Jason Mudd & Associates, Inc. doing business as Axia Public Relations (“Axia” or “Agency”) (We, Our or Us) is a public relations company.

I. Definitions

The Definitions adopted in the Axia (Client Service) Agreement You signed are adopted in the Terms and Conditions listed below.

II. Dispute Resolution, Damages and Indemnification

In case a dispute arises between You and Us arising out of or related to the Agreement, the following process must be followed:

1) The party  alleging default or breach (the Claiming Party) will send the other party (the Responding Party) Notice (the Notice of Breach), by certified mail, stating in specific  details  what  act,  conduct  or  omission  constitutes  the  alleged  breach  or default.

2) The Responding Party will have 30 days from the receipt of the Notice of Default to cure the alleged breach or default.  During those 30 days, the Parties will cooperate and engage in substantive, good­faith negotiations to resolve their differences.

3) If  the  differences  between  the  Parties  are  not  resolved  within  30  days  after  the Responding  Party  receives  the  Notice  of  Default,  the  Parties  will  engage  in pre­litigation  mediation,  with  the  cost  of  mediation to be shared equally between them.  Mediation  must  take  place  within  90  days  after  the  Responding  Party received the Notice of Default.

4) If  mediation  fails,  the  Claiming Party may take legal action, including filing a civil action.

5) Both Parties hereby knowingly, freely and voluntarily waive trial by jury in any action or proceeding to which they may be a party, arising out of or in any way related to 
the Agreement.


1) General Limitation. In no event shall We, Our directors, officers, employees, agents, successors,  or  affiliates, be liable for any damages whatsoever, including without limitation, any loss of profits, loss of business, loss of use or data, interruption of business, or  for  direct,  indirect,  special, incidental, or consequential damages of any kind, above and beyond the amount You actually paid Us in the last year under the Agreement.

2) Additional  Limitation.  In  no  event  shall  We,  Our  directors,  officers,  employees, agents,  successors, or affiliates, be liable for any damages whatsoever, including without  limitation,  any  loss  of  profits,  loss  of  business,  loss  of  use  or  data, interruption of business, or for direct, indirect, special, incidental, or consequential damages of any kind, in any amount whatsoever, that arises out of (i) your misuse of copyrighted material; (ii) misrepresentations of material facts on Your part; (iii) Your providing Us with inaccurate information.

3) Liquidated  Damages.  You  recognize  that  Our  investment  in  Your  projects  or campaigns  carry  a  cost  potentially  higher  than  the  amount  due  under  the Agreement, that the Agreement may have annual renewal terms, and that damages resulting from a breach of the Agreement by You would be difficult to determine. 
Accordingly, You agree that Our damages in case you Breach the Agreement are equal to a sum equal to:
Twelve  monthly  payments  or  four  quarterly  payments,  if the breach occurs 60 days or more before the date for any renewal; or Three monthly payments or one quarterly payment if the breach occurs less than 60 days from the date for any renewal.

4) Attorneys’ Fees.  In case litigation is necessary, the prevailing party shall be entitled to recover reasonable attorneys' fees and costs incurred in litigation and on appeal.

5) Collection Cost. In addition to Your liability for attorneys’ fees provided in Paragraph 4 above, should You default on our agreement due to non-payment of amount due, You shall further be liable for and shall pay Us all collection costs and expenses We incur in collecting or attempting to collects amounts due and unpaid.

6) Guarantees and Liabilities. The payments due under these Terms and Conditions and the Agreement are due by Client, any Guarantors who have signed the Agreement, and any entity (including corporations and limited liability companies) which is making payment directly to Agency, which Client or Guarantor has an interest in as a shareholder, member, office, director. Any payment by such entity, is deemed to be made for an improper purpose of defrauding Axia, thereby creating a liability under the Agreement for all amount due thereunder.


1) Hold  Harmless. You hold Us, Our employees, officers, directors, agents, successors and affiliates harmless from any claim, demand, or cause of action, by whomever brought, whether or not brought in front of a state or federal court of law or equity, or an administrative tribunal of any federal, state or local body, that arises out of or is in any way related to the Agreement.

2) Indemnify.  You shall indemnify Us, Our employees, officers,  directors,  agents, successors and affiliates for any monetary assessment, arising from any claim, demand, or cause of action, by whomever brought, and whether or not imposed by a state or federal court of law or equity, or an administrative tribunal of any federal, state or local body, that arises out of or is in any way related to the Agreement.

3) Scope of Indemnification.  The above indemnification encompasses and includes, without  limitation (i)  payment  of  any penalty, fine,  judgment award  or  decree, (ii) payment  of  any  court  cost  or  attorneys’  fees  to  a  prevailing  party,  and (iii)  the payment of Our costs and attorneys’ fees in defending any claim, demand or cause of action as described above.

C. No Guarantees

1) General  limitation.  We  have  listed  and  hold  ourselves  to  certain  objectives  in providing the services You have hired us to provide. However, we cannot and do no guarantee any specific result.

2) Media Outlets.  We do not own or exercise control over media outlets or other third parties, whether in television, radio, print, web, or any other medium.  Therefore, we cannot  and  do  not  guarantee  the  performance,  conduct,  timeliness,  content, or editorial decision of any media outlet.

3) Copyright.  We will occasionally provide You with copies of news coverage involving You. This coverage may be subject to copyrights. We cannot and do not guarantee that You  have  the  right  to reproduce  it  or  use  it  in  any  way. It is Your sole responsibility to obtain the necessary rights from the material’s owner.

D. Additional terms

1) Singular and plural. Where the context so indicates or requires, each term stated in the  singular includes the plural, and each term stated in the plural includes the singular.

2) No Waiver. The failure of either party to insist on the performance of any of the terms and conditions of the Agreement, or the waiver of any breach of any of the terms and conditions of the Agreement, shall not be construed as waiving any other term or condition at any other time.

3) Captions.  The captions of the sections and paragraphs are for convenience only and are not a part of the Agreement, and do not in any way limit or amplify the terms and provisions of the Agreement.

4) Severability. If any provision of these Terms and Conditions, including the Guarantee, is found invalid or unenforceable under judicial decree or decision, the remainder shall remain valid and enforceable according to its terms. Without limiting the previous, it is expressly understood and agreed that each and every provision of these Terms and Conditions that provides for a limitation of liability, disclaimer of warranties, or exclusion of damages is intended by the Parties to be severable and independent of any other provision and to be enforced as such. Further, it is expressly understood and agreed that if any remedy under these Terms and Conditions is determined to have failed of its essential purpose, all other limitations of liability and exclusion of damages set forth in these Terms and Conditions shall remain in full force and effect.

5) Interpretation.  The Parties acknowledge that they have read the Agreement, and that they understand its terms and that they agree to be bound by the Agreement. Each  has  had  the  opportunity  to  consult  with  an  attorney.  In  the  event  of  an ambiguity  or  question  of  intent  or  interpretation  arises,  the  Agreement  shall  be construed as if drafted jointly by the Parties, and no presumption or burden of proof shall arise favoring or di favoring either Party by virtue of the authorship of any of the provisions of the Agreement.

6) Amendment.  The Agreement shall not be amended in any way except by written agreement signed by both Parties.

7) Integration.  The  Parties  represent  and  warrant  that  they  are  not  relying  on  any promises or representations that do not appear written in this Agreement.

8) Counterparts.  The Agreement may be executed in counterpart originals, all of which shall constitute one and the same agreement.


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