Disclaimer

Introduction

Hooper, Lundy & Bookman operates as a corporation.

Use of material presented on this site is subject to the following terms and conditions. You agree to these terms and conditions by accessing this site.

Location of Website Host

The host server for this Website is located in Los Angeles, California, United States of America.

No Legal Services or Attorney Client Relationship

Although this Website may provide information concerning potential legal issues, it is not a substitute for legal advice from qualified counsel. You should not and are not authorized to rely on this Website as a source of legal advice. Your use of this site does not create any attorney-client relationship between you and Hooper, Lundy & Bookman. Readers should not act upon this information without seeking professional advice.

Copyright

Hooper, Lundy & Bookman claims a copyright in its works presented at this site. Hooper, Lundy & Bookman authorizes you to view, copy, download, and print Hooper, Lundy & Bookman documents on this Website, subject to the following conditions:

Commercial Use of Hooper, Lundy & Bookman Web Site Materials and Screen Shots

Reproduction, copying, or redistribution of materials on the Hooper, Lundy & Bookman Website for commercial purposes is prohibited without the express written permission of Hooper, Lundy & Bookman. To obtain permission to copy portions of this site, please send an email to mfisher@health-law.com and provide the following information in the body of the email:

We will evaluate your request and advise you as soon as possible. Hooper, Lundy & Bookman reserves the right to refuse permission to copy, distribute, broadcast, or publish any of its copyrighted material, including text and images on our Website.

No Warranties and Limitation of Liability

Information provided on this Website are provided “as is” without warranty of any kind, either express or implied, including without limitation warranties of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, or noninfringement. Hooper, Lundy & Bookman periodically adds, changes, improves, or updates the information and documents on this Website without notice. Although we try to keep our Website current and accurate, you should not rely on this information or its applicability to any specific circumstances without first seeking professional advice. The information on this Website should in no way be taken as an indication of future developments or results. Hooper, Lundy & Bookman assumes no liability or responsibility for any errors or omissions in the content of this Website. Your use of this Website is at your own risk. Under no circumstances and under no legal theory shall Hooper, Lundy & Bookman, its suppliers, or any other party involved in creating, producing, or delivering this Web site’s contents be liable to you or any other person for any indirect, special, incidental, or consequential damages of any character arising from your access to, or use of, this Website.

Malicious Code

Hooper, Lundy & Bookman has procedures in place to check materials for viruses and other malicious code before they are posted to this Website. However, we cannot guarantee that material accessible from this Website is free of viruses or other malicious code and we do not accept any responsibility for any damage or loss caused by any such code.

Contacting Hooper, Lundy & Bookman

Persons contacting Hooper, Lundy & Bookman through the Internet e-mail facility provided through this Website should not send confidential, privileged or sensitive information. If you have a specific legal question, please provide details in the e-mail of how we can contact you and the general nature of your inquiry, without providing any confidential specifics. We will then try to pass on your e-mail enquiry to one of our qualified lawyers. If the matter is very time-sensitive, please telephone a lawyer at any of our offices. Your use of the Internet e-mail facility on this Website does not give rise to a lawyer-client relationship. We will try to respond to any question submitted through the Website’s e-mail but accept no liability for failure to do so.

Links to Third Party Sites

If you use any links in this Website to Websites not maintained by Hooper, Lundy & Bookman, you will leave the Hooper, Lundy & Bookman Website. The linked sites are not under the control of Hooper, Lundy & Bookman and Hooper, Lundy & Bookman is not responsible for the contents of any linked site or any link contained in a linked site. Hooper, Lundy & Bookman provides these links to you only as a convenience and the inclusion of any link does not imply recommendation, approval or endorsement by Hooper, Lundy & Bookman of the site.

Service Marks Permitted Use of Hooper, Lundy & Bookman Service Marks

Hooper, Lundy & Bookman service marks identify Hooper, Lundy & Bookman products and services and let the public know the source of those products and services. You may make fair use of our service marks in advertising and promotional materials, and in referencing our products and services (for example, in a magazine article) without our permission, provided you follow standard trademark usage practices and provide proper attribution. Other uses require our written permission. If you are in doubt as to whether you need our permission for a specific type of use, please ask us.

You may not use Hooper, Lundy & Bookman logos or “design” service marks (as opposed to our service marks consisting solely of words) under any circumstances without our prior written authorization.

