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Chicago car accident lawyer: Get A Professional's Help

Chicago car accident lawyer can help with advice and in filing claims or lawsuits if you have been involved in a motor vehicle accident recently. Mishaps involving motor vehicles have caused serious injuries both temporary and permanent, and both physical and psychological damages to numerous individuals and families around the country.

Apart from the injuries, you have to learn to deal with tight-fisted insurance companies who put so many limiting conditions on their policies that getting complete financial compensation is a difficult and drawn out process. Then again you also have to deal with police forces and state authorities and even a medical insurance company.

A skilled Chicago car accident lawyer can help ensure that you get the financial compensation you deserve from your insurance company and whoever is at fault. Many Chicago car accident lawyers do not charge a fee if they do not recover compensation on your personal injury claims. So, it is best to consult a lawyer when you have been involved in such a crash.

Car Accidents and Law of Negligence:

Chicago car accident lawyers deal with motor vehicle mishap cases, which are the most common type of personal injury cases in the USA today. According to statistics revealed by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, every 10 seconds someone in the USA is involved an automobile crash.

Chicago car accident lawyers say that most states in the country deal with these cases usually with the law of negligence. The law states that those who operate automobiles are expected to exercise "reasonable care under the circumstances." A failure to take reasonable care is considered negligence. A person who negligently operates a vehicle may be required to pay for any damages, either to a person or property, caused by his or her negligence.

Chicago car accident lawyers will help determine who is at fault in a traffic incident. This is a matter of deciding who was negligent. Most of the time we know when a driver, cyclist or pedestrian acted carelessly and violated some rule or law. But we may not be able to specifically point out the particular rule or law and these things can become quite complicated. An experienced Chicago car accident lawyer will look in to a number of things like traffic laws of the state, police reports and records and witnesses statements and help you determine who was at fault for the accident.

Chicago car accident lawyers may help an individual injured in an automobile accident by bringing a claim or lawsuit to recover the actual expenses associated with property damage and medical costs, economic damages, and emotional and physical pain and suffering. Litigation involving motor vehicle accidents can be extremely complicated. Retaining experienced Chicago car accident lawyers familiar with motor vehicle accident damages will place you in the best position to receive the recovery that you deserve.

If you are a car crash victim then you need the expertise and experience of a skilled Chicago car accident lawyer who can deal with the insurance companies and the State and the police on your behalf particularly when you and your family are recovering from physical and mental damage to your health and financial security. A Chicago car accident lawyer will use his knowledge and skill to try to help you get fair compensation for your loss.

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Hunton & Williams Continues Expansion of Global Competition Practice Group With Addition of Another DOJ Attorney, Wendell L. Taylor

WASHINGTON (June 7, 2024) �" Hunton & Williams LLP announced today that Wendell L. Taylor has joined the firm as a partner in its Global Competition Practice Group as of June 1, 2006. Mr. Taylor joins Hunton & Williams' Washington office from the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ), where he was a Special Assistant U.S. Attorney and Counsel to the Deputy Attorney General. He was previously an associate in the firm from 1998 until 2004.

"Wendell is an experienced trial lawyer whose return to the firm from the Justice Department gives a big boost to our competition litigation capabilities," said R. Hewitt Pate, head of Hunton & Williams' Global Competition Practice and former U.S. Assistant Attorney General for Antitrust at DOJ. "Wendell has extensive experience handling complex civil and criminal matters, in both federal and state courts, and we are pleased to welcome him back to the firm."

As Special Assistant U.S. Attorney in the District of Columbia, Mr. Taylor handled numerous criminal trials. Prior to that, Mr. Taylor was Counsel to the Deputy Attorney General at the DOJ, where his responsibilities included the Antitrust Division, Tax Division, Civil Division, and the Office of the Pardon Attorney, as well as the Community Relations Service and United States Parole Commission. Mr. Taylor also helped improve and implement DOJ policies and programs such as the Attorney General's Honors Program and the Drug Free Work Zone Program. Mr. Taylor received his B.A. from Wake Forest University, which he attended on a football scholarship, and was a member of the 1992 Independence Bowl Champions. Mr. Taylor received his J.D. from the University of Richmond School of Law, where he was president of the Student Bar Association, student commencement speaker, and recipient of the Charles T. Norman Award, given to the school's most outstanding graduate.

