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Woman killed after being hit in Illinois hit-and-run

On behalf of Jeffrey Frederick of Frederick & Hagle posted in Pedestrian Accidents on Wednesday, March 25, 2015.

There are many situations throughout a person’s life in which he or she may be in need of assistance. Getting hurt in an accident is one situation in which having someone to render aid would be beneficial. If an individual is injured in a hit-and-run accident, the assistance he or she needs may not be immediately available, and a driver could face charges for leaving the scene.

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Failed scaffolding results in construction accident, kills 3

On behalf of Jeffrey Frederick of Frederick & Hagle posted in Construction Workers’ Accidents on Tuesday, March 24, 2015.

Without workers brave enough to scale the sides of buildings or work in other dangerous areas, construction sites would be mostly empty and progress would likely slow to a crawl in Illinois. Fortunately, there are a number of men and women who fill the role of construction workers. Continue reading “Failed scaffolding results in construction accident, kills 3”

Teens killed in Illinois auto accident involving semi-truck

On behalf of of Frederick & Hagle posted in Car Accidents on Thursday, March 19, 2015.

In many instances where a personal injury or wrongful death claim may be warranted, parties may wish to file such a claim in order to seek compensation. However, legal processes can be difficult matter to work through, especially if individuals are uncertain about their options. Continue reading “Teens killed in Illinois auto accident involving semi-truck”

Workers’ comp reform may make it harder for injured employee

On behalf of of Frederick & Hagle posted in Workplace Injuries on Tuesday, March 17, 2015.

There was once a time in America when injured workers had no guarantee of compensation for injuries suffered while on the job. Before workers’ compensation benefits were enacted into law, the only hope for an injured employee to receive any type of recourse Continue reading “Workers’ comp reform may make it harder for injured employee”

Guidance often needed for workers’ compensation benefits

On behalf of Jeffrey Frederick of Frederick & Hagle posted in Workers’ Compensation on Friday, March 13, 2015.

Employees who have suffered a serious or disabling injury while at work are typically entitled to receive workers’ compensation benefits. However, filing for benefits after being injured on the job requires a certain attention to detail and timelines. Continue reading “Guidance often needed for workers’ compensation benefits”

Pedestrian accidents: Woman, children killed in Illinois

On behalf of Jeffrey Frederick of Frederick & Hagle posted in Pedestrian Accidents on Thursday, March 12, 2015.

Individuals who get to certain destinations by walking know that there are times when crossing a street may be necessary. Many streets have crosswalks that pedestrians can utilize when getting from one point to another. Sadly, a crosswalk cannot provide much protection for pedestrians, and individuals could be hit by a vehicle. Continue reading “Pedestrian accidents: Woman, children killed in Illinois”

Teen killed in Illinois railroad accident

On behalf of Jeffrey Frederick of Frederick & Hagle posted in Train Accidents on Thursday, March 5, 2015.

Winter weather can wreak havoc in a multitude of ways. Heavy snowfall could result in homes and businesses losing power, and icy conditions can create considerable dangers on the roadways. Many areas that often experience such weather know how to prepare Continue reading “Teen killed in Illinois railroad accident”

Family of fatally injured worker may seek workers’ compensation

On behalf of Jeffrey Frederick of Frederick & Hagle posted in Workers’ Compensation on Thursday, March 5, 2015.

Even in work environments that might be considered hazardous — such as construction sites or industrial warehouses — employees likely don’t expect to suffer a fatal injury while at work. Sadly, catastrophic accidents at a workplace can result in the death of a worker and might completely derail the lives of surviving family members. Continue reading “Family of fatally injured worker may seek workers’ compensation”

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