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DePaolo & Zadeikis Blog Posts

Carpenters at Risk
POSTED ON February 16, 2021

Carpentry work is a skilled, lucrative trade that is in demand, but it comes with high risks for injuries from […]

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Workers’ Compensation Liens in Third-Party Lawsuits
POSTED ON January 20, 2021

Workers’ compensation liens are linked to money owed for personal injury lawsuits and remain in place until the money is […]

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Injured at a Business Conference? Multiple Parties May Be Liable
POSTED ON December 16, 2020

When a guest is injured at a business conference, he or she may be able to recover compensation by filing […]

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The Hidden Dangers of Cosmetology Occupations
POSTED ON December 04, 2020

Cosmetologists are exposed to a variety of workplace hazards that may endanger personal safety and cause serious health conditions with long-term […]

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Halloween Injuries in the Workplace: Are They Covered?
POSTED ON October 05, 2020

Under Illinois law, if an employee is attending an event at the request of his/her employer, and being paid for […]

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Fall Protection Mistakes to Avoid
POSTED ON May 13, 2020

Workers can prevent workplace falls that result in serious injuries by using common sense and following workplace safety rules. Ignoring […]

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Are Essential Employees Getting the Proper PPE?
POSTED ON May 06, 2020

Under a new executive order, Chicago’s Department of Public Health requires businesses to protect employees by providing proper PPE equipment […]

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When Dust Becomes Deadly
POSTED ON April 14, 2020

Workers in certain industries face high risks for combustible dust explosions that are often deadly. In a dust explosion, heated […]

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When Nurses Are Attacked at Work
POSTED ON April 06, 2020

Nurses, doctors, and healthcare workers in hospitals are often attacked by violent patients and visitors. The Occupational Safety and Health […]

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How Many People Are Injured in Pinned-Between Accidents at Work?
POSTED ON March 19, 2020

Every year, more than 125,000 U.S. workers suffer crush injuries caused by getting pinned between two objects or entangled with […]

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