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Reviews from our Accident and Injury Clients

The personal injury lawyers at Abels & Annes, P.C. dedicate themselves to helping clients in Illinois recover from injuries due to various types of accidents. This includes car accidents, bicycle accidents, slip and fall accidents, and other personal injury accidents. We fight for the compensation that accident victims need and deserve to recover.

The following written and video reviews are from past clients who are very happy with their settlements and verdicts. The video reviews are of actual clients, not actors.

Bike Accident Case

The above video review is from Nik, a bicycle accident victim. The defendant pulled out of a driveway, failing to yield. He sustained a dislocated shoulder and had to undergo surgery.  In his review, he talks about his hassle-free experience with our bicycle accident lawyers, that we are easy to get a hold of, and that he would recommend our services to friends and family.

Pedestrian Accident Claim

It’s a tremendous complement when another attorney puts his or her trust in our office. In the above video Katherine, a divorce lawyer in Chicago, talks about her experience with our office regarding her mother’s pedestrian accident involving serious injuries. It was a crosswalk accident due to a driver failing to yield while making a turn.  Our pedestrian accident lawyers collected both the defendant’s insurance policy limits and the plaintiff’s limits on an underinsured motorist claim.

Car Accident Victim

In the above video review, our client gives a great example of what our law firm is all about. He talks about how after the accident he called us up late in the evening and he received a phone call back from a lawyer within an hour. Dave talks about how we always keep clients up to date on their cases, we are readily available, and that we always return phone calls and emails. He is also happy with the results of his case.  He discusses how our auto accident lawyers negotiate and pay medical bills at the time of settlement, and that there are no upfront costs.

Pedestrian Accident Case

In the video, Cory talks about how he feels as if we treat him like family, like he is one of our own. The lawyers at this law firm take this as a tremendous complement. Our Pedestrian accident lawyers understand that after an accident, personal injury victims are going through a very difficult time. We do our best to aggressively prosecute each and every case, while at the same time treat our clients with respect.

Car Accident Lawsuit in Cook County

Here’s another great client review for Abels & Annes, P.C.  Norma is an Evanston rear-end auto accident victim. In her video review, she talks about the high-quality of our work, and she states that she would be very comfortable recommending our services to others. Further, she is clearly happy about her settlement.

Pedestrian Accident Settlement in Chicago

Our client Molly was crossing an intersection in a marked Chicago crosswalk when a motorist failed to observe her and knocked her to the ground. In the video, Molly talks about the quality of our law firm’s services. She gives us an A+, a perfect 10 rating. Molly says she thinks we are professional, direct and honest. She never felt like she was on a need to know basis and she was kept well-informed. Molly is also very happy with her settlement.

Car Accident Client

Our client Jerry was sitting in traffic and was rear-ended hard. The impact was significant enough to total his vehicle. In his video review, he talks about his experience working with David Abels, a law partner at Abels & Annes. He states how, in his opinion, it’s very important for a professional to communicate with his client and get good results, and he says that Dave Abels does both, which is uncommon for many professionals in his opinion.

Chicago Auto Accident Case

Our law firm handled a car accident claim for Monique. In her review, she talks about how she thought we were very professional, our staff was friendly, and that she would recommend our services to others.  She also said that she was very happy with the results of her case.

Work Injury Case

Amy was suffered from a work injury when she fell off a ladder. She sustained a torn rotator cuff and had to undergo surgery. In this video, she talks about how she thinks of our law firm as a tremendous resource, very knowledgeable, and that her overall experience was great.

Car Accident in Chicago

Andrea is an auto accident and injury client.  She was taken from the scene by an ambulance to a hospital with head, hand and back injuries. Andrea says that our staff is very helpful, from the receptionist to the back and neck attorneys who handled her case.  She says that we are very thorough, that we are great at answering all of her questions, and that she truly appreciates our work.

Motorcycle Accident Due to Negligent Lane Change

Our client was hurt in a motorcycle accident when a driver changed lanes and hit him, knocking him off of his bike.  Maurice sustained severe road rash, a dislocated shoulder, and back injuries.  He says that he enjoyed working with our motorcycle accident lawyers, and that he found our firm online by reading reviews from other clients.  He said that he had to do little or nothing and that we took care of everything, that we were outstanding and he would recommend us to others in a heartbeat.

Bike Accident Case with Elbow Fracture

In the above video our client Jordan discusses sustaining injuries while riding a bike, a car pulling out in front of him and breaking his left elbow.  He states that his experience with our office was seamless and that he didn’t have to do anything.  The case was in our hands and he would get calls “with good news every time”.

