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My boss is denying my workers’ compensation, what should I do?

On behalf of Jeffrey Frederick of Frederick & Hagle posted in Workers’ Compensation on Sunday, September 28, 2014.

Contractors in Illinois may be vital on a variety of projects. From working in construction to helping set up computer networks, some companies possibly wouldn’t be able to thrive without independent contractors. However, independent contractors are not entitled to workers’ compensation benefits if injured. Continue reading “My boss is denying my workers’ compensation, what should I do?”

Man seriously injured in Illinois motorcycle accident

On behalf of of Frederick & Hagle posted in Motorcycle Accidents on Tuesday, September 23, 2014.

As the weather becomes cooler, fewer motorcycles may be seen traveling the roadways. However, as the seasonal transition occurs, many motorcyclists may be attempting to get in some last rides and other travel time. Therefore, other motorists should continue to be on the lookout for the less visible motorcycles. Continue reading “Man seriously injured in Illinois motorcycle accident”

Highway wreck results in injured employee

On behalf of of Frederick & Hagle posted in Workplace Injuries on Sunday, September 21, 2014.

Even in situations when a third-party may also be partially liable for an Illinois employee’s injuries, if he or she was injured while on the job, then they are generally still eligible to receive workers’ compensation benefits. An injured employee from another state was operating a tractor in the grassy center of a highway when he was injured. Continue reading “Highway wreck results in injured employee”

Injured in a train accident? Help may be available

On behalf of Jeffrey Frederick of Frederick & Hagle posted in Train Accidents on Thursday, September 18, 2014.

Illinois has its fair share of unguarded railroad crossings all over the state. While, typically, motorists and pedestrians are able to cross without incident, on occasion, a train accident does occur. It is understandable for those who have been negatively affected by such an event to not only question the circumstances surrounding the incident, but also to wonder who may be considered liable as well.

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Accident at Waffle House results in at least 1 injured employee

Even when proper safety protocols are otherwise respected, unforeseen events can still pose a serious threat to Illinois employees. There was at least one injured employee when a pickup collided with an out-of-state Waffle House recently. Continue reading “Accident at Waffle House results in at least 1 injured employee”

Semi truck accident leads to Illinois woman’s death

On behalf of Jeffrey Frederick of Frederick & Hagle posted in Truck Accidents on Wednesday, September 10, 2014.

Many factors can contribute to a serious accident taking place. As a result, authorities in the area should investigate the situation to determine what may have caused an accident and who may have been at fault. If a semi truck accident takes place, the incident may require different investigative procedures Continue reading “Semi truck accident leads to Illinois woman’s death”

Fighting for workers’ compensation benefits crucial to recovery

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

If you have been injured while on the job, you undoubtedly understand the vast physical, emotional and financial burden that it can place on a person. Workers’ compensation benefits are intended to help Illinois workers who are unable to return to work or who have lost a significant amount of earning power in a workplace accident. Continue reading “Fighting for workers’ compensation benefits crucial to recovery”

Illinois car accident leads to driver and passenger deaths

On behalf of of Frederick & Hagle posted in Car Accidents on Thursday, September 4, 2014.

Interstate roadways are often the scene of devastating accidents across the country. These roadways typically have higher speeds and more lanes of traffic than other roadways, and as a result, some drivers may not maneuver their vehicles as safely. Continue reading “Illinois car accident leads to driver and passenger deaths”

You can get workers’ compensation benefits after being reinstated

On behalf of Jeffrey Frederick of Frederick & Hagle posted in Workers’ Compensation on Tuesday, September 2, 2014.

When an employee in Illinois is injured while on the job, they may have to deal with lengthy medical treatment, time off from work and even lost wages. When such an accident occurs, workers’ compensation benefits can be utilized to ensure that you are still properly cared for during your recovery time spent away from work. Continue reading “You can get workers’ compensation benefits after being reinstated”

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