December 2013 In the News

On Friday, December 13, 2013 Howard Ankin met with the Svengoolie on his production set at WCIU Channel 26. On Thursday, December 12, 2013 Howard Ankin attended the swearing in of the 2014 WCLA Board. On Tuesday, December 10, 2013 Howard Ankin flew to Connecticut to see Steve Wilkos and Jerry Springer on the set […]

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What to Do If You Are Injured While on Vacation

Vacations are supposed to be a time of rest and relaxation, but accidents and injuries can and do happen while on vacation. Vacation accidents and injuries can involve a wide variety of circumstances and causes. Some common types of vacation accidents include: Car Accidents Slip and Falls Medical Malpractice Food Poisoning What to Do If […]

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Everything You Need to Know About Illinois Auto Insurance

Every Illinois driver is affected by auto insurance, regardless of whether he or she is in an auto accident. Auto insurance policies can be confusing, with legal jargon and difficult-to-understand provisions. Moreover, insurance carriers are often difficult to deal with may be more concerned with their bottom line than their policyholders’ interests. As dedicated Chicago […]

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Does Unnecessary Patient Admission Amount to Medical Malpractice?

When a person goes to the hospital for a medical condition, he or she expects to be treated with the appropriate level of care. Patients should receive necessary diagnostic tests and, if the condition cannot be brought under control, the patient may need to be admitted to the hospital for further testing or treatment. In […]

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How to Prevent Snowmobiling Accidents

Millions of people participate in winter-weather sports and recreational activities, such as snowmobiling, skiing, and snowboarding. While winter sports and recreational activities, such as snowmobiling, are a fun pastime during the winter months, it is important to stay safe while participating in these activities. Unfortunately, the number of snowmobile accidents in Illinois is on the […]

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Have a Safe and Happy Holiday

The Chicago personal injury lawyers at Ankin Law Office, LLC want you to have a happy AND SAFE holiday. The following are some holiday safety tips to keep in mind: Never drink and drive.  Not only does drunk driving result in liability for any alcohol-related accidents, but it can also result in jail time. If […]

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Personal Injury and Worker’s Compensation Law Round-Up – December 19, 2013

Here’s what other personal injury and workers’ compensation lawyers were talking about the week of December 19, 2013: Good Intentions, but Not-So-Good Consequences in Using Unapproved Medical Devices for Rare Diseases (Protect Patients Blog). As this article discusses, the humanitarian device exemption allows certain medical devices to be used on patients without having undergone the research […]

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Liability for Negligent In-Home Medical Care

Millions of Americans received in-home medical care every year. In fact, according to the National Association for Home Care and Hospice, about 12 million people in the U.S. require some form of home health care for medical conditions ranging from diabetes and hypertension to heart failure and osteoarthritis. Like all medical professionals, home health care […]

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Hidden Dangers of Whiplash

Whiplash is an incredibly common – but often overlooked – car accident injury. Even seemingly minor car accidents, such as rear-end accidents, can result in whiplash injuries that can turn out to be quite severe. In fact, according to a study commissioned by General Motors (GM), whiplash can occur in car crashes at speeds of […]

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