TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF USE

Date of Last Revision: March 28, 2016

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The products and services found here are owned and provided by TheLegalNews.com. These terms of service (“Terms”) govern your use of TheLegalNews.com’s website, products and services (collectively, the “Services”), so please read them carefully.

By accessing this website or using the Services, you are agreeing to Termand and Conditions. If you have any questions, please contact us.

1. Making Use Of Our Services

Using our Services enters your into a binding contract with TheLegalNews.com. No one under the age of 13 may use TheLegalNews.com.

All content is the property of TheLegalNews.com.

2. The TheLegalNews.com Rating

Lawyers are rated on TheLegalNews.com based on reviews and the assessment of the lawyer. We do not guarantee any information on lawyer profiles.  The TheLegalNews.com Rating cannot be used to predict the outcome of any advice or representation from the lawyer.

3. Content

This website contains content written and owned by TheLegalNews.com, as well as user generated content. Our staff reviews third-party content that is published on the site, including legal advice, profile descriptions etc. While we try to validate all of the content on TheLegalNews.com, we cannot guarantee it.

4. Attorney-Client Privilege

The Legal Information found on TheLegalNews.com is intended for general informational purposes only and should be used only as a starting point for addressing your legal issues. Corresponding through our service does not create an attorney-client relationship between you and TheLegalNews.com, or you and any lawyer. Additionally,  users should know that case descriptions are not confidential unless explicitly stated.

5. Upgraded Profiles Services for Lawyers

TheLegalNews.com offers Premium Services for lawyers. By upgrading your profile you enter into an agreement to pay TheLegalNews.com the fees necessary for that service. Payments are charged on day one of the agreement and will be charged monthly. If your payment method fails or your account is past due, TheLegalNews.com reserves the right to either suspend or terminate your Premium Services.

6. Lawyer and Firm Information

It is completely the responsibility law firms and their lawyers to verify any information on the TheLegalNews.com website. All offered services must fully comply with any applicable rules conduct or laws.

7. Limitation of Liability

TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW, IN NO EVENT SHALL TheLegalNews.com OR ANY OF ITS DIRECTORS OR EMPLOYEES BE LIABLE FOR ANY DAMAGES, OR ANY LOSS OF PROFITS OR REVENUES, WHETHER INCURRED DIRECTLY OR INDIRECTLY, OR ANY LOSS OF DATA, USE, GOODWILL, OR OTHER INTANGIBLE LOSSES, RESULTING FROM (A) THE OUTCOME OF ANY LEGAL MATTER; (B) YOUR ACCESS TO OR USE OF OR INABILITY TO ACCESS OR USE THE SERVICES; (C) ANY CONDUCT OR CONTENT OF ANY THIRD PARTY RELATING TO THE SERVICES; OR (D) UNAUTHORIZED ACCESS, USE OR ALTERATION OF LEGAL INFORMATION.

TO THE EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW, THE TOTAL LIABILITY OF TheLegalNews.com, AND ITS AFFILIATES, SUPPLIERS AND DISTRIBUTORS, FOR ANY CLAIM ARISING OUT OF OR RELATING IN ANY MANNER TO THE USE OF THE SERVICES, IS LIMITED TO THE AMOUNT YOU PAID US TO USE THE SERVICES TO WHICH SUCH CLAIM RELATES IN THE 12 MONTH PERIOD PRECEDING THE FILING OF SUCH CLAIM. THIS LIMITATION ALSO APPLIES TO PREMIUM SERVICES.

8. User Generated Content

When you post User Content to TheLegalNews.com, you give TheLegalNews.com a nonexclusive, royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable and fully sublicensable right to use, reproduce, modify, adapt, publish, translate, create derivative works from, distribute, perform and display such User Content throughout the world in any media. To the extent such content is attached to a profile on the TheLegalNews.com platform, the foregoing license includes a right to reproduce your profile, and any name, likeness or photograph contained in such profile. If you submit feedback or suggestions about our Services, we may use your feedback or suggestions without obligation to you.

9. Indemnification

You agree to defend, indemnify and hold harmless TheLegalNews.com, its corporate affiliates, independent contractors, service providers and consultants, and each of their respective directors, employees and agents, from and against any claims, damages, costs, liabilities and expenses (including, but not limited to, reasonable attorneys’ fees) arising out of or related to any User Content you post, store or otherwise transmit on or through the Services or your use of or inability to use the Services, including without limitation any actual or threatened suit, demand or claim arising out of or relating to the User Content, your conduct, your violation of these Terms or your violation of the rights of any third party.

10. Modifications

TheLegalNews.com may revise these Terms from time to time. By using the platform you agree to be bound by the revised Terms.