In addition, you may not use Hooper, Lundy & Bookman service marks, whether design or word marks, in the following ways:

Privacy

NOTE: This section only applies to information that we receive through your interaction with the website or that you provide to us directly through other means, such as event registrations or subscriptions to receive our content. To the extent that you are a client or a covered entity, any protected health information we receive from you is bound by our business associate agreement.

Like many websites, Hooper, Lundy & Bookman uses cookies. Cookies are small text files that are downloaded to a visitor’s browser and may be stored on their computer. We use cookies to understand site visitor interactions to enhance their experience and the performance of the website. To learn more about cookies, visit www.allaboutcookies.org.

Additionally, we use Google Analytics services, which uses cookies to count visits and traffic sources and analyze visitors’ use of our website. For more information on Google’s privacy practices for Google Analytics, please visit https://support.google.com/analytics/answer/6004245. You may prevent Google Analytics from recognizing you on our website by deleting or disabling the relevant cookies.

What Personal Information We Collect
We collect personal information that you provide to us directly through an event registration, subscription to receive our content, or when you provide feedback on our site. In these instances, the information we capture may include your name, title, email, address, phone number, and certain demographic data.

How We May Use & Disclose Your Personal Information
We may use the personal information that you provide to:

We may disclose any personal information that you provide for the following reasons and to the following types of third parties:

In the past 12 months we have collected the categories of personal information as described above in Section 2 (What Personal Information We Collect) from the sources and for the purposes listed in Section 3 (How We May Use & Disclose Your Personal Information). In the past 12 months we have not, and going forward we will not, sell personal information we receive from you to any third parties.

Your Right to Access, Opt-Out, or Delete Your Personal Information
California residents have the right to inquire about Hooper, Lundy & Bookman’s collection and use of your personal information over the past 12 months. You have the right to know what categories and specific pieces of personal information are collected about you. You also have the right to request that any personal information that we have collected about you be updated or deleted, subject to certain exceptions. To exercise these rights, you may contact our Chief Marketing Officer at marketing@health-law.com or 202-580-7700. We will not discriminate against you for exercising any of these rights.

Our policy on Do Not Track Signals
Some web browsers incorporate a “Do Not Track” (“DNT“) or similar feature that signals to websites that a user does not want to have his or her online activity and behavior tracked. If a website that responds to a particular DNT signal receives the DNT signal, the browser can block that website from collecting certain personal information about the browser’s user. We use Google Analytics, which tracks country information but no other personal information. We do not follow the DNT signal because we do not track through browsers any individual consumer's online activities over time and across third-party websites or online services.

NO USE OF THIS SITE BY PERSONS UNDER 18 PERMITTED
Hooper, Lundy & Bookman intends only persons who are 18 years or older to use this website. Personal information submitted by a person under the age of 18 will not be accepted. Hooper, Lundy & Bookman is committed to protecting the privacy of children and has no intention of collecting personal data from children under the age of 18. If we learn or have reason to suspect that a site user is under the age of 18, we will promptly delete any personal information. We encourage parents and guardians of children under 18 to regularly check and monitor their children's use of e-mail and other activities online.

Miscellaneous

If any of these Terms is or becomes illegal, invalid or unenforceable in any jurisdiction, that shall not affect: (a) the legality, validity or enforceability in that jurisdiction of any other Term or (b) the legality, validity or enforceability in other jurisdictions of that Term or any other Term.

We reserve the right to vary or amend these terms and conditions from time to time. Any changes shall take effect upon posting to this Website.

California

This website constitutes a “communication” as defined in Rule 1-400(A) of the California Rules of Professional Conduct because it is a message made by and on behalf of attorneys at Hooper, Lundy & Bookman who are members of the State Bar of California concerning Hooper, Lundy & Bookman and the availability for professional employment of those members and their law firm.

Additionally, pursuant to applicable laws and rules of professional conduct in other states, this website may constitute advertising. The hiring of a lawyer is an important decision that should not be based solely upon advertisements. Before you select any lawyer, you should inquire further about the particular abilities, qualifications, and experiences of the lawyer to determine if they are appropriate for your needs. If you wish to consider retaining Hooper, Lundy & Bookman to be your lawyers, please ask us to send you free written information about our qualifications and experience.

For media assistance, please contact Maura Fisher at 202-580-7714.