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October 10, 2014: Howard Ankin spoke at "35 Years of Svengoolie" event. (View Svengoolie Blog Post)

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September 6, 2014: Lily O'Shea, Jill Wagner and Howard Ankin attended the National Women's Teamsters Conference. (View Photo)

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August 21, 2014: Howard Ankin appeared on Chicago Channel 2 News to discuss charges against Massage Envy. (View Newscast)

August, 2014: Howard Ankin has been selected as a WILG Top 100 Injured Workers' Attorney. (View Letter)

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Chicago Personal Injury Attorneys

Illinois Attorneys Dealing With Third Party Claims in Auto Accidents

Delivery truck drivers and semi-truck drivers can be injured in auto accidents just like any other driver.  When these drivers are injured while on-the-job, however, several unique issues are present.  If the driver is injured in an auto accident that occurred while he or she was performing activities for his or her employee, the driver may be entitled to workers’ compensation.  State workers’ compensation laws provide injured employees with compensation for things like medical bills and lost wages from the employer’s insurance company.  Workers’ compensation is available for the injured employee regardless of who was at fault in the auto accident, but workers’ compensation laws also bar an injured employee from suing the employer following a work-related accident.

Workers’ compensation does not bar a driver who is injured in an auto accident while on-the-job from suing another third-party who may have been responsible for causing the accident. 

The Chicago work-related auto accident attorneys at Ankin Law Offices, LLC can represent truck drivers, delivery drivers, construction drivers and anyone else who has been hurt in a work-related vehicle accident.  We are familiar with various the laws and issues involving third-party causes of action for with work-related auto accidents. 

Causes of Work-Related Auto Accidents

Some of the most common types of motor vehicle accidents, including those in which delivery or shipping truck drivers are injured on the job, include:

Contact the Chicago Work-Related Vehicle Accident Attorneys

Ankin Law Offices is dedicated to protecting the rights of injured employees and victims of motor vehicle accidents that occur on the job by maximizing their recovery through both worker’s compensation and personal injury claimsContact our team of skilled Illinois motor vehicle accident attorneys to schedule a free consultation to learn more about how we can help you following your work-related vehicle accident. 

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