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DisabilityCareCenter.org Disclaimer, Terms & Conditions of Use
Please read this disclaimer in full before using this website.
The Terms and Conditions outline here spell out the website-user agreement for DisabilityCareCenter.org. If any provision of these Terms and Conditions is unlawful, void or unenforceable, then that provision shall be deemed severable from the remaining provisions and shall not affect their validity and enforceability.
DisabilityCareCenter.org may only be used under the following terms and conditions. If you do not agree or consent with these terms and conditions and not acceptable to you in full, you must stop using DisabilityCareCenter.org immediately.
We are not affiliated in any way with the Social Security Administration or any other government organization. As used in content on disabilitycarecenter.org, the terms “Social Security Lawyer,” “attorney,” “advocate,” “representative,” et al, do not mean an attorney or lawyer affiliated with the Social Security Administration. The terms “Social Security,” “Social Security disability,” “Social Security Administration,”, “Social Security Disability Insurance”, “Supplemental Security Income,” and “Medicaid”, “Medicare” on our website do not convey that they are endorsed by the Social Security Administration.
Disabilitycarecenter.org is provided on an “as is” and “as available” basis. We disclaim all warranties of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose and non-infringement.
Disabilitycarecenter.org disclaims all responsibility for any loss, injury, claim, liability or damage of any kind resulting from, arising out of or in any way related to (a) any errors in or omissions from our site and its content, including but not limited to technical inaccuracies and typographical errors; (b) any third-party websites or content on those sites directly or indirectly access through links on our site, including but not limited to any errors in or omissions therefrom; (c) the unavailability of our site or any portion of it; (d), the user’s use of our site; or (e) the user’s use of any equipment or software in connection with our site.
General Website Disclaimer
Any Information on DisabilityCareCenter.org is not legal or professional medical advice, DisabilityCareCenter.org is not a lawyer or doctor referral service, and no attorney-client privilege or relationship nor doctor-patient relationship is or should be formed by the use of this website. If an Evaluation Specialists, per your request, suggests a law firm, non-attorney representative, medical professional, these individuals suggested to you are solely responsible for their professional medical or legal services. Such individuals and law firms are not recommended by DisabilityCareCenter.org or any approved or authorized lawyer referral service or medical professional referral service.
The content of this website is not intended to be a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment. Always seek the advice of your physician or other qualified health provider with any questions you may have regarding a medical condition. Never disregard professional medical advice or delay in seeking it because of something you have read on DisabilityCareCenter.org.
If you think you may have a medical emergency, call your doctor or 911 immediately.
DisabilityCareCenter.org does not recommend or endorse any specific tests, physicians, products, procedures, opinions, or other information that may be mentioned on this website. Reliance on any information provided by DisabilityCareCenter.org, DisabilityCareCenter.org employees, others appearing on this website at the invitation of DisabilityCareCenter.org, or other visitors to the website is solely at your own risk.
Purpose of disabilitycarecenter.org
The purpose of disabilitycarecenter.org is to give its users an understanding of the Social Security Administration’s policies and procedures as well as the regulations and laws involved with Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) and Supplemental Security Income (SSI) claims.
It may also be used as a vehicle to provide its users qualified and professional help through an advocate or attorney if the user decides they would like assistance in applying for SSDI or SSI benefits or wants to appeal a denial of SSDI or SSI benefits. However, no information derived from disabilitycarecenter.org should be construed or interpreted as legal advice.
General information, statements, principles and conclusions presented on this website may not reflect specific regulations or determinations of local, state and federal jurisdictions. In addition, security laws can differ from jurisdiction to jurisdiction and often change frequently. Because of the varying interpretations of local, state and federal laws, disabilitycarecenter.org users should consult professional legal counsel about the applicability information obtained on this site to any specific problem.
Users should never determine whether legal services or a specific attorney is needed solely based on any website, advertising or marketing campaign. Disabilitycarecenter.org should not be used as a substitute for legal counsel. By submitting your information to us through disabilitycarecenter.org, you consent to being contacted about a disability benefit claim and/or appeal.
Any information about attorney and advocate sponsors of DisabilityCareCenter.org was provided by the sponsors and was verified by DisabilityCareCenter.org. DisabilityCareCenter.org does not warrant the validity of the information, nor does it guarantee the quality of the work product. The determination of the need for legal services and the choice of a lawyer are important decisions and should not be based solely upon advertisements or self-proclaimed proficiency.
A description or indication of limitation of practice by an attorney does not mean that any agency or board certified such lawyer as experienced in any indicated field of law practice, nor does it mean that such lawyer is necessarily any more proficient or competent than any other attorney. All potential clients are urged to conduct their own independent investigation and evaluation of any lawyer being considered in assisting with their Social Security Disability Claim.
