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        Clifford W. Horwitz Receives 2017 JVR Trial Lawyer Excellence Award

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        Clifford W. Horwitz Receives 2017 JVR Trial Lawyer Excellence Award

        On October 26, 2017, nearly 300 trial attorneys and Illinois judges attended the 8th Annual Awards for Trial Lawyer Excellence hosted by the Jury Verdict Reporter, a division of Law Bulletin Media. The by-invitation-only event at the Peninsula Chicago recognized the outstanding achievements of 30 professions from sides of the trial bar in civil litigation. Only three defense attorneys and two plaintiff’s attorneys in the entire state of Illinois were recognized for their individual body of work, among those individuals honored was Clifford W. Horwitz. In addition, superior outcomes and record verdicts achieved by individuals and teams of trial lawyers from both the plaintiff and defense bars were recognized.

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        Horwitz Horwitz & Associates Ranked in 2018 “Best Law Firms”

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        Horwitz Horwitz & Associates ranked in 2018 “Best Law Firms”

        Chicago, IL, United States, November 1, 2017 — U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers, for the eighth consecutive year, announce the “Best Law Firms” rankings.

        Horwitz Horwitz & Associates has been ranked in the 2018 U.S. News – Best Lawyers® “Best Law Firms” list and regionally in 2 practice areas.

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        I Slipped on Ice in a Parking Lot, Do I Have a Case?

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        Michael A. Silverman, a partner and trial attorney at Horwitz Horwitz & Associates answers a listener’s question on Free Legal Advice Friday’s:

        I slipped on ice in a parking lot, do I have a case?

        You may have a case if you slipped in a parking lot.

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        Practice Tips: Cross Examination of a Safety Expert

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        Horwitz Horwitz & Associates’ trial attorney and Partner, Jay Luchsinger, submitted a cross examination for an article in the Illinois Trial Lawyers Association (ITLA) Journal.

        The cross examination Jay submitted was from a case involving a structural ironworker who fell while setting structural steel on a warehouse in Illinois. The plaintiff fell head first, approximately twelve feet after tripping on a shop-installed shear stud that protruded above the top flange of a steel beam on which he was working. Landing on a concrete wall on his neck, plaintiff suffered severe permanent injuries that made him a quadriplegic.

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        Determining Value in Personal Injury Cases

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        Chicago's Top Injury Lawyers
        Clifford W. Horwitz, a principal partner and lead trial attorney at Horwitz Horwitz & Associates answers a listener’s question on Free Legal Advice Friday’s:

        Does using an attorney bring any value to my case?

        From Clifford Horwitz:

        You have to use an attorney. unless it’s a small claims case.

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        National Association of Distinguished Council Selects Two Attorneys at Horwitz Horwitz & Associates

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        We are proud to congratulate both Clifford Horwitz and Michael Wierzbicki on their selection to the Nation’s Top One Percent, a list comprised by the National Association of Distinguished Counsel.

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        Should I Give a Recorded Statement to the Insurance Company?

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        Chicago's Top Injury Lawyers
        Clifford W. Horwitz, a principal partner and lead trial attorney at Horwitz Horwitz & Associates, and Marc A. Perper answer similar questions pertaining to giving recorded statements to insurers. Cliff answers the first listener’s question on Free Legal Advice Friday’s:

        The insurance company for the person that caused my auto accident wants to record my statement. Is that okay?

        No, don’t give a recorded statement.

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        What Determines the Value of My Personal Injury Case?

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        Chicago's Top Injury Lawyers
        Clifford W. Horwitz, a principal partner and lead trial attorney at Horwitz Horwitz & Associates answers a listener’s question on Free Legal Advice Friday’s:

        What determines the value of my personal injury case?

        You have to use an attorney unless it’s a small claims case.

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        I was Bitten by a Dog, Do I Have a Claim?

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        Chicago's Top Injury Lawyers
        Michael A. Silverman, a partner and trial attorney at Horwitz Horwitz & Associates answers a listener’s question on Free Legal Advice Friday’s:

        I was bitten by a dog, do I have a claim?

        You can have a claim if you are bitten by a dog.

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        I’m not happy with the insurance company’s offer to settle my case, what are the next steps?

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        Thomas A. Kelliher, an associate and trial attorney at Horwitz Horwitz & Associates answers a listener’s question on Free Legal Advice Friday’s:

        I’m not happy with the insurance company’s offer to settle my case, what are the next steps? Can the insurance adjuster limit the medical treatment I receive?

        Those two questions are very similar because, unfortunately, before you get involved in litigation the insurance company has a lot of power.

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