RULE 19 COMPENSATION FOR REPRESENTING CLAIMANTS
No lawyer shall accept any payment for assisting a claimant with prosecuting a claim, unless such payment has been approved by the Board.
Proceedings to determine claims are not necessarily adversarial in nature, and Fund employees should be available to assist claimants in understanding and preparing claims forms. The Bar should be encouraged to assist claimants as a particularly appropriate form of pro bono service, and appreciation for such work ought to be expressed.
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