Terms of Use


Welcome to the Carmel & Carmel P.C. (“Carmel & Carmel”) website (“Site”). Please read these Terms of Use carefully before using this Site. By accessing this Site you signify your agreement to all terms, conditions, and notices contained or referenced in the Terms of Use. If you do not agree to these Terms of Use, do not use this Site. We reserve the right, at our discretion, to update or revise these Terms of Use. Please check the Terms of Use periodically for changes. Your continued use of this Site following the posting of any changes to the Terms of Use constitutes acceptance of those changes.

No Attorney-Client Relationship Formed

Although this Site may provide information concerning legal issues, such information is not intended to constitute or be a substitute for legal advice from qualified counsel. Carmel & Carmel assumes no responsibility for the accuracy or timeliness of any information provided herein. The reader should not under any circumstances rely on, or act on the basis of, the materials on this Site. You agree that Carmel & Carmel is not engaged in rendering legal services or advice by providing the information and materials on this Site, and that your use of the Site does not create any attorney-client relationship between you and Carmel & Carmel or any of its partners, associates, or consultants.

Browsing this Site, or the act of sending an e-mail to the firm or an attorney at the firm through this Site will not create an attorney-client relationship. Among other reasons, the firm may be prevented from representing you because of conflicts of interests. Consequently, you should not send us any information or documents until you speak with one of the firm’s attorneys and formally establish an attorney-client relationship. The best way to initiate a discussion about representation is to call the firm at (202) 237-1700.

Copyright and Trademark Notices

The compilation copyright to this Site, the design and appearance of this Site, and all of the materials and content on this Site, including without limitation, all text, articles, charts, graphics, images, and photographs are owned or licensed by Carmel & Carmel or its affiliates. Any use, reproduction or distribution of material from this Site (except as permitted herein) without written permission of Carmel & Carmel is expressly prohibited. All Carmel & Carmel and its affiliates’ company names and design logos appearing on this site are trademarks or service marks of Carmel & Carmel. These materials are protected by federal law against unauthorized copying and reproduction.

Use Representations and Warranties

By using this Site, you represent, warrant and covenant that:

(A) you will not upload, post or transmit to or distribute or otherwise publish through the Site any materials which:

(i) restrict or inhibit any other user from using and enjoying the Site or
service;

(ii) are unlawful, threatening, abusive, libelous, defamatory, obscene,
offensive, pornographic, or sexually explicit;

(iii) constitute or encourage conduct that would constitute a criminal offense,
give rise to civil liability or otherwise violate the law;

(iv) violate or infringe the rights of third parties, including, without limitation,
copyright, trademark, patent, rights of privacy or publicity or any other right,;

(v) contain a virus or other harmful component; or

(vi) constitute or contain false or misleading indications of origin or statements
of fact; and

(B) you will use the site and service in accordance with this Terms of Use.

Use Rights, No Warranties, and Limitation of Liability

This Site and the information provided on this website are provided on an "as is" and "as available" basis. Carmel & Carmel disclaims all warranties, whether express or implied, including the warranties that the Site and information are free of defects, virus free, and able to operate on an uninterrupted basis, that they will meet your requirements, or that errors will be corrected, and the implied warranties that the website and materials are merchantable, of satisfactory quality, accurate, fit for a particular purpose or need, or non-infringing, unless such implied warranties are legally incapable of exclusion. While Carmel & Carmel takes reasonable measures to keep the information on this Site accurate, complete and up-to-date, Carmel & Carmel will not be responsible for any damage or loss related to the inaccuracy, incompleteness or lack of timeliness of the information. Some states or other jurisdictions do not allow the exclusion of implied warranties, so the above exclusions may not apply to you. You may also have other rights that vary from state to state and jurisdiction to jurisdiction.

Use Limitations

This Site is prepared and designed to provide you with information about Carmel & Carmel and our services. This Site is prepared for personal use. You may not modify, copy, distribute, transmit, display, perform, or create derivative works from information or material on this Site, except as expressly permitted in this Terms of Use. You may not conduct any activity through the use of this Site that would infringe on the rights of Carmel & Carmel or its affiliates. Carmel & Carmel reserves the right to terminate your use of this Site in its discretion.

