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Attorney Mitchell Stewart Lipkin Achieves Highest Possible AV Preeminent Rating

Chicago, IL August 19, 2019 - Martindale-Hubbell® has confirmed that attorney Mitchell Stewart Lipkin maintains the AV Preeminent Rating, Martindale-Hubbell's highest possible rating for both ethical standards and legal ability.

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Comparative Negligence: Chicago Police Officer Runs Over Woman

A woman lies unconscious in a Chicago alley at night time. A Chicago Police Department car driven by an on-duty officer came along in the alley, and ran her over. She suffered numerous fractures. Does Illinois Statute Protect
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UM/UIM Coverage: Is Your Uninsured/Underinsured Insurance Sufficient?

On November 19, 2003, Mr. and Mrs. Janota were killed in a car accident. The individual liable for the accident was uninsured. The executor of the Janota Estate filed a claim against State Farm for $250,000, and when State Farm agreed to pay the estate only $100,000, filed suit against State Farm seeking to reform the Janota insurance policy to $250,000 for uninsured benefits.
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Jury Award Damages Subject to Wide Discretion

A woman in her 40s , was struck in the leg by a 2 wheel hand truck. Woman was eventually diagnosed with complex regional pain syndrome (CRPS), a condition marked by severe, unrelenting pain. The jury returned a verdict of $10 million. In a post trial motion Defendant asked the Court to reduce the award.
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Uninsured and Underinsured Motorist Coverage - What You Should Know

Uninsured Motorist Coverage (UM) applies when a driver causing an accident does not have liability insurance, despite state law requiring all drivers to have this, or runs away following an accident and cannot be found.
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