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How to Get Workers’ Comp When You Have Pre-Existing Injuries

How to Get Workers’ Comp When You Have Pre-Existing Injuries

Workers with pre-existing, work-related injuries are still eligible for workers’ compensation benefits through permanent partial disability payments. Collecting Benefits for […]

Deck the Halls Safely this Christmas

Deck the Halls Safely this Christmas

Decking the halls with Christmas trees, holiday lights, beautiful decorations, and festive candles lands thousands of people in the hospital […]

How Contingency Fees Work in Slip & Fall Accident Cases

How Contingency Fees Work in Slip & Fall Accident Cases

When there is a contingency fee arrangement in a personal injury case, the lawyer only receives compensation for his/her legal […]

How Your TikTok Video May Impact Your Accident Claim

How Your TikTok Video May Impact Your Accident Claim

Comments and videos posed on TikTok and other social media sites can be used as legal evidence in a car […]

Parents: You May Be Able to Recover Compensation for Your Child’s Injuries

Parents: You May Be Able to Recover Compensation for Your Child’s Injuries

When a child is injured in an accident, the child’s parents can file a personal injury lawsuit on the child’s […]

Were Uber’s Safety Policies to Blame for a Fatal Crash?

Were Uber’s Safety Policies to Blame for a Fatal Crash?

Uber’s safety policies may have contributed to a fatal pedestrian accident that occurred in 2018 when an on-board operator failed […]

How Race and Gender May Impact Compensation in Personal Injury Cases

How Race and Gender May Impact Compensation in Personal Injury Cases

The process of calculating damages in personal injury and wrongful death cases can be influenced by race and gender, leading to […]

Illinois Adds COVID-19 Workers’ Comp Protections for Essential Workers

Illinois Adds COVID-19 Workers’ Comp Protections for Essential Workers

A new Illinois law makes it easier for essential workers to get workers compensation benefits for COVID-19 illness contracted in […]

When Truck Gators Cause a Crash

When Truck Gators Cause a Crash

Fatal crashes are often caused by truck gators because they leave huge pieces of jagged rubber with metal bands on […]

Vibration Injuries in the Construction Industry

Vibration Injuries in the Construction Industry

Each year, approximately 500,000 American construction workers risk developing hand-arm vibration syndrome, a serious condition caused by using vibrating power […]

12 Questions for Scott Goldstein

12 Questions for Scott Goldstein

Attorney Scott Goldstein is a partner at Ankin Law. Scott began clerking at Ankin Law while a student at John […]