Jury Awards $1.8 Million to Matthew Friedman Client

Attorney Matthew Friedman of Ankin Law Office won a jury verdict in the amount of $1.8 million for Anthony Missana. Missana was awarded the amount for pain and suffering, disfigurement and loss of a normal life. The jury sided with Missana over the defendants Susan Murrey, MD, individually and as an employee and/or agent of […]

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Employee Spotlight: Trina Hobsen

After seeing an ad for a receptionist in the law bulletin, Trina Hobson sent her resume to Ankin Law. 45 minutes later, Howard Ankin called and they chatted. He asked her to come to the office that afternoon.The interview lasted for 90 minutes and he hired Trina on the spot. Clearly, Howard saw in Trina exactly […]

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Howard Ankin Appears on WGN News May 17 2016

Howard Ankin appeared on the May 17, 2016 broadcast of the WGN Morning News program. Interviewer: Well I’m sure you recognize my friend, attorney Howard Ankin. Knowing a right injury lawyer for a car accident, work injury, the negligence of a bad doctor, or drug can change your life. Maybe you get hit in the scalp […]

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When Technology Turns Against Motorists

Voice activated controls, electronic keylocks, GPS directions, integration of smartphones and internet platforms. These technologies are becoming increasingly standard equipment on vehicles throughout America. While these advancements have made driving easier, they’ve also made it considerably more dangerous. That’s because hackers have figured out how to hack into these systems and take control over the […]

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Wearing Technological Proof of Personal Injury

Personal fitness technology is evolving at a phenomenal rate. New devices and apps for smartphones have made it possible to show precisely when, and in some cases, how, an injury has taken place. Devices such as Apple’s iPhone and Fitbit Activity Trackers collect and store everything from GPS data to heart rate. This information can […]

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Howard Ankin argues that recent accident shows increased dangers of winter weather

A 22-year-old worker in Joliet lost his life on February 13 after getting pinned between two tractors. The man was working at CenterPoint Intermodal Center when the accident occurred. Howard Ankin, a workers’ compensation attorney in Chicago, cautioned that these types of accidents are more prevalent during winter months because tractors and other work vehicles […]

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Howard Ankin says new study shows dangers of arc flashes

A six year collaborative study from the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEA) and the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) shows that workplace arc flashes could be more dangerous than originally thought. The two organizations reviewed more than 1,000 arc flash accidents to gain a better understanding of these types of incidents. Workers’ compensation […]

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