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OSHA’s new requirement logs over 10,000 job injuries in 2015

On behalf of Jeffrey Frederick of Frederick & Hagle posted in Industrial Workers’ Accidents on Thursday, March 24, 2016.

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration plays an integral role in protecting employees while they are at work. While most people in Illinois hear of OSHA only after someone has already been injured on the job, the federal agency plays an active role in preventing these types of accidents from ever occurring. Continue reading “OSHA’s new requirement logs over 10,000 job injuries in 2015”

Drunk driving accident claims life in Illinois

On behalf of of Frederick & Hagle posted in Car Accidents on Tuesday, March 22, 2016.

When a family loses a loved one due to the actions of a drunk driver, seeking compensation may be a step that seems appropriate. A drunk driving accident can negatively affect many individuals Continue reading “Drunk driving accident claims life in Illinois”

Injured employee loses leg in devastating accident

On behalf of Jeffrey Frederick of Frederick & Hagle posted in Workplace Injuries on Friday, March 18, 2016.

Most people in Illinois think of factories, warehouses and other buildings in terms of on-the-job injuries, but what about workers whose jobs keep them on the road? An out-of-state paramedic was severely injured in a recent car wreck while carrying out the course of her work duties. Continue reading “Injured employee loses leg in devastating accident”

Illinois car accident has serious results

On behalf of of Frederick & Hagle posted in Car Accidents on Wednesday, March 16, 2016.

Individuals of any age could potentially be involved in a car wreck that leads to serious or fatal injuries. Many parents may worry that their teen drivers could be particularly susceptible to such a car accident, and in some cases, that worry is warranted. Continue reading “Illinois car accident has serious results”

Pedestrian accidents: Civil claim may stem from Illinois death

On behalf of Jeffrey Frederick of Frederick & Hagle posted in Pedestrian Accidents on Friday, March 11, 2016.

When an automobile comes in contact with a pedestrian, the outcomes of such an accident can be harrowing. As individuals on foot are much more difficult to see than another vehicle, a momentary distraction or other factor could easily cause serious and potentially fatal pedestrian accidents. Continue reading “Pedestrian accidents: Civil claim may stem from Illinois death”

Mesothelioma victims can receive workers’ compensation, too

On behalf of Jeffrey Frederick of Frederick & Hagle posted in Workers’ Compensation on Thursday, March 10, 2016.

Eliminating safety risks from the workplace typically focuses on more imminent physical dangers, such as falls or dangerous machinery. Indeed, many workplace injuries in Illinois are the result of either dangerous accidents or repetitive strain, but there is another risk facing certain employees — asbestos. Continue reading “Mesothelioma victims can receive workers’ compensation, too”

Driver charged in relation to fatal Illinois car, truck accident

On behalf of Jeffrey Frederick of Frederick & Hagle posted in Truck Accidents on Friday, March 4, 2016.

Though some time may have passed after a serious accident, families of victims who lost their lives in a crash may still feel a considerable void in their lives. If new information surfaces regarding a car or truck accident or if new information comes to light pertaining to the charges leveled against a driver considered at fault, the victims’ families may be particularly interested in that information. Continue reading “Driver charged in relation to fatal Illinois car, truck accident”

Job injuries strikingly high at Tyson meat-processing plants

On behalf of Jeffrey Frederick of Frederick & Hagle posted in Industrial Workers’ Accidents on Thursday, March 3, 2016.

Tyson is one of the most popular chicken and beef suppliers in Illinois and across the country. Meat is a common staple of most dinner plates, but the process that gets it there might not be that safe. Job injuries at Tyson processing plants are alarmingly common.

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