Legal Disclaimer

PLEASE READ THESE TERMS AND CONDITIONS CAREFULLY BEFORE USING ANY OF THE FOTHERINGILL & WADE (F&W) WEB SITES.

By accessing and using the pages on this site, you signify your agreement to be bound by these Terms and Conditions of use. By accessing or using the pages of this site, you also represent that you have the legal authority to accept the Terms and Conditions of use on behalf of yourself and any party you represent in connection with your use of pages on this site. If you do not agree to these terms of use, please do not use the F&W sites. We reserve the right, at our discretion, to change, modify, add, or remove portions of these terms at any time. Please check these terms periodically for changes. Your continued use of the site following the posting of changes to these terms will mean you accept those changes.

PRIVACY STATEMENT

F&W is committed to respecting your privacy and protecting personal information including information covered under Federal Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) and Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical Health Act (HITECH Act). We have developed this Privacy Notice to inform you how F&W collects, stores, uses and processes the personal information you provide us through this website. By using our site you are agreeing to the practices described in this Privacy Notice. If you do not agree to this Privacy Notice, please do not use this website. We reserve the right to make changes to the Privacy Notice at any time and you should, therefore, regularly review the Privacy Notice to be aware of any changes made.

Collection of Non-Personal Information

In order to improve the quality of our site we may collect non-personal information where no individual user is identified. This type of information may include basic demographic information, number of visitors to the site, pages opened, and length of visit, etc.

 Collection, Use and Disclosure of Personal Information

Personal information is not automatically collected from your computer. The only personal information gathered by F&W is voluntarily provided by individuals. If you provide us with your personal information it will only be used or disclosed for the purposes for which it was collected or, in accordance with any Federal or state law. Such purposes include, but are not limited to, registration or sign-ups for the website, email lists or newsletters; message boards or other interactive activities; feedback; or any other request that requires personal information to be submitted. The information gathered will not be shared with any third party that intends to use it for direct marketing purposes unless you have given specific prior written consent

OWNERSHIP AND RESTRICTIONS ON USE OF MATERIALS

Unless otherwise noted, all materials, including images, illustrations, designs, icons, photographs, video clips, and written and other materials contained on the site (collectively, the “Contents”) are protected by copyrights, trademarks, trade dress, and/or other intellectual properties owned, controlled, or licensed by F&W.

The Contents of the site are intended solely for personal, noncommercial (other than for the purchase of merchandise from our site) use by the users of our site. You may view, copy, and print the Contents displayed on this site subject to the following conditions:

(i) you use the material for noncommercial use only,
(ii) you keep intact all copyright and other proprietary notices,
(iii) you make no modifications to any materials,
(iv) you do not use the materials in a manner that suggests an association with any of our products, services, or brands, and
(v) you do not download quantities of materials to a database that can be used to avoid future downloads from the site.

For purposes of these terms, the use of any such material on any other Web site or computer environment is prohibited. No right, title, or interest in any downloaded Contents or software is transferred to you as a result of any such downloading or copying. You may not reproduce (except as noted above), publish, transmit, distribute, display, modify, create derivative works from, sell or participate in any sale of, or exploit in any way, in whole or in part, any of the Contents, the site, or any related software. You may not attempt to decompile or reverse engineer any of the software used by F&W as part of the web sites.

COPYRIGHT AND TRADEMARK INFORMATION

All trademarks displayed on this site or through links to other sites are the property of the respective trademark owners.

