Many individuals may fear being involved in a car accident, and as many collisions occur daily, it is not an unjustified fear. In just a matter of seconds, an accident can quickly entangle several vehicles and result in serious injuries. Continue reading “Semi truck accident results in injuries in Illinois”
Readers of this blog in Illinois who stay current on issues concerning workplace safety may be interested to read about the fines that the Occupational Safety and Health Administration recently levied against a company in another state. Continue reading “Company cited for workplace accident that claimed 2 lives”
A recent hike in the speed limit on some Illinois roads may pose a danger to some workers. Road work on certain highways requires a reduced speed in order to protect construct workers who generally work in close proximity to moving vehicles. Workers who are hit and sustain a road construction site injury might be eligible for workers’ compensation benefits.
A split second is all it takes for a fatal accident to take place on the roadway. This type of situation could possibly be considered even truer when a bicyclist is involved. A bicycle accident has a high likelihood of resulting in serious injuries or death due to the lack of protection that bicyclists have against motor vehicles.
The Illinois Department of Transportation and the Illinois State Police took part in National Work Zone Awareness Week. As the weather gets warmer, more people are out on the roads and more road construction takes place. The probability of a road construction accident happening also rises during this time.
On behalf of Frederick & Hagle posted in Car Accidents on Wednesday, April 16, 2014.of
When a young person passes away due to an accident, the event can be felt by family, friends, classmates and others who were connected to the victim. It is always a tragedy to lose a young person, especially when the event could have been prevented. Continue reading “Drunk driving accident claims life of Illinois State student”
Workers from Illinois and other states go to work in the oil fields, and most of them understand the dangers posed by the working conditions. However, it is the responsibility of the employer and the property owner to provide safe working conditions that would minimize the event of a workplace accident. Continue reading “Father filed lawsuit after son was killed in workplace accident”
Pedestrians can face many hazards while walking along roadways with the main hazard being passing vehicles. If a vehicle does not see the person walking, an accident could quickly occur that results in serious injuries. Continue reading “Illinois pedestrian succumbs to serious injuries after accident”
On behalf of Frederick & Hagle posted in Car Accidents on Wednesday, April 2, 2014.of
Many drivers may not give much thought when they drive over the speed limit. They may feel that they are in enough control that traveling faster than considered necessary will not be an issue. Continue reading “Illinois car accident results in man’s death”
Telecommunications workers in Illinois may be interested to read of a workplace accident in another state and the response of officials from the Occupational Safety and Health Administration. Continue reading “Communication industry warned about accidents on the job”