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When an injured victim files a personal injury claim, their hope is that the case will be resolved quickly and they’ll get the money they need as soon as possible. But that’s not always the case. Sometimes, if the case has to go to trial, it can take several years for a verdict to be […]

Posted in: Personal Injury

May 28, 2021

Tips for Staying Safe on the Roads

By Dave Abels

In the United States, accidents—like car collisions and motorcycle wrecks—are the third leading cause of death. Motor vehicle collisions are also a major cause of injuries. Every time you get into a vehicle, there are countless factors that determine whether you get to your destination safely or not. Unfortunately, many of these factors are out […]

Posted in: Car Accidents

Those of us that use social media are so accustomed to posting details about our lives that many of us don’t consider how that information could be used against us. One of the most common situations in which your social media account use can backfire is when you are involved in a personal injury case. […]

Posted in: Personal Injury

Spinal discs play a crucial role in the human body, helping to absorb shock, support the upper body, and allow us to move in a wide range of directions. These discs are both extremely tough, but vulnerable to damage. Each spinal disc is made up of a delicate jelly-like interior with a tough rubbery exterior. […]


Intersections are the most dangerous places on the road. Side-impact collisions occur most frequently at intersections, and are among the deadliest type of accident faced by motorists. What is a Side-Impact Collision? At Abels & Annes, P.C. our Phoenix auto accident lawyers understand passengers are more likely to face serious or fatal injury in a side-impact collision than in […]

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Many people rely on a cup of coffee to help them wake up or keep them alert during a long work day. And, the energy drink industry has seen a boom like never before. These options have their risks, but there are other ways to stay alert out there and some of them have serious consequences for […]

Posted in: Truck Accidents

April 2, 2021

Defining Basic Personal Injury Terms

By Dave Abels

Click to Jump to Section: A–B–C–D–E–F–G–H–I–J–K–L–M–N–O–P–Q–R–S–T–U–V–W–X A Accident Report – An official record of an incident documented by a figure of authority, such as a police officer, at the scene of the incident. These often serve as important evidence in personal injury cases, including car accidents. Alternative Dispute Resolution – Legal processes meant to help […]

Posted in: Personal Injury

The after-effects of a brain injury can be extremely difficult to manage. Even though concussions are common, they affect everyone differently. Brain injuries like concussions can leave sufferers with long-term challenges and changes that can create all types of difficulties for the rest of their lives. Brain injuries can be caused by a wide range […]

Posted in: Brain Injury

Over 319,000 car accidents happen annually in Illinois. Inevitably, most people will be involved in a collision at some point in their life. Sometimes these accidents are minor. At other times, they can result in injuries that can have serious consequences. When you are involved in an accident that causes injuries, expenses begin to add […]

Posted in: Car Accidents

The average cost of car insurance is $199 a month in the United States. For many households, it is a major expense and one place that lots of people look to for savings. However, adequate car insurance can save you thousands of dollars when a car accident leads to unexpected damages. Auto insurance is an […]

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