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Dave Abels
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Over 216,000 people work in the construction industry throughout Illinois, more than half of whom work in the Chicago area.
https://www.daveabels.com/blog/2017/05/construction-accident-faqs.html?utm_medium=social&utm_source=googleplus
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While the losses of each personal injury victim will be unique, there are many categories of losses that are common in this type of case. If another party caused an accident, compensation for the following damages, among others, may be sought.
https://phoenixinjury.daveabels.com/what-losses-are-recoverable-after-an-arizona-accident.html?utm_medium=social&utm_source=googleplus
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It should come as no surprise that Chicagoans like to celebrate, and national holidays like the upcoming Memorial Day often provide the perfect opportunity to do so. Many people have long weekends from work and choose to get together with family members and friends to hit the water, barbecue, and enjoy the spring weather. Like many social gatherings, Memorial Day celebrations often involve indulging in alcoholic drinks.
https://www.daveabels.com/blog/2017/05/lookout-drunk-drivers-memorial-day.html?utm_medium=social&utm_source=googleplus
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A traumatic brain injury (TBI) is an often-catastrophic injury that can have a variety of effects on victims depending on the exact location of the injury on the brain and the extent of the damage to the brain tissue.
https://phoenixinjury.daveabels.com/brain-injuries-children-and-long-term-outcomes.html?utm_medium=social&utm_source=googleplus
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Thousands of people throughout Chicago and the surrounding suburbs regularly ride a bicycle as a source of transportation, exercise, or recreation. Unfortunately, bicyclists are regularly involved in accidents with motor vehicles in Chicago, making riding a bike a dangerous activity that has the potential to result in serious injuries.
https://www.daveabels.com/blog/2017/05/three-things-didnt-know-chicago-bicycle-accidents.html?utm_medium=social&utm_source=googleplus
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When you think of injuries resulting from a car accident, you may first think of whiplash or a concussion from hitting your head. However, a wide range of injuries can occur because of an auto accident - both physical and mental. No matter what type of injury you sustained, you always want to seek the necessary treatment and then discuss your rights with a personal injury lawyer as soon as you can.
https://phoenixinjury.daveabels.com/car-accidents-can-cause-both-physical-and-mental-injuries.html?utm_medium=social&utm_source=googleplus
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Traumatic brain injuries (TBIs) are very serious and often misunderstood. Because the symptoms and effects can vary widely, many people have difficulty explaining the full extent of the challenges and impairments that a TBI can cause. Our personal injury attorneys understand that this injury can change your life, and the following is some brief information regarding the nature of brain injuries.
https://www.daveabels.com/blog/2017/05/chicago-personal-injury-lawyers-discuss-tbi.html?utm_medium=social&utm_source=googleplus
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According to the Arizona Department of Transportation, there were 1,236 pedestrians injured in motor vehicle crashes during 2015 - or more than three each day. In many cases, pedestrians injured these accidents are legally entitled to compensation for their losses under Arizona law. There are, however, things accident victims can do that may jeopardize their ability to recover compensation. Be sure not to make these three common mistakes after a pedestrian accident.
https://phoenixinjury.daveabels.com/3-mistakes-that-pedestrian-accident-victims-often-make.html?utm_medium=social&utm_source=googleplus
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According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, there were approximately 2.9 million nonfatal injuries reported by private employers in 2015. Workplace injuries often entitle victims to significant compensation for their losses, so it is important for anyone hurt on the job to have an attorney review the facts of his or her case. Here are four of the most common types of workplace injuries that people sustain in the Chicagoland area.
https://www.daveabels.com/blog/2017/05/four-common-workplace-injuries.html?utm_medium=social&utm_source=googleplus
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While bicycle accidents can occur in many ways, one of the most common kinds of crashes is often referred to as a "right-hook" accident. A right hook happens when a car or truck turns right into the path of a bicyclist and the bicyclist cannot stop in time to avoid hitting the car.
https://phoenixinjury.daveabels.com/effects-of-the-right-hook-on-bicyclists.html?utm_medium=social&utm_source=googleplus
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