Last Updated: March 15, 2016
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legal advice and opinions only upon a written formal engagement with a client,
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distribute by any means, method or process whatsoever, any content of this Site
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materials to any person, for any reason whatsoever.
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downloading from the Site or any use of the content on the Site.
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jurisdiction where our Site is being used;
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limitation, computer viruses, Trojan horses, corrupted data, or other
potentially harmful software or data.
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vehicle. You should access our Site only with due regard for your own safety
and the safety of others.
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STRICT LIABILITY OR OTHERWISE, THAT RESULT FROM THE USE OF, OR THE INABILITY TO
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use outside the United States. If you
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do so at your own initiative and risk, and you are responsible for compliance
with your local laws, if and to the extent local laws are applicable.
concerning the construction, validity, and interpretation of these Terms and
the performance of the obligations imposed by these Terms shall be governed by
the internal law, not the law of conflicts of the State of Connecticut, United
States of America. Any and all disputes
arising out of or related to the use of this site, including, without
limitation, questions concerning the construction, enforceability, validity,
and interpretation of these Terms will be finally resolved by arbitration
conducted in the English language in Hartford, Connecticut, United States of
America, under the commercial arbitration rules of the American Arbitration
Association. The parties shall appoint
as sole arbitrator, a retired judge who presided in the State of Connecticut. All decisions of the arbitrator shall be
final and binding on both parties. Any application to confirm, vacate or modify
the award shall be made to a court within the State of Connecticut. Notwithstanding the foregoing, the Firm shall
be entitled to seek and obtain provisional or ancillary remedies such as
injunctive or equitable relief from a court of competent jurisdiction before,
during or after the pendency of any arbitration. The cost of the arbitration shall be borne
equally by the parties.
In the event
that any of the provisions of this Agreement is unlawful, void or
unenforceable, the provision will be enforced to the maximum extent permissible
and the remaining portions of this Agreement shall remain in full force and
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actions or demands, liabilities and settlements including without limitation,
reasonable legal and accounting fees, resulting from or alleged to result from,
your use of and access to the Site or your violation of these Terms or your
violation of any third party right, including without limitation, any
trademark, copyright or other proprietary or privacy right.
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