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The materials on this Website are provided for informational purposes only and are neither legal advice nor a substitute for legal advice on any issue. Nor do they constitute a legal opinion. Accessing these materials does not create an attorney-client or other confidential relationship. These materials are intended, but not promised or guaranteed, to be correct, complete, and up-to-date as of the date they were prepared, however, users should not rely upon them without receiving the advice of their lawyer. For example, the materials may, as a result of the passage of time, changes in the law or subsequent court decisions, no longer be accurate.
This Website is not intended to be a source of advertising, solicitation or legal advice. Accordingly, users should not consider the materials on this Website as an invitation for an attorney-client or other confidential relationship. Users should not act or rely upon any information contained in this Website and should always seek the advice of an attorney in their jurisdiction.
The owner of this Website, FVLD, is a law firm licensed to practice in the State of Illinois. In some jurisdictions, portions of this Website may be considered advertising. FVLD does not wish to represent anyone desiring representation based upon the viewing of any portion of this Website that does not comply with legal or ethical rules in those jurisdictions.
The transmission of an e-mail request for information does not create an attorney-client or other confidential relationship. Users should not send FVLD, via e-mail or otherwise, any information or facts relating to their legal problems or those of any other person or entity without prior written consent. While FVLD may want to hear from users, please do not send FVLD any information about any matter that may involve you or anyone else until you are requested to do so by one of this Firm’s attorneys. If you, as a user, are a client, remember that e-mail may not be secure.
FVLD makes no representation or warranty that it can obtain the same results in other legal matters as reported in cases or other matters on this Website.
No Harmful Submissions
Users shall not submit to FVLD through this Website, or by any other means, any information, data, text, images, files, links, software, chat, communication or other materials (“Content”) that, in any way, is, or FVLD, in its sole discretion, considers to be (1) pornographic, obscene, or vulgar, (2) defamatory, libelous, or slanderous of any person or entity, (3) invasive of the privacy or publicity rights of any person or entity, (4) infringing on the intellectual property rights of any person or entity, including, without limitation, trademarks or copyrights, (5) disclosing trade secrets of any person or entity, (6) promoting or supporting illegal activity, (7) soliciting funds, good, or services, (8) hateful or threatening to any group defined by race, religion, gender, national origin or sexual orientation, or (9) otherwise harmful, threatening, abusive, harassing, or injurious to any person or entity.
Further, you may not use the Website to:
These are some, though not all, of the activities that may result in removal of content or barring access to the Website. The final decision of whether any information, code or other material is in violation of any of these policies is at the sole discretion of FVLD. You agree that violations by you, or any person or entity acting on your behalf, of the terms of this Agreement will entitle FVLD, in addition to any other remedies including referral for criminal prosecution, to remove any content, code or other material, and take any other actions that FVLD believes are necessary to protect itself, its users, and the Website.
No part of the Website may be reproduced or transmitted in any form, by any means, electronic or mechanical, including photocopying and recording, except that users may display on their own computer, download and print a copy of the material on this Website for non-commercial, personal or educational purposes only, provided that the content is not modified and that each copy of such materials identifies the source, and bears our copyright notice and the terms of this limited license. No part of any document or content on this Website may be reproduced or transmitted for any other purpose without the prior written permission of Funkhouser Vegosen Liebman & Dunn Ltd. Requests for permission may be directed to Ms. Ana M. Parada, at [email protected].
You may also provide a link to the Website without limitation, but you may not provide any of the Website’s content or materials on another website (by copying, framing, embedding or otherwise) without FVLD’s prior written approval.
Ownership, Copyright, and Service Mark
This Website was created by, and is the copyrighted property of, FVLD, all rights reserved. All of the materials contained on this Website, including text, pictures, images, sounds, video clips, audio clips, illustrations, and graphics (collectively the “Material”) are either owned by FVLD or they are licensed to it and are copyrighted. FVLD and its licensors retain and reserve all proprietary rights in and to the Material. “Funkhouser Vegosen Liebman & Dunn Ltd.” and the “FVLD” logo are service marks of FVLD.