Bicycle Accident Settlement on the Northside of Chicago

This client review is from Nathaniel, a bicycle accident victim.  He thinks it’s great to always be able to reach his lawyer and to have guidance through the case each step of the way.  He is happy with his settlement, saying he “got paid, which is nice”.  When asked if he would recommend our law firm to others, he said “100 percent, you absolutely need to use these guys”.

Car Accident and Work Injury Client

In Charles’s testimonial, he says that his overall experience with Abels & Annes has been great, and that our firm has worked on both a car accident and work injury claim for him.  He would rate us a 10 on a scale of 1-10 from the services he has received, he has recommended our law firm to others, and that he was very happy with his settlements.

By Chon on 01/03/2014 – Car Accident

I was injured in a 3-car accident while my grandson was in the car with me.  My sister recommended Dave Abels as the right personal injury lawyer for the task of seeking just compensation for the damages that I sustained.  I am happy to say that I have fully recovered from my injury that Dave and associates handled my case very quickly, while keeping me informed of the developments in the case until it was brought to a satisfactory end.  I would recommend this lawyer.  His associate attorney was also very instrumental in keeping me informed and discussing all the best options that I had as a means to resolve the claim.  Thanks Guys!

Car Accident Case with Multiple Fractures

In this review, Paulette was injured in an auto accident, she sustained multiple fractures and had to have surgery.  She states that she is very happy with our services.  She says that Abels & Annes are the best lawyers that she has ever dealt with.

Taxi Cab Accident Case

Christopher was the victim of a taxi driver’s negligence in Chicago. Due to a driver’s error, Christopher found himself the victim of a motor vehicle collision and in need of help. He states that he has no problem reaching his attorneys and that he is very happy with his settlement.

Taxi Cab Accident Case in Chicago

Our client is a taxi cab accident victim as a passenger. Originally, the insurance company made a lowball settlement offer. However, due to her attorneys’ persistence and fight, in this video she is very happy with a settlement four times greater than the original offer.

Work Injury Case Settlement

This review is from Donald, a workers’ compensation client. Donald describes his experience using Abels & Annes, P.C. for his workers’ compensation claim as great and says his personal injury lawyers were like “tenacious bulldogs”. Donald continues by stating that he was kept informed during the duration of his case and that he would recommend the firm of Abels & Annes, P.C. to anyone who suffered an injury.

Car Accident Case with Surgery in Lake County, IL

Our client, Karen, provided the above testimonial regarding her representation by Abels & Annes, P.C.  Karen is an auto accident victim. She will tell you it’s not fun having surgery due to a negligent driver running a stop sign. Karen notes that there are no issues reaching her attorneys at Abels & Annes, P.C. and that we are straightforward and professional.

Motorcycle Accident Crash with Serious Injury

The above review is from Sean, one of our all-time favorite clients.  Sean is a motorcyclist with severe injuries from a motorcycle crash. Sean describes our lawyers as very personable, friendly, intelligent, and always available for any questions.

Car Accident Claim

According to Darnell, he had a good experience and a nice settlement in his case.  He states that he never had a problem reaching his lawyers, who kept him informed as his case progressed.

Work Injury Client

In Arthur’s review, he notes using Abels & Annes, P.C. on multiple occasions.  He states that the lawyers always return his calls and that he is happy with our work.

Pedestrian Accident Victim

In his testimonial, Reuben describes right serious ankle injuries due to a pedestrian accident.  He states that his lawyers work in a superb manner and that the firm is knowledgeable, friendly, and that they care.

Auto Accident Policy Limits Settlement

In the above review, our client, Patrick, was rear-ended while stopped at a red light.  Unfortunately, the driver that hit our client did not have insurance so our firm pursued an uninsured motorist claim on behalf of Patrick.  He notes that Abels & Annes, P.C. obtained the maximum amount in his case with no headaches or hassles.

Car Accident Victim

When giving a review, Latrina said she had an absolutely wonderful experience working with our firm and that she loved her lawyers.  She never had a problem reaching her attorneys and always received a call back within a couple of hours or the following morning.

It is a great experience working with Abels & Annes. They are always very responsive to my inquiries and always call me back in a timely manner. I am very happy with my settlement and I have no complaints. I recommend Abels & Annes to anyone who needs a lawyer.

Naser B. 10/29/2013 Premises Liability

Efficient and best call I could have made

I was involved in a vehicle to bicycle accident, I was on the bike, where I was truck and out of work for a period of time. Gary Annes handled the majority of my case. He calls you back every time, keeps you up to date, and he answers your questions. I am extremely happy with the outcome of the case.

