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The Legal Guide for Families in Medical Crisis website (“LGFMC”) is for informative purposes only and should not be construed as legal advice or tax advice. Although the Allegheny County Bar Association Young Lawyers Division (“ACBA YLD”) does its best to keep the information contained herein current and up-to-date, laws are subject to change at any time, without notice, especially with regard to the ever-changing field of healthcare.

If you have a legal concern that is important to you, we urge you to consult with an attorney. For those who are concerned about their ability to find the right attorney, the ACBA's Lawyer Referral Service is here to help: http://www.acbalrs.org/

Neither the ACBA YLD nor any of the contributing authors of this website provide any warranty or guarantee as to the accuracy, timeliness, performance, completeness, or suitability of the information and materials found or offered on this website for any particular purpose. We acknowledge that such information and materials may contain inaccuracies or errors and we expressly exclude liability for any such inaccuracies or errors to the fullest extent permitted by law.

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