Howard Ankin

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
Other U.S. Locations
  • Illinois
Number of Attorneys
2-10 Attorneys

Blinded By Surgery

Medical mistakes and physician errors during cataract surgery often result in partial vision loss or permanent blindness for patients…more
 /  Personal Injury

BB, Pellet And Paintball Gun Eye Injuries Continue To Shoot Up

Eye injuries from BB guns, pellet guns, and paintball guns continue to rise each year. Most injury victims are children who experience serious eye injuries including blindness…more
 /  Personal Injury

Igniting Awareness About Flammable Chemicals

According to the Occupational Safety & Health Administration (OSHA), flammable liquids and chemicals in the workplace increase the potential injury risks for workers. Flammable liquids are capable of igniting flash fires and…more
 /  Worker’s Compensation

Would You Like Some Plastic with Your Cheese?

Foreign objects are found in food products rather frequently, and they can cause serious injuries and even death to unsuspecting consumers. With millions of tons of food that’s processed and packaged in the U.S., there’s a…more
 /  Personal Injury

The Technology to Expect in Level 5 Autonomous Cars

Human drivers will no longer be necessary in the future thanks to advanced technology that enables Level-5 Autonomous Cars to take the wheel in all types of conditions. This new breed of vehicles is equipped with technology like…more
 /  Personal Injury

Are Doctors Responsible for Damages to the Victims of the Opioid Epidemic

Physicians play a significant role in opioid abuse, addiction, and death by overprescribing painkillers and when injuries occur, they may be held liable for damages. The number of opioid overdoses has soared to record levels and…more
 /  Professional Malpractice

Most Dangerous Places to Drive in Chicago [infographic]

Chicago areas with high levels of economic hardship have more than three times the number of fatalities from car crashes per capita as those with low economic hardship. Through innovation, teamwork, education and the enforcement…more
 /  Personal Injury

A Surprising Number of Hazards May Be Present in Your Office

Office workers are exposed to a number of workplace hazards like slip and fall accidents, ergonomic hazards, electrical fires, poor indoor air quality and other dangers that result in tens of thousands of work-related injuries…more
 /  Personal Injury

Are Smart Watches Putting Kids’ Safety at Risk?

Smartwatches with internet-enabled GPS tracking devices can put children at risk due to security flaws, unreliable emergency features, and poor privacy protections. These devices can be easily hacked, enabling strangers with…more
 /  Personal Injury

Uncovering the Truth: Accident Reconstruction

Accident reconstruction is commonly performed using advanced technology, collision simulation software, and physical evidence to determine what caused a motor vehicle accident. Reconstruction evaluates pre-impact circumstances…more
 /  Personal Injury

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
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