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DePaolo & Zadeikis Blog Posts

Preventing Crush Injuries in the Workplace
POSTED ON May 17, 2021

Workplace crush injuries that cause severe injury, disability, and death can be prevented by providing workers with proper safety equipment. […]

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Road Work Ahead: Workers at Risk
POSTED ON May 05, 2021

Transportation and construction workers who work in roadway work zones are exposed to a variety of on-the-job hazards that significantly […]

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Injured as an Offshore Wind Industry Worker?
POSTED ON April 21, 2021

Under the Merchant Marine Act, offshore workers can receive compensation for maritime work-related injuries if they are not eligible for […]

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Resigning from Your Job While on Workers’ Compensation
POSTED ON April 13, 2021

Workplace injuries that impact normal job duties can lead to an employee’s resignation and possible loss of workers’ compensation benefits. […]

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How Overtime Impacts Workplace Injuries and Illnesses in the Healthcare Industry
POSTED ON March 16, 2021

Healthcare professionals are subject to long work hours, night shifts, and overtime that contribute to a variety of workplace injuries […]

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Recent Industrial Accident Demonstrates the Dangers of Liquid Nitrogen
POSTED ON March 04, 2021

The Dangers of Liquid Nitrogen Liquid nitrogen ( LN2 ) is commonly used as a coolant in a variety of […]

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The Evolution of Workplace Safety in America
POSTED ON February 23, 2021

The last 50 years have contributed to significant changes in research, technology, and equipment, improving workplace safety for millions of […]

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Common Risks Janitors Face [infographic]
POSTED ON February 04, 2021

Janitorial workers face a high risk for illness and injury due to physical demands and exposure to a multitude of […]

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How Long Does a Workers’ Compensation Settlement Take?
POSTED ON January 04, 2021

The average time to complete a workers compensation settlement is 12 to 18 months unless there are disputes or complex […]

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Exceptions to the Exclusive Remedy Rule
POSTED ON November 19, 2020

Under certain conditions where the exclusive remedy rule does not apply, an injured worker can file a civil claim against […]

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