January 2014 In the News

On January 14, 2014 Scott Goldstein attended a Bill Evans for Cook County Sheriff event. On January 8, 2014 Howard Ankin attended a John Marshall Law School board meeting.

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Personal Injury and Worker’s Compensation Law Round-Up – January 2014

Here’s what other personal injury and workers’ compensation lawyers talked about in January of 2014: Anticipating Changes in Health Care for 2014 (Protect Patients Blog). The author summarizes some of the experts’ opinions about the ways that health care is expected to change in 2014, most of which will arise as a result of implementation of […]

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The Dangers of Working the Night Shift

Night shift work – though a necessity for many American workers – comes with a unique set of health risks and hazards. For instance, according to an article on WebMD, night shift work is related to a number of serious health conditions, including cardiovascular disease, diabetes, and obesity. Not only does the night shift put […]

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Were You a Victim of America’s Most Dangerous Transportation Hazards?

The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) plays a major role in preventing transportation accidents, including auto accidents, aviation accidents, and train accidents. Not only does the NTSB conduct independent investigations of all civil aviation accidents and major accidents of other modes of transportation such as train crashes, commercial trucking accidents, and auto accidents, but it also identifies areas for improvement in […]

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What Happens at a Deposition in a Personal Injury Lawsuit?

If you were injured in a personal injury accident, you may choose to seek compensation through a personal injury lawsuit. A lawsuit of any kind can be overwhelming and confusing, but at Ankin Law Office, LLC, our Chicago personal injury lawyers are here to guide you through every step of the personal injury lawsuit from […]

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Why You Need to Take Swift Action after a Personal Injury Accident

If you have been involved in a personal injury accident, you are likely hurt and confused. It is important that you not delay in getting the medical and legal help that you need so that you can protect your ability to seek financial compensation for your injuries and damages. Act Quickly to Get Medical Treatment It […]

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When Is a Restaurant Liable for Injuries or Illnesses?

Every day restaurant customers and employees are injured in restaurant accidents. Injuries happen in restaurants for a number of reasons, including: Hazards, such as food or drink spills, on the floor Poor lighting Lack of or broken railings on stairways Failure to maintain the premises Burns by hot food or drink Food poisoning Sharp kitchen tools […]

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The Myths and Lies of Tort Reform

Fact: The number of personal injury cases has been declining for years.  According to the National Center for State Courts, personal injury lawsuits accounted for just 4.4 percent of all civil cases filed in 2008, and declined by 25 percent between 1999 and 2008. Myth #2: Health care costs are rising because doctors are afraid […]

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6 Secrets of Personal Injury Lawyers

No one plans on getting into a car accident or other personal injury accident, but accidents can and do happen. It is important that, if you are injured in a personal injury accident, you understand your rights and legal options. An experienced personal injury attorney can provide you with the crucial information that you need […]

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