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Who Is Liable When a Company Carpool Accident Happens?

Who Is Liable When a Company Carpool Accident Happens?

If a company offers incentives to employees who provide rideshare services, the employer can be held liable for car accidents […]

13 Workers Will Die Today. Will You Be Next?

13 Workers Will Die Today. Will You Be Next?

When leadership isn’t fully committed to a workplace safety culture that protects the health and wellbeing of employees, workers face […]

Vocational Rehabilitation Benefits through Workers’ Comp Can Help Secure Your Future

Vocational Rehabilitation Benefits through Workers’ Comp Can Help Secure Your Future

When serious injuries prevent a worker’s ability to return to the same job, vocational rehabilitation benefits can help to place […]

Are You at Risk of Dying on the Job?

Are You at Risk of Dying on the Job?

Many workers have jobs that require them to perform highly dangerous tasks or expose them to hazardous conditions on a […]

Untangling the Multi-Employer Web in Construction Site Accidents

Untangling the Multi-Employer Web in Construction Site Accidents

Multi-employer work sites often create confusion about workplace safety regulations and responsibilities for accidents and injuries. Understanding Multi-Employer Constructions Sites […]

Workers’ Compensation for Airline Employees [infographic]

Workers’ Compensation for Airline Employees [infographic]

When airline workers are injured or become ill because of airplane crashes, turbulence, or other work-related incidents both on and […]

Who Can Make a Workers’ Compensation Claim [infographic]

Who Can Make a Workers’ Compensation Claim [infographic]

In Illinois, injured workers are generally entitled to workers’ compensation benefits when they suffer a work-related accident or are harmed […]

Are You an Employee or an Independent Contractor [infographic]

Are You an Employee or an Independent Contractor [infographic]

Worker classification plays an important role in a workers’ compensation case. One of the greatest challenges facing the 21st-century economy […]

Collecting Workers’ Compensation Benefits for Back and Neck Issues [infographic]

Collecting Workers’ Compensation Benefits for Back and Neck Issues [infographic]

If a work-related accident results in a neck or back injury that prevents an employee from working, the victim may […]

The Costliest Injuries for Workers

The Costliest Injuries for Workers

While any injury can sideline a worker, there are some injuries that simply cost more to treat and take longer […]

Howard Ankin Wins Case Before Illinois Appellate Court

Howard Ankin Wins Case Before Illinois Appellate Court

In June I argued before the Illinois Appellate Court the case of Smart vs. Central Grocers on behalf of a […]