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Illinois delivery truck driver hit at unguarded railroad crossing

On behalf of Jeffrey Frederick of Frederick & Hagle posted in Train Accidents on Wednesday, January 29, 2014.

Many people know how much a train crossing at an intersection can delay a commute. Trains could still be considered a rather common form of transport, and many of the intersections have gates, flashing lights and other signals to notify drivers that a train is approaching. Continue reading “Illinois delivery truck driver hit at unguarded railroad crossing”

Illinois man dies in workplace accident at industrial site

On behalf of Jeffrey Frederick of Frederick & Hagle posted in Workplace Accidents on Tuesday, January 28, 2014.

People in Illinois who work at industrial sites face dangerous circumstances on a regular basis. Whether it involves large, complicated machinery, hazardous conditions or extreme inclement weather, the list of possible workplace hazards is great. Continue reading “Illinois man dies in workplace accident at industrial site”

Illinois car accident results in death, icy roads possible factor

On behalf of of Frederick & Hagle posted in Car Accidents on Wednesday, January 22, 2014.

Speed, road conditions and weather are all factors that drivers need to take note of and accommodate for while traveling. If a driver fails to properly adjust for one or all of these aspects, a serious car accident could quickly occur. Continue reading “Illinois car accident results in death, icy roads possible factor”

Chicago dancer suffers fatal accident at work

On behalf of Jeffrey Frederick of Frederick & Hagle posted in Workplace Accidents on Tuesday, January 21, 2014.

Dancers are well accustomed to getting injured on the job. It is not unusual for them to continue performing — even after an accident at work makes it uncomfortable or difficult to do so. Some injuries, like a recent workplace accident in Illinois, are more serious and result in the dancer’s death.

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New penalties from Illinois DOT help prevent accidents on the job

On behalf of Jeffrey Frederick of Frederick & Hagle posted in Workplace Accidents on Thursday, January 16, 2014.

Driving faster than the speed limit allows is never a good idea. Not only is it dangerous, it’s against the law. When it happens in a construction work zone, it is not unusual for accidents on the job to occur. Continue reading “New penalties from Illinois DOT help prevent accidents on the job”

Illinois car driver left with injuries after semi truck accident

On behalf of Jeffrey Frederick of Frederick & Hagle posted in Truck Accidents on Wednesday, January 15, 2014.

When a car and a large truck are involved in an accident, it is likely the occupants of the smaller vehicle who are significantly injured. A semi truck accident could occur due to a number of factors, and it is important for responding officers to thoroughly investigate. Continue reading “Illinois car driver left with injuries after semi truck accident”

Proposed bill clarifies Illinois workers’ compensation benefits

On behalf of Jeffrey Frederick of Frederick & Hagle posted in Workers’ Compensation on Friday, January 10, 2014.

Driving to and from the job is just part of the workday for most people. If someone gets injured during that commute, the guidelines on whether workers’ compensation benefits will cover their medical expenses are currently unclear, according to some officials. Continue reading “Proposed bill clarifies Illinois workers’ compensation benefits”

Pedestrian dies after sustaining serious injuries in Illinois

On behalf of Jeffrey Frederick of Frederick & Hagle posted in Pedestrian Accidents on Wednesday, January 8, 2014.

Individuals may choose to walk to certain destinations due to the convenience, source of exercise or lack of other mode of transportation. However, walking along roadways can pose serious risks if drivers are careless or do not give pedestrians a wide berth. Continue reading “Pedestrian dies after sustaining serious injuries in Illinois”

Illinois worker dies in construction accident

On behalf of Jeffrey Frederick of Frederick & Hagle posted in Construction Workers’ Accidents on Friday, January 3, 2014.

Accidents that occur at work are like any other mishap — they happen unexpectedly and the consequences cannot always be foreseen. In the most tragic of circumstances, the final result is death. Unfortunately, at a recent construction accident in Illinois, the worst-case scenario is what transpired.

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Illinois car accident leads to death and serious injuries

On behalf of of Frederick & Hagle posted in Car Accidents on Wednesday, January 1, 2014.

Many people may not consider leaving parking lots or other areas in order to enter the roadway a particularly dangerous endeavor. However, depending on the circumstances, such a task could result in serious injuries if another driver is speeding or a driver does not see on-coming traffic. Continue reading “Illinois car accident leads to death and serious injuries”

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