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Thanks for the reply,
I need to know if you could break the contract down into layman's terms, particularly paragraph 20. I am trying to determine if the langue in 20 relinquishes Hillside Solutions from liability, should a collection situation arise. Not asking you to represent me, only to interpret the langue in layman's terms. Please feel free to be creative without violating your agreement with Just Answers or any other rule of law. I will send you the agreement upon your acceptance to perform the action requested above. If you can't perform the service, please say you can't, so that I could pursue other means.
Hillside Solutions is the Placement Firm.
20. In no event shall Placement Firm be liable to Recruiter, its employees,subcontractors, and/or agents or any third party for any indirect, incidental,special, consequential, punitive agents or any third party for an indirect,incidental, special, consequential, punitive damages, or lost profits for anyclaim or demand of any nature or kind, arising out of or in connection with thisAgreement or the performance or breach thereof.
Roderick,Thank you for your follow-up. What that clause simply means is that if there is some sort of breach of contract or violation of terms, then their liability is only limited to direct losses. For example if they breach on paying the recruiter quickly enough, and the recruiter because of their failure ends up not being able to pay his internet bill in a timely manner, the initial party is not liable for those indirect losses. I am just using a very basic example here. In essence any sort of a breach that takes place between two parties would not affect others. An another example--let's assume the recruiter promised that his next $1,000 will go to Party C as an assignment. The initial party breaches on payment, and consequently Party C does not get their $1,000. That becomes the issue for the recruiter, and while he could pursue them for the money directly if owed, if Party C sues him for $5,000 over this breach and wins, he could not turn around and sue the initial party for that amount and hope to prevail, based on this language.I hope that makes sense, please let me know if I can assist further.