Links to and From this Site

This Site may contain links to other Internet Web sites, which are provided solely as a convenience to viewers and not intended as an endorsement of the contents of such sites. Additionally, other sites may link to this Site without our knowledge or permission. Because Carmel & Carmel has no control over other linked sites, we assume no obligation to review, and are not responsible for the availability or content of any off-site pages or any other sites linked to this site. Your linking to off-site pages or other Internet sites is at your own risk.

Monitoring Use of the Site

Carmel & Carmel reserves the right to monitor the use of this Site, without notice. By accessing this Site you waive any expectation of privacy with respect to information that is collected and any other related activity.

Indemnification

You hereby agree to indemnify and hold harmless Carmel & Carmel, and any of its partners, associates, employees, consultants, agents, and/or its affiliates, from any and all claims, liability, damages and/or costs (including, but not limited to, attorneys fees and legal costs incurred at all judicial levels) that incur arising as a result of your use of this Site, your violation of the Terms of Use, or your infringement of any intellectual property or other right of Carmel & Carmel, its affiliates or any person or entity. In the event of any claim, Carmel & Carmel shall have the right to defend and settle any such claim with counsel of their own selection. You shall cooperate as fully as reasonably required in the defense thereof and shall not settle any such claim without the prior written consent of Carmel & Carmel.

Privacy Policy

Use of any information gathered from or about you through this Site shall be governed by this Terms of Use and Carmel & Carmel Privacy Policy. You can access the Privacy Policy by clicking on the term herein or at the bottom of each page of this site. Carmel & Carmel may use and disclose any information, content, record, or electronic communication of any kind: to satisfy any law, regulation, governmental request or to respond to a subpoena; as necessary to operate their sites; to protect the safety, rights or property of Carmel & Carmel, its affiliates, or users of this Site; to respond to a violation of this Terms of Use, and as otherwise permitted in this Terms of Use and the Privacy Policy.

Disclosures

None of the attorneys listed in this website is certified as an expert or specialist pursuant to any authority governing the practice of law in any jurisdiction in the U.S. In the event you believe this web site does not comply with the rules of the state where you reside, you should disregard its contents and, if you wish, seek information about the services provided by Carmel & Carmel from other resources or directly from the firm, its partners, associates or consultants.
Carmel & Carmel may not currently have attorneys licensed in the states referenced below:

Under Rule 1-400 of the California Rules of Professional Conduct, this web site is a “communication” that is made by lawyers at Carmel & Carmel who are members of the State Bar of California and addresses the availability of professional employment. In other states, this web site may be deemed an advertisement.
In accordance with Rule 2-101(e)(3) of the New York Code of Professional Responsibility, you are advised that prior results do not guarantee a similar outcome.

In accordance with Rule 7.2(g) of the Wyoming Rules of Professional Conduct, you are advised that the Wyoming State Bar does not certify any lawyer as a specialist or expert. Anyone considering a lawyer should independently investigate the lawyer’s credentials and ability and not rely upon advertising and self-proclaimed expertise.

In accordance with Rule 7.2(f) of the Missouri Rules of Professional Conduct, you are advised that the choice of a lawyer is an important decision and should not be based on advertisements alone.

In accordance with Rule 7.2(e) of the Alabama Rules of Professional Conduct, you are advised that no representation is made that the quality of the legal services to be performed is greater than the quality of legal services performed by other lawyers.

In accordance with Florida Law: The hiring of a lawyer is an important decision that should not be based solely upon advertisements. Before you decide, ask us to send you free written information about our qualifications and experience.

Severability and Integration


These Terms of Use constitute the entire agreement between you and Carmel & Carmel with respect to this Site. If any part of these Terms of Use is held invalid or unenforceable, that portion shall be construed in a manner consistent with applicable law to reflect, as nearly as possible, the original intentions of the parties, and the remaining portions shall remain in full force and effect.

Questions or Comments

If you have questions, comments, or complaints pertaining to this Site, or if you have technical problems accessing information on this Site, please contact us at info@carmel.us.