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Hit-and-run accident leads to Illinois student’s death

On behalf of Jeffrey Frederick of Frederick & Hagle posted in Pedestrian Accidents on Thursday, January 29, 2015.

Being in college can be a very exciting time in a young person’s life. Sadly, accidents can take place during that time that may cut a student’s experience and life short. If an individual is involved in a hit-and-run pedestrian accident, it is possible that fatal injuries may be an outcome due to a person having little protection against the mass of a motor vehicle.

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Family of industrial accidents victim could seek compensation

On behalf of Jeffrey Frederick of Frederick & Hagle posted in Industrial Workers’ Accidents on Wednesday, January 28, 2015.

An out-of-state company that was previously fined twice for violating Occupational Safety and Health Administration regulations is now under investigation again. Although the details of the prior violations were not reported, the most recent accident involved a worker fatality. Continue reading “Family of industrial accidents victim could seek compensation”

Overexertion common cause of workplace accident

On behalf of Jeffrey Frederick of Frederick & Hagle posted in Workplace Accidents on Monday, January 26, 2015.

While a serious or severe injury at work can occur from a virtually endless myriad of situations, there are several that stand out as some of the most common. A recent study examined workers’ compensation claims from all across the country and compiled the data into a list of the top 10 most common workplace injuries. Continue reading “Overexertion common cause of workplace accident”

Wrong-way car accident proves fatal in Illinois

On behalf of of Frederick & Hagle posted in Car Accidents on Wednesday, January 21, 2015.

Accidents that are the result of a driver traveling in the wrong direction on the roadway can have devastating outcomes. Some parties may not understand how a driver could make the mistake of not going the correct way, but it is a situation that regrettably occurs fairly often. Continue reading “Wrong-way car accident proves fatal in Illinois”

Pedestrian accidents: Illinois man suffers fatal injuries

On behalf of Jeffrey Frederick of Frederick & Hagle posted in Pedestrian Accidents on Wednesday, January 14, 2015.

For some parties, walking may be a necessary form of travel. There could be many extenuating circumstances for an individual to walk to his or her destinations, and while it may not be a negative form of travel, pedestrian accidents do take place. Continue reading “Pedestrian accidents: Illinois man suffers fatal injuries”

Workplace accident results in hand amputation

On behalf of Jeffrey Frederick of Frederick & Hagle posted in Workplace Accidents on Sunday, January 11, 2015.

The use of both hands is critical and required for most Illinois workers to be able to complete their job duties. The loss of one or both hands in a workplace accident can be more than devastating; it can seriously compromise a person’s ability to earn a livelihood or care for his or her family. Continue reading “Workplace accident results in hand amputation”

Serious injuries result from Illinois truck accident

On behalf of Jeffrey Frederick of Frederick & Hagle posted in Truck Accidents on Tuesday, January 6, 2015.

Truck accidents often have the reputation of being serious and causing substantial damage. This reputation likely came about because the outcomes of many truck accidents are serious injuries and often totaled vehicles, especially if smaller vehicles are involved. Continue reading “Serious injuries result from Illinois truck accident”

Scaffolds common cause of a construction accident

On behalf of Jeffrey Frederick of Frederick & Hagle posted in Construction Workers’ Accidents on Monday, January 5, 2015.

Scaffolding can be a quick and efficient way to get construction workers up to higher floors or areas that need attention or work. The safety of scaffolds and the workers who use them should be a high priority on virtually any Illinois worksite. Continue reading “Scaffolds common cause of a construction accident”

Left disabled from a workplace injury? You deserve benefits

On behalf of Jeffrey Frederick of Frederick & Hagle posted in Workers’ Compensation on Thursday, January 1, 2015.

Whether minor or catastrophic, accidents in the workplace can have an absolutely devastating affect on employees. In some instances, a workplace injury may be so severe that a person may become permanently disabled and unable to work. Continue reading “Left disabled from a workplace injury? You deserve benefits”

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