Terms Of Use

Peckar and Abramson, P.C. Terms of Service

PLEASE REVIEW THE TERMS OF USE BEFORE USING THE Peckar and Abramson, P.C. WEBSITE. This is a legal agreement (the “Agreement”) between you (“You” or “Your”) and Peckar & Abramson, P.C. (“Peckar & Abramson”) regarding Your use of Peckar & Abramson’s Website and related non-legal services (collectively, the “Website”). By using the Website, You represent and warrant that You have read and understood, and agree to be bound by, the Agreement and Peckar & Abramson’s Privacy Policy (the “Privacy Policy”). By using the Website, You further represent and warrant that You are 18 years old or older, and that You are otherwise legally qualified to enter into contracts under applicable law. IF YOU DO NOT UNDERSTAND THIS AGREEMENT, OR DO NOT AGREE TO BE BOUND BY IT OR THE PRIVACY POLICY, OR ARE NOT LEGALLY QUALIFIED TO ENTER INTO CONTRACTS, YOU MUST IMMEDIATELY LEAVE THE WEBSITE.

Changes/Modifications

Peckar & Abramson may, at any time revise this Agreement or the Privacy Policy by posting amended versions on the Website. Peckar & Abramson will attempt to provide no less than thirty (30) days prior written notice on the Website. Any changes will be effective immediately upon posting. It is Your responsibility to review this Agreement and the Privacy Policy periodically. IF AT ANY TIME YOU FIND EITHER UNACCEPTABLE, YOU MUST IMMEDIATELY LEAVE THE WEBSITE. Unless Peckar & Abramson obtains Your express consent, any revised Privacy Policy will apply only to information collected by Peckar & Abramson after such time as the revised Privacy Policy takes effect. Peckar & Abramson also may, at any time and without notice, modify or discontinue the Website. You agree that Peckar & Abramson shall have no obligation of any sort in connection with any modification or discontinuance of the Website.

Informational Purposes Only

Peckar & Abramson hereby grants You a non-exclusive license to download and display the Website, and to reproduce the content located thereon, in each case solely for Your personal, non-commercial use. Peckar & Abramson provides the Website for information purposes only. THE WEBSITE DOES NOT CONTAIN OR CONSTITUTE, AND SHOULD NOT BE INTERPRETED AS, LEGAL ADVICE OR OPINION.

No Attorney-Client Relationship

YOUR USE OF THE WEBSITE DOES NOT CREATE AN ATTORNEY-CLIENT RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN YOU AND PECKAR AND ABRAMSON. SIMILARLY, THE TRANSMISSION OF INFORMATION TO AND FROM PECKAR AND ABRAMSON BY MEANS OF THE WEBSITE IS NOT AN ATTORNEY-CLIENT COMMUNICATION. If You would like Peckar & Abramson to represent You, You should complete our Form. If Peckar & Abramson agrees to represent You, we will inform You by e-mail or telephone, and will provide an engagement agreement setting forth the basis of the representation. Unless and until You have executed and returned that engagement agreement, and Peckar & Abramson has confirmed its receipt, no attorney-client relationship exists. Unless an attorney-client relationship exists between You and Peckar & Abramson, You shall not represent to any third party, either directly or by implication, that You are represented by the Peckar & Abramson, or that Peckar & Abramson is in any way involved in Your matter. Without limiting the foregoing, unless an attorney-client relationship exists between You and the Peckar & Abramson, You shall not copy Peckar & Abramson, or any attorney or employee of Peckar & Abramson, on any e-mails or letters in a manner that could reasonably be interpreted by any third party to mean that You are represented by Peckar & Abramson.

No Attorney-Client Privilege

BECAUSE YOU ARE NOT A CLIENT OF PECKAR AND ABRAMSON, INFORMATION PROVIDED BY YOU TO PECKAR AND ABRAMSON MAY NOT BE PROTECTED BY THE ATTORNEY-CLIENT PRIVILEGE. It is possible that Peckar & Abramson already represents, or in the future may represent, a party whose interests are adverse to Yours. In that case, Peckar & Abramson may not be able to treat information received from You as privileged.

Communications Made to Third Parties by Means of the WEBSITE; Share this Page Feature

You acknowledge that any communications sent by You to third parties by means of the Website whether by e-mail or otherwise, are not private, and such communications may be read by third parties with or without your knowledge. Further, You agree that the content of any communications that you send to third parties by means of the Website shall be non-confidential and non-proprietary. Peckar & Abramson reserves the right to use such communication for any purpose.

