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Illinois car crash takes life of toddler

On behalf of of Frederick & Hagle posted in Car Accidents on Tuesday, May 8, 2012.

A toddler passed away after an Illinois car crash in Naperville. The accident occurred on the morning of April 23. The car crash injured three other people but their injuries were not characterized as life-threatening.

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Illinois man pleads guilty to running over friend with minivan

On behalf of of Frederick & Hagle posted in Car Accidents on Tuesday, April 24, 2012.

A September 2011 Champaign fatal car crash has led to the driver being sentenced to prison. The man was driving drunk when he ran over his best friend, causing his death. The driver, still distraught over the car crash, has been sentenced to serve 12 years in prison and will be required to serve 85 percent of his sentence.

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Arthur car crash fatal for local bicyclist

On behalf of of Frederick & Hagle posted in Car Accidents on Thursday, April 19, 2012.

An Illinois auto accident can occur when you least expect it and can happen without you being able to do much about it. Recently, in Douglas County, a 33-year-old woman enjoying an afternoon of riding her bicycle was struck by a pickup truck. Continue reading “Arthur car crash fatal for local bicyclist”

Champaign car crash sends one man to the hospital

On behalf of of Frederick & Hagle posted in Car Accidents on Monday, April 9, 2012.

An Illinois car crash sent one man to the hospital recently. The crash occurred about 10 minutes before 11 a.m. at an intersection in Champaign. As a result of the car crash, a 21-year-old man was transported to the hospital.

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Murdock car crash injures 5 when trailer overturns on top of car

On behalf of of Frederick & Hagle posted in Car Accidents on Wednesday, April 4, 2012.

An Illinois car crash sent five people to the hospital on March 23 in Douglas County shortly after 4 p.m. The injured people ranged in age from 7 months old to 60. Everyone hurt was transported to the Carle Foundation Hospital in Urbana after the car crash occurred.

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Illinois train accident kills mother of 3

On behalf of Jeffrey Frederick of Frederick & Hagle posted in Train Accidents on Monday, March 26, 2012.

Safety features, such as traffic lights and railroad gates, are something that the public expects to function properly and warn them against danger. These features are in place for a reason; when they don’t work properly, serious accidents can occur. Continue reading “Illinois train accident kills mother of 3”

Train accident case remanded for new trial

On behalf of Jeffrey Frederick of Frederick & Hagle posted in Train Accidents on Monday, March 19, 2012.

There are many issues and circumstances that need to be taken into account when filing a personal injury lawsuit and a clear understanding of the laws surrounding personal injury is crucial in making the right decisions. Recently, a new trial is being required after an Illinois appellate court found that the trial court may have “abused its discretion” in its award of damages after a train accident. Continue reading “Train accident case remanded for new trial”

Champaign car crash sends several to hospital

On behalf of of Frederick & Hagle posted in Car Accidents on Wednesday, March 14, 2012.

An Illinois man has been ticketed by police for running a red light after causing a multiple vehicle car crash which ended with his 5-year-old daughter seriously injured and a 2-year-old girl apparently escaping physical injury. The accident occurred after the man reportedly ran a red light. Continue reading “Champaign car crash sends several to hospital”

Fatal DUI car crash nets guilty plea, wrongful death next?

On behalf of of Frederick & Hagle posted in Car Accidents on Tuesday, February 28, 2012.

Last Sept. 5 an argument broke out between two Urbana Illinois men who were roommates. One told the other that he was too drunk to drive. He also threatened to run over the man. It now appears that is exactly what happened with the victim’s own van, as the man pleaded guilty on Feb. 17 to aggravated driving under the influence. Continue reading “Fatal DUI car crash nets guilty plea, wrongful death next?”

Rental company now supports federal car recall legislation

On behalf of of Frederick & Hagle posted in Car Accidents on Friday, February 24, 2012.

Enterprise Rent-A-Car, the largest car rental company in the United States, has recently changed its stance on a federal bill that would prohibit rental companies from renting out cars that were recalled for safety reasons. While the rental giant had previously declared the bill to be unnecessary, it seems the efforts of a mother whose daughters died in a car accident while in an Enterprise rental may have changed their minds. Continue reading “Rental company now supports federal car recall legislation”

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