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DePaolo & Zadeikis Blog Posts

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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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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Are You Wearing the Right Shoes for Your Job?
POSTED ON May 07, 2019

Workers who wear improper footwear on the job face increased risks of work-related injuries, time away from work, lost wages, […]

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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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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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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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What Workers Are At Risk for Electrical Injuries? [infographic]
POSTED ON December 07, 2018

Workers in construction, transportation, production, and certain maintenance and repair jobs are at high risk for non-fatal and fatal electrical […]

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Musculoskeletal Disorders (Managing the Risk)
POSTED ON October 12, 2018

Musculoskeletal disorders are one of the main causes of employee absence in the workplace. Managing the risk of work-related musculoskeletal […]

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