Nurse Awarded Permanency and Medical Rights After Slip and Fall

A 51-year-old woman working as a registered nurse for Kelly Services at the Ford Motor Plant suffered a medial meniscus tear and osteoarthritis when she slipped and fell as she stepped in water dripping on the floor. Her attorney, Jill Wagner, of Ankin Law Offices secured medical rights and permanency in an arbitration ruling. On […]

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Back Injury Leads to TTD and Surgery

A Central Grocers delivery truck driver, represented by Scott Goldstein of Ankin Law Office, was awarded prospective medical care and temporary total disability (TTD) benefits after he injured his lower back in the course of his delivery duties. The injury occurred as he was unloading 600-700 boxes by hand from his truck. On the day of the injury, […]

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Industrial Worker With Knee Injury Secures TTD

Derek Lax of Ankin Law Office represented an industrial worker who injured his left knee in a work-related accident. The injury occurred when pipes struck the worker on both knees. He suffered tears to his medial and lateral meniscus as a consequence of the accident, for which, a partial medial meniscectomy, partial lateral meniscectomy, and debridement of […]

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Injured Navy Pier Painter Award is Affirmed

A man employed by Metropolitan Pier & Exposition Authority for 13 years as a union painter injured his cervical spine in the course of his employment. The claimant worked at Navy Pier in Chicago and on the day of the incident he was driving a boom lift up a ramp when the wheels suddenly “locked up” […]

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Josh Rudolfi Secures Favorable Decision for U of Chicago Actor

Josh Rudolfi represented a University of Chicago actor in appellate court after the actor injured his left shoulder and arm during a performance of Porgy and Bess. The actor was portraying the character of Porgy, a physically disabled adult, in the employer’s production of the opera. He testified that portraying Porgy required that he spend […]

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Jill Wagner Represents DHS Caseworker in Repetitive Trauma Case

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 […]

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Bilateral Carpal Tunnel Syndrome Leads to Disability Benefits

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 […]

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Injured DHS Caseworker Represented by Josh Rudolfi

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 […]

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Chicago Sanitation Worker Injures Knee and Back

Scott Goldstein of Ankin Law Office represented a Chicago sanitation worker in an arbitration hearing filed with the Illinois Workers’ Compensation Commission. The sanitation worker was injured when her foot got stuck as she was exiting a garbage truck. As her body was jolted by the sudden lack of movement she sustained injuries to her back […]

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Knee Injury and Surgery for Park District Worker

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 […]

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