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Trip and fall accidents on the rise for Illinois employees

On behalf of Jeffrey Frederick of Frederick & Hagle posted in Workplace Accidents on Sunday, November 30, 2014.

Winter came early to many places in the country, including Illinois. No matter the weather, life goes on despite frigid temperatures or snow on the ground, and many people continue to attend work and go to school. Continue reading “Trip and fall accidents on the rise for Illinois employees”

Illinois teen dies in semi truck accident

On behalf of Jeffrey Frederick of Frederick & Hagle posted in Truck Accidents on Tuesday, November 25, 2014.

Car accidents that involve semi-trucks can often lead to significant amounts of damage. The factors that may have led to a semi truck accident are often unique to the specific situation. Continue reading “Illinois teen dies in semi truck accident”

4 Macy’s employees injured in accident at work

On behalf of Jeffrey Frederick of Frederick & Hagle posted in Workplace Accidents on Tuesday, November 25, 2014.

Accidents in the work place can be as varied as the employees who work for a company. Retail workers in Illinois are subjected to the possibility of falling merchandise and slick floors, and construction workers can experience a range of injuries due to faulty equipment or lapses in safety guidelines. Continue reading “4 Macy’s employees injured in accident at work”

Charges stem from fatal Illinois motorcycle accident

On behalf of of Frederick & Hagle posted in Motorcycle Accidents on Wednesday, November 19, 2014.

Many individuals may believe that motorcyclists are easier to see when they are traveling in a group. Though there may be an increase in visibility, a motorcycle accident can still take place if another driver completes a maneuver that creates a hazard. Continue reading “Charges stem from fatal Illinois motorcycle accident”

Seeking workers’ compensation death benefits shouldn’t be hard

On behalf of Jeffrey Frederick of Frederick & Hagle posted in Workers’ Compensation on Monday, November 17, 2014.

There is little if anything that can help ease the pain and grief of losing a loved one. Particularly when a family loses a breadwinner, the grieving process may be overshadowed by financial troubles and struggling simply to meet daily expenses, much less handle costly funeral expenses. Continue reading “Seeking workers’ compensation death benefits shouldn’t be hard”

Car accident claims lives of Illinois teens

On behalf of of Frederick & Hagle posted in Car Accidents on Wednesday, November 12, 2014.

Losing control of a vehicle is unfortunately a common cause for accidents across the country. Drivers may suddenly find themselves not maintaining the proper lane, traveling off the side of the roadway or other situations in which the vehicle is not under control. Continue reading “Car accident claims lives of Illinois teens”

Tape measure becomes deadly in fatal construction accident

On behalf of Jeffrey Frederick of Frederick & Hagle posted in Construction Workers’ Accidents on Tuesday, November 11, 2014.

The bright yellow hard hats that many construction workers don aren’t a fashion statement or international uniform requirement. These hard hats are intended to protect Illinois workers from various hazards that they may encounter while on a work site. While workers and contract employees are usually required to wear these helmets, the policy regarding other individuals, such as those delivering materials, is less clear. Continue reading “Tape measure becomes deadly in fatal construction accident”

Car collision results in serious injuries for Illinois woman

On behalf of of Frederick & Hagle posted in Car Accidents on Wednesday, November 5, 2014.

When it comes to accidents taking place on the roadway, there is always the potential for the situation to escalate into a serious event. Many drivers hope to avoid being in a car collision altogether, but unfortunately, not all accidents can be avoided. Continue reading “Car collision results in serious injuries for Illinois woman”

Accident at work leads to city employee’s death

On behalf of Jeffrey Frederick of Frederick & Hagle posted in Workplace Accidents on Monday, November 3, 2014.

Working at a computer or desk job may seem particularly safe to some people in Illinois, but serious workplace accidents don’t discriminate by gender, race or profession. Continue reading “Accident at work leads to city employee’s death”

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