We Do Not Provide Legal Advice or Referrals
We do not offer legal advice, attorney referrals or legal recommendations, mediation or counseling. If you do decide to use our website to obtain help with an SSDI or SSI claim or appeal and give your information to us. Disabilitycarecenter.org will pass your information to an accredited, qualified advocate or attorney to contact you about your claim or appeal. Users of disabilitycarecenter.org assume all responsibility for their actions and selection of legal counsel.
By filling out information on our free case evaluation form or any other form on disabilitycarecenter.org, the transaction is not considered part of an attorney-client relationship. We are not attorneys. We reserve the right not to respond to inquiries.
By submitting a form on disabilitycarecenter.org, you authorize a member of the disabilitycarecenter.org to contact you about a disability benefits claim and/or appeal. Any information that you provide to disabilitycarecenter.org will be shared with one of our accredited, qualified advocate or attorney to contact you about your claim or appeal.
Information provided to disabilitycarecenter.org will not be shared, sold or provided to a data collection company unless specifically authorized.
Ownership, License and Restrictions on Use
All the text, images, icons, logos, identifying products and services and intellectual property of disabilitycarecenter.org belongs to us. All right, title and interest (including all copyrights, trademarks and other intellectual property rights) within disabilitycarecenter.org belongs to disabilitycarecenter.org. In addition, the names, images, pictures, logos and icons identifying disabilitycarecenter.org’s products and services are proprietary marks of disabilitycarecenter.org and its subsidiaries or affiliates.
Except as provided below, users shall not confer any license or right, by implication, estoppel or otherwise, under copyright or other intellectual property rights. The user of disabilitycarecenter.org is hereby granted a nonexclusive, nontransferable, limited license to view and use information retrieved from disabilitycarecenter.org provided solely for the user’s informational and non-commercial purposes.
The user shall not remove or obscure any identifying marks, logos, icons, images or copyright notices or other notices. Except as expressly provided above, no part of disabilitycarecenter.org, including but not limited to materials retrieved there from and the underlying code, may be reproduced, republished, copied, transmitted, or distributed in any form or by any means. In no event shall materials from disabilitycarecenter.org be stored in any information storage and retrieval system without prior written approval from disabilitycarecenter.org. Use, duplication or disclosure by or for the U.S. Government is subject to the restrictions spelled out in DFARS 252.227-7013(c)1)(ii) and FAR 52.227-19.
Disabilitycarecenter.org does not quality-control links to our site. We are not responsible for any material or information contained on sites that link to us. Users of our site may provide links to us provided (a) the user does not remove or obscure, frame or distort or hide advertisements, the copyright notice or other notices on disabilitycarecenter.org; (b) the user provides disabilitycarecenter.org with notice of such a link by sending an e-mail to contact@Disabilitycarecenter.org; and (c) the user discontinues providing links to disabilitycarecenter.org if we notify the user to do so.
Limitation of Liability
A covered party shall not be liable for any direct, indirect, incidental, special or consequential damages of any kind. That includes, without limitation, attorneys’ fees and lost profits or savings in any way because of, resulting from or arising in connection with disabilitycarecenter.org. Also included is our website content, regardless of any negligence of any covered party. A “covered party” means disabilitycarecenter.org, its affiliates, listees and any officer, director, employee, subcontractor, agent, successor or assignee of disabilitycarecenter.org, its affiliate and its listees.
Laws in Case of Dispute
These Terms and Conditions are governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the State of Florida as they apply to agreements made and solely performed therein. Disputes between users of our site and disabilitycarecenter.org shall be subject to the jurisdiction of the State of Florida and U.S. the federal courts.
Changes to Terms and Conditions
We reserve the right to change the Terms and Conditions of disabilitycarecenter.org at any time and without notice. Users should review this page on a regular basis for any changes. Use of this website following any changes constitutes a user’s acceptance of changes.
Special State Disclaimers Regarding Specialty Areas of Practice
General Disclaimer: THIS IS AN ADVERTISEMENT
Some states require additional disclaimers. Those are as follows:
Alabama: No representation is made that the quality of the legal services to be performed is greater than the quality of legal services performed by other lawyers. Alabama Rules of Professional Conduct Rule 7.2(e) (1997).
Alaska: The Alaska Bar Association does not accredit or endorse certifying organizations. Alaska Rules of Professional Conduct Rule 7.4(a)(2) (1998).
Colorado: Colorado does not certify attorneys as experienced in any field.
