Category: Ankin Law

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

Did You Know?
  • 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.

Ankin Law in Chicago is proud to announce nine of our firm’s attorneys have been selected to the 2020 Illinois Super Lawyers and Rising Stars lists for 2020. These honors are awarded to legal professionals who exhibit excellence in practice and client relations. Congratulations to our 2020 Super Lawyers Howard Ankin, Telly Liapis, and Scott Goldstein. This

An Illinois Trial Lawyers Association (ITLA) Workers Compensation seminar held on October 16, 2019 was organized by Ankin Law. The event, titled “The future of Workers Compensation in Illinois” featured the Speaker of the Illinois House of Representatives, Mike Madigan and 113th District Representative, Jay Hoffman. The Illinois Trial Lawyers Association is a statewide organization whose members

The Illinois State Bar Association has chosen to spotlight Howard Ankin in its June 4, 2019 edition of The Bar News. The ISBA will be promoting the video,”How to Prepare Workers’ Compensation Settlement Contracts” on its biweekly news blast and on social media. With over 26 years working on behalf of injured workers and petitioners in

Howard Ankin recently appeared on the popular WGN-TV Channel 9 restaurant review program, “Chicago’s Best”. The show’s hosts, Marley, Lauren and Elliott, travel around the city reviewing all types of dining options from neighborhood diners to white-table-cloth fine-dining establishments. Forget the trendy tourist traps. This is real Chicago! In the show featuring Mr. Ankin he

Ankin Law clerk, Jocely Pacheco was awarded the Public Interest Advocate Scholarship Award at the 15th annual Unity Award Dinner on November 27th at the Chicago Hilton. The Diversity Scholarship Foundation which hosts the dinner provides 21 scholarships in five areas; Diversity, Public Interest, Law student with a disability, Bar exam preparation scholarship, and LSAT

First place in the Race Judicata t-shirt design competition has always been a goal of the Ankin Law team. This year, the goal was realized. The win was especially sweet after coming up short with a second place finish two years ago. The excitement was captured by the Chicago Daily Law Bulletin in their