CLAIMS REGARDING COPYRIGHT INFRINGEMENTS

Pursuant to the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (17 U.S.C. § 512), Fotheringill & Wade, LLC has implemented procedures for receiving written notification of claimed copyright infringement. If you believe in good faith that your copyright has been infringed, you may submit a notice to c.hoffman@fwhealthlaw.com. To be effective, a notice must be a written communication provided to Fotheringill & Wade, LLC and must contain:

  1. An electronic or physical signature of the person authorized to act on behalf of the owner of the copyrighted work that allegedly infringed;
  2. An identifying description of the copyrighted work that you claim has been infringed;
  3. A description specifying the location of the material that you claim to be infringing the copyrighted work;
  4. Your telephone number and e-mail address;
  5. A statement by you that you have a good faith belief that the disputed use is not authorized by the copyright owner, its agent, or the law; and
  6. A statement by you, made under penalty of perjury, that the information in your notice is accurate and that you are the copyright owner or authorized to act on the copyright owner’s behalf.

Our designated copyright agent for notice of alleged copyright infringement appearing on the Web site is: Cliff Hoffman, Director of Information Services, Fotheringill & Wade, LLC, One Olympic Place, Towson, MD 21204, c.hoffman@fwhealthlaw.com.

DISCLAIMER OF WARRANTIES

THE MATERIALS IN THIS SITE ARE PROVIDED “AS IS” AND WITHOUT REPRESENTATIONS OR WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND EITHER EXPRESSED OR IMPLIED, TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMISSIBLE PURSUANT TO APPLICABLE LAW, F&W DISCLAIMS ALL WARRANTIES OR MERCHANTABILITY AND FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. F&W DOES NOT WARRANT THAT THE FUNCTIONS CONTAINED IN THE MATERIAL WILL BE UNINTERRUPTED OR ERROR-FREE, THAT DEFECTS WILL BE CORRECTED, OR THAT THIS SITE OR THE SERVER THAT MAKES IT AVAILABLE ARE FREE OF VIRUSES OR OTHER HARMFUL COMPONENTS. F&W DOES NOT WARRANT OR MAKE ANY REPRESENTATIONS REGARDING THE USE OF OR THE RESULT OF THE USE OF THE MATERIAL IN THIS SITE IN TERMS OF THEIR CORRECTNESS, ACCURACY, RELIABILITY, OR OTHERWISE.

SITE CONTENTS

The information contained in the F&W website is intended to provide information of general interest to the public and is not intended to offer legal advice or legal opinion. The information provided in the F&W website should not be relied upon to make any legal decisions and is not intended as an alternative to legal counsel. USERS SHOULD SEEK APPROPRIATE LEGAL COUNSEL OR OTHER PROFESSIONAL ADVICE ON THE PARTICULAR FACTS AND CIRCUMSTANCES.

This information is not intended to create, and the receipt of does not constitute, an attorney client relationship. Internet subscribers and online readers should not act upon this information without seeking professional counsel. Use of interactive portions of this website, such as e-mail through the website, does not create an attorney-client relationship between Fotheringill &Wade and you. Communication with F&W via the Internet and/or e-mail through this site is not confidential and is not covered by any attorney-client privilege. Accordingly, please do not send us any information about any matter that may involve you until you receive a written statement from us that we represent you. The best way for you to initiate a possible representation is to contact Fotheringill &Wade at 800-704-5574.

The Fotheringill &Wade website may contain information or reference matters handled by F&W; however, the results of those matters were dependent upon the facts and circumstances of those particular matters and results will differ based upon different facts and circumstances. The information contained in this Web site is presented without any representation or warranty whatsoever as to the completeness, accuracy, currency, content, or quality of the information provided.

This website is not intended to be a source of solicitation or legal advice. Users should NOT consider this website information to be an invitation for an attorney-client relationship, should not rely on information provided herein, and should always seek the advice of competent legal counsel in the user’s state.

If this website contains any assertion regarding Fotheringill &Wade and/or its attorneys’ record in obtaining favorable awards, verdicts, judgments or settlement in prior cases, please be aware that EACH CASE IS DIFFERENT AND ANY PAST FAVORABLE OUTCOME IS NO ASSURANCE THAT F&W AND/OR ITS ATTORNEYS WILL BE SUCCESSFUL IN REACHING THE SAME RESULT IN ANY FUTURE CASE.

