Illinois attorney, Howard Ankin discusses the recent Illinois Supreme Court ruling in favor of an Ankin Law client regarding uninsured motorist coverage . The case centered on whether drivers in Illinois can use their own insurance to pay for injuries caused by an uninsured motorist. If you’ve been in an accident with an uninsured motorist
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In a highly contested case, Ankin Law attorney Scott Goldstein secured disability payments, knee surgery, and payment of medical bills for a truck driver who injured his knee at work. The award includes payment of outstanding medical bills of $1,310.20; Temporary Total Disability payments of $991.33/week for 55 2/7 weeks; and right knee arthroscopic surgery,
Ankin Law attorney, Brien DiNella, recently represented a 52-year-old leasing consultant in her arbitration hearing. The woman injured her neck, wrist, shoulder, and lower back as a result of a tumble down a flight of stairs during her duties working for Monument Real Service, LLC. This was a totally disputed workers’ compensation case, which are
- 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 attorney Josh Rudolfi represented a DCC Propane driver/serviceman who injured his back on the job. After numerous doctor appointments, physical therapy, tests, and medications, the serviceman has remained in an off-work status pending back surgery. The arbitrator, in the decision, ordered DCC Propane to: The serviceman, who has worked for DCC Propane for
In an arbitration hearing before Illinois Workers’ Compensation Commission, Ankin Law attorney, Josh Rudolfi represented a woman who sustained cervical and thoracic spine injuries while loading packages at a loading dock. The woman was employed as an operations manager by FedEx Ground Package Systems, Inc., where she often assisted package handlers in loading packages weighing
Josh Rudolfi of Ankin Law secured a favorable settlement in arbitration for a sterile processing technician who injured her back while moving a full cart of surgical instruments. She injured her lower back while working in “decontamination”, which is where instruments are cleaned. The back injury occurred as she was pulling a heavy cartload of
Ankin Law attorney, Scott Goldstein, recently represented a 29-year-old Chicago State University grounds worker in an arbitration hearing. Mr. Goldstein helped the grounds worker, who was injured in a slip and fall accident, receive workers’ compensation benefits even as the State of Illinois had initially offered no money in the case. Earlier, at trial, the
An armored truck driver who injured her right hand while unloading boxes of quarters was awarded temporary total disability and surgery by an arbitrator. Ankin Law attorney, Josh Rudolfi was able to show that the driver was entitled to TTD as well as thumb release and carpal tunnel release surgeries. Her employer was also ordered
You May Qualify for Workers’ Compensation Benefits if You Were Injured While Working from Home If you are a remote worker who suffered injuries while working from home, you may qualify for workers’ compensation benefits in Illinois. To recover compensation for your medical bills and a portion of your lost wages, you’ll need to prove