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March 17, 2021

Proving Negligence in a Chicago Car Accident

By Dave Abels

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

Personal injuries cause accident victims to be faced with a myriad of bills, including the costs of surgeries, hospital stays, rehabilitation, and various other medical appointments. The healing process itself is a major financial burden. But that burden can get even heavier when you’re no longer able to work because of your injuries and find […]

Posted in: Personal Injury

  Accidental deaths are the third leading cause of death in the United States. Annually, more than 167,000 people die and another 39.5 million seek medical care because of unintentional injuries. Many of these deaths happen because of another person’s actions, whether deliberate, accidental, or due to negligent behaviors. When a loved one dies unexpectedly, […]

Posted in: Personal Injury

February 8, 2021

Devastating Results of Highway Accidents

By Dave Abels

Millions of people regularly use Illinois’s 16,000 miles of highways to commute to work, run errands, and travel for leisure. For the most part, these state highways are an efficient and reliable way to get from point A to point B. Unfortunately, not all trips end safely. When highway accidents happen, unsuspecting victims can find […]

Posted in: Car Accidents

Estadísticas de Accidentes de Bicicletas

El clima de Arizona hace andando en bicicleta una actividad muy popular, tanto para el placer y para el transporte entre los ciudadanos del estado. Dependiendo en donde usted vive en Arizona, es posible que usted vea los ciclistas en las calles todos los días, mientras disfrutan del paisaje del desierto durante el uso de […]

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The Three D’s: Delay, Deny, Defend Insurance is a very profitable business. And it stays that way by taking in much more money than they payout. A single health insurance company can make billions a year in profits. The auto insurance industry as a whole brings in tens of billions of dollars in profits each […]


January 4, 2021

Damages in a Personal Injury Case Explained

By Dave Abels

Learn about the types of damages that you can be compensated for in a personal injury case. If you were injured due to another person’s negligence, you can seek compensation from whoever caused or contributed to your losses. These losses are referred to as “damages” in a personal injury claim. Damages can be divided into […]


What to Do After a Car Accident That Was Not Your Fault

Have You Been Hurt in an Accident by a Negligent Driver? Unfortunately, car accidents are a common occurrence. On average, there are 15,000 car accidents every day in the US. Some of these accidents are minor, but many are catastrophic. In fact, over 100 people die in car accidents daily. The fact is, driving a […]

Posted in: Car Accidents

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