Prohibited Uses

You represent and warrant that You will not use the Website to: a. Upload or transmit content that violates the privacy, intellectual property or other proprietary rights of any third party; b. Transmit viruses, Trojan horses, worms, malicious code or other harmful or destructive content; c. Violate this Agreement, the Privacy Policy or any applicable law or regulation, including without limitation laws designed to regulate unsolicited e-mail or other electronic advertising; d. Harm the goodwill or standing of Peckar & Abramson or any of its clients, partners, employees, affiliates, agents, contractors or representatives; e. Attempt to probe, scan, test or violate the security features of the Website or of any associated system or network, or to obtain unauthorized access to materials or other information stored thereon; f. Attempt to interfere with the use of the Website by any other user. Peckar & Abramson reserves the right to cooperate fully in any investigation by law enforcement officials of any violation of this Agreement.

Third-Party Websites

The Website may contain links to websites operated by third parties (“Third-Party Websites”). Peckar & Abramson does not have control over Third-Party Websites, each of which may be governed by its own terms of service and privacy policy. Peckar & Abramson has not reviewed, and cannot review, Third-Party Websites, and therefore does not warrant or endorse any Third-Party Websites or the content appearing thereon. By visiting or using Third-Party Websites, You assume all responsibility and liability for all resulting harms, whether to You or to any third party, including without limitation as resulting from Your downloading or use of any content, software or other materials available therefrom.

Consent to Receive E-mail from PECKAR AND ABRAMSON

By becoming a client of Peckar & Abramson, You may consent to receive Peckar & Abramson’s periodic newsletter (the “Newsletter”), which Peckar & Abramson distributes by e-mail to Your address on file with Peckar & Abramson. If You are not a client and/or would like to stop receiving Peckar & Abramson’s newsletter or other automated follow-up e-mails, You should click on the “opt-out” link contained in any of the e-mail newsletters or other automated follow-up e-mails.

Intellectual Property

The content located on the Website, including without limitation this Agreement, is the copyrighted property of Peckar & Abramson or its licensors. Similarly, the Peckar & Abramson name, the PECKLAW.COM domain name, and all other names and logos used by Peckar & Abramson in connection with the offering of Peckar & Abramson’s goods and services are the trademarks and service marks, or registered trademarks or registered service marks, of Peckar & Abramson or its licensors. Except as explicitly permitted, neither Your use of the Website nor this Agreement grants You any right, title or interest in or to Peckar & Abramson and Peckar & Abramson’s licensors’ copyrights, trademarks and service marks. Copyright © 2017 to the present, Peckar & Abramson, P.C. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED. If You believe that material located on or linked to by the Website infringes one or more of Your copyrights, please immediately notify Peckar & Abramson by means of EMAIL at webprivacy@pecklaw.com. Your email should include: a signature, electronic or physical, of the copyright owner or a person authorized to act on their behalf; an identification of the copyright claimed to have been infringed; a description of the nature and location of the material that You claim to infringe Your copyright, in sufficient detail to permit Peckar & Abramson to find and positively identify that material; Your name, address, telephone number and e-mail address; and a statement by You (i) that You believe in good faith that the use of Your copyrighted material is not authorized by law, or by the copyright owner or such owner’s agent and, (ii) under penalty of perjury, that all of the information contained in Your faxed notice is accurate, and that You are either the copyright owner or a person authorized to act on their behalf.

Disclaimer of Warranties

PECKAR AND ABRAMSON HEREBY DISCLAIMS ALL WARRANTIES. THE WEBSITE IS PROVIDED “AS IS” AND “AS AVAILABLE.” TO THE MAXIMUM EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW, PECKAR AND ABRAMSON EXPRESSLY DISCLAIMS ANY AND ALL WARRANTIES, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, REGARDING THE WEBSITE, INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION ANY IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE OR NONINFRINGEMENT. OPERATION OF THE WEBSITE MAY NOT BE UNINTERRUPTED OR ERROR FREE. YOU ASSUME ALL RESPONSIBILITY AND LIABILITY FOR ALL HARMS, WHETHER TO YOU OR TO ANY THIRD PARTY, ARISING OR RESULTING FROM YOUR USE OF THE WEBSITE, INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION AS RELATE TO ANY DAMAGE TO YOUR SYSTEMS OR DATA.

