Terms of Use

Levin Ginsburg Terms of Use

Your use of this Levin Ginsburg website (“Website”) is subject to the following terms and conditions. By accessing this Website, you acknowledge that you have read and accept these terms and conditions. Levin Ginsburg (“LG”) reserves the right to modify or change such terms and conditions at any time without notice to you. Such changes, modifications, additions, or deletions to the terms and conditions of use shall be effective immediately upon posting on the Website. Therefore, LG recommends that you please read them carefully each time you use this Website.

Website Content

All Website design, text, images, graphics, articles, and newsletters including, but not limited to, the selection and arrangement thereof, are the property of LG. All copyrights, patents, trademarks, trade secrets or other proprietary rights therein are protected under U.S. laws and international laws and treaties in all forms, media and technologies existing now or hereinafter developed. Certain photographs, trademarks, logos, and other materials provided by third parties are used by permission of their respective owners. No portion of third party content herein may be redistributed or republished without the written permission of LG. You may view, print, and reproduce any pages within this Website for your personal use only. You are not permitted to modify or distribute any page or pages from this Website. All permitted reproductions of any page within this Website must include the notice “© Levin Ginsburg 2005”. No other rights are granted hereunder.

Disclaimer

This Website is published as a service to our clients, business associates and others, for informational purposes only. No information or this Website should be considered as, or as a substitute for, legal advice, and none is intended nor does it create an attorney-client relationship. Because the information included is general, it may not apply to any individual legal or factual circumstance. You should not take (or refrain from taking) any action based on the information you obtain from this Website without first obtaining legal counsel. Do not send us confidential information without first speaking directly to one of our attorneys and receiving explicit authorization to do so. Please be further advised that sending e-mail or other information to an attorney at LG will not create an attorney-client relationship. If you are not currently a client of LG, you should assume that your e-mails to us will not be privileged and may be disclosed to other persons.

The information contained on the Website may include information (not advice) about important new legislation or other legal developments. This Website is not intended to be advertising and LG does not wish to represent anyone desiring representation based solely upon viewing this Website in any state where this Website fails to comply with all laws and ethical rules of that state. Due to the dynamic nature of the law and the frequency of legal developments and interpretations, we may not issue an update for any legislative or legal development, and may not issue follow-ups on subsequent developments or changes in the laws or their interpretations. Visitors to this Website should not act upon any such information provided through this Website without consulting legal counsel.

Links to Other Websites

Third-party resources that can be accessed with hypertext links from this Website are not under the control of LG, and LG is not responsible for the contents of any third-party resources. The inclusion of any link on this Website does not imply any recommendation, approval or endorsement by LG of any linked website. Your use of third-party websites is at your own risk and subject to the applicable law.

Client References

To the extent that this Website contains references to past and/or present clients of Levin Ginsburg, those references should not necessarily be interpreted as endorsements of LG by such entities.

Submissions

LG’s policy is not to accept or consider any unsolicited information including, but not limited to, materials, remarks, suggestions, ideas, graphics or other information, through this Website (collectively, “Submissions”). If you send us Submissions regardless of this policy, you represent and warrant that each such Submission is, and LG will consider each such Submission as, non-confidential and free of any claims of proprietary or personal rights, no such submission, in and of itself, will create an attorney-client relationship, LG will not incur any liability as a result of any similarities between any such Submission and any information LG develops or utilizes in the future, such Submission may be used by LG for any purpose whatsoever, commercial or otherwise, without compensation, payment or any other obligation to anyone, including you, and you expressly grant, or represent and warrant that the owner of such Submission has expressly granted, LG a royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable, non-exclusive right and license to use, reproduce, modify, adapt, publish, translate and distribute such Submission (in whole or in part) worldwide and to incorporate it in other works in any form, media or technology now known or hereafter developed, subject to the Privacy Policy set forth on this Website.

Warranty Exclusion

LG provides this Website and its contents on an “as is” basis and makes no representations or warranties of any kind with respect to this Website or its contents. TO THE EXTENT PERMISSIBLE BY LAW, LG DISCLAIMS ALL SUCH REPRESENTATIONS AND WARRANTIES, WHETHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, THE WARRANTIES OF TITLE, PERFORMANCE, QUALITY, MERCHANTABILITY AND FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. FURTHER, LG DOES NOT WARRANT THAT THIS WEBSITE OR ANY SERVER THAT MAKES IT AVAILABLE ARE FREE OF COMPUTER VIRUSES OR OTHER HARMFUL COMPONENTS OR THAT THE USE OF THIS WEBSITE WILL BE UNINTERRUPTED OR ERROR FREE. LG does not represent or warrant that the information accessible via this Website is accurate, complete or current. Because the law is constantly changing and may apply differently depending on your particular facts, circumstances and jurisdiction, you should not rely or act on any information accessible via this Website without first seeking advice from legal counsel.

Limitation of Liability

Neither LG nor any of its shareholders, directors, officers or employees, or other representatives, will be liable for damages arising out of or in connection with the use of this Website. Under no circumstances shall LG have any liability for any direct, indirect, consequential, incidental, special, or punitive damages or costs, including, but not limited to, lost profits or data, loss of goodwill, loss of or damage to property, or claims of third parties, arising out of or in connection with the use, copying, or display of this Website or its contents, regardless of whether LG has been advised, or knew or should have know of the possibility thereof. To the extent that applicable law may not allow the limitation or exclusion of liability for incidental or consequential damages, the above limitation or exclusion will not apply to you.

Jurisdiction

This Website was created and is maintained and located in the State of Illinois, United States of America. The laws of the State of Illinois will govern the content and use of this Website, without giving effect to any of the conflict of law principles or rules thereof. You agree to submit to the personal and exclusive jurisdiction of the state and federal courts located within Cook County in the State of Illinois regarding any claim or cause of action arising from this Website or its content. You agree that, regardless of any statute or law to the contrary, any claim or cause of action arising out of or related to use of the Website, its content or these terms and conditions must be filed within one (1) year after such claim or cause of action arises, and may be filed only within the state and federal courts located within Cook County in the State of Illinois.

Non-Waiver

LG’s failure to insist upon or enforce strict performance of any provision of these Terms of Use shall not constitute a waiver.

Severability

If any word, clause or provision of these Terms of Use is found by a court of competent jurisdiction to be invalid or unenforceable, such word, clause or provision, as the case may be, shall be severed, and you agree that the other portions of these Terms of Use shall remain in full force and effect, and such court should endeavor to give effect to LG’s intentions reflected in these Terms of Use.

If you have any questions or comments concerning this Website please send e-mail to info@lgattorneys.com or contact LG at

Levin Ginsburg
180 N. LaSalle Street
Suite 3200
Chicago, IL 60601
Phone: (312) 368-0100
Fax: (312) 368-0111

Do not send confidential information via e-mail.

Last Updated: March 16, 2005

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