INACCURACY DISCLAIMER

The material in this site could include technical inaccuracies, typographical errors, or omissions. We reserve the right to correct any errors, inaccuracies, or omissions and to change or update information at any time without prior notice.

LIMITATION OF LIABILITY

Under no circumstances, including, but not limited to, negligence, shall we be liable for any direct, indirect, incidental, special, or consequential damages that result from the use of, or the inability to use, any F&W site or a site that is linked to this site, even if we have been advised of the possibility of such damages. Applicable law may not allow the limitation or exclusion of liability or incidental or consequential damages, so the above limitation or exclusion may not apply to you. In no event shall our total liability to you for all damages, losses, and causes of action (whether in contract, tort including, but not limited to, negligence, or otherwise) exceed the amount paid by you, if any, for accessing this site.

INDEMNIFICATION

You agree to defend, indemnify, and hold F&W harmless from and against any and all claims, damages, costs and expenses, including attorneys’ fees, arising from or related to your use of the site or the content you post to the site.

REPORTING OF ABUSIVE OR UNLAWFUL SUBMISSIONS OR CONTENT

If you have knowledge of abusive, infringing or otherwise unlawful Submissions or other content on the site, we want to know. Please send an e-mail to violation@fwhealthlaw.com describing the content or conduct in detail, including the Web site address where the content is found and the date and time viewed, and we will investigate removing this material from the site. For claims regarding alleged copyright infringement, see the contact information in that section above.

LINKS TO OTHER WEB SITES AND SERVICES

This site may be linked to other sites and services that are not maintained by F&W. F&W is not responsible for the content of those sites. Consequently, we cannot be held responsible for the accuracy, relevancy, copyright compliance, legality, or decency of material contained in sites listed on or otherwise linked to the site. The inclusion of any link to such sites does not imply endorsement by F&W. F&W makes no representations whatsoever about any other Web site which you may access through this one.

Please exercise discretion while browsing the Internet. These other sites may send their own cookies to users, collect data, solicit personal information, or contain information that you may find inappropriate or offensive. Please keep in mind that whenever you give out personal information online that information can be collected and used by people you don’t know. While F&W strives to protect your personal information and privacy, we cannot guarantee the security of any information you disclose online; you make such disclosures at your own risk.

We reserve the right to disable links from third-party sites to the site.

GENERAL PROVISIONS

These Terms and Conditions will be governed and be interpreted pursuant to the laws of the State of Maryland, United States of America, excluding its conflicts of law rules. You expressly agree that the exclusive jurisdiction for any claim or action arising out of or relating to these Terms and Conditions or your use of the site shall be filed only in the federal courts located in Maryland. If any part of these Terms and Conditions is unlawful, void, or unenforceable, that part will be deemed severable and will not affect the validity and enforceability of any remaining provisions. Possible evidence of use of this site for illegal purposes will be provided to law enforcement authorities. This is the entire agreement between the parties relating to the use of this site.

F&W can revise these Terms and Conditions at any time by updating this posting.

TERMINATION

These terms are effective until terminated by either party. You may terminate these terms at any time by discontinuing use of the site and destroying all Contents obtained from the site and all related documentation and all copies and installations thereof, whether made under these terms or otherwise. Your access to the site may be terminated immediately without notice from us if in our sole discretion you fail to comply with any term or provision of these terms. Upon termination, you must cease use of the site and destroy all Contents obtained from the site and all copies thereof, whether made under these terms or otherwise.

HOW TO CONTACT US

Please see contact information in the relevant sections above regarding reporting copyright infringement or other unlawful content.  If you have any comments or questions regarding our Terms and Conditions generally, you can contact us at:

One Olympic Place

Suite 500

Towson, MD 21204

Phone: (410) 296-1552

 

E-mail

You can e-mail us your question at info@fwhealthlaw.com and we will get back to you as soon as possible.

Thank you for visiting our site.