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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.
The party who pays for injuries in a car accident depends on what caused the crash. An individual determined to be at fault for is responsible for paying for injuries in a car accident in Chicago, Illinois. This is because Illinois has adopted a fault or at-fault insurance system. This system requires anyone found liable for an accident to cover
Medical malpractice cases require solid proof that medical negligence is responsible for a patient's injuries. To establish the standard of care expected by the defendant, and often to support the plaintiff’s claim of how the duty to uphold it was breached, almost all medical malpractice lawsuits in Illinois require testimony by a medical malpractice expert witness.
When you purchase a product from a retailer, and it injures you, you may wonder, “Can a retailer be held liable for defective products?” Yes, you can hold a retailer liable for the harm that a defective product causes. Retailers are responsible for ensuring they only sell products that are safe for consumers. Knowing more about Illinois laws on faulty
The sooner you report the injury, the better. Illinois has several laws regarding work-related injury reports, and it’s important to be aware of deadlines that may affect your claim and your right to recover compensation. Our workers' compensation attorneys can guide you through the accident reporting process and help ensure that you avoid common claims mistakes.
What is workers' compensation insurance, and how does it work? If you sustain an injury or illness as a result of a work-related incident or exposure, workers' compensation benefits will cover the cost of your medical treatment and a portion of your lost wages. The work injury lawyers at Ankin Law in Chicago can help you determine what kinds of