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Pedestrian accidents can leave children with tragic fate

On behalf of Jeffrey Frederick of Frederick & Hagle posted in Pedestrian Accidents on Monday, July 29, 2013.

A pedestrian accident involving a vehicle often ends with catastrophic results. Pedestrians have little defense against the speed and weight of a traveling vehicle. When pedestrian accidents involve children, that child’s life could be cut short much too soon Continue reading “Pedestrian accidents can leave children with tragic fate”

Federal train accident prediction site launched

On behalf of Jeffrey Frederick of Frederick & Hagle posted in Train Accidents on Friday, July 26, 2013.

Car accidents are unfortunately common occurrences. They are depicted through news sources if the results are tragic and many more are left unheard about if they are relatively minor. One type of accident that is less common and tends to always make headlines is train accidents. Continue reading “Federal train accident prediction site launched”

Sever workplace accident denies company’s model status

On behalf of Jeffrey Frederick of Frederick & Hagle posted in Workplace Accidents on Thursday, July 25, 2013.

It seems that OSHA has finally realized that there is no such thing as a ‘model workplace’. In the past, companies in Illinois or elsewhere could participate in a federal program that exempted certain designated model workplaces from safety inspections even in the paradoxical event of the company Continue reading “Sever workplace accident denies company’s model status”

Illinois motorcycle accident results in fatality

On behalf of of Frederick & Hagle posted in Motorcycle Accidents on Wednesday, July 17, 2013.

As many Illinois drivers know, freeways are often congested with heavy traffic. When high traffic is combined with commuters in a hurry to get to and from work, an accident has a significant chance of occurring. When drivers become careless while changing lanes, they may miss seeing another car or motorcycle and cause a collision. Continue reading “Illinois motorcycle accident results in fatality”

OSHA cites company for safety violations leading to job injuries

On behalf of Jeffrey Frederick of Frederick & Hagle posted in Industrial Workers’ Accidents on Monday, July 15, 2013.

Although OSHA doesn’t have the resources to inspect all businesses within its authority, it does make more thorough inspections of companies that record a higher than average injury and illness rate. One company targeted by OSHA for a higher rate of job injuries was the Illinois scrap recycling center owned by Midland Davis Corp. Continue reading “OSHA cites company for safety violations leading to job injuries”

Illinois truck accident causes injury, damage to business

On behalf of Jeffrey Frederick of Frederick & Hagle posted in Truck Accidents on Friday, July 12, 2013.

The vast amount of area that tractor trailers need while traveling the roadways acts as a testament to how much damage the vehicle could inflict should it collide with another vehicle or object while traveling. Anything in the path of an out-of-control vehicle of that magnitude could soon be in need of significant repairs. Continue reading “Illinois truck accident causes injury, damage to business”

Workplace injury and death in the grain industry is a concern

On behalf of of Frederick & Hagle posted in Workplace Injuries on Wednesday, July 10, 2013.

Grain engulfment that results in suffocation and serious injury or death is a major workplace problem throughout the Midwest and other areas with agricultural and grain handling industries. Illinois and other Midwestern states are critically interested in reducing the incidence of workplace injury relating to grain engulfment and related problems. Continue reading “Workplace injury and death in the grain industry is a concern”

Workplace accident from nitrogen tank explosion injures 5

On behalf of Jeffrey Frederick of Frederick & Hagle posted in Workplace Accidents on Wednesday, July 3, 2013.

Explosions at work seem to be happening a lot lately. In a location outside of Illinois, five workers were injured and one of them was in serious condition after a nitrogen tank exploded in a workplace accident. Continue reading “Workplace accident from nitrogen tank explosion injures 5”

Multiple injuries result from car accident with Illinois police

On behalf of of Frederick & Hagle posted in Car Accidents on Wednesday, July 3, 2013.

Police officers in Illinois work tirelessly in order to keep the streets safe for civilians. They are ready to pursue a suspect at a moment’s notice if need be to apprehend a wrongdoer. Continue reading “Multiple injuries result from car accident with Illinois police”

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