September 2013 In the News

On September 28, 2013 Ankin Law Office attended a Teamster’s Hispanic Caucus fundraiser event. On September 12, 2013 representatives from Ankin Law supported and participated in the CVLS Race Judicata running event. On September 3, 2013 Ankin Law Office employees attended a viewing party at Resolution Studios to celebrate the completion of the new Stickman marketing […]

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Personal Injury and Workers’ Compensation Law Round-Up – September 27, 2013

Here’s what other personal injury and workers’ compensation lawyers were talking about the week of September 27, 2013: Acetaminophen Continues to Rack Up Casualties and Escape Regulatory Control (Protect Patients Blog). According to this article, an investigative report by ProPublica.org shows that the FDA has long been “aware of the science proving that acetaminophen can be […]

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NCAA Seeks Dismissal of Antitrust Lawsuit

The college football season is in full swing and the NCAA is facing battles both on and off the field. Not only has the NCAA been sued by two sets of plaintiffs in class actions regarding handling of concussions and other head injuries, but it is also involved in an antitrust lawsuit with several current […]

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September is Child Passenger Safety Month

September is Child Passenger Safety Month, with Child Passenger Safety Week running this week from September 15 through September 21, 2013. Child Passenger Safety Month intends to bring public attention to the importance of properly securing all children in appropriate child safety seats, booster seats, or seat belts every time they are riding in a passenger […]

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New Illinois Law Will Expedite Payment of Personal Injury Awards

Successfully pursuing a personal injury claim by winning a verdict assessing liability and damages is just one hurdle that plaintiffs must overcome in the process of obtaining financial recovery after a personal injury accident. Oftentimes, after a favorable verdict, judgment, or settlement is reached, plaintiffs face an unexpected additional hurdle, namely the collection of the […]

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Advocate Health System Sued After HIPAA Data Breach

Medical privacy is a top concern for most people. Because the protection of personal and confidential health information is so important there are a number of laws, including the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) and the Illinois Personal Information Protection Act, that are designed to protect confidential information such as medical records, Social […]

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Why Generic Drug Manufacturers Should Be Held Liable for Unsafe Products

Generic drug manufacturer liability has been a hot button issue for many months now, and the issue recently reached a fever pitch when the Alabama Supreme Court endorsed a theory of innovator liability that would allow plaintiffs to sue brand name manufacturers over generic products they didn’t make. The court’s endorsement for innovator liability came […]

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When Unfit Doctors Are Allowed to Practice Medicine

We trust doctors, hospitals, and healthcare providers with our health and our lives. Because so much is much is at stake when a doctor performs his or her job, doctors are required to undergo extensive education, training, and credentialing, and state medical boards are responsible for ensuring that unfit doctors are not allowed to practice […]

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