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Illinois Department of Transportation warns of holiday drunk drivers

On behalf of of Frederick & Hagle posted in Car Accidents on Friday, December 28, 2012.

While most individuals in Champaign and elsewhere in Illinois are able to enjoy the holidays in a responsible manner, there are some that think that are able to get behind the wheel of a vehicle after driving. Continue reading “Illinois Department of Transportation warns of holiday drunk drivers”

Illinois project manager entitled to workers’ comp after heart attack

On behalf of Jeffrey Frederick of Frederick & Hagle posted in Workers’ Compensation on Monday, December 24, 2012.

It is not unusual for workers’ compensation claims to be denied. In an ideal world, anyone injured through the course of their job would receive all of the coverage that they need to heal. However, we do not live in an ideal world and sometimes workers need to fight for their due benefits. Continue reading “Illinois project manager entitled to workers’ comp after heart attack”

How can an Illinois driver recoup from a car crash?

On behalf of of Frederick & Hagle posted in Car Accidents on Thursday, December 20, 2012.

Typically, the morning rush hour means that thousands of workers all over Champaign are in autopilot, listening to the radio and drinking their coffee on the way into work. Continue reading “How can an Illinois driver recoup from a car crash?”

Construction worker dies in bulldozer accident

On behalf of Jeffrey Frederick of Frederick & Hagle posted in Construction Workers’ Accidents on Monday, December 17, 2012.

Construction accidents can be a very serious type of workplace accident. Such accidents can sometimes even result in a construction worker’s death. This can be seen in a construction accident that recently occurred in a neighboring state.

The accident happened last Tuesday at a construction site in Davenport, Iowa. Continue reading “Construction worker dies in bulldozer accident”

Landscaper killed when working with heavy machinery

On behalf of Jeffrey Frederick of Frederick & Hagle posted in Workplace Accidents on Thursday, December 13, 2012.

There are a significant number of employees in the Champaign area that use heavy machinery through the course of their job. Whether it is in construction work, industrial work, agricultural work or any other job that requires the use of such machinery, there are workers all across Illinois that are using potentially deadly machines on a regular basis. Continue reading “Landscaper killed when working with heavy machinery”

Drunk driving accidents kill 7,000 each year

On behalf of of Frederick & Hagle posted in Car Accidents on Thursday, December 13, 2012.

To say that driving under the influence of alcohol will impair an Illinois driver’s ability to react quickly, judge speed and judge distance, feels a bit like stating the obvious. Drunk driving is illegal for a reason. It is illegal because drunk driving is deadly. Continue reading “Drunk driving accidents kill 7,000 each year”

Illinois worker dies after falling into ‘chemical sludge’

On behalf of of Frederick & Hagle posted in Industrial Workers’ Accidents on Friday, December 7, 2012.

Last week, an Illinois man died a terrible death while he was on the job. Reportedly, the Illinois man worked as a part of a team that cleaned out storage tanks. The man was cleaning out a tank in Wheeling, Illinois, that housed a chemical solvent used in products like paint thinner.

Continue reading “Illinois worker dies after falling into ‘chemical sludge’”

Fiery accident in Champaign results in 5 injury victims

On behalf of of Frederick & Hagle posted in Car Accidents on Thursday, December 6, 2012.

Last night, a shocking scene played out on Interstate 57 in Champaign, Illinois, shortly before 10 p.m. When emergency responders entered the scene there was two impacted vehicles, one vehicle sustained heavy damage and the other was on flames. Continue reading “Fiery accident in Champaign results in 5 injury victims”

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