TERMS & CONDITIONS
No Formation of Attorney-Client Relationship
Any information found on the website is intended for general informational purposes only and should only be used as a starting point for addressing your legal issues. The information found on the website does not constitute the provision of legal services, and neither the posting of informational content nor your reading it creates an attorney-client relationship between you and the Firm. You should discuss any legal issue you may have with an attorney who practices in your jurisdiction.
Visitor Online Conduct
You agree to use this website only for lawful purposes and only for its intended purposes. You agree not to disrupt the website. You agree not to interfere with or compromise the security of the website, or any computer, server, account, network, data, software, or hardware associated with the website. You agree not to disrupt or interfere with any other visitor’s use of the website. You agree not to attempt to obtain access to any portion of the website, any computer, server, account, network, software, or hardware associated with the website, from which you are restricted. You agree that you are solely responsible for any actions you undertake while visiting this website and that you will comply with all applicable foreign, federal, state, and local laws, rules, and regulations applicable to this website and the Internet, including United States copyright law and export regulations.
Limitation on Usage
The Firm reserves the right to prohibit any conduct involving this website that it deems to be inappropriate or illegal. The Firm may limit your access to any part of this website without notice to you. The Firm may terminate your use of the website at any time. All provisions of the Terms which by their nature should survive termination shall survive termination, including, without limitation, ownership provisions, warranty disclaimers, indemnity, and limitations of liability.
Links to and from Other Web Pages
Links to third party websites or information are not intended, and should not be interpreted by readers, as constituting or implying M-W Business Law & Litigation’s endorsement, sponsorship, or recommendation of the third-party information, or products or services found there.
Alteration of Site
The Firm may change, suspend, or discontinue any feature made available through the website at any time. The Firm may add, remove, or modify any content of the website at any time.
All information, content, and material made available by M-W Business Law & Litigation through this website, including, without limitation, any computer code, design, text, drawings, photographs, graphics, sound recordings, and video recordings, as well as any copyrights, trademarks, patents, other intellectual property, or proprietary rights comprising the website or any component or element of the website, is owned by or licensed to M-W Business Law & Litigation. The compilation of the content on this website is the exclusive property of the Firm and its licensors and is protected by law.
The Firm and its licensors retain all rights in the content of this website. The content may not be modified, copied, distributed, downloaded, displayed, emailed, transmitted, performed, or sold in any form or by any means, in whole or in part, without the prior written consent of the Firm.
The Firm grants you permission to display and print the content of this website (other than the computer code comprising this website) for your personal, non-commercial use only; provided, that, even if you display or print the content of this website as permitted hereunder, you may not modify, reproduce, transmit, distribute, publicly display, perform, or create derivative works from that content and you must retain all copyright and other notices contained in or on the content.
The content may not be used in connection with any service or information that is not the Firm’s or in any manner that is likely to cause confusion among consumers or that disparages the Firm. The rights granted herein terminate automatically if you breach these Terms & Conditions. Upon termination of these rights, you must immediately destroy any content you displayed or printed.
THIS WEBSITE IS PROVIDED “AS-IS” AND “AS-AVAILABLE.” M-W Business Law & Litigation MAKES NO REPRESENTATIONS OR WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, CONCERNING THE OPERATION OF THIS WEBSITE, THE CONTENT, INFORMATION, AND/OR SERVICES AVAILABLE ON OR THROUGH THIS WEBSITE. YOU AGREE THAT YOUR VISIT TO THIS WEBSITE, USE OF IT, AND ANY CONTENT, INFORMATION, AND/OR SERVICES AVAILABLE THROUGH THE WEBSITE IS SOLELY AT YOUR OWN RISK.
WE DO NOT WARRANT THAT THIS WEBSITE WILL BE AVAILABLE AT ALL TIMES OR THAT A VISITOR’S USE WILL BE CONTINUOUS AND/OR ERROR FREE. WE DO NOT MAKE ANY WARRANTIES THAT THE CONTENT, INFORMATION, AND/OR SERVICES AVAILABLE THROUGH THIS WEBSITE ARE ACCURATE, RELIABLE, OR CURRENT.
M-W Business Law & Litigation DISCLAIMS, TO THE MAXIMUM EXTENT PERMISSIBLE, ALL WARRANTIES, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, MERCHANTABILITY, AND NONINFRINGEMENT.
