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Use of this website is subject to the following terms and conditions. By accessing this website, you acknowledge that you have read, understood, and agree to these terms and conditions, and all others provided in this website:

Terms & Conditions

Requests for Additional Information

We invite requests for additional information and comments on this website; however, you should be aware that email communications may not be secure and may not be privileged or confidential. We also look forward to discussing your legal issues over the telephone or in person, but you should not send any details concerning legal issues through email unless specifically requested to do so by one of our attorneys.

No Legal Advice or Attorney-Client Relationship

These materials have been prepared by John Bales Attorneys for informational purposes only and are not legal advice. This information is not intended to create, and receipt of it does not constitute, an attorney-client relationship. You should not act upon this information without seeking advice from a lawyer licensed in your own state or country.

Statute of Limitations

If you are interested in pursuing a claim, you should be aware that claims in your state or country may be forever barred if not brought within a certain time limit. The time limit—also known as the statute of limitations in some jurisdictions—varies for different types of claims. Therefore, if you have any interest in pursuing your claim, you should retain a lawyer immediately to protect your claim from the expiration of the statute of limitations.

Confidential Information

Do not send confidential information to our law firm until you speak with one of our attorneys and receive our authorization to send that information to us.

Attorney Certification

Unless otherwise indicated in individual attorney biographies, lawyers are not certified by The Florida Bar.

Principal Office

The principal office is located at 625 E. Twiggs St., Tampa, FL 33602

No Warranties

This website, and all information available on or accessed through this website, is provided “as is.” John Bales Attorneys makes no warranties, representations, or claims of any kind concerning the information presented on or through this website.
The publisher, author, and contributors make no representations or warranties with respect to the accuracy or completeness of the contents of this work and specifically disclaim all warranties, including without limitation warranties of fitness for a particular purpose. No warranty may be created by these materials. The advice and strategies contained herein may not be suitable for any particular situation. The publisher, the author, and the contributors shall not be liable for direct, indirect, or consequential damages arising herefrom. The views and conclusions expressed are those solely of the author.

Limitation of Liability

Your use of this website is at your own risk. The materials presented on this website may not reflect the most current laws, legal developments, verdicts, or settlements in jurisdictions relevant to your concerns. These materials may be changed, improved, or updated without notice. John Bales Attorneys is not responsible for any errors or omissions in the content of this website or for any direct, indirect, or consequential damages arising from the use or performance of this website or any of the materials contained herein under any circumstances.

 

Unlawful Activity

John Bales Attorneys reserves the right to investigate complaints or reported or actual violations of the conditions of use and to seek any remedy and/or take any action available at law or in equity in connection therewith that we deem appropriate including, but not limited to reporting any suspected unlawful activity to law enforcement officials, regulators, or other third parties and disclosing any information necessary or appropriate to such persons or entities relating to user profiles, email addresses, usage history, posted materials, IP addresses, and traffic information.

Governing Law and Jurisdiction

The conditions of use are governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the State of Florida and applicable Federal law.

Severability of Provisions

These conditions of use incorporate by reference any notices contained on the website and constitute the entire agreement with respect to access to and use of the website. If any provision of these conditions of use is unlawful, void, or unenforceable, then that provision shall be deemed severable from the remaining provisions and shall not affect the validity and enforceability of the remaining provisions.

Modifications to Conditions of Use

John Bales Attorneys reserves the right to change these conditions of use at any time. Updated versions of the conditions of use will appear on this website and are effective immediately. You are responsible for regularly reviewing the conditions of use. Continued use of the website after any such changes constitutes your consent to such changes.

Hiring of a Lawyer

The hiring of a lawyer is an important decision that should not be based solely upon advertisements. This website is not intended to be an advertisement or solicitation.

Privacy Policy

John Bales Attorneys has created the following privacy statements to demonstrate our commitment to informed disclosure and to accurately communicate our use of your personally identifiable information. In order to comply with the principles of fair information practices, the following discloses the information gathering methods and intentions for use for this website: www.JohnBales.com. We want you to understand:

  • How and why your personal information is collected
  • What personally identifiable information is collected
  • How the information is used
  • With whom the information will be shared
  • This website’s policy on correcting and updating personally identifiable information

Information Gathered/Use of Information

This website uses online forms for visitors to request information from or to request a consultation with our law firm. When you fill out one of these online contact forms on the website, you may be asked to provide certain personal information including your name, address, email, and phone number. After you fill out this form, your message is automatically forwarded to one of our attorneys or legal assistants, and your contact information is saved in a database. This information will be used only by John Bales Attorneys and only to contact you in the manner of your specific request.

Any information sent to John Bales Attorneys by the Internet, through the website, or in an email is not secure or confidential and is sent at your own risk.

 

The website collects certain information about visitors—even when they are not logged in. It may record the following:

  • Your IP address
  • URLs of the websites and pages you visit (before, during, and after you visit the website)
  • Dates and times of visits
  • Computer hardware and software information
  • Other information that is available

You may be asked to volunteer additional information about yourself that allows John Bales Attorneys to identify you, such as your name, contact information, and certain other information, and may be used to subscribe you to our law firm’s emails and mailing lists. It also may be used to inform us of your need for legal representation; however, contacting us through Web forms or emails does not create an attorney-client relationship between you and John Bales Attorneys, and it is not intended to do so.

Interest-Based Advertisements

John Bales Attorneys displays interest-based advertising using information you make available to us when you interact with our website. These ads, which are sometimes referred to as personalized or targeted ads, may be based on information you submit on our website or other third-party websites you visit, or your browsing activity and behavior on this website or other third-party websites. Any information you submit or any behaviors identified on our website are used for internal purposes only and are not shared with third parties.

John Bales Attorneys may use “cookies” and other technologies to enable us to learn what ads are displayed to you, what ads you interact with, and your browsing activities and behaviors on our website and third-party websites. These technologies allow us to provide you with more useful and relevant ads. Our law firm does not associate your identity with your interaction with unaffiliated third-party websites in providing you with interest-based ad content. To prevent cookies, you can adjust your browser settings.

Information Distribution

The information gathered on this website is treated as confidential internal information and is not shared with anybody outside of our law firm. John Bales Attorneys will never willfully disclose personally identifiable information collected on its website to any third party without that person’s permission.

The No Fee Guarantee®

Our No Fee Guarantee® means that unless you win or settle your case, you do not pay for our attorneys’ legal services. If a recovery by settlement or trial is made, the client will be responsible for the costs advanced in addition to the attorneys’ fees. Client remains responsible for medical bills, costs, expenses, and disbursements within the scope of representation.

Trademark Notice

John Bales Attorneys® is a registered trademark of John Bales Attorneys (A Bales Professional Association).

 

Life Doesn’t Wait® is a registered trademark of John Bales Attorneys as an official licensee.

Copyright Notice

This website was created by John Bales Attorneys. All elements of this website are copyrighted materials for John Bales Attorneys. All rights reserved. Reproduction or distribution of any material from this website for commercial purposes is prohibited without the express written permission of John Bales Attorneys. To obtain permission for the reproduction or distribution of material from this website for commercial purposes, please contact our client center at (800) 225-5564.

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