43.0108 Action on approved claim.

Cite as [A.S.A.C. § 43.0108]

(a) Payment of any claim approved hereunder shall be contingent upon claimant’s execution of a claims settlement agreement. When a claimant is represented by an attorney, the voucher for payments shall designate both the claimant and the attorney as payees, and the check shall be delivered to the attorney, whose address shall appear on the voucher.

(b) Acceptance by the claimant, his/her agent, or legal representative, of any award, compromise, or settlement made pursuant to the provisions of 43.1205(b), 43.1210, 43.1211(c), 43.1212, and 43.1213 A.S.C.A., shall be final and conclusive on the claimant, his/her agent or legal representative and any other person on whose behalf or for whose benefit the claim has been presented, and shall constitute a complete release of any claim against the American Samoa Government and against any employee of the government whose act or omission gave rise to the claim, by reason of the same subject matter.

History: Rule 4-85 eff 30 Dec 85.