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The content and materials appearing on this website are provided for informational use only, and are in no way intended to constitute legal advice or the opinions of Horr, Novak & Skipp P.A. or any of its attorneys. Because the law is constantly changing—the content and materials appearing on this website are not guaranteed to be correct, complete, or up-to-date. Horr, Novak & Skipp P.A. is not responsible for any errors or omissions in the content/materials of this website or for damages arising from the use of this website under any circumstances.

Some jurisdictions might consider the materials appearing on this website to constitute advertising. By providing information about our Firm on this website, we are not soliciting clients nor do we propose any type of transaction. The decision to hire a lawyer should not be based on the written information appearing on this website regarding any qualifications and/or experience of this Firm and its members.

Horr, Novak & Skipp P.A. does not necessarily endorse, sponsor, or otherwise approve of any third-party content that may be accessed through this website. We make no warranty (expressed or implied) about the accuracy or reliability of the information contained either on this website or on any other websites to which this website is linked. Links that may appear on this website are intended solely for your convenience in identifying and accessing other sources of information, and are not to be construed as being endorsed by or affiliated with our office. Furthermore—Horr, Novak & Skipp P.A. does not imply that it is legally authorized to use any trade name, registered trademark, symbol, logo, or seal that may be reflected in any of these links. Horr, Novak & Skipp P.A. has sought to comply with all legal and ethical requirements in creating this website. Horr, Novak & Skipp P.A. in no way seeks to use this website in any way as to represent anyone in a state where this website may fail to comply with the laws and ethical requirements of that state.

Transmission or receipt of any information from this website does not create an attorney-client relationship, and you should not act or rely upon any information appearing on this website without seeking the advice of an attorney. Also note that sending an e-mail to our office does not create an attorney-client relationship, and none will be formed unless there is an expressed agreement between the Firm and the client. Thus, we strongly advise against sending any confidential and/or privileged information to us via e-mail or otherwise until such relationship is established whereby the benefits of the attorney-client privilege and confidentiality are in place. If you wish to contact us through our website, please complete the Online Contact Form and provide a general explanation of the nature of your matter (i.e. defense of personal injury claim, protection & indemnity club matter, maritime contract, marine insurance matter, defense of hull/machinery claim, subrogation/recovery action, ship/yacht finance, cargo claim, vessel arrest, marine environmental litigation/compliance matter, or regulatory matter).

Bar Membership
Although this website may be viewed from any of the 50 United States of America and territories, as well as any country, the Firm primarily practices in the State of Florida. Attorneys named in the website may not be authorized to practice law except in jurisdictions where the Firm maintains offices.

Liability
Horr, Novak & Skipp P.A. assumes no responsibility for computer viruses resulting from use of our website. Under no circumstances, including, but not limited to, negligence, shall the Firm be liable for any special or consequential damages that result from the use of, or the inability to use the materials in this website, even if the Firm has been advised of the possibility of such damages.

Indemnification
You agree to indemnify, defend and hold harmless Horr, Novak & Skipp P.A. and its members, managers, officers, employees, agents and the assigns of same, from and against any and all loss, costs, expenses (including reasonable attorneys’ fees and expenses), claims, damages and liabilities related to or associated with your use of the website and any violation of these terms by you.

Jurisdiction
By accessing this website, you agree that any disputes or matters arising out of or related to your viewing or use of this website shall be governed under the laws of the State of Florida without regard to the conflict of laws. If the bar rules in your jurisdiction require us to identify an attorney and office responsible for this website, the Firm designates David J. Horr and as the responsible attorney and office.

Privacy Policy

Horr, Novak Skipp & P.A. is committed to ensuring that your privacy is protected. This policy serves to outline Horr, Novak & Skipp P.A.’s practices pertaining to how information about our website visitors is received/collected and used. By using this site, you consent to the following:

Submission of any information to Horr, Novak & Skipp P.A. via this website is voluntary and should not be of a sensitive or non-public nature. The information you voluntarily provide, including but not limited to contact information and personal information, will not be used by Horr, Novak & Skipp P.A. or shared with a third party or for any purpose other than to address or respond to your communication. You may choose to provide us with certain information so that you may get further communications from us— such as an e-mail response, return phone call, or periodic newsletter, etc.

Horr, Novak & Skipp P.A. employs an analytics program that collects information about visitors to this website (such as browser type, pages accessed, duration of visit, IP address, and other usage statistics). This collected information generally does not reveal your identity and serves only to monitor the website traffic in the effort to improve user experience. This allows Horr, Novak & Skipp P.A. to analyze the needs of our users and shape our website design, function, content, and features around those needs.

When visiting a third party's website through a link on this website, please be aware that the third party's privacy policy will be in effect with regard to your information.

Changes

The Firm may change these policies at any time without written notice to users. The changes will become effective upon posting of the changes to the website.

Client Confidentiality

For current and past clients—Horr, Novak Skipp & P.A. adheres to the requirements of confidentiality imposed by the attorney-client privilege and the Rules of Professional Conduct that are outlined in Rules Regulating The Florida Bar. We preserve records relating to professional services rendered in order to better assist you and comply with professional guidelines. We maintain physical, electronic, and procedural safeguards that comply with industry standards in order to protect your nonpublic personal information.