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This site is owned and maintained by Sedgwick LLP (“Sedgwick”).

The content on this site is offered only as a public service to the web community and does not constitute solicitation or provision of legal advice.  This site should not be used as a substitute for obtaining legal advice from an attorney licensed or authorized to practice in your jurisdiction. You should always consult a suitably qualified attorney regarding any specific legal problem or matter. The comments and opinions expressed on this site are of the individual author and may not reflect the opinions of the firm or any individual attorney.

Nothing on this site is intended to create an attorney-client relationship and nothing posted constitutes legal advice. Neither the transmission of the information contained on this site nor your use of the information or communication with Sedgwick creates an attorney-client relationship between you and Sedgwick. No information communicated to Sedgwick through this site will be protected by either the attorney-client privilege or the work product doctrine.

If you choose to email anyone through this site, do not include any confidential, secret or otherwise sensitive information concerning any potential or actual legal matter in the email transmission. Unsolicited emails do not create an attorney-client relationship and confidential or secret information included in such emails cannot be protected from disclosure. The owners of and contributors to this site have no duty to keep confidential any information you provide them.

An attorney-client relationship can only be created by the mutual assent of both parties and only after a consultation. Sedgwick cannot agree to be retained as counsel until a conflict-of-interest check is completed and a written engagement and fee agreement provided by Sedgwick is signed by you and a Sedgwick attorney.

Some jurisdictions may have laws and regulations that differ substantially from one another.  Sedgwick does not through this site seek to represent anyone in a jurisdiction where this site may fail to comply with the laws and ethical rules of that jurisdiction.

The information contained on this website may be considered "Attorney Advertising" in some jurisdictions. The hiring of an attorney is an important decision, and should not be based solely on information obtained from advertising content. This site may contain descriptions of our legal experience and outcomes of certain prior matters. However, each legal matter is composed of unique issues and our descriptions are not intended to promise future results. The outcome of your case may vary from that of any other representation undertaken by the firm, and any discussion of prior results on this website does not guarantee a similar outcome.

Accuracy

This website does not provide legal advice of any kind, and we cannot guarantee that the information is accurate, complete or up-to-date. Given the nature of and speed with which online communications are developed, the opinions and thoughts posted to this site are of a casual nature and may change after further reflection. While we intend to make every attempt to keep the information on this site current, the owners of and contributors to this site make no claims, promises or guarantees about the accuracy, completeness or adequacy of the information contained in or linked to from this site.

Since legal advice must be tailored to the specific circumstances of each case, and laws are constantly changing, nothing on this site should be used as a substitute for the advice of competent legal counsel. The authors and Sedgwick assume no responsibility to any person who relies on information contained on this site and disclaim all liability in respect to such information. You should not act upon information in this website without seeking professional counsel from an attorney admitted or authorized to practice in your jurisdiction.

The authors of the content of this site are only authorized to practice law in the jurisdictions in which they are properly licensed. For more information, please contact the authors. Unless otherwise indicated, the attorneys listed on this website are not certified by any state's or jurisdiction's board of legal specialization; nor certified as an "expert" or "specialist" pursuant to any authority governing the practice of law.

Links/Trademarks/Third-Party Information

This website may contain hyperlinks to other resources maintained by third parties on the Internet. These links are provided solely as a convenience to you to help you identify related information. Our reference to other resources is not meant to imply an approval, endorsement, affiliation, sponsorship or other relationship to the linked site or its operator, contents, or trade names, logos, symbols, service marks or other intellectual property rights associated with the hyperlinks, citations or URLs we provide. This website does not incorporate or endorse any materials appearing in such linked sites by reference.  Sedgwick disclaims all liability in respect to any decisions or actions, or lack thereof based on any or all of the contents of any third-party site.

Trademark Ownership

Please be aware that any unauthorized use of the content contained on this site may violate copyright laws, trademark laws, the laws of privacy and publicity, and/or other regulations and statutes.  All text, images, screens and other materials provided on this website (collectively, the "content") are owned by Sedgwick unless otherwise attributed to third parties.  None of the content on this site may be copied, reproduced, distributed, downloaded, displayed, or transmitted in any form without the prior written permission of Sedgwick or the legal copyright owner. However, you may copy, reproduce, distribute, download, display, or transmit the content on this site for personal, non-commercial use provided that full attribution and citation to Sedgwick is included, the content is not modified, and you retain all copyright and other proprietary notices contained in the content.  The permission stated above is automatically rescinded if you breach any of these terms or conditions. If permission is rescinded or denied, you must immediately destroy any downloaded and/or printed content.

Principal Office/Attorney Responsible

To the extent the state bar rules in your jurisdiction require us to designate a principal office and an attorney responsible for this website, Sedgwick designates its website office location headquarters as One Market Plaza, Steuart Tower, 8th Floor, San Francisco, California, USA, 94105, (415) 781-7900, and Michael McGeehon, Sedgwick's General Counsel, as the attorney responsible for this website.

Jurisdiction

Although this website may be viewed world-wide, Sedgwick is not licensed to practice law in every jurisdiction. By accessing this website, you agree that any disputes or matters arising out of or related to your viewing or use of this website shall be governed under the laws of a United States jurisdiction in a state in which Sedgwick is licensed to practice law and currently resides.