Jonel Metaj Helps Injured Worker Receive Surgery

Ankin Law Office workers’ compensation attorney, Jonel Metaj helped an injured tire repairman secure needed surgery after being injured at work. The Illinois Workers’ Compensation Commission arbitrator ruled that Metaj’s client would receive $2,451 for unpaid medical bills, as well as all reasonable and necessary costs of a three-level laminectomy as prescribed by a doctor. […]

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Office Fall Results in Temporary Total Disability

A data entry operator who worked for the City of Chicago Department of Water Management was injured when her office chair rolled out from underneath her and she fell to the floor. She injured her back and hips and was unable to work as she sought medical treatment. Applying for disability benefits, she was represented […]

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Derek Lax Helps Illinois DOT Truck Driver Receive Permanent Partial Disability

Ankin Law Office attorney, Derek Lax won a favorable arbitrator ruling of permanent partial disability for an Illinois Department of Transportation truck driver. Ward Arjes-Maddox was awarded $581.83/week for 15 years as well as payment of medical bills after he sustained injuries in three different accidents while employed by the IDOT. The last of these […]

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Wage Differential Award for a City of Chicago Worker

Ramon Pena, Jr worked as a general laborer for the City of Chicago Department of Streets and Sanitation. He was working as a garbage collector when he was hurt. On the day of the injury he slipped on something under the snow while exiting his vehicle, injuring his ankle. As the case went into arbitration, […]

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