By David B. Chicago, IL on 09/24/13

Bicycle Accident Claim

In the above review, Gilbert stated that he was injured in a bicycle accident and used Abels & Annes, P.C. to pursue a claim.  He is happy with his settlement and likes that it is so easy to contact our lawyers.

Hit-and-Run Motorcycle Crash

In her testimonial, Chanelle states that she was injured after a hit and run taxi cab accident while on her motorcycle.  She loved her experience with Abels & Annes, P.C. and always got a prompt response when she contacted her lawyers.  The recovery was more than she expected.

Auto Accident Settlement

In her review, Dominique said that her lawyers were there for her whenever she needed them.  Contacting her lawyers was never an issue; if she could not reach her lawyer immediately, she would always get a call back and would rate her experience as an A+.

Chicago Auto Accident Case

Our client, Janice, says her experience with Abels & Annes, P.C. was great and hassle-free. Her lawyers were always available when she had a question and her case turned out great.

I’m so happy with my settlement, I’m smiling right now

Abels & Annes is fantastic. If I needed anything or had a question, it was no problem. They take the time out to help me. These people are good. They are trustworthy and I like them.

By Varnardo O. Chicago, IL on 02/07/13

Great job in representing me!

The people at Abels & Annes stepped in on a situation where I was involved in a hit-and-run. David Abels is knowledgeable about the laws and in dealing with the other person’s insurance company. Everything they said was valid and true. They do a great job and I would use them again. Dave is very energetic and professional, and this office calls you back for updates on your case!

By Otis N. Chicago, IL on 05/25/12

Terrific law firm.

No problems with Abels & Annes, P.C., so I would definitely rate them a 5 out of 5. They handled my case very well, and they’re still handling a second one for me. They always keep me informed of what’s going on.

It’s a great law firm. I would do business with them again, I would recommend them to family and friends, and they’re just nice people to do business with.

By Jennifer W. Chicago, IL on 06/19/12

Everything was very smooth!

A friend kept telling me to use Dave Abels. When I was doing business with him, I had no problems. I’m very satisfied. I actually refer others to this establishment!

By Deborah H. Chicago, IL on 06/07/12

Personal Injury Settlement – Client Review

I am so happy! First accident, first time working with a law firm.

Abels & Annes is an excellent legal team. They are very thorough, they let you know what to expect, and are excellent with case updates.

I would recommend them to anyone for accident and injury claims. They will try to get you as much money as they can. Overall, they are great. If I ever need them again, I would not hesitate to give them a call.

By Vickie S. Forest Park, IL on 04/04/12

T-bone Car Accident Claim

In her testimonial, Jocelyn states that she was involved in a T-bone car accident. Thanks to the legal team at Abels & Annes, P.C., she was very happy with her case and her settlement and she would give the firm an A+ grade.

I totally recommend them for anyone needing a lawyer in the personal injury arena.

I think Abels & Annes, P.C. are the best. They represent total professionalism in the personal injury arena. I saw firsthand how Abels & Annes, P.C. comes together to get the maximum on a case. There is a lot of hard and thorough research, which is right up their alley. I am very happy with the work of Abels & Annes, P.C.

By Lee C. Chicago, IL

They took care of me very well! I contacted Abels & Annes and they understood my situation. They were quick at responding and gave me great information. They knew the right steps to take and it was a great outcome. David Abels is a professional. He takes care of his clients very well!

By Alice M. Chicago, IL on 07/17/12

Experience was great overall. Abels & Annes, P.C. settled a case for an accident where someone hit my car. It’s a great experience. They’re very responsible with their work. It didn’t take long, it was straightforward, and it was just perfect.

By G W. Carol Stream, IL on 11/08/12

Enjoyed working with Abels & Annes, and appreciated their professionalism.

I went to Abels & Annes, P.C. to help with an injury report from a car accident. They are always good. They are very nice and they always make sure to inform me of what was going on.

By Giselle A. Chicago, IL on 11/07/12

Chicago Accident and Injury Client Review

These are terrific lawyers, always on point. I’ve used Abels & Annes, P.C. on several occasions. They are always on point. David Abels is reachable anytime. He even gave me his cell phone number which I could call anytime. Dave was always so quick in giving me a call right back. He would answer all of my questions. These are lawyers you can trust. Everything is on the table with them. If they say something, they mean it and they’ll back it up.

By Dorothy L. Chicago, IL

They are excellent.

