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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Laborer Injures Back Moving a Tree

Jill Wagner of Ankin Law Office secured a $75,000 arbitrator decision for a laborer working for James O’Brien & Company. He injured his back when he and his coworkers were moving a 300-pound tree into the backyard of a client. Dimas Reyes, the petitioner, was doing landscaping work on the day he suffered the lumbar strain. […]

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Dockworker Receives TTD for Injured Shoulder

Representing a dockworker for US Foods Service Inc., Ankin Law Office attorney, Scott Goldstein showed that a shoulder injury was related to a work accident even though it was not initially reported to emergency personnel who responded to the scene. Goldstein was able to show that back pain was severe and worrisome enough to have been […]

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Trucker Awarded Revision of Spinal Fusion Surgery

Represented by Ankin Law Office attorney Josh Rudolfi, an over the road trucker was awarded removal of previous spinal fusion hardware and a new fusion surgery to relieve chronic back pain. The trucker (petitioner), was releasing the fifth wheel on his tractor when he felt a pop in his lower back and felt a little […]

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Burger King Cashier Injured in Slip and Fall Accident

Represented by Ankin Law Office attorney Jill Wagner, a 30-year-old Burger King employee who injured her right hand in a slip and fall accident had her case decided by an arbitrator. The woman was a cashier for Burger King and on the day of the accident, she was instructed to take a customer’s food order […]

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Scott Goldstein Secures Back Surgery for Injured Grocery Worker

Working for Central Grocers, Inc. an employee injured his lower back while unloading groceries off the work truck by hand. After loading 600-700 pieces manually over 1.5 hours and in a repetitive fashion he felt the onset of back pain but kept on working. However, the pain got so bad that he could not finish […]

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Permanent Partial Disability for Chicago Sanitation Worker

An arbitrator decision on the case of a Chicago sanitation worker versus the City of Chicago Department of Streets and Sanitation ended with the petitioner receiving a determination of permanent partial disability. Ankin Law Office attorney Derek Lax represented the petitioner who was injured when in the course of her job duties she stumbled on some […]

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Ghere Objection Helps Jill Wagner In Arbitration

Working as an order filler for a retail store, the petitioner was carrying two boxes when he tripped over stacked pallets and was flung forward over the pallets. He did not fall to the floor but he had torn all the skin off of his knee and his thumb was throbbing. He reported the incident […]

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