Limitation of Liability
NEITHER WE, NOR ANY OTHER PARTY INVOLVED IN CREATING, PRODUCING, SERVING, HOSTING, MAINTAINING, AND/OR UPDATING THIS WEBSITE SHALL BE LIABLE, UNDER ANY CIRCUMSTANCES FOR ANY DAMAGES OF ANY KIND ARISING FROM THE USE OF THIS WEBSITE OR ITS CONTENT, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED, TO DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, PUNITIVE, AND/OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES ARISING FROM HARM INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, INJURY TO PROPERTY OR PERSON, MISTAKES, OMISSIONS, INTERRUPTIONS, DETERIORATION OR CORRUPTION OF FILES, DELETION OR CORRUPTION OF E-MAIL, ERRORS, LOSS OF DATA, LOSS OF PROFITS, DEFECTS, VIRUSES, AND/OR DELAYS, THAT RESULT FROM YOUR USE OF OR INABILITY TO USE THIS WEBSITE, RESULTING FROM ACTS INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO ACTS OUTSIDE OF OUR CONTROL, NETWORK FAILURE, HARDWARE OR SOFTWARE FAILURE, THEFT, INTERNET FAILURE, UNAUTHORIZED ACCESS, OUR NEGLIGENCE OR YOUR OWN ERRORS AND/OR OMISSIONS AND ANY OTHER CAUSE, EVEN IF THE FIRM HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES. YOU AGREE THAT THIS SECTION APPLIES TO ALL CONTENT, GOODS, AND SERVICES AVAILABLE THROUGH THIS WEBSITE.
IN ANY JURISDICTION WHERE EXCLUSION OR LIMITATION OF LIABILITY FOR ANY TYPE OF DAMAGES IS PROHIBITED, THE FIRM’S LIABILITY IS LIMITED TO THE MAXIMUM EXTENT ALLOWED BY THAT JURISDICTION.
You agree to indemnify, defend, and hold harmless M-W Business Law & Litigation, its members, agents, representatives, successors, and assigns from and against, any claims, causes of action, damages, liabilities, losses, costs, or expenses that the Firm incurs or may incur arising from, resulting from, or arising in connection with: (i) your breach of these Terms & Conditions; (ii) your use of this website or your use of the content; (iii) personal injury or tangible and intangible property damage, casualty or loss suffered or incurred by the Firm in connection with your use of the website (including loss of data) or content or other information services available by or through your use of the website or content (including damage, casualty or loss arising from the malicious acts of third parties which could have been prevented or avoided by you using reasonable protective means); and (iv) your acts and omissions in connection with your use of the website or content. You also agree to indemnify, defend and hold harmless M-W Business Law & Litigation from and against any losses that M-W Business Law & Litigation incurs or may incur arising from, resulting from, or arising in connection with your providing to M-W Business Law & Litigation inaccurate or untruthful information via the website whether to gain access to any products or services provided through this website or otherwise.
No Joint Venture
These Terms & Conditions shall not be construed as a teaming, joint venture, or other such arrangement, unless the parties expressly and explicitly execute an agreement to that effect.
Change of Terms
The Firm reserves the right to modify or replace these Terms & Conditions at any time. If a revision is material, the Firm will attempt to provide at least 30 days’ notice prior to any new terms taking effect. What continues a material change will be determined at our sole discretion. Your continued use of this website after the Terms & Conditions are changed indicates your acceptance of the new Terms & Conditions. If you do not agree with the new Terms & Conditions, do not use this website.
Venue and Jurisdiction
This website is controlled by the Firm from its offices within the State of Illinois, United States. Visitors who choose to visit this website from this or from other jurisdictions do so on their own initiative. Those visitors are solely responsible for compliance with all applicable foreign, federal, state, and local laws, rules, and regulations in connection with their use of this website.
Claims arising from or related to this website, to the use of this website, and to the information, content, material, and services available through it are governed by the laws of the State of Illinois, without regard to its conflict of law provisions. You hereby unconditionally, voluntarily, and irrevocably consent to submit to the exclusive jurisdiction and venue of the state and federal courts located in Illinois with respect to any claims arising from or related to this website, your use of this website, and any information received through this website. You agree not to plead forum non conveniens in any such action.
Severability & Integration
If any provision of these Terms & Conditions is held invalid or unenforceable in whole or in part in any jurisdiction, that provision shall be ineffective in that jurisdiction without affecting the validity or enforceability of the remaining provisions of these Terms & Conditions. Our failure to enforce any right or provision of these Terms & Conditions will not be considered a waiver of those rights.
The section headings used in these Terms & Conditions are for reference and the convenience of the readers and shall not constitute part of the Terms & Conditions for interpretation purposes.
Last updated: February 27, 2018