B-114449, APR. 18, 1957

B-114449: Apr 18, 1957

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ESQUIRE: REFERENCE IS MADE TO YOUR LETTER OF OCTOBER 19. WE HAVE RECEIVED AUTHORIZATION FROM THE DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE TO ACCEPT THE SUM OFFERED AS A COMPLETE DISCHARGE OF OUR CLAIM AGAINST HOME INSURANCE COMPANY UNDER THE ENDORSEMENT. PROVIDED IT IS CLEARLY UNDERSTOOD THAT ACCEPTANCE OF THE OFFER RELEASES THE HOME INSURANCE COMPANY ONLY. IS NOT TO BE CONSTRUED AS FULLY DISCHARGING THE CARRIER'S LIABILITY.

B-114449, APR. 18, 1957

TO KALMAN S. SCHINDEL, ESQUIRE:

REFERENCE IS MADE TO YOUR LETTER OF OCTOBER 19, 1956, WHEREIN YOU OFFERED $500 IN SETTLEMENT OF THE MAXIMUM LIABILITY OF YOUR CLIENT, HOME INSURANCE COMPANY, UNDER AN INDORSEMENT, FORM B.M.C. 32, FILED WITH THE INTERSTATE COMMERCE COMMISSION TO SATISFY THE CARGO LIABILITY PROVISONS OF SECTION 215, MOTOR CARRIER ACT, 1935, RESPECTING THE CARRIER, GREAT LAKES AND TEXAS MOTOR TRANSPORT.

WE HAVE RECEIVED AUTHORIZATION FROM THE DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE TO ACCEPT THE SUM OFFERED AS A COMPLETE DISCHARGE OF OUR CLAIM AGAINST HOME INSURANCE COMPANY UNDER THE ENDORSEMENT, PROVIDED IT IS CLEARLY UNDERSTOOD THAT ACCEPTANCE OF THE OFFER RELEASES THE HOME INSURANCE COMPANY ONLY, AND IS NOT TO BE CONSTRUED AS FULLY DISCHARGING THE CARRIER'S LIABILITY.

CHECK SHOULD BE MADE PAYABLE TO THE TREASURER OF THE UNITED STATES AND FORWARDED TO THE GENERAL ACCOUNTING OFFICE, 441 G. STREET, N.W., WASHINGTON, D.C. ..END :