Terms and Conditions

Please read this agreement carefully before using the website.

By accessing or using this website, you agree to be bound by the Terms and Conditions set forth. If you do not wish to be bound by these terms and conditions, you should not access or use the website.  Iowa Orthopaedic Center, P.C. (IOC) provides information on this website for educational and informational purposes only.  Information on this site is related to orthopaedics and other medical topics, it is not intended as medical advice or endorsement of any treatment or procedure, or any medical care.  It is not a substitute for medical advice, medical diagnosis, or treatments of any specific or nonspecific medical conditions or injuries.  IOC disclaims the creation of a physician/patient relationship and responsibility for any and all liability for injury and/or other damages, which result from an individual using the materials provided on the Internet, whether these claims are asserted by a physician or any other person.   Please consult with a physician about any health care concerns or questions that you may have. 

No Warranties

It is our belief that the information contained on this website is accurate and timely, however, due to the scope of information and the rapid advances in the field of medicine and orthopaedics, we can make no warranty or guarantee concerning the accuracy or reliability of the content at this site, or third party sites. 

IOC does not warrant or guarantee that this website service will be uninterrupted or error free, or that any of the content, information, and other material available on, or accessible through this website is free of viruses, or any other harmful components or elements.

Further, IOC is providing this site and its contents on an "as is" basis and makes no representations or warranties of any kind with respect to this site or its contents. IOC disclaims all such representations and warranties, including the warranties of merchantability and fitness for a particular purpose, and does not represent that the information provided by third parties accessible via this site is accurate, complete or current.  IOC recommends consulting with your physician, or orthopaedic surgeon, regarding any questions or concerns on any information provided on this web site and conduct your own investigation prior to making any medical decisions.   

No Liability or Damages

Under no circumstances will IOC be held liable for any damages including, but not limited to, direct, indirect, incidental, special, punitive, or consequential damages that result from use of, or inability to use, this website including, but not limited to, reliance on any portion of this website, or links accessible from this website, resulting in mistakes, omissions, errors, file deletion, computer or technical damage or interruptions, or any injury or damage that result from an individual using the treatments presented on this website.

Indemnification 

You agree to defend, indemnify and hold Iowa Orthopaedic Center, P.C. harmless from any and all liabilities, costs and expenses, including reasonable attorneys' fees related to any violation of these terms and conditions.

Governing Laws and Venue

IOC is incorporated in the State of Iowa, which laws and regulations you agree shall govern the IOC website regardless of where you reside or where you made your connection to the IOC website. You agree to be bound by any and all applicable laws that may pertain to the site.  If any case or controversy arises regarding your use of the IOC website, you agree that such case or controversy will be arbitrated or decided in the State of Iowa.

Changes in Terms and Conditions

IOC reserves the right to change or modify these Terms and Conditions at any time, without notification.  By utilizing this website, you acknowledge that you understand and are aware of all terms and conditions and you will be bound by them.  If you do not wish to be bound by these terms and conditions, you should not access or use the website.

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