Terms & Conditions
By accessing or using this Site, you agree to be bound by all of the terms and conditions of this Agreement. This Agreement is intended to be fully effective and binding upon you and Independent Medical Expert Consulting Services Inc..
We may modify this Agreement at any time, and you agree that such modifications will be effective immediately upon posting of the modified Agreement on the Site. You agree to review the Agreement posted on the Site each time you use the Site so that you are aware of any modifications made to this Agreement. By accessing or using the Site, you agree to be bound by all of the terms and conditions of the Agreement as posted on the Site at the time of your access or use.
Use At Your Own Risk
YOU ACKNOWLEDGE AND AGREE THAT USE OF THIS SERVICE IS AT YOUR OWN RISK AND THAT THE SITE AND ANY INFORMATION CONTAINED ON OR PROVIDED THROUGH THE SITE IS PROVIDED ON AN “AS IS” BASIS.
The Site Is Not A Substitute For Professional Medical Advice
YOU UNDERSTAND AND AGREE THAT THE INFORMATION CONTAINED ON OR PROVIDED THROUGH THIS SERVICE IS INTENDED FOR GENERAL LAYPERSON UNDERSTANDING AND EDUCATION ONLY AND IS NOT INTENDED TO BE AND IS NOT A SUBSTITUTE FOR PROFESSIONAL MEDICAL ADVICE. ALWAYS SEEK THE ADVICE OF YOUR PHYSICIAN, NURSE OR OTHER QUALIFIED HEALTH CARE PROVIDER BEFORE YOU UNDERGO ANY TREATMENT OR FOR ANSWERS TO ANY QUESTIONS YOU MAY HAVE REGARDING A MEDICAL CONDITION. NOTHING CONTAINED ON OR PROVIDED THROUGH THE SITE IS INTENDED TO BE OR IS TO BE USED FOR MEDICAL DIAGNOSIS OR TREATMENT.
Not For Medical Emergencies
IF YOU HAVE A MEDICAL EMERGENCY, CALL YOUR PHYSICIAN OR 911 IMMEDIATELY. DO NOT USE THIS WEB SITE FOR MEDICAL EMERGENCIES.
No Physician-Patient Relationship
YOU UNDERSTAND AND AGREE THAT YOUR USE OF THIS SITE, OR ANY INFORMATION YOU RECEIVE FROM THIS SITE, DOES NOT CREATE A PHYSICIAN-PATIENT RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN YOU AND Independent Medical Expert Consulting Services Inc. ANY INFORMATION YOU PROVIDE WILL NOT BE PROTECTED BY THE PHYSICIAN-PATIENT CONFIDENTIALITY PRIVILEGE. DO NOT SHARE PERSONAL MEDICAL INFORMATION YOU WISH TO KEEP CONFIDENTIAL (for more information regarding the privacy of your information, see the PRIVACY STATEMENT).
Not Practice Of Medicine
The Site is presented by Independent Medical Expert Consulting Services Inc. for the sole purpose of disseminating general information for public benefit. THE SITE AND ANY INFORMATION PROVIDED ON THE SITE ARE NOT INTENDED TO CONSTITUTE, AND YOU AGREE THAT THEY DO NOT CONSTITUTE, THE PRACTICE OF OR FURNISHING OF MEDICAL, NURSING, OR PROFESSIONAL HEALTH CARE ADVICE, DIAGNOSIS, CONSULTATION OR TREATMENT OR SERVICES IN ANY JURISDICTION.
Coverage Policy and Determinations
The site is intended and represented to provide general information about Independent Medical Expert Consulting Services Inc. and the independent medical review process. Under some state external review systems, the determination of a Independent Medical Expert Consulting Services Inc. reviewer is binding on a health plan. In other states, or in the case of an internal review, Independent Medical Expert Consulting Services Inc. determination is merely a recommendation to the health plan regarding coverage. Unless mandated by state law or contract provision, decisions regarding your insurance coverage are solely within your health plan’s discretion.
INFORMATION OF A LEGAL NATURE CONTAINED ON OR MADE AVAILABLE THROUGH THIS SITE IS NOT INTENDED TO, AND DOES NOT CONSTITUTE, LEGAL ADVICE, AND NO ATTORNEY-CLIENT RELATIONSHIP IS FORMED.
Non-Endorsement Of Services
You understand and agree that, except for information, products, services or merchandise clearly identified as being supplied by Independent Medical Expert Consulting Services Inc. we do not operate, control, supply, endorse, warrant or guarantee any information, products, services or merchandise available on the Site or through the Internet generally in any way.
