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Restrictions on Use of Materials
Basinger Law makes available the information and materials on the website (the "Materials") for general informational purposes only. The Materials are not intended to constitute and do not constitute legal advice. Moreover, the Materials are not intended to constitute, and do not constitute, a solicitation for the formation of an attorney-client relationship; no attorney-client relationship is created through your use of the website or your receipt of the Materials. Anyone accessing the Materials should not act upon them without first seeking legal counsel. Further, the Materials are general in nature, and may not apply to particular factual or legal circumstances.
We are very proud of the results we obtain for our clients, but you should know that past results afford no guarantee of future results; that every case is different and must be judged on its own merits; and that the choice of a lawyer is an important decision and should not be based solely upon advertisements. If you want us to represent you, please contact one of our attorneys directly or fill out the Contact Us form to determine whether such representation would be appropriate. We would be pleased to consider having a Basinger Law attorney represent you. If you are interested in having one of our attorneys represent you, we will provide you with additional information about our capabilities and terms of engagement. Please do not send us any proprietary or confidential information without first talking with one of our lawyers and receiving authorization to send us the information.
Any U.S. Federal tax advice contained in our communications is not intended or written to be used, and cannot be used, by any person for the purposes of (1) avoiding U.S. Federal tax penalties that may be imposed on the taxpayer under the Internal Revenue Code of 1986, as amended, or (2) promoting, marketing or recommending to another party any tax-related matter addressed herein, whether an entity, investment plan or other transaction.
Basinger Law does not seek to represent anyone desiring representation based upon accessing the Web Site in a jurisdiction where the website fails to comply with applicable laws and ethical rules. In addition, our attorneys do not seek to practice law in any jurisdiction in which they are not properly authorized to do so.
You acknowledge that the website may contain information, software, photos, video, text, graphics, music, sounds or other material provided by Basinger Law or third parties that are protected by copyrights, patents, trademarks, trade secrets or other proprietary rights, and that these rights are valid and protected in all forms, media and technologies existing now or hereafter developed.
Rules of Use
You agree to comply with all applicable laws, rules and regulations in accessing and/or using the website and/or any Materials. In addition, your use of the website is conditioned on your compliance with the following rules. You agree not to:
a. Use the website for any fraudulent or unlawful purpose
b. Impersonate any person or entity, including, but not limited to, any Basinger Law employee, agent, or representative; falsely state or otherwise misrepresent your identity or your affiliation with any person or entity; or express or imply that we endorse any statement you make.
c. Interfere with or disrupt the operation of the website
d. Transmit or otherwise make available in connection with the website any virus, worm, Trojan Horse, or other harmful code.
e. Restrict or inhibit any other person from using the website, including by means of hacking or defacing any portion of the website.
f. Interfere with or violate any other website visitor's or user's right to privacy or other rights, or harvest or collect personally identifiable information about website visitors or users, or about Basinger Law attorneys, other employees and representatives identified on the website, without their express consent.
g. Sell, resell, transfer, license, or exploit for any commercial purposes any use of or access to the website or the Materials.
h. Modify, adapt, translate, reverse engineer, decompile, or disassemble any portion of the Site or Materials.
i. Frame or mirror all or any part of the website without our prior express written authorization.
Basinger Law Trademarks
Unless otherwise specifically noted, images, trademarks, service marks, logos and icons displayed on the website are the property of Basinger Law and may not be used without our prior written consent. Any unauthorized use of the images may violate copyright laws, trademark laws, privacy and publicity laws and communications regulations and statutes.
The website may provide, or third parties may provide, links to other websites on the Internet or resources. Because we have no control over such sites and resources, you acknowledge and agree that Basinger Law is not responsible for the availability of such external sites or resources and does not endorse and is not responsible or liable for any content, advertising, services, products, or other materials on or available from such sites or resources. You further acknowledge and agree that we shall not be responsible or liable, directly or indirectly, for any damage or loss caused or alleged to be caused by or in connection with use of or reliance on any such content, goods or services available on or through any such site or resource.
Disclaimer of Warranties
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Limitation of Liability
YOU EXPRESSLY UNDERSTAND AND AGREE THAT BASINGER LAW SHALL NOT BE LIABLE FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL, CONSEQUENTIAL OR EXEMPLARY DAMAGES, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO, DAMAGES FOR LOSS OF PROFITS, GOODWILL, USE, DATA OR OTHER INTANGIBLE LOSSES (EVEN IF POLSINELLI HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES), RESULTING FROM: (i) THE USE OR THE INABILITY TO USE THE WEBSITE; (ii) UNAUTHORIZED ACCESS TO OR ALTERATION OF YOUR TRANSMISSIONS OR DATA; OR (iii) ANY OTHER MATTER RELATING TO THE WEB SITE. IN NO EVENT SHALL BASINGER LAW 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 THE WEB SITE.
SOME JURISDICTIONS DO NOT ALLOW THE EXCLUSION OF CERTAIN WARRANTIES OR THE LIMITATION OR EXCLUSION OF LIABILITY FOR INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES. ACCORDINGLY, SOME OF THE ABOVE LIMITATIONS MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU.
The website is controlled and operated by Basinger Law from its principal office in Coats, North Carolina, USA, and is not intended to subject Basinger Law to the laws or jurisdiction of any state, country, or territory other than that of the state of North Carolina. Basinger Law does not represent or warrant that the website or the Materials, or any aspect thereof, are appropriate or available for use in any particular jurisdiction. Those who choose to access the website or Materials do so on their own initiative and at their own risk and are responsible for complying with local laws. We may limit the website's availability to any person, geographic area, or jurisdiction we choose, at any time in our sole discretion.
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Copyright and Copyright Notices
Basinger Law respects the intellectual property of others, and we ask our users to do the same. If you believe that your work has been copied in a way that constitutes copyright infringement, please provide Basinger Law’s Copyright Agent with the following information:
a. An electronic or physical signature of the person authorized to act on behalf of the owner of the copyright interest;
b. A description of the copyrighted work that you claim has been infringed;
c. A description of where the material that you claim is infringing is located on the Web Site;
d. Your address, telephone number, and email address;
e. 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;
f. A statement by you, made under penalty of perjury, that the above information in your Notice is accurate and that you are the copyright owner or authorized to act on the copyright owner's behalf.