Trademarks of Others
Any product or service names or logos of others that appear on the Website are trademarks or registered trademarks of their respective owners, are used by FVLD with permission or consistent with law allowing such use, and may not be used by anyone else without consent from such owners. FVLD does not grant you permission to use such other parties’ product or service names or logos.
Your use of the Website is at your own risk. The information and materials contained on the Website, including text, graphics, links or other items, are provided “as is” and “as available.” FVLD does not warrant the accuracy, adequacy, timeliness, or completeness of this information, materials, or the Website’s safety and security, and expressly disclaims liability for errors, omissions or other defects, or delays or interruptions in this information and materials, and the Website’s interoperability, unavailability, or security vulnerabilities. FVLD has no liability for any loss due to, or errors or omissions in, the information on the Website whether provided by FVLD our licensors or suppliers or other users.
Some jurisdictions may prohibit a disclaimer of warranties and you may have other rights that vary from jurisdiction to jurisdiction.
FVLD may alter, suspend, or discontinue the Website at any time for any reason, without notice or cost. The Website may become unavailable due to maintenance or malfunction of computer equipment or other reasons and FVLD shall not be liable for any damage caused by such unavailability.
LIMITATION ON FVLD’S LIABILITY
BECAUSE THE AMOUNT OF DAMAGES FOR YOUR USE OF THE WEBSITE IS UNCERTAIN AND NOT EASILY QUANTIFIABLE, FVLD’S AGGREGATE LIABILITY FOR ANY AND ALL CLAIMS, LOSSES, LIABILITIES OR DAMAGES IN CONNECTION WITH THIS AGREEMENT, YOUR ACCESS TO AND USE OF, OR INABILITY TO ACCESS OR USE, THE WEBSITE, WHETHER AS A RESULT OF A BREACH OF CONTRACT, TORT (INCLUDING NEGLIGENCE, WHETHER ACTIVE OR PASSIVE) OR ANY OTHER CAUSE OF ACTION AT LAW OR IN EQUITY, REGARDLESS OF THE THEORY OF LIABILITY, IS LIMITED TO NO MORE THAN FIFTY DOLLARS (US $50).
IN ADDITION, FVLD WILL NOT BE LIABLE UNDER ANY CIRCUMSTANCES FOR LOST PROFITS, CONSEQUENTIAL, INCIDENTAL, INDIRECT, PUNITIVE, EXEMPLARY OR SPECIAL DAMAGES.
You shall use the Website only in compliance with FVLD’s published policies then in effect and all applicable laws and regulations.
We may revise this Agreement from time to time. If we do, those revisions will supersede prior versions. Unless we say otherwise, revisions will be effective upon the effective date indicated at the top of this Agreement. All revisions will result in an update to the effective date of this Agreement at the top of the page. We encourage you to check the effective date of this Agreement whenever you visit FVLD’s Website. Your continued access or use of the Website constitutes your acceptance of any revisions. If you do not agree to the revisions, you should stop using the Website.
Consent to Electronic Communications
If you provide us with your email address, and choose to receive email communications from us, you thereby consent to receiving certain electronic communications from FVLD. If allowable under applicable law, any notices, agreements, disclosures, or other communications that FVLD is required by law to send to you in writing will be sent to you electronically, if allowed by applicable law. If applicable law does not provide for such electronic communications to satisfy legal communication requirements, including that such communications be in writing, then by providing us with your email address and choosing to receive emails from us, you agree that such electronic communications satisfy any legal communication requirements, including that such communications be in writing.
The Website is intended for use by persons age 18 and over. By using this Website you hereby represent and warrant that you are 18 years old or over. If FVLD discovers that you are under the age of 18, FVLD reserves the right to block or otherwise prevent your future access to or use of this Website.
The Website is offered by FVLD, 55 W. Monroe, Suite 2300, Chicago, Illinois 60062. You may contact us by sending correspondence to the foregoing address or by emailing us at [email protected] Report misuse of the Website at [email protected].