Howard Ankin

Negligence and fatal boat accidents

While car accidents and slip-fall injuries are commonly associated with negligence claims, there are many other situations which may also give rise to such litigation, as any Illinois boat accident attorney would attest…more
| Personal Injury

U.S. Supreme Court case examines authority of state health care licensure boards and patient safety

Many individuals may find comfort in the knowledge that their doctors, dentists and other healthcare professionals are required to pass rigorous testing in order to receive their licenses. These licenses are issued by each…more
| Antitrust & Trade Regulation, Consumer Protection, Health, Professional Malpractice

Hospitals struggle with electronic medical records sharing

When Illinois residents seek treatment at a hospital or other facility, they often believe that the technology that is being utilized is improving their safety and health…more
| Privacy, Health, Professional Malpractice, Science, Computers, & Technology

Distraction a common problem with truckers

Driver distraction is currently one of the greatest threats to motorist safety in Illinois. This has never been more apparent that when the drivers of large commercial trucks cause accidents because they were distracted…more
| Personal Injury

Prepare the right way for a Social Security Disability appeal

People claiming Social Security Disability benefits often must appeal at least one unfavorable decision from the Social Security Administration…more
| Labor & Employment Law

Wrong-site surgeries underreported

When Illinois residents seek surgical treatment they often trust that their physicians will do their best to ensure that they come out of surgery in better condition than they when they arrived. Unfortunately, a Chicago personal…more
| Personal Injury, Professional Malpractice

Traumatic stress disorder and workers’ compensation in Illinois

A number of common occupations involve exposure to violent, disturbing or traumatic events. A Chicago workers compensation attorney knows that such experiences can sometimes lead to post-traumatic stress disorder…more
| Worker’s Compensation

Drug addiction and SSD benefits

People seeking Social Security Disability benefits must meet stringent medical criteria. Given this requirement, many people may believe complicating medical issues, such as drug addiction, preclude a person from receiving…more
| Labor & Employment Law

Does getting married affect my Social Security Disability?

Anyone who receives Social Security Disability benefits knows that the financial and medical criteria beneficiaries must meet are strict. As a Social Security lawyer Chicago can attest, many changes in living situation can…more
| Labor & Employment Law, Family Law

Bureau of Labor Statistics: Over 3 million workplace injuries in the U.S.

Injuries on the job are a danger to Illinois workers in all professions. According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, more than 3 million American employees in private industry are injured in the workplace every year…more
| Labor & Employment Law

Claiming SSD benefits for non-mosaic Down syndrome

Down syndrome is a genetic disorder that affects mental, muscular and skeletal development. A small number of Down syndrome cases are mosaic, with the genetic abnormality only apparent in some cells…more
| Labor & Employment Law

Illinois company’s safety violations contributed to worker’s death

A 21-year-old auto manufacturing operator was crushed to death in 2014 because of safety violations at an Illinois supply plant, according to the U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration…more
| Administrative Law, Labor & Employment Law

Report: 30 percent of nursing homes cited for patient abuse

Elder abuse is currently one of the most pressing issues facing seniors in Illinois, and a study performed by federal staffers may show why. The Special Investigations Division of the House Government Reform Committee released a…more
| Personal Injury

Study: Going to a different hospital after surgery complications heightens mortality risk

When Illinois residents must have surgery, they are often unable to return to the same hospital for treatment of any complications that arise. A new study found in the Journal of the American Medical Association titled Care…more
| Personal Injury

Pregnant women receive protection in the workplace from new Illinois law

Chicago workers comp lawyers knows that working mothers are a crucial part of the country’s economy. According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, 70 percent of American mothers with children under 18 were active in the…more
| Worker’s Compensation
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