Live Chat
Call Now: (312) 600-0000
Get a FREE Case Review
Leading Lawyers logo
Super Lawyers logo
American Association for Justice
WILG logo
Illinois Trial Lawyers Association logo
Avvo Rating logo
Workers' Compensation Lawyers Association logo

Ankin Law Blog

Knowing When to Refile Your SSDI Claim

Knowing When to Refile Your SSDI Claim

When an application for SSI or SSDI is denied, deciding to file an appeal or to wait and refile the […]

What Qualifies You for SSD Benefits? [infographic]

What Qualifies You for SSD Benefits? [infographic]

To qualify for Social Security Disability Insurance benefits, disabled individuals must meet a number of requirements in a variety of […]

When Your SSD Claim Is Denied [infographic]

When Your SSD Claim Is Denied [infographic]

It is not uncommon for disability claims to be denied at one point or another during the Social Security Administration’s […]

What is the Ticket to Work Program?

What is the Ticket to Work Program?

The Ticket to Work program is a voluntary program that assists Social Security beneficiaries with entering, rejoining or staying in […]

Workers Compensation Benefits Decrease, Disability Insurance Increases

Workers Compensation Benefits Decrease, Disability Insurance Increases

Over the past few decades, there has been dramatic increase in the number of Social Security disability insurance claims filed. […]

Social Security Disability Payments Remain Flat

Social Security Disability Payments Remain Flat

Seniors across America are sitting down this week to determine how the recent decision not to raise Social Security Disability […]

Applying for Social Security Disability

Applying for Social Security Disability

Applying for social security disability seems easy enough, right? You fill out the forms, send the proper documentation and wait […]

Tensions Mount as Labor Strike Looms

Tensions Mount as Labor Strike Looms

Tensions between Governor Bruce Rauner’s office and the American Federation of State, County, and Municipal Employees are reaching a boiling point. […]

Parents of disabled children may experience depression and memory loss

Parents of disabled children may experience depression and memory loss

Raising a disabled child can create unique challenges for Illinois parents. These parents typically face high levels of stress, misunderstanding […]

Language barriers may increase approval for SSD benefits

Language barriers may increase approval for SSD benefits

Illinois has a diverse population with many residents who natively speak languages other than English. According to national Census data, […]

Will new FDA pediatric cancer drug save lives?

Will new FDA pediatric cancer drug save lives?

Neuroblastoma is a cancer that affects the nerve cells during early childhood. According to the American Cancer Society, neuroblastoma represents […]