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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Temporary Total Disability for Hotel Housekeeper

Ankin Law Office attorney, Jill Wagner represented a 35-year-old hotel housekeeper who injured her shoulder and neck while making a bed as part of her job. Jenika Davis was a housekeeper for Chicago Athletic Association Hotel, Inc. when she was injured. She was lifting a king size mattress while simultaneously trying to tuck in the […]

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Josh Rudolfi Represents Illinois Veterans Home Worker

Leslie Jackson, a CNA at the Illinois Veterans Home tore the meniscus in her left leg as she moved to protect a resident from getting hit with a walker by another resident. Jackson was seated at a table and noticed a member (resident) who has Alzheimer’s approaching another member who had issues with personal space. […]

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Josh Rudolfi Secures TTD and Surgery for Arbitration Client

Ankin Law Office attorney, Josh Rudolfi represented a fabricator/welder who injured his hand while tightening a clamp while on the job. The employee, Jason Kleich, was awarded surgery and a portion of Temporary Total Disability by an arbitrator during a case that included a disputed carpal tunnel claim and depositions. Kleich worked for G.M. Sign, […]

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Jonel Metaj Gains Favorable Decision for Healthcare Worker

Ankin Law Office attorney Jonel Metaj gained a favorable arbitrator decision for his client, Trina White, an employee of the State of Illinois, Shapiro Developmental Center. White was awarded payment of medical bills, TTD, and a permanency award against the State of Illinois after she slipped and injured her knee while tending to patients. (Read […]

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TTD For Hospital Worker

Jill Wagner of Ankin Law Office won shoulder surgery, back benefits and medical bills for her client who injured her shoulder working for Lurie Children’s Hospital. The arbitration hearing concluded that 52-year-old Diane Smith injured her shoulder in the course of her workday as a support service tech. The Arbitrator awarded Smith temporary total disability […]

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Jill Wagner Represents Injured Deli Worker

A deli worker injured while opening a deli case door has received temporary total disability, payment of medical bills and spinal fusion surgery in arbitration. Jill Wagner of Ankin Law Office LLC, represented Donna Rudcki, an employee of Potash Brothers Supermarket, who injured her spine and shoulder while trying to open a broken deli case door. […]

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