Howard Ankin

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162 W Grand Ave
Chicago, Illinois 60654, United States
Phone: 312-346-8780
Fax: 312-346-8781
Areas of Practice
  • Personal Injury
  • Products Liability
  • Worker’s Compensation
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  • Illinois
Number of Attorneys
2-10 Attorneys

Roadside Workers at Risk

U.S. roadside workers are exposed to hazardous workplace conditions that put them at high risk of serious injury and death. Each year, thousands of roadside workers are injured or killed while performing their jobs…more
 /  Personal Injury

Why Finding Your Physician’s Disciplinary History Is So Hard

Physicians are not required to inform their patients that they are on probation for unethical conduct or medical errors that result in disciplinary actions. Most databases that contain this important information are either…more
 /  Professional Malpractice

The Tragic Consequences of Lead Exposure

Lead exposure has toxic effects on many parts of the body and contributes to serious health problems. Prolonged exposure often leads to permanent injuries, disabilities, and even death…more
 /  Personal Injury

Flight Attendants Face a New Safety Threat: Angry Passengers

The increasing number of in-flight injuries caused by angry passengers is a growing concern. Over the past year, flight attendants and passengers have suffered serious injuries due to angry, out-of-control passengers who take…more
 /  Worker’s Compensation

Aging Truck Drivers Face Medical Conditions that Reduce Roadway Safety

Aging commercial truck drivers face medical conditions that create safety hazards for themselves and other drivers. The physical and mental exhaustion associated with trucking can negatively impact many age-related conditions…more
 /  Personal Injury

Why Sitting in Back Isn’t So Safe

In a car crash, sitting in the back seat can be more dangerous than sitting in the front seat. Recent studies show that backseat passengers are 46 percent more likely to die in motor vehicle accidents than front seat drivers and…more
 /  Personal Injury

Playing it Safe At Special Events This Fall

Planning ahead and following safety tips for Chicago fall special events can prevent personal injuries. Special events that draw large crowds always increase safety risks…more
 /  Personal Injury

Danger in the Neighborhood: When Kids Get Hurt at a Friend’s House

Property owners have a duty of care to protect people on their property, including neighborhood kids who may be visiting their friends. When kids get hurt at a friend’s house, the property owner can be held liable for injuries…more
 /  Personal Injury

Is a Hospital Liable for Staph Infections in Patients?

A hospital may be held liable for staph infections in patients if there are implications of negligence and medical malpractice. Since hospital staph infections are contracted by patients in numerous ways, negligence or…more
 /  Personal Injury

Temperature Plays A Significant Role in Worker Injuries [Infographic]

Workers who are exposed to extreme temperatures on the job have a higher risk of injuries and chronic health problems. Exposure to prolonged periods of heat and cold account for thousands of work-related injuries each year…more
 /  Worker’s Compensation

Chemical Exposures & The Cancers They Cause

Chemical exposure in the workplace poses a significant risk to all workers and can cause everything from skin problems to respiratory illnesses. As of 2014, roughly 8.8% of all work-related fatalities were attributed to exposure…more
 /  Worker’s Compensation

The Alarming New Trend of Truck Safety Regulation Reversals

A recent trend of trucking regulations reversals has raised caused alarm among safety advocates. The rollbacks, which began at the first part of the year, successfully blocked safety regulations passed by the previous…more
 /  Personal Injury

Study Finds Obese Drivers are at Greater Risk of Death in Car Accidents

A new study found that obese drivers (people with body mass indexes above 30) are 78 percent more likely to die in a car collision than normal-weight drivers. These findings show an increase in fatalities among heavier victims…more
 /  Personal Injury

How Insurance Companies Calculate A Settlement Offer

Insurance companies do not have one precise method for calculating settlement offers that is applied to every case. Each accident is unique. Insurance companies have a financial incentive to pay as little as possible and will…more
 /  Personal Injury

Popular ATVs Going Up in Flames

Popular all-terrain vehicles (ATVs) and recreational off-highway vehicles (ROVs) manufactured by Polaris Industries are putting riders at risk for serious injuries and even death. Although the company has recently issued a slew…more
 /  Personal Injury
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