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Our website content is not legal advice. The materials on this website are for informational purposes only. The content on this website is not legal advice and should not be construed nor relied upon as such. The information contained in this web site is provided only as general information which may or may not reflect the most current legal developments, and no one receiving information from this website should act upon it without first seeking professional counsel. This website is not a substitute for personal legal advice.

No lawyer-client relationship created. Use of this website does not create and attorney-client relationship.  This website content is not intended to create, and receipt of it by visitors to our website does not create, a lawyer-client relationship. No duty of confidentiality is owed to any persons who views this website or sends unsolicited communications to our firm, lawyers, or other employees without our advance and express authorization.  RSHC’s receipt of any unsolicited communication in any form (e-mail, mail or facsimile) will not disqualify us from representing anyone. Any information sent to RSHC via e-mail or through this site is not secure and is done so on a non-confidential basis.

Compliance with state ethical and legal requirements. We do not accept any representation that comes to us through our website if that does not comply with the legal or ethical requirements of the state in which the client or prospective client is located. RSHC attorneys do not seek to practice law we are not properly authorized to do so.

Prior results do not guarantee a similar outcome. Information on our website about our experience or matters we have handled is for illustrative purposes only and should not be relied upon as a prediction as to the outcome of any client representation we undertake.

RSHC expressly disclaims all liability based on any or all the content of this website. RSHC makes no representations or warranties that this website is free of defects, errors, viruses or other harmful components. We shall not be responsible for any damages or loss that may result from the use or, or the hacking or infiltration of this website or RSHC computer systems. This website and all information and content made available through this website are provided “as is.”  RSHC does not make any warranty of any kind.  UNDER NO CIRCUMSTANCES, INCLUDING NEGLIGENCE, SHALL RSHC BE LIABLE FOR ANY DAMAGES, INCLUDING DIRECT, SPECIAL, INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES OR LOST PROFITS ARISING FROM THE USE OF, OR INABILITY TO USE, THIS WEBSITE OR FROM ANY INFORMATION, CONTENT, PRODUCTS OR SERVICES MADE AVAILABLE THROUGH THIS WEBSITE, EVEN IF WE HAVE BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES. YOU AGREE TO HOLD RSHC HARMLESS FROM, AND YOU COVENANT NOT TO SUE US FOR, ANY CLAIMS BASED ON USE OF THIS WEBSITE OR ITS CONTENTS, INCLUDING CLAIMS FOR LOST DATA, DATA BREACHES, PRIVACY BREACHES, LOST INFORMATION, INACCURATE OR OUTDATED CONTENT/INFORMATION, WORK DELAYS OR LOST PROFITS RESULTING FROM USE OF MATERIALS OR CONTENT FROM THIS WEBSITE.

Jurisdiction and choice of law. These terms of use shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the State of Illinois. Any suits or actions filed by you with respect to these terms or the website must be filed in Cook County, Illinois.

IRS CIRCULAR 230 NOTICE: The content of this website is not intended or written to be used, and cannot be used by a taxpayer, for the purpose of avoiding penalties that may be imposed on the taxpayer under law.

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