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I-64 construction accident sends worker to hospital

On behalf of of Frederick & Hagle posted in Construction Workers’ Accidents on Thursday, August 11, 2016.

A fallen beam is likely to blame for a horrific accident that injured an Illinois man. The construction accident occurred on I-64, where roadwork has been going on for several years already. Continue reading “I-64 construction accident sends worker to hospital”

Collapsing scaffolding injures 4 in construction accident

On behalf of Jeffrey Frederick of Frederick & Hagle posted in Construction Workers’ Accidents on Friday, July 8, 2016.

Construction workers utilize a number of methods in order to complete work that takes place several stories above the ground. Scaffolds are common fixtures at most work sites, but they also pose a serious threat if not erected properly. Continue reading “Collapsing scaffolding injures 4 in construction accident”

Worker buried in terrifying construction accident

On behalf of Jeffrey Frederick of Frederick & Hagle posted in Construction Workers’ Accidents on Thursday, June 30, 2016.

There is perhaps no end to the possible risk for injury while on a construction site. Many construction workers in Illinois have to deal with malfunctioning equipment, unstable scaffolding and neglected safety regulations on an unsettling common basis. Continue reading “Worker buried in terrifying construction accident”

Speeding in a work zone can lead to a construction accident

On behalf of Jeffrey Frederick of Frederick & Hagle posted in Construction Workers’ Accidents on Friday, April 29, 2016.

The Illinois Department of Transportation recently joined efforts with another state to highlight the dangers constructions workers face when working on interstates and highways. Although work zones are typically identified through cones, flashing lights and other early warnings, many drivers fail to take precautionary actions when passing by. Continue reading “Speeding in a work zone can lead to a construction accident”

Illinois construction accident kills 1 worker, injures 3 others

On behalf of Jeffrey Frederick of Frederick & Hagle posted in Construction Workers’ Accidents on Thursday, April 7, 2016.

An Illinois construction site became the scene of a tragedy after three workers were killed and another was injured in a terrifying accident. The Occupational Safety and Health Administration arrived on the scene sometime after the construction accident in order to determine its cause. Continue reading “Illinois construction accident kills 1 worker, injures 3 others”

Worker critically injured in construction accident

On behalf of Jeffrey Frederick of Frederick & Hagle posted in Construction Workers’ Accidents on Thursday, February 4, 2016.

A man’s life may never be the same after suffering catastrophic injuries at a construction site outside of Illinois. It is not entirely clear if the necessary safety precautions were in place before the worker fell a full four stories. Multiple agencies, including local police, have since stepped in to investigate the construction accident.

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Construction accident puts 1 worker in hospital, kills 1 other

On behalf of Jeffrey Frederick of Frederick & Hagle posted in Construction Workers’ Accidents on Thursday, January 14, 2016.

Well-maintained roads are an essential aspect of the road networks that keep the economy and daily life flowing in the state of Illinois. In order to keep roads up to par, construction crews must often work alongside vehicles that continue to travel at high rates of speed despite cautionary signs indicating ongoing construction. Continue reading “Construction accident puts 1 worker in hospital, kills 1 other”

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”

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”

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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