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Railroad safety could perhaps be a concern for Illinois residents

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

Being able to get to a location on time, especially in a crowded area, can be difficult for commuters. For this reason and many others, numerous individuals opt to travel by train to get to their destinations. Though using train services can help avoid traffic and are fairly quick means of transportation, the safety of passengers and workers involved are also important. Continue reading “Railroad safety could perhaps be a concern for Illinois residents”

I’m receiving workers’ compensation, can I sue my employer?

On behalf of Jeffrey Frederick of Frederick & Hagle posted in Workers’ Compensation on Saturday, October 25, 2014.

Emotions can run high following a serious workplace accident, and worsening financial stability is an unfortunate repercussion that many injured Illinois employees suffer through. Fortunately, Illinois employers must carry workers’ compensation insurance. Continue reading “I’m receiving workers’ compensation, can I sue my employer?”

We fight to appeal denied workers’ compensation benefits

On behalf of Jeffrey Frederick of Frederick & Hagle posted in Workers’ Compensation on Friday, October 24, 2014.

Even with America’s recent recession in the rear view mirror, living paycheck to paycheck is still a reality for many workers in Illinois. When anything interrupts an individual’s ability to work, even for a brief time period, it can become impossible to stay up to date on bill payments, much less be able to meet daily needs. Continue reading “We fight to appeal denied workers’ compensation benefits”

Man suffers serious injuries in Illinois pedestrian accident

On behalf of Jeffrey Frederick of Frederick & Hagle posted in Pedestrian Accidents on Wednesday, October 22, 2014.

Being a pedestrian on a busy street can put an individual at risk of being hurt due to passing vehicles. If an individual is hit by a car, serious injuries are likely to occur. Hopefully, the driver involved would stop and render aid, and if not, that driver could face charges for being involved in a hit-and-run accident.

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Illinois truck accident leads to serious injuries for SUV driver

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

Determining who may have had the right of way when an accident occurs can be a key piece of evidence in an investigation. Finding out this information may be difficult for authorities, but other evidence and witness statements may be able to shed light on a car or truck accident that may have occurred due to a vehicle’s turning. Continue reading “Illinois truck accident leads to serious injuries for SUV driver”

Injured employee taken to hospital after dangerous reaction

On behalf of of Frederick & Hagle posted in Workplace Injuries on Monday, October 13, 2014.

Scientific and biomedical research may be a large driving force in propelling society into the future. However, when facilities fail to follow safety guidelines, employees in Illinois and across the United States who are studying certain chemicals have the potential to be seriously injured. Continue reading “Injured employee taken to hospital after dangerous reaction”

Erratic driving leads to multiple Illinois car accident victims

On behalf of of Frederick & Hagle posted in Car Accidents on Wednesday, October 8, 2014.

When a driver possibly should not be behind the wheel of a vehicle, other drivers and travelers could be put at serious risk. That driver may end up being involved in multiple accidents that result in the serious injury or even death of other individuals. Continue reading “Erratic driving leads to multiple Illinois car accident victims”

Explosion causes serious workplace injury for victim

On behalf of Jeffrey Frederick of Frederick & Hagle posted in Workers’ Compensation on Monday, October 6, 2014.

Depending on the work environment, employees in Illinois may face various workplace hazards. Employees of a grocery store could be injured by falling merchandise or a slick floor, while construction workers may face dangers from faulty tools or large equipment. Continue reading “Explosion causes serious workplace injury for victim”

Pedestrian accidents: Teen girl struck in Illinois

On behalf of Jeffrey Frederick of Frederick & Hagle posted in Pedestrian Accidents on Friday, October 3, 2014.

For individuals who are getting from one place to another on foot, drivers can be considered a significant danger. Distracted drivers or drivers who simply do not see a pedestrian could be very likely to strike an individual who may have been attempting to cross a street. Continue reading “Pedestrian accidents: Teen girl struck in Illinois”

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