Limitation of Liability

THE LIABILITY OF PECKAR AND ABRAMSON IS LIMITED. TO THE MAXIMUM EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW, PECKAR AND ABRAMSON SHALL NOT BE LIABLE FOR ANY INDIRECT, SPECIAL, CONSEQUENTIAL OR EXEMPLARY DAMAGES, REGARDLESS OF ANY ADVICE OR NOTICE GIVEN TO PECKAR AND ABRAMSON, ARISING OUT OF OR RELATING TO YOUR USE OF THE WEBSITE. ADDITIONALLY, THE MAXIMUM LIABILITY OF PECKAR AND ABRAMSON UNDER ALL CIRCUMSTANCES WILL BE THE AMOUNT PAID BY YOU TO PECKAR AND ABRAMSON IN CONSIDERATION OF YOUR USE OF THE WEBSITE OR $25, WHICHEVER IS LESS. YOU AGREE THAT THIS LIMITATION OF LIABILITY REPRESENTS A REASONABLE ALLOCATION OF RISK AND IS A FUNDAMENTAL ELEMENT OF THE BASIS OF THE BARGAIN BETWEEN PECKAR AND ABRAMSON AND YOU. THE WEBSITE WOULD NOT BE PROVIDED WITHOUT SUCH LIMITATIONS.

Indemnity

You agree to defend, indemnify and hold harmless Peckar & Abramson and its partners, employees, affiliates, agents, contractors and representatives (the “Peckar & Abramson Parties”) from and against all claims, losses, costs, damages, liabilities, and expenses (including without limitation attorneys’ fees) arising out of or relating to: (i) Your use of the Website; (ii) any violation by You of this Agreement; or (iii) Your submission to Peckar & Abramson by means of the Website of incomplete, inaccurate or untimely information or other data. The Peckar & Abramson Parties shall have the right, but not the obligation, to participate through counsel of their choice in any defense by You under this Section.

Termination

In the event of a breach by You, this Agreement and all licenses granted thereunder shall automatically terminate, except that the following provisions will survive: No Attorney-Client Relationship, No Attorney-Client Privilege, Consent to Receive E-mail from Peckar & Abramson, Intellectual Property, Disclaimer, of Warranties, Limitation of Liability, and Communication Concerning Availability of Professional Employment. Any termination of this Agreement terminates all of Your rights to use the Website, including Your license to the content located thereon. Without limiting any other provision of this Agreement, Peckar & Abramson reserves the right to, in its sole discretion and without notice or liability, deny use of the Website to any person for any reason or no reason at all.

Communication Concerning Availability of Professional Employment

The Website and certain issues of the Newsletter are “communications” within the meaning of Rule 1-400 of the California Rules of Professional Conduct. Neither this Website nor the Newsletter are intended as, nor should they in any way be construed as, “Solicitations” as also defined by that rule. If You believe that the Website violates any applicable ethical rule, whether in Your jurisdiction or elsewhere, You should immediately leave the Website, and should disregard all information and other materials available thereon.

Choice of Law; Jurisdiction and Venue

The Website is located and operated by Peckar & Abramson in New York, New York. This Agreement shall be interpreted and enforced as though executed in New York City, and shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the State of New York without regard to its conflict of law principles. THE PROPER VENUE FOR ANY JUDICIAL ACTION ARISING OUT OF OR RELATING TO THE WEBSITE OR THIS AGREEMENT WILL BE THE STATE AND FEDERAL COURTS LOCATED IN SAN DIEGO, CALIFORNIA. THE PARTIES HEREBY STIPULATE TO, AND AGREE TO WAIVE ANY OBJECTION TO, THE PERSONAL JURISDICTION AND VENUE OF SUCH COURTS, AND FURTHER EXPRESSLY SUBMIT TO EXTRATERRITORIAL SERVICE OF PROCESS.

Entire Agreement; Amendment

This Agreement constitutes the entire agreement between Peckar & Abramson and You concerning Your use of the Website. This A Agreement may only be modified as stated above, or by amendment signed by an authorized representative of Peckar & Abramson.

Severability; Waiver

If any part of this Agreement is held invalid or unenforceable, that part will be construed to reflect the parties’ original intent, and the remaining portions will remain in full force and effect. A waiver by either party of any term or condition of this Agreement or any breach thereof, in any one instance, will not waive such term or condition or any subsequent breach thereof.

Assignment

This Agreement and all of Your rights and obligations hereunder will not be assignable or transferable by You without the prior written consent of Peckar & Abramson. Notwithstanding the foregoing, this Agreement will be binding upon and will inure to the benefit of the parties, their successors and permitted assigns.

Relationship

Without limiting any other provision of this Agreement, this Agreement creates no agency, partnership, joint venture or employee-employer relationship between You and Peckar & Abramson.