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Ankin Law Blog

October 2012 In the News

October 2012 In the News

On Wednesday, October 31, 2012 Mr Ankin went to the Social Security Benefits Seminar. The topic of the day was […]

Dangers of Energy Drinks

Dangers of Energy Drinks

Drink with caution. The popular Monster energy drinks have been linked to the deaths of five people in the past […]

Updates and Trends in Asbestos Litigation

Updates and Trends in Asbestos Litigation

Mesothelioma is a rare type of cancer that is caused by exposure to asbestos, which is a naturally-occurring mineral that […]

Dangers of Contaminated Drugs

Dangers of Contaminated Drugs

The meningitis outbreak death toll has reached epic proportions. To date, 28 people have died and 356 people have become […]

FDA Unveils Plan to Track Medical Devices

FDA Unveils Plan to Track Medical Devices

Earlier this year, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) proposed a new system to increase patient safety by tracking medical […]

Illinois Social Security Benefits Online

Illinois Social Security Benefits Online

The Social Security Administration recently implemented an online program that allows people to view their Social Security statements online. It […]

New York Shooting Victim Allowed to Sue Gun Manufacturer

New York Shooting Victim Allowed to Sue Gun Manufacturer

Manufacturers and distributors can be held liable for injuries caused by product defects under theories of product liability, but what […]

Are Public Recreational Facilities Liable for Slip and Falls Due to Snow and Ice?

Are Public Recreational Facilities Liable for Slip and Falls Due to Snow and Ice?

Winter is right around the corner. Snow and ice will soon be blocking the sidewalks, parking lots, and roadways, often […]

Financial Effects of Auto Accident

Financial Effects of Auto Accident

The financial effects of an auto accident can be devastating. According to a study conducted by AAA last year, car […]

Soaring Number of Complaints for Metal-on-Metal Hip Implants

Soaring Number of Complaints for Metal-on-Metal Hip Implants

Hip and knee replacement systems are one of the most popular medical devices used today.  Each year, more than a […]

Role of Chronic Conditions in Pediatric Medical Malpractice

Role of Chronic Conditions in Pediatric Medical Malpractice

Medical malpractice is when a doctor or other medical professional injures a patient due to negligence. When you seek medical […]