Thank you for visiting the Galiher DeRobertis & Waxman LLP website. This site was created by the law firm of Galiher DeRobertis & Waxman to provide basic medical and legal information to people with mesothelioma and other asbestos diseases.
Online readers should also remember that the information on the site is general in nature and will not apply in every circumstance. This information is intended to give viewers a general overview of some important medical and legal issues surrounding mesothelioma.
The information on the site is NOT intended to serve as legal or medical advice. You should not act on any of this information without consulting an attorney or medical professional.
Legal Notice and Disclaimers
Although the Galiher DeRobertis & Waxman website contains information about common legal issues for mesothelioma patients, this is general information and is not intended to be legal advice. Galiher DeRobertis & Waxman does not intend to create an attorney-client relationship with online viewers who simply view the website.
We reserve the right to decline any representation.
We have tried our best to make sure that the medical and legal information on our website is as accurate as possible. However, we cannot guarantee that any of the information at this site is completely accurate or current.
You should not act or rely on any of the legal information at this website without seeking the advice of an attorney. The decision about whether you need to retain legal counsel and your choice of a lawyer are very important matters that should not be based solely on websites or advertisements.
The Galiher DeRobertis & Waxman site contains links to a number of third-party websites. We provide these links as a convenience to our viewers. Generally, our firm does not have any association with these third party sites, and we cannot guarantee the accuracy or availability of information on any other websites.
State Advertising Disclaimers
To the extent that the ethical rules of any state require us to designate a principal office or an attorney responsible for this website, Galiher DeRobertis & Waxman designates L. Richard DeRobertis and Ilana K. Waxman as the responsible attorneys, and designates its office in Hawai’i located at 820 Mililani Street, Suite 505, Honolulu, HI 96813.
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NOTICE TO THE PUBLIC: Memberships and offices in legal fraternities and legal societies, technical and professional licenses, and memberships in scientific, technical and professional associations and societies of law or field of practice do not mean that a lawyer is a specialist or expert in a field of law, nor do they mean that such a lawyer is necessarily any more expert or competent than any other lawyer. All potential clients are urged to make their own independent investigation and evaluation of any lawyer being considered. This notice is required by rule of the Supreme Court of Iowa.
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New York: LAWYER ADVERTISEMENT-Prior results cannot and do not guarantee or predict a similar outcome with respect to any future matter, including yours, in which a lawyer or law firm may be retained.
Tennessee: None of the attorneys in this firm are certified as a Civil Trial, Criminal Trial, Business Bankruptcy, Consumer Bankruptcy, Creditor’s Rights, Medical Malpractice, Legal Malpractice, Accounting Malpractice, Estate Planning or Elder Law specialist by the Tennessee Commission on Continuing Legal Education and Specialization. Certification as a specialist in all other listed areas is not currently available in Tennessee.
Texas: Unless otherwise stated, our attorneys claiming certification in an area of law are not certified by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization.
Wyoming: The Wyoming State Bar does not certify any lawyer as a specialist or expert. Anyone considering a lawyer should independently investigate the lawyer’s credentials and ability, and not rely upon advertisements or self-proclaimed expertise.
Security of Your Personal Information
What personal information do we collect from the people that visit our blog, website or app?
When ordering or registering on our site, as appropriate, you may be asked to enter your name, email address or other details to help you with your experience.
When do we collect information?
We collect information from you when you fill out a form or enter information on our site.
How do we use your information?
We may use the information we collect from you when you register, make a purchase, sign up for our newsletter, respond to a survey or marketing communication, surf the website, or use certain other site features in the following ways:
To send periodic emails regarding your order or other products and services.
How do we protect your information?
We do not use vulnerability scanning and/or scanning to PCI standards.
Your personal information is contained behind secured networks and is only accessible by a limited number of persons who have special access rights to such systems, and are required to keep the information confidential. In addition, all sensitive/credit information you supply is encrypted via Secure Socket Layer (SSL) technology.
We implement a variety of security measures when a user enters, submits, or accesses their information to maintain the safety of your personal information.
Do we use ‘cookies’?
This site uses session cookies to track user traffic patterns, provide social media features, provide analytics, and enable advertisement delivery. This allows the firm to determine the usefulness of our website information to visitors and to see how effective our navigational structure is in helping visitors reach that information. This site also uses third-party cookies to obtain statistical data about your browsing methods and to deliver advertisements. Details are included below of third-party cookies and links where you can obtain more information about these third-party cookies and their privacy policies.
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We do not sell, trade, or otherwise transfer to outside parties your Personally Identifiable Information unless we provide users with advance notice. This does not include website hosting partners and other parties who assist us in operating our website, conducting our business, or serving our users, so long as those parties agree to keep this information confidential. We may also release information when it’s release is appropriate to comply with the law, enforce our site policies, or protect ours or others’ rights, property or safety.
However, non-personally identifiable visitor information may be provided to other parties for marketing, advertising, or other uses.
We do not include or offer third-party products or services on our website.
COPPA (Children Online Privacy Protection Act)
When it comes to the collection of personal information from children under the age of 13 years old, the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA) puts parents in control. The Federal Trade Commission, United States’ consumer protection agency, enforces the COPPA Rule, which spells out what operators of websites and online services must do to protect children’s privacy and safety online.
We do not specifically market to children under the age of 13 years old.
CAN SPAM Act
The CAN-SPAM Act is a law that sets the rules for commercial email, establishes requirements for commercial messages, gives recipients the right to have emails stopped from being sent to them, and spells out tough penalties for violations.
We collect your email address in order to:
• Send information, respond to inquiries, and/or other requests or questions
• Market to our mailing list or continue to send emails to our clients after the original transaction has occurred.
To be in accordance with CAN-SPAM, we agree to the following:
• Not use false or misleading subjects or email addresses.
• Identify the message as an advertisement in some reasonable way.
• Include the physical address of our business or site headquarters.
• Monitor third-party email marketing services for compliance, if one is used.
• Honor opt-out/unsubscribe requests quickly.
• Allow users to unsubscribe by using the link at the bottom of each email.
If at any time you would like to unsubscribe from receiving future emails, you can follow the instructions at the bottom of each email, and we will promptly remove you from ALL correspondence.
Galiher DeRobertis & Waxman LLP
820 Mililani Street, Suite 505
Honolulu, HI 96813
Last Edited on 2018-11-30