a […]

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Which State Has Jurisdiction in Your Workers’ Comp Case?
POSTED ON December 20, 2019

When a worker is injured in a work-related accident and multiple states are involved, workers’ compensation benefits may be affected […]

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Unions Give Workers the Ability to Speak Up about Workplace Hazards
POSTED ON November 21, 2019

Unions have a “protective effect” on worker safety and health, giving employees the ability to speak up about workplace hazards […]

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When Illinois Officers Gamble with Their Lives – and Lose
POSTED ON November 13, 2019

Illinois and other states have experienced a rise in fatal injuries to law enforcement officers while they were performing their […]

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Can the Insurance Company Decide Who Does Your Surgery?
POSTED ON November 07, 2019

In Illinois, when a serious workplace injury occurs that requires surgery, an insurance company is not permitted to force a […]

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Top Workplace Safety Violations
POSTED ON October 18, 2019

Workplace safety violations contribute to thousands of yearly on-the-job accidents that result in injuries and fatalities for workers. Workplace Safety […]

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