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1600 University Ave W., Suite 310
Saint Paul, MN 55104

Telephone: (651) 645-7746

The Attorneys

Steven H. Zupke

Michel Krug

Areas of Practice

  • Car Accidents and Insurance Claims
  • Catastrophic Injuries
  • Child Support
  • Custody & Visitation
  • Divorce & Family Law
  • Insurance Law
  • Motor Vehicle Accidents
  • Other Transportation Accidents
  • Personal Injury
  • Products Liability Law
  • Social Security -- Disability
  • Wills
  • Workers' Compensation Law

How a work injury can lead to an opioid dependency

Opioid Crisis

How a work injury can lead to an opioid dependency

“That might seem strange since Shapiro is a lawyer who handles claims for injured workers in North Carolina. Starting May 1, new rules will go into effect that limit and control the prescription of opioids in North Carolina workers’ compensation claims.

“How do people become addicted to opioids? Many are injured at work. Doctors and pain clinics prescribe opioids for their pain,” explains Shapiro. “These drugs can be useful in controlling pain, but over-prescription can be dangerous. Opioids are so addictive that very soon the injured worker may be consumed by the urge to get more and more opioids. The worker, his or her family, employer and our whole society suffers,” Read the full article here.

If you are in need of a personal injury attorney in the Twin Cities area, contact Krug & Zupke. Visit our website for more information or call us at 651-645-7746.