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Truck accident leads to death of tow truck driver

On behalf of Jeffrey Frederick of Frederick & Hagle posted in Truck Accidents on Friday, September 25, 2015.

Busy roadways can pose considerable risks to individuals who are traveling and those who may be stopped on the side of the road. Passing vehicles may not give pedestrians or stopped drivers enough space, and an accident could take place. If a truck driver causes a collision, that truck accident could lead to a fatality. Continue reading “Truck accident leads to death of tow truck driver”

Forklift involved in fatal construction accident

On behalf of Jeffrey Frederick of Frederick & Hagle posted in Construction Workers’ Accidents on Friday, September 25, 2015.

Whether in Illinois or elsewhere across the United States, construction sites are notoriously dangerous work environments that require an enormous amount of safety features in order to keep workers as safe as possible. Whether safety precautions simply fail or were negligently enacted in the first place, workers continue to be injured in shocking and terrifying accidents. Continue reading “Forklift involved in fatal construction accident”

Illinois car collision causes deaths and injuries

On behalf of of Frederick & Hagle posted in Car Accidents on Friday, September 18, 2015.

A momentary distraction could lead to a driver missing vital information while driving. This information could come in the form of street signs letting drivers know that certain action need to be taken. Continue reading “Illinois car collision causes deaths and injuries”

Violence from patients common cause of workplace injury

On behalf of Jeffrey Frederick of Frederick & Hagle posted in Workplace Injuries on Monday, September 14, 2015.

Heavy machinery, falling debris and unstable safety gear are all serious and potentially devastating risks that many workers face, but they are far from the only potential hazards. Health care workers in Illinois and elsewhere face a unique and dangerous hazard with which workers in other industries might not have to contend. Continue reading “Violence from patients common cause of workplace injury”

Workplace accident causes amputation of 3 fingers

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

According to safety regulations as prescribed under the Occupational Safety and Health Act, Illinois employers must provide safe workplace environments that will not threaten the lives or health of workers. OSHA has enforcing standards that include the provision of assistance with safety education and training. Continue reading “Workplace accident causes amputation of 3 fingers”

Pedestrian accidents: Parade spectators injured in Illinois crash

On behalf of Jeffrey Frederick of Frederick & Hagle posted in Pedestrian Accidents on Friday, September 11, 2015.

Events that draw a considerable number of people can often be enjoyable, but there may also be risks that come along with such gatherings. If a serious safety issue were to arise, numerous individuals could be at risk of being injured. This type of result is especially common if a car crashes into an area with pedestrians. Continue reading “Pedestrian accidents: Parade spectators injured in Illinois crash”

Hit-and-run motorcycle accident leaves man dead in Illinois

On behalf of of Frederick & Hagle posted in Motorcycle Accidents on Friday, September 4, 2015.

Motorcyclists often enjoy the thrill of riding their motorcycles to their destinations. Unfortunately, not all riders make it to their destinations as they are victims of serious accidents. A motorcycle accident can lead to individuals suffering serious or deadly injuries, and if another driver is considered at fault, that individual could face criminal charges and possible civil action.

Continue reading “Hit-and-run motorcycle accident leaves man dead in Illinois”

Construction accident kills 1, injures 1 other

On behalf of Jeffrey Frederick of Frederick & Hagle posted in Construction Workers’ Accidents on Thursday, September 3, 2015.

While most Illinois workers understand that they are entitled to workers’ compensation benefits if they are seriously hurt or injured on the job, not everyone is aware that negligent third parties can also be held responsible for any role they might have played in the incident. Continue reading “Construction accident kills 1, injures 1 other”

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