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Illinois bicycle accident leads to man’s death

On behalf of Jeffrey Frederick of Frederick & Hagle posted in Pedestrian Accidents on Friday, August 29, 2014.

Bicycling can often be considered a great form of exercise, and for some, bicycling is also their mode of transportation. Because cyclists are more difficult to see than individuals in vehicles, they could be at an increased risk of being involved in a bicycle accident. Continue reading “Illinois bicycle accident leads to man’s death”

Falling debris injures man in construction accident

On behalf of Jeffrey Frederick of Frederick & Hagle posted in Construction Workers’ Accidents on Monday, August 25, 2014.

While many construction accidents may appear to deal with workers who have fallen, falling debris can actually pose significant danger to many who are employed in the construction industry. A recent construction accident occurred when a worker was struck by falling equipment. Continue reading “Falling debris injures man in construction accident”

Driver charged in relation to fatal Illinois hit-and-run

On behalf of Jeffrey Frederick of Frederick & Hagle posted in Pedestrian Accidents on Wednesday, August 20, 2014.

Accidents involving serious injury or death can be difficult for the victim and/or the victim’s family to contend with. The situation may result in financial burdens that are an added hardship during the already harrowing time. Continue reading “Driver charged in relation to fatal Illinois hit-and-run”

Benefits reinstated for injured employee

On behalf of of Frederick & Hagle posted in Workplace Injuries on Wednesday, August 20, 2014.

After being injured in 2008, a former Nissan employee was awarded workers’ compensation benefits. However, when his employer appealed that decision, it was partially reversed, and the injured employee had his benefits significantly reduced. Continue reading “Benefits reinstated for injured employee”

Illinois car accident leaves driver dead, others injured

On behalf of of Frederick & Hagle posted in Car Accidents on Thursday, August 14, 2014.

For many parties, medical expenses stemming from an accident can be a difficult financial burden to handle. Therefore, filing a personal injury claim against the driver deemed at fault in order to seek compensation may seem necessary. Continue reading “Illinois car accident leaves driver dead, others injured”

Officers injured on the job say they were wrongly denied benefits

On behalf of of Frederick & Hagle posted in Workplace Injuries on Wednesday, August 13, 2014.

When an Illinois employee is injured due to unsafe working conditions or equipment, workers’ compensation benefits can be crucial to their overall recovery. However, two police officers who were injured on the job claim that their benefits were not provided Continue reading “Officers injured on the job say they were wrongly denied benefits”

Fatal construction accident under investigation by OSHA

On behalf of Jeffrey Frederick of Frederick & Hagle posted in Construction Workers’ Accidents on Wednesday, August 6, 2014.

While some in Illinois may view construction sites as an inherently risky place to be, proper safety protocols can ensure the well-being of construction workers. No matter the setting, employers are responsible for providing a safe work environment for employees. Continue reading “Fatal construction accident under investigation by OSHA”

Overcorrection leads to motorcycle accident, death in Illinois?

On behalf of of Frederick & Hagle posted in Motorcycle Accidents on Wednesday, August 6, 2014.

When a driver fails to remain on the road, he or she may try to correct their error and bring the vehicle back to the proper position. Unfortunately, many drivers may overcorrect, and as a result, lose control of the vehicle or move into the path of other travelers. Continue reading “Overcorrection leads to motorcycle accident, death in Illinois?”

Workplace injury aggravated man’s PTSD

On behalf of of Frederick & Hagle posted in Workplace Injuries on Friday, August 1, 2014.

In 2007, an assistant manager for a grocery store made a work-related phone call to an employee’s home, and soon after things took a sour turn. However, the repetitive trauma he suffered was not from his employee or other routine job duties. Instead, it was from the employee’s spouse. Although perhaps unusual in terms of a workplace injury, Continue reading “Workplace injury aggravated man’s PTSD”

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