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Dangerous Days for Teen Drivers

Dangerous Days for Teen Drivers | Howard Ankin | Scoop.it

If in the Chicago, Illinois area and an accident occurs, it is important to contact one of many experienced Chicago car accident attorneys regarding personal injury claims from a motor vehicle accident and determine if there is a legal case.

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How To Reduce Late Night Car Crashes

How To Reduce Late Night Car Crashes | Howard Ankin | Scoop.it

Late night car crashes will happen but increasing the available lighting can reduce the number of late night car crashes. There are generally a variety of reasons for late night car crashes. 

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Mother Receives Record Award

A record breaking medical malpractice award shines a new light on the role hospitals play in the treatment of patients, and expands the scope of malpractice claims. In April of 2004, Lisa Ewing entered the Hyde Park hospital of the University of Chicago Medical Center. Ewing, 40 weeks pregnant, sought medical attention because of decreased fetal movement.
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Fuel Spills a Deadly Factor in Truck Crashes

Fuel spills are a considerable danger in truck crashes that can cause property damage, fires, and the inhalation of toxic fumes. Because of the significant dangers that are present when a fuel tank ruptures and spills its contents, it is crucial to evacuate the area immediately following an accident.
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The first U.S. Fatality Due To a Car in Self Driving Mode

The first U.S. fatality involving an Autopilot car has initiated much discussion about liability. Car accident attorney Howard Ankin offers his advice.
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Rise in Traffic Fatalities Over July 4th Weekend

According to the National Safety Council, traffic fatalities over the July 4th weekend are expected to climb to the highest numbers since 2008. Due to a recent reduction is gas prices and an improved economy, more people are expected to be on the road across the country than in the past eight years.
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OSHA Enacts Regulations Protecting Workers in Confined Spaces

OSHA Enacts Regulations Protecting Workers in Confined Spaces | Howard Ankin | Scoop.it

Most employees face some type of risk in the workplace, however, those who work in confined spaces are subject to a particularly high possibility of danger. In May of 2015, the Occupational Safety andHealth Administration (OSHA) tightened regulations for employers in the construction industry who require workers to enter confined spaces. For more details Visit: http://ankinlaw.com

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Employee or Independent Contractor? | Visual.ly

Employee or Independent Contractor? | Visual.ly | Howard Ankin | Scoop.it
How an employee is classified in Illinois factors in significantly when it comes to a workers compensation case. Many workers who sign on as independent contractors are unsure of their rights. Many employees are classified as such, completing standard employment paperwork, with taxes deducted from each paycheck.
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Car Accident Attorney I Driver is Not the Owner

Car Accident Attorney I Driver is Not the Owner | Howard Ankin | Scoop.it
If a car accident occurs where a driver is not the car owner, call a car accident attorney at Ankin Law Office in Chicago, Il at 312-600-0000.
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Uber Workers Comp | Chicago Workers Compensation Attorney

Uber Workers Comp | Chicago Workers Compensation Attorney | Howard Ankin | Scoop.it
Two class-action lawsuits determine if Uber is responsible for workers' compensation. To speak with a Chicago workers' compensation attorney, call 312-600-0000.
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Personal Injury Lawyer | Concussions & Head Injuries

Personal Injury Lawyer | Concussions & Head Injuries | Howard Ankin | Scoop.it
For more about concussions and head injuries, contact Chicago personal injury lawyer Howard Ankin at 312-600-0000.  
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Middleman & Workers Comp | Workman's Comp Lawyers

Middleman & Workers Comp | Workman's Comp Lawyers | Howard Ankin | Scoop.it
Is the Middleman Interfering with Workman's Comp? To discuss your case with experienced workman's comp lawyers call Ankin Law Office at 312-600-0000.
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Alarming Number of Bystanders Injured in Chicago-Area Police Pursuits

Alarming Number of Bystanders Injured in Chicago-Area Police Pursuits | Howard Ankin | Scoop.it

Police shootings have dominated the headlines, however, police pursuits have injured and killed more individuals over the last several years, and the Chicago-area statistics are shockingly high.

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When it’s a Rough Ride

When it’s a Rough Ride | Howard Ankin | Scoop.it

Illinois has the 12th highest fatality rate in the nation for cyclists, and each year an average of 27 cyclists are killed. Many thousands more are injured when automobile drivers fail to yield, other cyclists attempt to overtake them, or poorly maintained pathways cause riders to tumble from their bikes. 

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The True Cost of Proposed Workers Compensation Changes

The inability to qualify for workers' compensation benefits will force many injured victims who are unable to work to deplete their savings, and many will face extreme financial hardship. Although some who are disabled will be able to qualify for the government's Social Security Disability Insurance, shifting the financial burden to SSDI will not save the public money.
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How to Create a Safe Route to School

The Pedestrian and Bicycle Information Center (PBIC) released a report that organizes the steps to create a “safe route to school” (SRTS), that is, safe walkable and bikeable routes to school for all children
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Swimming Pools a Deadly Attraction

Swimming pools are popular, albeit dangerous ways to beat the heat of the summer sun. On average, nearly 10 people per day drown with these numbers highest during the summer months. Of all drowning victims, roughly 80% are male. In 2015, 94 people in Illinois accidentally drowned; 13 of these were children under the age of 14.
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What Causes Trucking Accidents

What Causes Trucking Accidents | Howard Ankin | Scoop.it

Accidents involving large trucks injure or kill thousands of motorists each year. In 2012, the United States Department of Transportation recorded 333,000 accidents involving commercial trucks. These accidents injured 104,000 people, and cost the lives of 3,921 truck drivers, motorists, passengers, and pedestrians. For more details Visit: http://ankinlaw.com

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Texting, Distractions, & the Law | Visual.ly

Texting, Distractions, & the Law | Visual.ly | Howard Ankin | Scoop.it
The safe operation of a motor vehicle requires constant attention to the road and driving conditions. For this reason, the State of Illinois has passed several laws that prohibit the use of cell phones, tablets, and other devices while motorists are driving down the roads. For more details Visit: http://ankinlaw.com
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Bicycle Accidents | Chicago Injury Lawyer

Bicycle Accidents | Chicago Injury Lawyer | Howard Ankin | Scoop.it
Government initiative to improve bike and pedestrian safety. If you were injured, call Attorney Ankin at 312-600-0000 for a free consultation.
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Uber Workers Comp | Chicago Workers Compensation Attorney

Uber Workers Comp | Chicago Workers Compensation Attorney | Howard Ankin | Scoop.it
Two class-action lawsuits determine if Uber is responsible for workers' compensation. To speak with a Chicago workers' compensation attorney, call 312-600-0000.
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Protecting Young Players from Head Injuries

Protecting Young Players from Head Injuries | Howard Ankin | Scoop.it

Playing sports is a great way to improve a child’s health and enhance their athletic skill. While competition can be exciting and enjoyable, it can also be rather dangerous. Each year thousands of young players are injured while playing the sports they love. Bruises, broken bones, torn ligaments, and cuts can put a player on the sidelines. But, the most serious of injuries are those sustained by the head.

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crash avoidance technology | preventing truck fatalities

crash avoidance technology | preventing truck fatalities | Howard Ankin | Scoop.it
Avoidance technology helps reduce truck crashes, injuries, fatalities, car accident attorney Chicago 312-600-0000
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