Florida: The hiring of a lawyer is an important decision that should not be based solely upon advertisements. Before you decide, ask request free written information about a firm’s qualifications and experience. Florida Rules of Professional Conduct Rule 4-7.2(d) (1997).
Hawaii: There is no procedure for review or approval of specialist certification organizations in Hawaii. Hawaii Rules of Professional Conduct Rule 7.4(c) (1997).
Illinois: The Illinois Supreme Court does not recognize certifications of specialties in the practice of law and that the certificate, award or recognition is not a requirement to practice law in Illinois. Illinois Rules of Professional Conduct Rule 7.4(c)(2) (1997).
Iowa: The determination of the need for legal services and the choice of a lawyer are extremely important decisions and should not be based solely upon advertisements or self-proclaimed experience. This disclosure is required by rule of the Supreme Court of Iowa.Memberships and offices in legal fraternities and legal societies, technical and professional licenses, and memberships in scientific, technical and professional associations and societies of law or field of practice do not mean that a lawyer is experienced in a field of law, nor do they mean that a lawyer is necessarily any more proficient or competent than any other lawyer. A description or indication of limitation of practice does not mean that any agency or board has certified such lawyer as an experienced or proficient in an indicated field of law practice, nor does it mean that such lawyer is necessarily any more proficient or competent than any other lawyer. All potential clients are urged to make their own independent investigation and evaluation of any lawyer being considered. This notice is required by rule of the Supreme Court of Iowa. See Iowa Code of Professional Responsibility DR 2-101(A), DR 2-101(C), DR 2-105(A)(3)(c) (1997).
Kentucky: THIS IS AN ADVERTISEMENT.
Massachusetts: If a Massachusetts lawyer holds himself or herself out as “certified” in a particular service, field or area of law by a non-governmental body, the certifying organization is a private organization, whose standards for certification are not regulated by the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. See Massachusetts Code of Professional Responsibility DR 2-105(B) (1997).
Mississippi: The Mississippi Supreme Court advises that a decision on legal services is important and should not be based solely on advertisements. Free Background information is available upon request to a Mississippi attorney. The listing of any area of practice by a Mississippi attorney does not indicate any certification of experience therein. See Mississippi Rules of Professional Conduct Rule 7.2(d), Rule 7.4(a), Rule 7.6(a) (1997).
Missouri: Neither the Supreme Court of Missouri nor the Missouri Bar reviews or approves certifying organizations or specialist designations. Missouri Rules of Professional Conduct Rule 7.4 (1997).
Nevada: The State Bar of Nevada does not certify any lawyer as a proficient. Nevada Rules of Professional Conduct Rule 198 (1997).
New Jersey: Any certification as an experienced, or any certification in a field of practice, that does not state that such certification has been granted by the Supreme Court of New Jersey or by an organization that has been approved by the American Bar Association, indicates that the certifying organization has not been approved, or has been denied approval, by the Supreme Court of New Jersey and the American Bar Association. See New Jersey Rules of Professional Conduct Rule 7.4(b) (1997).
New Mexico: Any certification by an organization other than the New Mexico Board of Legal Specialization does not constitute recognition by the New Mexico Board of Legal Specialization, unless the lawyer is also recognized by the board as an experienced in that area of law. See New Mexico Rules of Professional Conduct Rule 16-704(D) (1997).
Oregon: THIS IS AN ADVERTISEMENT.
Rhode Island: The Rhode Island Supreme Court licenses all lawyers in the general practice of law. The court does not license or certify any lawyer as an experienced in any field of practice. Rhode Island Rules of Professional Conduct Rule 7.4 (1998).
Tennessee: Unless otherwise indicated, Tennessee attorneys are not certified as specialists by the Tennessee Commission on Continuing Legal Education and Specialization in the areas of practice listed on their profiles. See Tennessee Code of Professional Responsibility DR 2-101(C)(3) (1998).
Texas: Unless otherwise indicated, Texas attorneys are Not Certified by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization in the areas of practice listed on their profiles. See Texas Disciplinary Rules of Professional Conduct Rule 7.04(b)(3) (1999).
Washington: The Supreme Court of Washington does not recognize certification of specialties in the practice of law. Any certificate, award, or recognition by a group, organization or association used by a Washington attorney to describe his or her qualifications as a lawyer or qualifications in any sub-specialty of law is not a requirement to practice law in the State of Washington. See Washington Rules of Professional Responsibility Rule 7.4(b) (1997).
Wyoming: The Wyoming State Bar does not certify any lawyer as an experienced. Anyone considering a lawyer should independently investigate the lawyer’s credentials and ability, and not rely upon advertisements or self-proclaimed experience. Wyoming Rules of Professional Conduct for Attorneys at Law Rule 7.4 (1997).