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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 […]

Recall Alert: Do You Take These Thyroid Medications?

Recall Alert: Do You Take These Thyroid Medications?

The Food and Drug Administration has recalled two types of thyroid medications linked to various side effects and health dangers, […]

Attention Ford Truck Owners: Were You Injured By the Death Wobble?

Attention Ford Truck Owners: Were You Injured By the Death Wobble?

Ford is facing a class-action lawsuit related to a steering defect referred to as the “death wobble.” Reports of violent […]

Increased Risk of Injuries on Halloween

Increased Risk of Injuries on Halloween

Injury risk increases on Halloween. Approximately 4,500 Halloween-related injuries were treated in hospital emergency rooms in 2018 alone. The most […]

Elmiron Linked to Vision Damage

Elmiron Linked to Vision Damage

Elmiron, a prescription medication used to treat a bladder condition, has been linked to eye damage. Hundreds of thousands of people […]

Injured in a Crash on Private Property in Chicago?

Injured in a Crash on Private Property in Chicago?

If someone is injured in a car crash on private property in Chicago, it can be more challenging to determine […]

Power Linemen Face Multiple Hazards on the Job

Power Linemen Face Multiple Hazards on the Job

Power linemen face numerous workplace hazards every day. Falls from dangerous heights, electric shocks, burns, exposure to toxic substances, and […]

Improper Disinfection: Is a Business Liable for Covid Injuries?

Improper Disinfection: Is a Business Liable for Covid Injuries?

Employers may be liable for failing to provide adequate protection to employees, which can result in employees contracting COVID-19. The question […]