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Where can I find a cheap lawyer/attorney/expert to look over my company's Terms of Service

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  1. seochris96

    seochris96 Regular Member

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    I have a lot of clients involved in healthcare and some of them are transmitting private data via emails originated from web forms on my server. I want to make sure I'm protected in case any of this data ever gets stolen or hacked.
     
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    You should look for local lawyer in your town for this, not online.
     
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    Exactly what I was about saying. Look for lawyers within your confinement.
     
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    Why are you sending user details through emails? Setup an admin panel and store all the data into a database and just give all your clients seperate user logins. (Charge them extra for this service too :p )
     
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    If interested for online you can check LegalZoom
    It is highly reputable office
     
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    I'm not sending emails with user information. Visitors come to their site and enter their private information about their flaming incurable herpes or something on the form and the form sends an email to the doctor's staff. I've created my own TOS on all of their sites that I think covers me but I just wanted to be sure.
     
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    That was my first step. I asked my criminal attorney (who has kept me out of jail 100% for a couple DUI charges) and he referred me to an IP (Intellectual Property) lawyer.

    They want a minimum of $500 retainer just to even look. I think that's too much.
     
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    Actually linkedin is a great place to find a lawyer who'll give it a look for a few bucks. I get a lot of work done off of there, not law specifically, but I've met enough struggling lawyers there.
     
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    If you are in need of a (offshore) lawyer for these kind, or any other, legal issues, feel free to PM me and I'll help you out ;)
     
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    you better stick with a local lawyer, they are expensive but still cheaper than a lawsuit and loosing your business
     
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    check outhttp://www.snapterms.com
     
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    I actually work with attorneys across the country. Message me, I can have it looked at. If a fee is needed we can talk
     
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    I think a more practical approach is to first have the client sign a disclaimer absolving you of any liability should something go wrong. I don't think you are open to liability and legal action by the patients, but you might be vulnerable to your client, i.e. if someone sues them for a breech, they will sue you and hold you responsible. In fact, the absence of any disclaimer in your contract with them may be THEIR legal "out" when the shit hits the fan.

    They'll say "We told that stupid web developer to make certain that something like this didn't happen."

    And really, you ought not to be doing business like this with a medical facility without having a working knowledge of HIPPA laws, etc... I have a medical client, that they/we have specifically made the decision to NOT allow protected patient information to be exposed to the unknown risks of the internet, however that motherfucking Obama is forcing them into it whether they want to go their or not. It's just a matter of time before anyone running websites for medical practices are going to be unpaid government employees enforcing government policies to government specifications as determined by government entities for the purpose of furthering government goals which is primarily to promote the government and increase government expansion to a totalitarian state that will grind any individual rights and freedoms into non-existence and instead replace those highly competitive superior individuals with slack-jawed, compliant and drooling government drones blindly obeying whatever government edict is currently necessary in order to ensure "national security".