Howard Ankin

The dangers auto mechanics face

Auto mechanics in Illinois are regularly exposed to unique job-related hazards, and their injury rates reflect this. According to the most recent Bureau of Labor Statistics data available, mechanics suffered over 15,000 injuries…more
| Worker’s Compensation

Language barriers may increase approval for SSD benefits

Limited English use can severely limit job opportunities, especially for people who suffer from debilitating conditions. Fortunately, as any Oak Lawn disability lawyer could attest, English use is weighed during Social Security…more
| Labor & Employment Law

Why aren’t hospitals doing more to protect nurses from injuries?

Nursing injuries are a rampant problem, even in the well-respected hospitals of Illinois. According to National Public Radio’s series on the subject, the annual rate of nursing injuries is over 35,000…more
| Personal Injury, Military Law, Professional Malpractice

Data stored on aiplanes’ black boxes may help a personal injury claim

Most safety experts agree that flying is the safest from of travel in existence today. However, airplane accidents, while rare compared to car crashes, do occur with regularity…more
| Personal Injury

Workplace bullying can lead to long-term employee illnesses

Bullying is not just a problem in schools. It is also a threat to employees in many American workplaces. According to a recent study by the U.S. Workplace Bullying Institute, bullies on the job can cause serious health problems…more
| Worker’s Compensation

Nursing home deaths: When to suspect something isn’t quite right

Some nursing homes try to offer their residents good personal and medical care, but these reputable facilities are often overshadowed by the lack of care given at many other homes. Nursing homes are notorious for not providing…more
| Personal Injury, Professional Malpractice

Protecting health care workers from HIV infection

Health care workers in America face many risks on the job. Doctors and nurses may be exposed to stress, overwork, ergonomic hazards, threats of physical abuse and a wide range of dangerous pathogens…more
| Worker’s Compensation

Can workers’ compensation be granted to a deceased worker’s estate?

A recent Oregon case brings up an issue that may concern Illinois workers. The case, Sather v. SAIF, involves a man who died while in the process of pursuing a workers’ compensation claim…more
| Worker’s Compensation

Over 65,000 children in the U.S. are victims of medication errors

When young patients receive care from a medical professional, their parents rarely think that their children may be receiving improper medication…more
| Personal Injury, Professional Malpractice

Study: breast cancer often misdiagnosed in early stages

Misdiagnosis is a problem that continually plagues the U.S. healthcare system. A medical malpractice lawyer in Illinois often sees patients who are told that they don’t have a disease only to learn later that they have advanced…more
| Personal Injury, Professional Malpractice

Will new FDA pediatric cancer drug save lives?

Neuroblastoma is a cancer that affects the nerve cells during early childhood. According to the American Cancer Society, neuroblastoma represents the most common cancer in infants younger than one year old. Sadly, in addition to…more
| Labor & Employment Law, Health, Science, Computers, & Technology

4 potential signs of nursing home neglect

The National Center on Elder Abuse estimates that one in three nursing home residents in the United States suffer from neglect. Illinois investigates nursing homes every 15 months or less, but a study by the U.S. General…more
| Personal Injury, Health

Inspections Expose Unsafe Product Imports

The United States Department of Justice recently filed a product liability lawsuit in federal court against Toys Distribution Inc., BLI Apparel Inc., All Seasons Sales Inc. and S&J Merchandise Inc., as well as six of the owners…more
| Consumer Protection, Personal Injury, International Law & Trade, Products Liability

Head Trauma Is A Construction Site Risk

The U.S. Department of Labor’s Bureau of Labor Statistics reports that approximately 200,000 construction workers are currently employed in Illinois alone. Construction is both a primary industry in the country, and one of the…more
| Worker’s Compensation

When plastic surgery goes wrong?

In 2012, over 14.6 million plastic surgery procedures were performed in the U.S., according to the American Society of Plastic Surgeons. Many people here in Illinois undergo these procedures to improve their appearance or…more
| Personal Injury, Professional Malpractice
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