Ankin Law LLC, in collaboration with Wicker Park Advisory Council, presents LAWS & PAWS, a local gathering on October 8th from 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. at Wicker Park (field next to the dog park). The event allows the Chicago community and their canine friends to learn about dog safety, the frequently overlooked legal ramifications of
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Ankin Law LLC, in collaboration with Wicker Park Advisory Council, presents LAWS & PAWS, a local gathering on April 30 from 10 a.m. – 12 p.m. in the Wicker Park Field adjacent to the Wicker Park Dog Park (1425 N. Damen, Chicago, IL 60622). The event allows the Chicago community and their canine friends to
Josh Rudolfi of Ankin Law helped an injured PepsiCo worker receive $32,551 for permanent partial disability after he injured his shoulder trying to open a door on his delivery truck. After paying $13,000 for a permanent partial disability advance PepsiCo was ordered by the arbitrator to pay an additional $19,551.60. The arbitrator ruled that the
- If you are injured at work you may be able to recover compensation through a workers’ compensation claim as well as by filing a personal injury claim against responsible third parties.
- A signed liability waiver may not be enough to bar your personal injury claim if willful acts or negligence caused your injuries.
- Some SSDI claims qualify for expedited processing, allowing claimants to obtain approval in a matter of days or weeks.
A union truck driver working for PepsiCo injured his back while delivering two liter bottles of Pepsi products to a grocery store. After multiple doctor appointments and various treatments he still has had daily pain since the injury and uses Ibuprofen as needed, as well as a heating bag after work. At an Illinois Workers’
When a 60-year-old gutter guard installer fell from a ladder at work and fractured his heel doctors treated him for his injuries. Over the next few months he was given crutches, a cast and a CAM boot. As his right foot was slowly healing he reported pain in his right knee as well. His employer
Josh Rudolfi recently helped a garbage truck operator receive workers’ compensation benefits after he injured his back on the job. The Illinois Workers’ Compensation Commission affirmed back surgery, payment of medical bills and Temporary Total Disability for the man. (Read the full Arbitrator’s Decision Here) The arbitrator ruled the disposal company to pay $19,065 to
Attorney, Scott Goldstein of Ankin Law represented a City of Chicago Department of Forestry employee who suffered a series of injuries while on the job. He lacerated his left index finger while cutting a tree, he injured his left rotator cuff when his saw got stuck, he injured his neck and left thumb when his bucket suddenly dropped,
Ankin Law attorney Scott Goldstein successfully argued before the Illinois Workers’ Compensation Commission on behalf of a school bus driver who injured her shoulder at work. The driver’s injury grew out of the repetitive action of manually opening and closing the school bus door. Her injuries required her to miss work and incur medical bills. She is
At the turn of the last century, a series of large-scale accidents had taken place across the country during the Progressive Era including the Triangle Shirtwaist Fire in New York. In Illinois, poor working conditions in the Chicago stock yards, meat packing plants, and ultimatelyThe Cherry Illinois Coal Mine Fire, led to the “Workman’s Compensation