Any time you have an accident you just don’t know what to do or where to go, or how things will play out. Knowing that it’s one phone call and they take care of everything is comforting. They make it as easy as possible. They make sure you don’t have to worry about who to call, what to do, they take care of it. You can go to them and it’s taken care of, and they give you the right people to talk with to make sure you do the right follow ups.

By Jeff V. Aurora, IL

No complaints!

The people at Abels & Annes, P.C. are just really nice folks. They’ve been good representatives for me and my family for about 5-6 years. They have been very satisfactory for us. The firm has very professional people working for them. Their staff responds in a timely manner if you have questions or need help. They are there for you.

By Willie L. Chicago, IL

Chicago Accident Case Settlement

They get the job done right. When you call Abels & Annes, they call you right back. They were in the middle of something but they answered promptly and in 5 to 10 minutes I got a call back. When I needed to go to their office they would stay and wait depending on what time I was available. When you go to the office, they are very attentive, they ask if you want anything to drink, and have someone walk you to the waiting area and conference room. They get the results I want and they are quick.

By Manuel T. – Chicago, IL

By Jeremy – Car Accident Case

In his review, Jeremy, a car accident victim, said that he had a great experience overall and that his attorneys worked hard on his case.  He is very happy with his settlement.

Review from Chicago Auto Accident Claim

I don’t have any problems getting a hold of Mr. Abels. In fact, sometimes it’s almost too easy. He provides help for serious issues with professionalism and expertise.

When I first spoke to him, he realized the seriousness of my situation. A friend and myself are auto accident victims with serious injuries. He responded professionally and promptly to us and got me a generous settlement. I knew my legal issue was in good hands.

By Lou P. – Chicago, IL

In her review, Yashica states that she broke her ankle in a slip-and-fall accident in her apartment building. She states that she is really happy with the settlement.

By Yashica, Oak Park, IL on 01/28/2015

In her review, Jeanette discusses her serious injuries sustained while at work and her experience with the workers’ compensation attorneys at Abels & Annes, P.C. In particular, Jeanette states that working with attorney Nicole Sommerfeld is a wonderful experience. She now feels like Nicole is a friend – not just an attorney.

By Jeanette, Chicago, IL on 01/26/2015

Settlement for Work Comp Case

Arturo sustained a rotator cuff injury after an on-the-job accident. He utilized the lawyers at Abels & Annes, P.C. to help him get a settlement for his workers’ compensation claim and he was very happy with the results he received.

By Arturo, Chicago, IL on 11/10/2014

This is a review from a head-on car accident victim. She had very painful neck injuries. Despite suffering painful injuries due to a crash, she was able to have an excellent experience with Abels & Annes, P.C.  She states never has problems reaching her lawyers. She would recommend Abels & Annes to her friends and family.

Evanston, IL on 10/11/2014

Evanston Auto Accident Claim

Jake was injured in a car accident and sought help with Abels & Annes, P.C. In his review, he notes that the attorneys at Abels & Annes are stand-up guys who are caring and sincere. He would not suggest any other firm in the Chicago area other than Abels & Annes, P.C. and he was very happy with his settlement amount which exceeded his expectations.

By Jake, Evanston, IL on 07/29/2014

Deborah is a slip-and-fall injury client. When she turned to Abels & Annes, P.C., she had an excellent experience and had no problems with attorney Dave Abels or the staff at Abels & Annes, P.C. She would rate the law firm of Abels & Annes, P.C. as a 10.

By Deborah, Chicago, IL

Very satisfied with my compensation.

Thank you for taking my case up. You were a big help. I am very happy with the final result and compensation.

By Shalini, Aurora, IL

Client Reviews

★★★★★ I had no trouble reaching my attorney at any time. I was always updated on the case. I could text him, call him, or leave him a message and he would get back to me. Dave
★★★★★ After contacting several law firms, I sent an email to Dave [Abels] and he responded fairly quickly, asked me several questions, and took the case straight away. From there forward, it was simple and easy. Nik
★★★★★ These guys were great to work with. At the end of the day, tough case and all, Abels & Annes helped us get enough to pay our bills and then some. My wife has now recovered and we are able to move forward without the cloud of a huge medical debt. Brett
★★★★★ They were very detailed and communicated well. I felt very secure with professional looking out for my interests. They didn’t talk down to me and explained things in terms I understood. Robin
★★★★★ Everything was pretty smooth and there was a lot of communication between my attorney and myself. I am really happy with my settlement and I got more than what I expected. Arturo
★★★★★ I would give Abels & Annes an A+, a 10, they have far exceeded my expectations. Professional, direct, very educated and very honest. Molly
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