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Harvest time brings higher risk of job injuries in agriculture

On behalf of Jeffrey Frederick of Frederick & Hagle posted in Industrial Workers’ Accidents on Monday, September 30, 2013.

It’s the time of the year when state and federal agencies become alert to the heightened dangers to workers in agriculture and related industries. According to an article by an OSHA area director in Illinois, farmers more than ever need to be aware of job injuries relating to grain bin hazards. Continue reading “Harvest time brings higher risk of job injuries in agriculture”

Head-on collision in Illinois results in death, injuries

On behalf of of Frederick & Hagle posted in Car Accidents on Wednesday, September 25, 2013.

Being injured in a car accident can not only be painful and traumatic but also stressful and confusing. Losing a loved one in a head-on collision can be just as confusing when it comes to moving forward. Continue reading “Head-on collision in Illinois results in death, injuries”

Workplace injury and death for sewer worker caught in storm

On behalf of of Frederick & Hagle posted in Workplace Injuries on Tuesday, September 24, 2013.

Storm water can be overpowering during a particularly torrential downpour. There are instances over the years of people being carried away in the unrelenting ravages of a storm water overflow. This can also lead to danger to sewer workers in Illinois. Continue reading “Workplace injury and death for sewer worker caught in storm”

3 Illinois workers injured on the job in an explosion

On behalf of Jeffrey Frederick of Frederick & Hagle posted in Industrial Workers’ Accidents on Friday, September 20, 2013.

When an employee is injured on the job it can cause not only physical pain, but at times financial stress as well. Most people probably go to work with the expectation they are working in a safe environment. Continue reading “3 Illinois workers injured on the job in an explosion”

Illinois pedestrians struck by vehicle while using crosswalk

On behalf of Jeffrey Frederick of Frederick & Hagle posted in Pedestrian Accidents on Wednesday, September 18, 2013.

It could be considered common knowledge that pedestrians should make use of designated crossing areas and watch for traffic, especially when crossing roadways. Similarly, drivers should yield to pedestrians and be on the lookout for people attempting to cross streets, even areas not marked as a crosswalk. Continue reading “Illinois pedestrians struck by vehicle while using crosswalk”

Job injuries lead to OSHA citations for Illinois-based company

On behalf of Jeffrey Frederick of Frederick & Hagle posted in Industrial Workers’ Accidents on Wednesday, September 11, 2013.

Some industries may be more prone to accidents involving explosions and the igniting of flammable substances. On the other hand, it may be that the company itself simply does not manage its operations for maximum safety to protect its workers. Continue reading “Job injuries lead to OSHA citations for Illinois-based company”

Young Illinois man killed in motorcycle accident

On behalf of of Frederick & Hagle posted in Motorcycle Accidents on Wednesday, September 11, 2013.

Families that have loved ones who enjoy travelling by motorcycle may have a certain sense of worry when those loved ones go out. A motorcycle accident can happen very quickly and result in serious or fatal injuries much more easily due to the lack of protection that larger vehicles offer. Continue reading “Young Illinois man killed in motorcycle accident”

More older workers die in a workplace accident on the highway

On behalf of Jeffrey Frederick of Frederick & Hagle posted in Workplace Accidents on Friday, September 6, 2013.

Not including commuting time, many workers have to drive for their employer as part of their job duties. In Illinois or elsewhere that job duty has proved to be a dangerous one, and it’s more dangerous to older workers than to younger ones. Continue reading “More older workers die in a workplace accident on the highway”

Sun impairs vision, leads to car accident in Illinois

On behalf of of Frederick & Hagle posted in Car Accidents on Thursday, September 5, 2013.

When a car accident occurs, many drivers passing the scene may wonder what took place. Those involved in the crash are often wondering what steps they are going to need to take when it comes to dealing with insurance claims and damages. Continue reading “Sun impairs vision, leads to car accident in Illinois”

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