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COVID-19 and Workers’ Compensation

COVID-19 and Workers’ Compensation

From Howard Ankin Since March of 2020, I have been consistently asked my opinion about filing for Illinois Workers’ Compensation […]

Guide to Uber Accident Claims

Guide to Uber Accident Claims

When Uber accidents result in injuries, it’s important to know how to submit a claim for damages such as medical […]

Who Is Liable for Successive Medical Malpractice After a Crash?

Who Is Liable for Successive Medical Malpractice After a Crash?

When injured in a car crash, injury liability may fall on a negligent driver who caused the crash, as well […]

These DIY Brake Lights Are Reducing Rear-End Collisions

These DIY Brake Lights Are Reducing Rear-End Collisions

Commercial trucking companies are installing simple amber strobe lights on the back of their trailers to prevent rear-end collisions by […]

Restaurant Workers At Risk [infographic]

Restaurant Workers At Risk [infographic]

Restaurant workers are especially vulnerable to a wide variety of work hazards that result in serious injuries, temporary and permanent […]

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 […]