No Attorney-Client Relationship Created by Use of this Website. Neither your receipt of information from this website, nor your use of this website to contact Herman, Herman & Katz, LLC (hereinafter “the Firm”) or one of its lawyers creates an attorney-client relationship between you and the Firm. You will become a client of the Firm only if and when you sign and engagement agreement setting forth the scope of the Firm’s engagement, the fee arrangement and other relevant matters. As a matter of policy, the Firm does not accept a new client without first investigating for possible conflicts of interests and obtaining a signed engagement letter. (The Firm may, for example, already represent another party involved in your matter.)
No Confidentiality. You may not use this website to provide confidential information about a legal matter of yours to the Firm. Your use of this website does not make you a client of the firm or even a prospective client of the Firm. If you have confidential information that you would like to give to any lawyer at the Firm, please communicate with one if the Firm’s lawyers in person or by telephone–not by filling in any form on this website or by sending an unsolicited email to the Firm or any of its lawyers.
No Legal Or Medical Advice Intended. This website includes general information about legal and medical issues. Such materials are for informational purposes only and may not reflect the most current legal and/or medical developments. These informational materials are not intended, and must not be taken, as legal/medical advice on any particular set of facts or circumstances. You need to contact a lawyer/doctor licensed in your jurisdiction for advice on specific legal/medical issues and/or problems. The medical information provided on this site is not intended to be a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment, Always consult a physician for diagnosis and treatment of any medical condition or for any questions you may have regarding a health concern. Never disregard professional medical advice or delay in seeking it because of something you may have read or seen on this site. Links to other sites are provided for information only. Use of trade names is for identification only and does not constitute endorsement by the Firm.
No Intent to Refer Matters to Other Firms. Unless otherwise expressly stated on a particular page of the Firm’s website, the Firm intends to act as primary counsel in representing clients who retain the Firm. See Louisiana Rule of Professional Conduct 7.9(c).
Photographs. This site contains photographs and images commonly referred to as “stock photographs.” The Firm purchased the use of said photographs and images from third parties for purposes of this web site. Photographs of individuals contained outside the designated “Client Testimonial” area of the site DO NOT depict actual clients of the Firm. The Firm has no relationship to the individuals depicted in these “stock photographs.” The only Firm clients featured on this site are found in the designated “Client Testimonial” area of the site. Likewise, all other photographs depicting crash scenes, accidents, medical treatment, etc. are purchased “stock photographs” that are likely dramatizations of the events depicted. See Louisiana Rule of Professional Conduct 7.2(c)(1)(10).
Cost of Website. The cost of this website is paid for by the Firm and not by any other lawyer or firm. See Louisiana Rule of Professional Conduct 7.2(c)(11).
No Guarantee of Results. The “Victories” and “Recent Victories” section of our web site depicts victories obtained by our firm on behalf of individuals and businesses as a result of pre-trial settlements and post trial verdicts/judgments. In some of the victories depicted, the Firm was not the only firm and/or group of attorneys responsible for the outcome of the case. The examples of our “victories” are meant only to provide information to the public about the activities and experience of our lawyers. They are not intended as a guarantee that the same or similar results can be obtained in every matter undertaken by our lawyers. You must not assume that a similar result can be obtained in a legal matter of interest to you. The outcome of a particular matter can depend on a variety of factors—including the specific factual and legal circumstances, the ability of opposing counsel, and, often, unexpected developments beyond the control of any client or lawyer.
No Claim of Expertise or Board Certification. This website lists areas in which lawyers of the Firm practice. In so doing, no Firm lawyer makes a claim of “expertise,” “specialization” or “board certification.” Any lawyers of the Firm who are properly board certified in a practice area have so indicated in their biographies. See Louisiana Rule of Professional Conduct 7.2(c)(5).
IRS Circular 230 Notice. In accordance with Internal Revenue Service requirements, this is to inform you that any information on this website that could be construed as United States tax advice is not written or intended to be used, and cannot be used, for the purpose of (i) avoiding penalties under the Internal Revenue Code or (ii) promoting, marketing or recommending to another party any transaction or matter addressed on this website. See IRS Circular 230.
Links to Third Party Websites. As a convenience, this website provides links to various third-party websites. Such linked websites are not under the control of the Firm, and the Firm assumes no responsibility for the accuracy of the contents of such websites.
Authorized Practice of Law. The jurisdictions in which each of the Firm’s lawyers are licensed to practice are noted on each lawyer’s biography on this website. The ability of any Firm lawyer to engage in any activities for a client outside of that lawyer’s state(s) of licensure is subject to state statutes, professional standards and court rules. The Firm does not seek, and this website is not intended to solicit, legal engagements in jurisdictions outside of our lawyers’ states of licensure when such engagements would constitute the unauthorized practice of law in any jurisdiction.
Responsible Lawyer. The Firm lawyer responsible for the content of this website is Joseph E. “Jed” Cain.
Bona Fide Office. In compliance with Louisiana Rule of Professional Conduct 7.6(b)(2), the Firm operates a bona fide office at:
New Orleans, LA 70113
Phone: (504) 581-4892
Accuracy of Content. The Firm may periodically change, remove, or add the material in this web site without notice. This material may contain technical or typographical errors. The Firm does not guarantee its accuracy, completeness, or suitability. The Firm assumes no liability or responsibility for any errors or omissions in the contents of this web site. Your use of this web site is at your own risk. Under no circumstances shall the Firm or any other party involved in the creation, production or delivery of this web site be liable to you or any other person for any indirect, special, incidental, or consequential damages of any kind arising from asccess to, or use of, this web site.