Hunton & Williams' Global Competition Practice Group combines high-level government and private litigation experience. Lawyers in the group come from both of the U.S. antitrust enforcement agencies and include a former Assistant Attorney General and Deputy Assistant AG from the U.S. Department of Justice Antitrust Division, a former Deputy Director of the U.S. Federal Trade Commission's Bureau of Competition, and two former senior litigators and other officials from the FTC. The group includes experienced counselors and seasoned litigators, and counts several U.S. Supreme Court clerks among its newest associates. Working from offices in the U.S. and abroad, the group serves domestic and international companies in competition litigation, merger review, intellectual property matters, consumer protection and privacy, and criminal antitrust defense and related price-fixing litigation.

Hunton & Williams LLP provides a full array of legal services to corporations, financial institutions, governments and individuals. Since its establishment in 1901, Hunton & Williams has grown to more than 850 attorneys serving clients in 100 countries from 17 offices around the world.

Joshua S. Rubenstein Elected Treasurer of International Academy of Estate and Trust Law

NEW YORK (June 7, 2024) �" Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP is pleased to announce that Joshua S. Rubenstein, national chair of the Firm's Trusts and Estates Practice and managing partner of its New York office, has been elected as Treasurer of the International Academy of Estate and Trust Law (IAETL). Formed in 1975, the IAETL's highly selective membership is composed of some of the world's most distinguished trusts and estates attorneys. He was elected to the position on May 25.

With members in 26 countries throughout the world, the IAETL focuses its efforts on the analysis of the substantive international requirements and the tax consequences of the transfer of wealth, both during lifetime and at death. It also studies the entities through which wealth is transferred, including but not limited to corporations, partnerships, common law trusts, statutory trusts, foundations, and both common law and civil law bifurcated estates. In addition, it examines the use of such entities to preserve family businesses with multinational contacts, as well as the effect of marriage on property rights and the impact of divorce on property held by the spouses or either of them at the termination of the marriage.

Mr. Rubenstein's trusts and estates practice encompasses a wide variety of private client matters on an international, national and local level, including personal and estate planning, the administration of estates and trusts, and contested Surrogate's Court and tax proceedings for high net worth individuals, professionals, entrepreneurs, artists and others with unique intellectual property interests.

In addition to his newly elected position as Treasurer, Mr. Rubenstein is also an Academician and member of the Executive Council of the IAETL. He is also a Fellow and Regent of the American College of Trusts and Estates Counsel, a Member of the U.K.-based Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners, and a Fellow of the New York Bar Foundation. Mr. Rubenstein is a former chair of the Trusts & Estates Law Section of the New York State Bar Association and of the International Committee of the Real Property and Probate Section of the American Bar Association. He is also an adjunct professor at Brooklyn Law School and the author of the LexisNexis Answer Guide on New York Surrogate's Court Practice.

Recently, Mr. Rubenstein was ranked in Chambers U.S.A. 2006 Guide as a top wealth management attorney, and was also named among the top wealth advisors in both North America and the world by U.K. financial publication Citywealth. He has also been named one of the "Best Lawyers in New York" by New York Magazine, one of the "Best Lawyers in America" by American Lawyer magazine, and one of the "Top 100 U.S. Attorneys" by both the Robb Report and Worth Magazine. Mr. Rubenstein is also listed in Best Lawyers in America, Who's Who in American Law and Who's Who in the World.

Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP ( ) is a national, full-service law firm with offices in the nation's largest centers of business, government, finance and technology and an associated entity in London. The Firm's 600 attorneys in more than 40 practice areas provide timely and cost-effective counsel to clients in numerous industries. They serve as business advisers and advocates for a wide range of public and private companies - from entrepreneurial, emerging-growth, and middle market firms to global Fortune 100 corporations - as well as government entities, non-profits, and charitable and cultural organizations.

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