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Illinois pedestrian accidents could lead to civil claims

On behalf of Jeffrey Frederick of Frederick & Hagle posted in Pedestrian Accidents on Tuesday, July 28, 2015.

Though vehicles traveling along roadways are a common occurrence, vehicles and drivers can still pose considerable threats. These threats could be considered even more substantial to pedestrians who are walking near roadways. Pedestrian accidents can lead to severe or fatal injuries, and if family members lose a loved one under such circumstances, they may wish to explore their legal options.

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Porch collapses in construction accident, injures 3 workers

On behalf of Jeffrey Frederick of Frederick & Hagle posted in Construction Workers’ Accidents on Monday, July 27, 2015.

A collapse at a residential construction site injured three workers, sending at least two of them to the hospital. When Illinois workers suffer injuries from a construction accident, workers’ compensation benefits are often one of the more critical tools for the best recovery possible. Continue reading “Porch collapses in construction accident, injures 3 workers”

Teenage employee killed in workplace accident

On behalf of Jeffrey Frederick of Frederick & Hagle posted in Workplace Accidents on Thursday, July 23, 2015.

The death of a person in a workplace accident is virtually always a devastating tragedy. Most of the time, Illinois employees are simply trying to complete their work duties when negligent or sub-par safety precautions fail to protect them. Continue reading “Teenage employee killed in workplace accident”

Motorcycle accident proves fatal in Illinois

On behalf of of Frederick & Hagle posted in Motorcycle Accidents on Friday, July 17, 2015.

Drivers who are entering roadways from parking lots or side roads have a duty to check to make sure the way is clear before pulling into the road. If a driver fails to see an oncoming vehicle, that driver could pull into that vehicle’s path and cause an accident. Continue reading “Motorcycle accident proves fatal in Illinois”

Accidents on the job serious risk for professional drivers

On behalf of Jeffrey Frederick of Frederick & Hagle posted in Workplace Accidents on Thursday, July 16, 2015.

Drivers play an exceptionally important role in consumer and service-based societies. Delivery truck and 18-wheeler drivers make sure that goods and products make it to their destinations in a timely manner, while those who sit behind the wheels of taxis and buses transport citizens around cities and beyond. Continue reading “Accidents on the job serious risk for professional drivers”

Car accident leads to death of driver in Illinois

When a driver improperly uses lanes of travel, an accident could easily occur. Drivers who change lanes too quickly or do not indicate that they are changing lanes could cause an issue for other drivers. Continue reading “Car accident leads to death of driver in Illinois”

Illinois man drowns in workplace accident

On behalf of Jeffrey Frederick of Frederick & Hagle posted in Workplace Accidents on Wednesday, July 8, 2015.

An Illinois family is without one of their loved ones following a tragic accident at an area construction site. While performing duties required by the course of his employment, the worker suffered fatal injuries, leaving a wife and children behind. Continue reading “Illinois man drowns in workplace accident”

Scaffold implemented in serious construction accident

On behalf of Jeffrey Frederick of Frederick & Hagle posted in Construction Workers’ Accidents on Thursday, July 2, 2015.

Scaffolding appears to be at blame for a worker who suffered a catastrophic head injury while at the construction site for a new NFL stadium. While the vast majority of scaffold injuries in Illinois involve workers falling off of them, this construction accident might be unique in that the man was not actually on the scaffold at the time of the incident. Continue reading “Scaffold implemented in serious construction accident”

Serious Illinois truck accident involves multiple vehicles

On behalf of Jeffrey Frederick of Frederick & Hagle posted in Truck Accidents on Wednesday, July 1, 2015.

Many drivers may become apprehensive around large trucks that are traveling the roadway. These vehicles can easily block other travelers, and, if a driver is not paying attention, an accident could occur. Additionally, a truck accident is also a risk if a driver is suffering from fatigue. Continue reading “Serious Illinois truck accident involves multiple vehicles”

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