Howard Ankin

Hoverboards and Head Injuries

Over the past several years, hoverboards have become extremely popular mobile devices, especially with people between 20 and 30 years old. In 2015, these self-balancing scooters with motors powered by lithium-ion batteries…more
| Personal Injury, Products Liability

Medication Errors are a Prescription for Death

Medication errors are a leading cause of death for patients throughout the United States. Every year, thousands of patients are injured or killed after being prescribed the wrong medication. These prescription errors include…more
| Professional Malpractice

Stopping Hoverboards in Their Path

They are neat. They are cool. They are dangerous. Hoverboards are 2016’s hottest toy and they are proving to be quite the headache for parents, children, and hospital emergency rooms…more
| Personal Injury, Science, Computers, & Technology

The Downside to Lower Gas Prices: Auto Accidents

The price of gasoline has dropped significantly in the past few months, and experts say they expect it to continue to decline, or at least stay relatively the same. With the average price of gasoline projected to be only $1.98…more
| Personal Injury

Common & Deadly Forms of Medical Malpractice

Medical errors are the third most common cause of death for Americans. Each year, nearly 400,000 people die as a result of errors made by trained medical professionals. With heart disease and cancer taking the first and second…more
| Personal Injury, Professional Malpractice

Understanding Traumatic Brain Injury

Chicago personal injury attorneys often represent clients who suffer from traumatic brain injuries. They occur when someone slips and falls, is hit on the playing field, or when an individual is involved in an automobile…more
| Art, Entertainment, & Sports Law, Personal Injury

Distracted Truck Drivers Continue to Cause Accidents

Plenty of people check their phones during their work day. According to one study, people check their phones an average of 85 times per day, and this does not exclude time in the office. But when someone’s office is the cab of a…more
| Personal Injury, Transportation

Inadequate Training a Major Cause of Large Truck Accidents

According to the American Truckers Associations (ATA) there is a shortage of approximately 50,000 truck drivers in the United States. In a country that is so dependent on the transportation industry for such a wide variety of…more
| Personal Injury, Transportation

Staying Safe While Saving Lives

When moments count, Americans count on Emergency Medical Technicians (EMT’s) and paramedics. Both of these jobs require balancing a skill with risk. Often called to the scenes of accidents, fights, and disasters, EMT’s and…more
| Worker’s Compensation

Active and Passive Car Safety Features

The days of fully automated cars may be just over the horizon, but in the meantime, new technologies are making driving safer than ever before. A slew of features now available on vehicles serve as accident prevention measures,…more
| Personal Injury

Auto Manufacturers Continue Airbag Recalls

Every year millions of lives are saved all around the world by the successful deployment of airbags, but when those devices fail, serious injuries occur. In April 2014, Takata, one of the largest manufacturers of airbags in…more
| Products Liability

Drugged Driving a Growing Problem

Driving under the influence of drugs is a growing problem across the country. The laws in each state vary substantially, with Illinois known for its no-tolerance stance. In fact, Illinois is one of just 16 states to have zero…more
| Personal Injury

When to Hire an Attorney for a Car Accident

Accidents happen unexpectedly. When they happen, there are many things to consider. Health and safety are the most immediate concerns, followed by recovering compensation for personal injuries and property damage. As soon as…more
| Personal Injury

Protecting Young Players from Head Injuries

Playing sports is a great way to improve a child’s health and enhance their athletic skill. While competition can be exciting and enjoyable, it can also be rather dangerous. Each year thousands of young players are injured while…more
| Art, Entertainment, & Sports Law, Personal Injury

Can Technology Help Prevent Trucking Accident Fatalities?

Inattentive drivers cause accidents every day. When a truck is involved, those accidents often result in heavy property damage, serious injuries or fatalities. Recent annual Illinois crash data shows that tractor trailers with…more
| Personal Injury
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