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Slip and fall accidents frequently happen at bustling and busy businesses like grocery stores. Owners of these stores are almost never on-site to oversee the day-to-day operations. Instead, they rely on managers to run their stores for them. However, these managers and operators don’t always monitor the store in the same way that someone who […]


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 […]

Posted in: Legal Issues

Every year, one-fifth of all car accidents in the United States leads to death or injury. For some people, these injuries are minor and will heal with time. For over 2 million of car accident victims, the injuries they receive are permanent. Whether car accident injuries leave a person with short or long-term repercussions, the […]

Posted in: Car Accidents

Video footage is one of the most compelling and reliable forms of evidence in a personal injury case. If the at-fault party denies their liability or the fact that an accident even happened, video proof can strongly back up your story. Luckily, there are cameras recording in practically all types of private and public spaces. […]

Posted in: Personal Injury

February 20, 2021

What If I Delayed My Car Accident Claim?

By Dave Abels

Dealing with the aftermath of a car accident is far from enjoyable. It is a stressful time full of uncertainties about your health and finances. For one reason or another, you may have put off taking care of your car accident claim. If you did delay your car accident claim, it isn’t necessarily too late […]

Posted in: Car Accidents

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