What Settlements Have Been Offered in Stryker Hip Recall?

Stryker Orthopedics voluntarily recalled its Rejuvenate and ABG II Modular-Neck hip implant systems in June 2012 due to the risk of corrosion and fretting which can damage or injure surrounding tissues that may result in severe pain, inflammation, metal poisoning, tissue death, bone damage, pseudotumers, gait issues, and other serious problems. In some cases, patients […]

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How Do I File a Consumer Protection Lawsuit?

Consumer protection laws are designed to prevent companies from taking advantage of consumers through fraud, scams, misleading actions, or poor service. If a company violates a consumer protection law, consumers may be able to take legal action against the company to protect their rights and recover money damages. Since consumer protection violations often affect a […]

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How Can an Illinois Product Liability Lawyer Help with Your Byetta Lawsuit?

Byetta is an injectable drug that is used to treat type 2 diabetes by lowering a patient’s glucose levels in an effort to control blood sugar levels. Because Byetta has been connected to the risk of serious side effects, including acute pancreatitis, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has instructed health care providers to […]

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April 2013 In the News

On April 24, 2013 Howard Ankin attended the JNF Lunch-in Lecture at the Botanic Gardens. On April 23, 2013 Howard Ankin attended the JUF dinner where Bob Costas was the guest speaker. On Wednesday, April 24, 2013 Scott Goldstein was a guest lecturer at John Marshall Law School in the Workers Compensation class. On April 18, […]

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Colorado Jury Rules against Helmet Manufacturer in Head Injury Lawsuit

Football has always been considered a dangerous sport, but recent studies, data, and medical information is now shedding light on just how dangerous the sport is – and the victims of are looking to hold certain parties liable for their role in the injuries. Earlier this month, a Colorado jury found that Riddell, the country’s […]

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Jury Finds in Favor of J&J in Second Bellwether Hip Implant Case

More than 10,000 lawsuits are currently pending against Johnson & Johnson in connection with its all-metal DePuy Articular Surface Replacement, or A.S.R., hip implant systems. The first of these lawsuits have just started going to trial. These first trials – which are often called bellwether cases – are used by both plaintiffs and defendants to […]

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Personal Injury and Worker’s Compensation Law Round-Up – April 2013

The Chicago personal injury lawyers at Ankin Law Office, LLC are committed to protecting the rights of accident and injury victims. Accordingly, we are continually keep a close eye on an developments with respect to personal injury matters. The following is a summary of what other personal injury and workers’ compensation lawyers talked about in April […]

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What Damages Can Be Collected in Intentional Tort Case?

Intentional torts, like other torts, are those actions that cause injury or damage. Most torts are the result of negligence, or the failure to exercise the care that a reasonable person would use under the same circumstances. In most personal injury cases, or torts, the wrongdoer did not intend to cause harm. Intentional torts, on […]

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Are Slander and Libel Intentional Torts?

Slander and libel are both forms of defamation, which is an intentional tort. Most personal injury, or tort, claims involve allegations of negligence, or the failure to exercise the care that a reasonable person would use under the same circumstances. Intentional torts, on the other hand, are a type of personal injury claim, in which […]

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