Howard Ankin

Manufacturing industry: Prevent hand injuries

The human hand is the most important precision tool in manufacturing. Injured workers lawyers in Aurora know that no machine can substitute for the skill and dexterity of a trained operator…more
| Worker’s Compensation

When is nursing home considered medical neglect?

Many families opt to take their elderly loved ones to nursing homes due to the perceived level of medical care offered in these facilities. As individuals age, they are faced with unique medical needs that most families are…more
| Personal Injury, Professional Malpractice

What are the 5 mental effects of Parkinson’s?

Parkinson’s disease is a progressive nervous system disorder that affects movement. This disorder occurs due to the loss of nerve cells and the neurotransmitter dopamine. The physical symptoms of Parkinson’s, which include…more
| Labor & Employment Law

Why janitors have a high risk of injury

Janitors have an important impact on the health and safety of other workers. They keep buildings clean, well maintained, well lit, comfortable and secure. Unfortunately, janitorial work can lead to serious health problems…more
| Labor & Employment Law, Personal Injury

Are hospitals or medical scope companies to blame for Superbug breakouts?

The price of liability can be extremely high. A medical malpractice lawyer in Lake County understands that when doctors, staff or manufacturers make medical mistakes, they are not likely to readily admit their errors…more
| Personal Injury, Health, Professional Malpractice, Science, Computers, & Technology

Are leasing companies exempt from negligent truck drivers’ actions?

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration reports that truck crashes have increased in the past few years. According to Illinois statistics, there were over 5,500 collisions involving large trucks in 2012…more
| Personal Injury

SSD provides assistance to stroke victims

A stroke occurs when blood flow to the brain is disrupted or when blood vessels hemorrhage, causing brain cell damage. About 795,000 people suffer a stroke each year in the U.S., according to the Centers for Disease Control and…more
| Labor & Employment Law

Do electronic records pose a risk to patient safety?

The Affordable Care Act has changed many facets of health care for Illinois residents. Not all of these changes are necessarily beneficial. In 2009, the new law offered incentives for doctors who began using electronic health…more
| Personal Injury, Health, Professional Malpractice, Science, Computers, & Technology

Will proposed workers’ comp changes help injured Illinois workers or harm them?

Workers’ compensation is designed to help injured employees recover after a trauma on the job. Gov. Bruce Rauner of Illinois is currently proposing a number of changes to state workers’ compensation law…more
| Worker’s Compensation

What are the 2 leading causes of medication errors?

Every individual reacts to medication differently, as many a medical malpractice lawyer in Illinois knows. Discovering the appropriate drug and dosage for any given health issue is a process that requires careful attention by…more
| Personal Injury, Professional Malpractice

3 tips on living with a disability budget

Social Security Disability benefits are only available to people who cannot perform gainful work. In 2015, people earning over $1,090 per month cannot receive SSD benefits, as any disability lawyer in Chicago can attest…more
| Labor & Employment Law, Finance & Banking, Health

Can older drivers become impaired faster?

There is an increasing amount of focus on the effects of alcohol impairment behind the wheel due to the alarming number of fatalities that occur each year. According to the Illinois DUI Fact Book, alcohol-related crashes killed…more
| Personal Injury

Is your depression work-related?

Working from 8 to 5—or even longer—can be hard on the brain and the emotions. Many people in America suffer from work-related depression…more
| Worker’s Compensation

Genetics-based medical treatment is not without problems

Many doctors and politicians are hailing genetics-based medical treatments as the future of medicine. With the personalized attention this medical approach allows, patients are expected to soon receive the best possible care in…more
| Personal Injury, Health, Professional Malpractice, Science, Computers, & Technology

Falls a major contributor of nursing home deaths

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 1,800 elderly nursing home residents die every year due to fall-related injuries. Those who survive, it reports, sustain injuries that cause permanent disability and a…more
| Personal Injury
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