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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

The 2023 Fourth of July holiday weekend broke records for both air and car travel.With millions of people on the road the likelihood of an accident caused by a driving distraction or mistake has only increased. Last year across the country, 42,795 people died in car accidents. That’s 117 lives lost every day. Many of

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.

“Every case is unique. We’ll settle or go to court if need be to get our clients the compensation they deserve.”     – Attorney Howard Ankin I’m proud of the way we go about approaching each and every case at Ankin Law. We’re large yet nimble. Our 70-plus member team allows us to respond to any situation.

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

Howard Ankin appeared on WCIU Channel 26’s, The JAM Morning Show on April 15, 2020 to talk about how COVID-19 is impacting workers and workers compensation law. Like all television shows around the country, WCIU is operating remotely as they adhere to social distancing guidelines. As the hosts and Howard appeared on camera from their

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