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International Lawyers Co., Inc. and “Lawyers Referral Directory” Insurance Program Effective February 1, 2010

Covering only the Lawyers Referral Directory
    The following is a summary of the key features and requirements of the Insurance Program (“Policy”).
  • This summary is provided solely for the sake of convenience; and is qualified in its entirety by reference to the specific terms and conditions of the Policy and the rules of the International Lawyers Co., Inc. has in effect from time to time. Please note that the International Lawyers Co., Inc. does not itself insure any forwarded claim, or otherwise provide any surety for any listed firm. The Policy is provided by a commercial insurer, and International Lawyers Co., Inc. is obligated under this program to forward any claim and its supporting documents to the insurer. The International Lawyers Co., Inc. expressly disclaims any other obligation or liability of any kind. Accordingly, to the extent the insurer denies coverage of a claim, or coverage is otherwise unavailable, a forwarder will not be entitled to look to the International Lawyers Co., Inc. for payment. This program indemnifies those who forward cases through the International Lawyers Co., Inc. law list directory known as “Lawyers Referral Directory” to their listed lawyers and law firms against loss due to fraudulent or dishonest acts by lawyers and not against negligence or any other delinquent misconduct, error of judgment, or breach of contract whatsoever on the part of the listed lawyers. This insurance program is in the form of a $1,000,000. fidelity insurance program, and the liability of the International Lawyers Co., Inc. is limited to claims with respect to which The Great American Insurance Company accepts liability.
  • This insurance program includes coverage against acts of larceny and embezzlement. This is not a malpractice insurance program.
  • This policy covers dishonest acts by listed attorneys. This policy does not cover individual employees of listed firms.
  • It covers properly registered cases for 36 months from the date of forwarding except that, in the event that the listing of an attorney/law firm is terminated for any reason, the coverage period will not exceed 12 months from the date of termination"
  • Forwarding notification must be sent to International Lawyers Co. within 35 days from the date each referral was made to a "Lawyers Referral Directory" listee. The notification form shall include the attorney's name, amount involved, the name of the debtor and date sent. In addition, a listed attorney must be notified on each referral that his/her name was selected from the "Lawyers Referral Directory".
  • This program covers only listed lawyers and claims based in all 50 States and Canada. This bond does not provide coverage to Puerto Rico, Guam, Virgin Islands and foreign attorneys.
  • Neither International Lawyers Co. and Great American Insurance Group shall be liable for any loss through any listed lawyer or law firm whose names were not listed in the "Lawyers Referral Directory" or website at the time of employment. It is incumbent upon the forwarder to consult the latest edition and supplements to the "Lawyers Referral Directory", its' website: www.lawlistIL.com or contact us directly at 1-800 LAW LIST for more detail.
  • Under the terms of this Insurance Program, the loss shall be calculated as the net sum the forwarder would have received had the remittance been made in due course by the listed lawyer or law firm after deduction of costs, expenses, fees and commissions due the listee. Recovery under this Insurance Program will be 90% of the net loss after a deductible of $250. per legal case.
  • Suit fees and advanced court costs are covered if it is proven a lawsuit was not filed. Suit fees and advanced court costs are not covered if it is proven that suit has been filed.
  • International Lawyers Co. and Great American assume no liability for dispute in fee deductions in connection with suit and/or legal fees unless the amount has been specified in advance and agreed to by the forwarder and receiving lawyer in writing.
  • The forwarder, on becoming aware of, or made aware of, any act or acts that may be the basis of a claim under this Insurance Program, they must notify International Lawyers Co. immediately. The forwarder will then have 90 days within which to furnish back-up documentation and a total loss figure to International Lawyers Co.
  • If there is a discrepancy on a remittance by a listed attorney, it is incumbent upon the forwarder to submit to tInternational Lawyers Co. for adjustment the lawyers' check and any other pertinent information about the case. Under no circumstances, should the original check be returned to the lawyer for adjustment.
  • No forwarder shall seek bonding coverage with more than one law list on a single item placed with a receiver, nor shall the forwarder indicate this Insurance Program coverage with more than one list to the receiver on a single case. Violation of this rule will nullify coverage under this Insurance Program.

    International Lawyers Co. is proud to offer the only One Million dollar bond covering a single law list.

    You can be assured of a prompt resolution to any problem affecting the lawyers listed in Lawyers Referral Directory. We hope this will help encourage you to register more of your legal referrals with Lawyers Referral Directory. listed firms to be protected by this exclusive coverage from "The Business Protector® Program" we provide.

    As always, we look forward to the opportunity to be of SERVICE.

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