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Jill Wagner of Ankin Law Office secured permanent partial disability benefits and medical bill payments for a longtime employee of the Illinois Department of Human Services. The employee, a caseworker, sustained a repetitive trauma injury when she developed a right ring trigger-finger condition. The caseworker (Petitioner) testified she began experiencing pain as her right ring

Represented by Ankin Law Office attorney Jill Wagner, a caseworker for the Illinois Department of Human Services received permanent partial disability benefits as well as payment of medical bills for her hand injuries.The caseworker had worked for the Illinois Department of Human Services for 29 years. As a caseworker, she was charged with assisting individuals who

A Department of Human Services caseworker who was assaulted by an angry client received compensation for psychological injuries and a back injury. In an arbitrator decision the caseworker, represented by Josh Rudolfi, was awarded medical benefits, temporary total disability, and permanent partial disability. The State of Illinois Department of Human Services (Respondent) was also forced to pay penalties

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.

Josh Rudofi of Ankin Law Office LLC helped an injured woman receive a significant award in an arbitration hearing. The woman was working for the Chicago Park District riding in a truck while performing her regular duties of pulling garbage and cleaning up beaches. She testified that she attempted to get into the truck by

Jill Wagner of Ankin Law Office secured a $75,000 arbitrator decision for a laborer working for James O’Brien & Company. He injured his back when he and his coworkers were moving a 300-pound tree into the backyard of a client. Dimas Reyes, the petitioner, was doing landscaping work on the day he suffered the lumbar strain.

Representing a dockworker for US Foods Service Inc., Ankin Law Office attorney, Scott Goldstein showed that a shoulder injury was related to a work accident even though it was not initially reported to emergency personnel who responded to the scene. Goldstein was able to show that back pain was severe and worrisome enough to have been

Represented by Ankin Law Office attorney Josh Rudolfi, an over the road trucker was awarded removal of previous spinal fusion hardware and a new fusion surgery to relieve chronic back pain. The trucker (petitioner), was releasing the fifth wheel on his tractor when he felt a pop in his lower back and felt a little

Represented by Ankin Law Office attorney Jill Wagner, a 30-year-old Burger King employee who injured her right hand in a slip and fall accident had her case decided by an arbitrator. The woman was a cashier for Burger King and on the day of the accident, she was instructed to take a customer’s food order