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Deaths from a workplace injury exceed 4,000 per year nationwide

On behalf of of Frederick & Hagle posted in Workplace Injuries on Thursday, August 29, 2013.

Census figures show about 4,383 workers died from workplace injuries in 2012, and there were about 4,693 in 2011. According to Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) findings, the country’s most dangerous occupations can be identified. For Illinois and nationwide, the highest incidence of workplace injury resulting in death is in the logging profession, Continue reading “Deaths from a workplace injury exceed 4,000 per year nationwide”

Serious injuries lead to death of Illinois teen pedestrian

On behalf of Jeffrey Frederick of Frederick & Hagle posted in Pedestrian Accidents on Tuesday, August 27, 2013.

Though is it often not a conscious awareness, there are dangers and risks of accidents all around. Simple tasks such as walking home from a store could result in serious injuries if an accident involving a vehicle and pedestrian occurs. Continue reading “Serious injuries lead to death of Illinois teen pedestrian”

Construction accident kills 1, injures 1 in 30-foot fall

On behalf of Jeffrey Frederick of Frederick & Hagle posted in Construction Workers’ Accidents on Thursday, August 22, 2013.

Construction-type injuries are a prominent source of workers’ compensation claims. The reported incident did not occur in Illinois but it’s illustrative of a type of construction accident that occurs in the workplace. Continue reading “Construction accident kills 1, injures 1 in 30-foot fall”

Illinois motorcyclist dies in car collision, van driver cited

On behalf of of Frederick & Hagle posted in Car Accidents on Thursday, August 22, 2013.

Motorcyclists face a high risk of serious or fatal injuries on Illinois roadways because they have a lot less protection than vehicle drivers do. Additionally, they are vulnerable because they are sometimes hard to see, especially from larger vehicles. Continue reading “Illinois motorcyclist dies in car collision, van driver cited”

Illinois motorcycle accident kills woman, injures others

On behalf of of Frederick & Hagle posted in Motorcycle Accidents on Friday, August 16, 2013.

Maintaining a proper following distance is an important road rule for all drivers to obey. If a driver is following too closely to another driver, they may end up colliding with the vehicle in front of them should that vehicle need to stop for any reason. Though this type of accident can be on the less severe side, if a large vehicle follows too closely to a motorcyclist, the situation can become quite serious. Continue reading “Illinois motorcycle accident kills woman, injures others”

Health care workers face highest incidence of workplace injury

On behalf of of Frederick & Hagle posted in Workplace Injuries on Monday, August 12, 2013.

Workers are more likely to suffer a disabling injury in the health care industry than any other occupation. By far, the highest incidence of workplace injury in Illinois and nationwide occurs in the health care industry. Continue reading “Health care workers face highest incidence of workplace injury”

Illinois car accident kills young boy, injures family members

On behalf of of Frederick & Hagle posted in Car Accidents on Friday, August 9, 2013.

Reckless drivers are a worry for many motorists traveling to their destinations. There are many factors that could be considered reckless driving, and someone convicted of such driving could face serious penalties. Continue reading “Illinois car accident kills young boy, injures family members”

OSHA clears employer of violations in worker injury, death

On behalf of Jeffrey Frederick of Frederick & Hagle posted in Industrial Workers’ Accidents on Tuesday, August 6, 2013.

Sometimes a horrible workplace accident occurs that is not associated with safety violations in the workplace. That was the apparent case several months ago in the death of a Boeing worker who fell from a mobile platform to his death at a plant in a state other than Illinois. Continue reading “OSHA clears employer of violations in worker injury, death”

Workplace injury afflicts 79 youth sprayed with a fungicide

On behalf of Jeffrey Frederick of Frederick & Hagle posted in Workers’ Compensation on Friday, August 2, 2013.

There are so many different ways that a worker can be injured that it kind of boggles the mind when you think about it. In Illinois, getting sprayed with a fungicide as you work in a cornfield is a particularly unsavory workplace injury. Continue reading “Workplace injury afflicts 79 youth sprayed with a fungicide”

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