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Hit And Run Accidents: What To Do

Hit and run accidents magnify the severity of an auto accident in a couple of major ways. First of all, the driver is fleeing from their responsibility, second, they may be the only person nearby who is able to help the victim. If you have been the victim of one of these accidents, you may […]

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Slip and Fall Accidents: A Serious Problem

For most people, slip and fall accidents don’t seem like the type of thing that they should be worried about. However, according to statistics from the National Safety Council, millions of Americans are seriously injured in falling accidents each year, and more than 20,000 of these individuals die as a result of their injuries. Older […]

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Need a Go Between? Look to Arbitration and Mediation Services

When litigation is undesirable in a case regarding an injury sustained in an accident, sometimes arbitration and mediation can be excellent options. In each case, a go between is chosen to oversee negotiations. Binding arbitration and mediation are often used to resolve auto accident, slip & fall / premises liability, and other types of injury […]

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How to Care for Burns After an Accident

We don’t pretend to be doctors and we are not going to provide medical advice, but we wanted to share some basic tips and resources we have discovered over the years on how to care for burns after an accident. If you have been seriously injured in an accident or burned, please call 911 immediately […]

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Injury At Birth: A Common Occurrence

Injury at birth is a difficult matter to accept, especially since the birth of a child is supposed to be a time of unbridled joy and excitement. Yet, every year, many newborns come into this world with birth defects and birth injuries, some of which are the result of injuries caused by negligence of medical […]

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Injured in a Car Accident? Learn What You Should Do

Awhile back, we created a page called “What to do in a Motor Vehicle Accident” and we wanted to share this on our blog for those who may have missed it. Often times when we are in an auto accident, we panic, and rightfully so as we just experienced a traumatic event. I would highly […]

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Abels & Annes Settle Uninsured Motorist Claim For Policy Limits

If you have been involved in a car accident with a driver who has no insurance coverage, you may still have a case. While you may understandably wonder how you would get paid, the answer is relatively simple: Most insured drivers will have an uninsured motorist clause that allows you to claim against your own […]

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Negligent Drivers Lose Again: Car Collision Case is Settled

Getting to the point where your car collision case is settled takes time and diligence. Accidents happen all the time, and getting compensated for unjustly sustained injuries is not a given. The fact is that the law requires anyone who operates a motor vehicle to use reasonable care to avoid injuring another person. The failure […]

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Chicago Sex Abuse Lawyers File 4th Daniel McCormack Lawsuit Against Chicago Archdiocese

Priest sexual abuse attorneys at Abels & Annes, working with co-counsel, today filed a fourth claim in court against the Chicago Archdiocese stemming from abuse committed by former priest Daniel McCormack. The Archdiocese of Chicago, the Catholic Bishop of Chicago and Cardinal Francis George are named defendants. The lawsuit was filed in the Circuit Court […]

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Ghost Bike Project: Biking to Work in Chicago Can Have Grim Consequences

The Chicago Ghost Bike Project is a grim reminder that sometimes biking to work, or anywhere in Chicago, can be dangerous and can result in accidents and even death. Many people in Chicago bike to work, and according to Illinois Department of Transportation statistics, about 3,500 Illinois bicycle crashes happen a year, causing over 3,300 […]

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