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Details of injuries still unclear after construction accident

On behalf of Jeffrey Frederick of Frederick & Hagle posted in Construction Workers’ Accidents on Thursday, October 29, 2015.

Without the proper safety precautions, construction sites can pose a serious threat to Illinois workers. A recent out-of-state construction accident sent at least nine people to the hospital, although it is likely that the total number of injured workers is higher. Continue reading “Details of injuries still unclear after construction accident”

Illinois car accident kills mother, injures children

On behalf of of Frederick & Hagle posted in Car Accidents on Wednesday, October 28, 2015.

When a vehicle breaks down on the side of the road, individuals may have to exit their vehicle in order to seek help. However, getting out of a car near a busy roadway could put individuals at risk of being hit by a car. Continue reading “Illinois car accident kills mother, injures children”

Accidents on the job are common on the farm

On behalf of Jeffrey Frederick of Frederick & Hagle posted in Workplace Accidents on Thursday, October 22, 2015.

New and improved safety regulations and requirements have made the workplace safer for most Illinois workers over the past decades. Even as construction and industrial site accidents have decreased, there is one field that has stubbornly stood out as a continued danger to its workers — farming. Continue reading “Accidents on the job are common on the farm”

Illinois car accident proves fatal

On behalf of of Frederick & Hagle posted in Car Accidents on Thursday, October 15, 2015.

Intersections are notoriously known for being the scene of serious accidents. A car accident recently took place at an intersection in Illinois and resulted in a fatality. Continue reading “Illinois car accident proves fatal”

5 men injured on the job in electrical explosion

On behalf of Jeffrey Frederick of Frederick & Hagle posted in Industrial Workers’ Accidents on Thursday, October 15, 2015.

No matter the safety features employed at a facility, there is likely little that can protect Illinois workers from an unexpected explosion. Five men working at an out-of-state dam were seriously injured on the job when an electrical explosion went off. Continue reading “5 men injured on the job in electrical explosion”

What does OSHA actually do to prevent a workplace accident?

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

After a worker is injured on the job, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration typically launches an investigation into the incident. Some workers in Illinois might already be aware of the federal agency after witnessing OSHA investigators follow up on a workplace accident. Continue reading “What does OSHA actually do to prevent a workplace accident?”

Illinois man injured after motorcycle accident

On behalf of of Frederick & Hagle posted in Motorcycle Accidents on Tuesday, October 6, 2015.

Suffering serious injuries in an accident is an outcome that many drivers hope to avoid. Unfortunately, a car or motorcycle accident can take place at any time and have harrowing results. An injured party could face long-term effects that could cause considerable hindrances. Continue reading “Illinois man injured after motorcycle accident”

Car accident in Illinois may lead to civil claim

On behalf of of Frederick & Hagle posted in Car Accidents on Friday, October 2, 2015.

Some areas where roadways intersect may be difficult to navigate for drivers. As a result, it is not uncommon for a car accident to take place at intersections. These incidents can range from minor fender-benders to serious crashes that lead to severe injuries for the individuals involved. Continue reading “Car accident in Illinois may lead to civil claim”

After explosion, workers’ compensation could help victim’s family

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

A family and local community is likely in mourning following a deadly explosion at a scrap yard. The out-of-state accident killed one worker, and police are still investigating the confusing events that led up to it. In Illinois, when a worker loses his or her life Continue reading “After explosion, workers’ compensation could help victim’s family”

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