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August 24, 2020

What Is a Contingency Fee?

By Dave Abels

After being seriously injured in an accident, getting back to normal can be an arduous journey. You’re dealing with physical pain, mental and emotional trauma, medical bills, and maybe even job loss. The situation may be even more dire if you have a family. Facing so many challenges at once might be overwhelming; you may […]

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Our economy depends on large trucks to transport goods. If you recently bought something from a grocery or appliance store, it likely got there via truck. In fact, trucks move 71 percent of all freight in the United States, per Indeed, our society couldn’t function without trucks on the road. However, the prevalence of […]

Posted in: Truck Accidents

Living with a traumatic brain injury (TBI) can be a painful and lonely experience. Those who have suffered a brain injury may feel alone in their struggle, but they are not. Someone in the U.S. suffers a brain injury every 9 seconds, and one out of every 60 people live with the effects of a […]

Posted in: Brain Injury

August 14, 2020

Road Rash

By Dave Abels

Far More Than Just Cuts and Scrapes When you leave your home, you expect to return safely. Unfortunately, whether you are heading out on your motorcycle for a nice summer drive or just walking around the neighborhood, you could end up in a tragic situation if you encounter a driver who does not pay attention […]

When you’re injured in a serious car accident, friends and relatives share their opinions about practically everything. They give you advice about their doctors, their treatment, and their healing. They talk to you about settling your claim and how much money you should get for your pain and suffering. While friends and family usually have […]

Posted in: Car Accidents

July 5, 2020

Why You Need a Truck Accident Lawyer

By Dave Abels
Why You Need a Truck Accident Lawyer

If you were injured or lost a loved one due to an accident with a commercial truck, here is a detailed look at three reasons why you may need an experienced Chicago truck accident lawyer from Abels & Annes, P.C. The Severity of the Injuries Involved Accidents involving commercial trucks are among the most catastrophic […]

Posted in: Truck Accidents

What to Do After Suffering an Injury in an Accident

A serious accident can cause a spike in adrenaline, concealing injuries and making it difficult to determine what to do next. If you suffer serious injuries in an accident, from a car accident to a slip and fall, however, the steps you take immediately following that accident can have a huge impact on both your […]

Posted in: Personal Injury

How to Treat Road Rash from a Motorcycle Accident

All motorcyclists risk suffering road rash injuries if they get thrown from their bike during a motorcycle accident. The abrasions one suffers after their body comes in contact with the road can cause life-altering injuries depending on how severe they are. In most cases, treating road rash requires emergency medical treatment to prevent infection and […]

July 3, 2020

How Much Does a Lawyer Cost?

By Dave Abels
How Much Does a Lawyer Cost?

You suffered serious injuries in an accident. You know you deserve compensation for your injuries, but the insurance company that covers the liable party has made it difficult to get the compensation you really deserve. Unfortunately, a personal injury lawyer sounds like an expensive proposition. If worries about the cost of an attorney have you […]

Posted in: Personal Injury

Flatbed trucks help transport goods across the country, from construction equipment that needs to move through the city to large, bulky items that need to move long distances. Unlike semi trucks with enclosed trailers, flatbed trucks typically use straps to hold down cargo on a long, flat bed. Operators usually take care to check the […]

Posted in: Truck Accidents

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