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March 2013 In the News

March 2013 In the News

On March 8, 2013 Howard Ankin and Jill Wagner attended the Rush Charity Casino Night.

Are Forklifts One of the Most Dangerous Pieces of Equipment?

Are Forklifts One of the Most Dangerous Pieces of Equipment?

Forklifts are one of the most common pieces of industrial equipment, frequently used in construction worksites, factories, and warehouses. There […]

Could Your Vehicle’s Airbags Be Harmful?

Could Your Vehicle’s Airbags Be Harmful?

Airbags are designed to protect motorists and passengers in the event of an auto accident. But in some cases, an […]

Jury Awards DePuy Hip Implant Victim $8.3 Million

Jury Awards DePuy Hip Implant Victim $8.3 Million

A jury recently ordered Johnson & Johnson, the parent company of DePuy Orthopedics, to pay more than $8.3 million in […]

Could You or Your Child Be Playing One of the Most Dangerous Sports for Head Injuries?

Could You or Your Child Be Playing One of the Most Dangerous Sports for Head Injuries?

Football has always been considered a relatively dangerous sport, but in recent years the sport has come under fire for […]

Can Union Workers Collect Workers’ Compensation and Disability Benefits?

Can Union Workers Collect Workers’ Compensation and Disability Benefits?

Injured union workers are entitled to workers’ compensation benefits like other injured employees. Worker’s compensation benefits are paid by the […]

Can I Receive Workers’ Compensation for Tendonitis Impingement Syndrome or Chronic Muscle Pain?

Can I Receive Workers’ Compensation for Tendonitis Impingement Syndrome or Chronic Muscle Pain?

Workers’ compensation benefits are generally available for injured employees, regardless of who was at fault for the accident. The amount […]

What Happens If My Employer Wrongfully Denies My Workers’ Compensation Claim?

What Happens If My Employer Wrongfully Denies My Workers’ Compensation Claim?

Injured employees are generally entitled to workers’ compensation benefits, regardless of who was at fault for the workplace accident. Certain […]

Can I File Social Security Disability and Workers’ Compensation Claims At the Same Time?

Can I File Social Security Disability and Workers’ Compensation Claims At the Same Time?

In some cases, injured employees may be eligible for both Social Security disability benefits and workers’ compensation benefits as a […]

Who Is Liable for Surgical Errors?

Who Is Liable for Surgical Errors?

Surgical errors are, unfortunately, all too common at hospitals throughout Chicago, Illinois, and across the country. In fact, research conducted […]

Who Is Liable for Airplane Accident?

Who Is Liable for Airplane Accident?

The Chicago airports of O”Hare International Airport and Midway Airport are hubs of national and international aviation travel, with thousands […]