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Ankin Law Blog

June 2012 In the News

June 2012 In the News

On Friday June 29, 2012 Howard Ankin attended Union Boxing Night held at Chicago’s Teamster City. On Sunday, June 24, 2012 […]

CDC Lowers Threshold for Lead Poisoning

CDC Lowers Threshold for Lead Poisoning

Lead poisoning is a serious condition that can cause significant, long-term medical problems for children. According to this article in […]

Pros and Cons of Pay-As-You-Go Auto Insurance

Pros and Cons of Pay-As-You-Go Auto Insurance

Pay-as-you-go programs have been increasing in popularity in a variety of industries  – from cell phones to data plans and […]

Johnson & Johnson to Stop Selling Urinary Implants

Johnson & Johnson to Stop Selling Urinary Implants

Pharmaceutical and medical device giant Johnson & Johnson (J&J) announced earlier this month that it will stop selling four types […]

Texting Teen Convicted of Homicide

Texting Teen Convicted of Homicide

The dangers of texting while driving and other forms of distracted driving are well known. Unfortunately, many people continue to […]

Thousands of Jeep Wranglers Recalled for Fire Hazard

Thousands of Jeep Wranglers Recalled for Fire Hazard

Chrysler Group announced last month that it is recalling about 68,000 of its 2010 Jeep Wranglers in the U.S. due […]

Thousands of 2012 Honda Civics Recalled

Thousands of 2012 Honda Civics Recalled

Honda recently announced that it is voluntarily recalling approximately 50,190 of its 2012 Civic compact cars due to concerns about […]

Study Shows CT Scans in Children May Present Radiation Risk

Study Shows CT Scans in Children May Present Radiation Risk

A new study shows that CT scans may place children at an increase risk of developing leukemia and head and […]

NFL Player Lawsuits Consolidated

NFL Player Lawsuits Consolidated

Prior to the consolidated lawsuit, which was filed in Philadelphia, there were more than 80 lawsuits pending. According to an […]

Hockey Hits – Are They Part of the Game or Criminal Assault?

Hockey Hits – Are They Part of the Game or Criminal Assault?

Violence in hockey is nothing new, but one family is attempting to take steps to eradicate this dangerous part of […]

Third Circuit Rules on Causation Element

Third Circuit Rules on Causation Element

In a blow to class action litigation, the Third Circuit recently held, in In re: Schering-Plough Corp., that plaintiffs had failed […]