(C) Verification of loss. A prerequisite to the voluntary payment by carrier of a claim for loss of an entire package or an entire shipment shall he the securing by it of a certified statement in writing from the consignee of the shipment involved that the property for which the claim id filed has not been received from any other source.
Carrier shall pay, decline, or make a firm compromise settlement offer in writing to the claimant within one hundred twenty (120) days after receipt of the claim by carrier; provided, however, that if the claim cannot be processed and disposed of within 120 days, after expiration of each succeeding sixty (60) day period while the claim remains pending, carrier shall advise the claimant in writing of the status of the claim and the reason for delay in making final disposition thereof and it shall retain a copy of each such advice to the claimant in its claim file thereon.
ISSUED: June 25, 2008 EFFECTIVE: September 25, 2008
Transportation Consultants Inc.
1000 Edwards Avenue
Harahan, LA 70123
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