Disclaimer Of Warranties
YOU UNDERSTAND AND AGREE THAT WE DO NOT MAKE ANY EXPRESS OR IMPLIED WARANTIES, REPRESENTATIONS OR ENDORSEMENTS OF ANY KIND WHATSOEVER (INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION, WARRANTIES OF TITLE OR NONINFRINGEMENT, OR ANY WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY OR FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE) WITH REGARD TO THE SITE, OR WITH RESPECT TO ANY INFORMATION, PRODUCT, SERVICE, MERCHANDISE OR OTHER MATERIAL PROVIDED ON OR THROUGH THE SITE. WE DO NOT WARRANT OR GUARANTEE THE ACCURACY, COMPLETENESS, CORRECTNESS, TIMELINES, OR USEFULNESS OF ANY INFORMATION, PRODUCTS, SERVICES, MERCHANDISE OR OTHER MATERIAL PROVIDED THROUGH THE SITE OR ON THE INTERNET GENERALLY. WE MAKE NO WARRANTY OR GUARANTEE THAT THE SITE WILL BE UNINTERRUPTED, TIMELY, SECURE, OR ERROR FREE. IN NO EVENT WILL WE BE LIABLE TO YOU OR ANYONE ELSE FOR ANY DECISION MADE OR ACTION TAKEN BY YOU OR ANYONE ELSE IN RELIANCE UPON THE INFORMATION CONTAINED ON OR PROVIDED THROUGH THE SITE.
THE SITE AND ANY INFORMATION PROVIDED ON OR THROUGH THE SITE IS NOT TARGETED TO USERS IN ANY PARTICULAR LOCALITY, NOR ARE THEY INTENDED TO CONSTITUTE, AND YOU AGREE THAT THEY DO NOT CONSTITUTE, DOING BUSINESS IN ANY JURISDICTION OR THE SOLICITATION OF BUSINESS ANYWHERE BY Independent Medical Expert Consulting Services Inc. OR ANY OF OUR RESPECTIVE PARENT, SUBSIDIARY OR AFFILIATED COMPANIES OR ORGANIZATIONS, NOR DO THEY CONSTITUTE ANY CONTACTS WITH ANY JURISDICTION OUTSIDE OF THE COMMONWEALTH OF PENNSYLVANIA.
Limitation On Liability
YOU UNDERSTAND AND AGREE THAT IN NO EVENT SHALL WE BE LIABLE TO YOU OR ANY OTHER USER OF THE SITE FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, CONSEQUENTIAL, SPECIAL, EXEMPLARY, PUNITIVE, OR ANY OTHER MONETARY OR OTHER DAMAGES, FEES, FINES, PENALTIES, LOSS OF REVENUE OR BUSINESS OR LIABILITIES ARISING OUT OF OR RELATING IN ANY WAY TO THIS SERVICE, OR SITES ACCESSED THROUGH THIS SERVICE, AND/OR CONTENT OR INFORMATION PROVIDED ON OR THROUGH THE SITE. YOU ACKNOWLEDGE AND AGREE THAT YOUR SOLE AND EXCLUSIVE REMEDY FOR DISSATISFACTION WITH THE SITE IS TO STOP USING THE SITE.
You agree to indemnify Independent Medical Expert Consulting Services Inc. and any of our parent or subsidiary companies or organizations, and any of our successors, assigns or licensees, together with any of their respective officers, directors and employees, against any damages, losses, liabilities, judgments, costs or expenses (including reasonable attorney’s fees and costs) arising out of a claim by a third party relating to your use of the Site, or any breach or violation of this Agreement or any other term or condition contained on the Site.
In the event we determine, in our sole and absolute discretion, that you have breached any of your obligations under this Agreement, then, in addition to and not in lieu or limitation of any other right or remedy we may have, we may advise you that you have violated this Agreement; delete or remove any communications or content furnished or posted by you to the Site; discontinue your registration and remove you as a registered member; block your access to the Site; notify and/or send communications or content to and cooperate with applicable law enforcement authorities; and/or take any other action we deem appropriate.
Venue And Choice Of Law
You agree that this Agreement is entered into between you and Independent Medical Expert Consulting Services Inc. in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, United States of America, and is performed within the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania and governed by and shall be construed in all respects under the laws of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, exclusive of its choice of law or conflict of laws provisions. You and Independent Medical Expert Consulting Services Inc. each agree that any claim or action by you directly or indirectly arising under this Agreement or related to the Site shall be settled by final and binding arbitration in Montgomery County, Pennsylvania under the commercial arbitration rules of the American Arbitration Association and judgment on the award may be entered by any court having jurisdiction thereof.
You further agree that any subsequent legal action by you shall be subject to the exclusive personal jurisdiction of the Pennsylvania Common Pleas Court sitting in Montgomery County, Pennsylvania, or if such court does not have subject matter jurisdiction, then you and Independent Medical Expert Consulting Services Inc. each irrevocably agree to submit to the exclusive personal jurisdiction of the United States Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania, and whichever of those two courts has jurisdiction, you and Independent Medical Expert Consulting Services Inc. each waives any jurisdictional, venue, or Inconvenient forum objections to such court.
If any of the provisions of this Agreement are held by a court or other tribunal of competent jurisdiction to be not enforceable, then such provisions shall be limited or eliminated to the minimum extent necessary so that this Agreement shall otherwise remain in full force or effect. This Agreement constitutes the entire agreement between you and Independent Medical Expert Consulting Services Inc. relating to the subject matter hereof and supersedes and merges herein any prior promises, agreements, or understanding between you and Independent Medical Expert Consulting Services Inc. relating to any of the subject matters of this Agreement. This Agreement may not be modified, in whole or in part, except as described elsewhere in this Agreement. Anything contained on the Site inconsistent with or conflicting with the terms of this Agreement is superseded by the terms of this Agreement.