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Illinois barge worker presumed dead following workplace accident

On behalf of Jeffrey Frederick of Frederick & Hagle posted in Workplace Accidents on Thursday, December 26, 2013.

Each work environment in Illinois presents its own set of unique challenges. An office worker does not face the same conditions as those experienced by a construction worker. Despite their many differences, all work environments share one important characteristic — they should provide a safe place for employees to perform the duties for which they were hired. Continue reading “Illinois barge worker presumed dead following workplace accident”

Illinois truck accident involves multiple rigs, results in injury

On behalf of Jeffrey Frederick of Frederick & Hagle posted in Truck Accidents on Thursday, December 26, 2013.

Big rig accidents are almost always horrifying to see. The large vehicles can quickly inflict significant amounts of damage in just a matter of moments. When multiple vehicles are involved in a truck accident, there is a high potential for serious injuries to occur. Continue reading “Illinois truck accident involves multiple rigs, results in injury”

Illinois workplace accident leaves 2 injured

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

In an ideal situation, many adults get up in the morning and go to work. While there, they do their job without incident and go home to their families at the end of the day. When a workplace accident occurs, like a recent fire and explosion at an Illinois factory, the situation is far from ideal.

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Illinois woman using crosswalk dies after being hit by vehicle

On behalf of Jeffrey Frederick of Frederick & Hagle posted in Pedestrian Accidents on Tuesday, December 17, 2013.

When an individual consumes alcohol before getting behind the wheel of a vehicle, they put themselves, other drivers and even pedestrians at risk. Impairment can lead to slower reaction times and the inability to properly maintain a vehicle that is in motion. Continue reading “Illinois woman using crosswalk dies after being hit by vehicle”

Illinois car accident sends involved parties to hospital

On behalf of of Frederick & Hagle posted in Car Accidents on Wednesday, December 11, 2013.

Serious injuries can often cause significant setbacks in a person’s life mentally, physically and financially. Recovering from injuries can take its toll as the process is not always easy. Continue reading “Illinois car accident sends involved parties to hospital”

Illinois man injured on the job dies of heat stroke

On behalf of Jeffrey Frederick of Frederick & Hagle posted in Industrial Workers’ Accidents on Tuesday, December 10, 2013.

Construction workers typically face many obstacles every day as a common component of their workplace. Heavy equipment, dangerous conditions and even the weather can all be detrimental to their safety. When someone is injured on the job, or even dies, it is necessary to examine the circumstances that allowed it to happen so that they are not later repeated with similar results.

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Temporary workers injured on the job

On behalf of of Frederick & Hagle posted in Workplace Injuries on Friday, December 6, 2013.

Temporary workers injured on the job can have a difficult time in reporting a workplace accident and claiming workers’ compensation. When a person fears they may lose their scarce and low-paying position, they may have conflicting feelings on how they should proceed. Continue reading “Temporary workers injured on the job”

Motorcycle accident claims life of Illinois man

On behalf of of Frederick & Hagle posted in Motorcycle Accidents on Wednesday, December 4, 2013.

The actions of other drivers can often catch some drivers off guard as they may not have been expecting another vehicle to stop, change lanes or a number of other maneuvers that can unexpectedly happen. When a vehicle makes a sudden move, another driver may not be able to react adequately enough to avoid a car or motorcycle accident. Continue reading “Motorcycle accident claims life of Illinois man”

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