Terms of Use


This website/blog, with its home page url known as ‘MastersRudnick.com’, hereinafter referred to as the “Blog,” is an information and entertainment service provided by Masters-Rudnick & Associates, LLC, hereinafter referred to as Masters-Rudnick, at no charge to users, on the express condition that all users of this Blog shall be bound by the terms and conditions described herein (“Terms of Use” or “Terms”).

These Terms of Use may be changed by Masters-Rudnick, at any time and from time to time, in its sole and full discretion, and users of this Blog agree to abide by the most recent version of these Terms each time they view and use it. You are expressly prohibited from using, sharing and/or accessing this Blog in any manner if you do not agree to, and agree to be bound by, the Terms described in this agreement.

Please note that the information in this Blog is NOT intended to provide legal or business advice, or to serve as a substitute for a consultation with a qualified lawyer or business consultant familiar with your individual or organizational needs. No warranties of any kind are being made regarding this Blog, or the information contained herein, including but not limited to, any warranties of accuracy, completeness, reliability, validity, merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose. Likewise, all warranties are expressly disclaimed that the pages of this Blog, or the computer server(s) on which they may reside, are free of viruses and/or other malicious elements.

You agree hold harmless Masters-Rudnick, and any shareholders, officers, directors, clients, contractors and employees thereof, from all claims arising out of or related to your access or use of, or your inability to access or use, this Blog, or the information contained herein, including but not limited to, claims that you may have seen, heard, downloaded or reviewed something on this Blog, or any other website or blog to which this Blog may have been (or may now be) linked or in any way affiliated, to be obscene, offensive, defamatory, or violative of any claimed intellectual property rights.

In no event will Masters-Rudnick, or any of the agents or entities that contribute content to this Blog on its behalf, be liable to you or anyone else for any decisions made or actions taken in reliance on the information in this Blog, or for any consequential, special or similar damages. You are hereby on notice that nothing in this Blog is intended to constitute legal or business advice or should be construed to constitute a legal or business consultation – and this Blog can not and should not be relied upon in any manner whatsoever by you. If you choose to rely on the information in this Blog when making decisions that affect your business or legal rights, you do so at your own risk and peril.

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