1. Terms and Conditions Incorporated Herein. All Lighthouse Legal Protection Plan (“Plan”) services are subject to these Supplemental Terms and Conditions which are deemed incorporated into and subject to our standard Terms and Conditions.
  2. Commencement Date. For one (1) year beginning on the date the application is submitted to us via the internet, fax or mail (“Effective Date”), the client (“Client”) employs Lighthouse Legal Services (“LLS”) to provide its “Lighthouse Legal Protection Program” and Client agrees to pay, in advance, for these services. Such program shall extend thereafter for a period of one year.
  3. Clients must limit each call/email to one or two specific business related questions which does not require additional research. All phone calls will be rounded to the nearest quarter of an hour. If, in LLS’s sole discretion, the matter cannot be adequately addressed during the initial telephone consultation, then further research services will be provided at a discount of 10% from our standard hourly rate for research.
  4. Follow Up Responses. If a response is received from a third party in response to an initial collection letter, a follow up call or letter may be provided based upon LLS’s professional judgment. Additional letters and follow up calls will be provided under an applicable part of the Plan and if not covered, at a discount of 10% from KLC’s standard hourly rate for the given legal service. It is Client’s responsibility to provide sufficient documentation enabling KLC to write collection letters.
  5. No Carryover. While no refund of unused credits will be provided, the Client may carryover any unused credits to the next year as long as the Plan is renewed.
  6. Limitation on Damages. Client agrees that KLC shall not be liable for consequential damages, even if advised of the possibility of such damages. Further, Client agrees that KLC’s liability, if any, for any and all losses or injuries arising out of any acts or omissions of LLS shall not exceed $10,000.
  7. Normal Business Hours. All services will be performed during normal business days (Monday through Friday) and hours (9 am to 5 pm).
  8. Out of State Services. Legal services may only be rendered outside the state of California at the sole discretion of KLC.
  9. Eligibility. Services hereunder are offered only to for profit business that are not publicly traded and which have under 75 employees.
  10. Authorized Persons. Client shall designate, in writing, up to three spokespersons to communicate on its behalf with LLS. Such spokespersons must be employees, owners, partners or officers and have authority to legally bind Client. In the event a spokesperson is no longer associated with the Client for any reason, Client must notify LLS. If LLS is not made aware of the spokesperson changes, it will not be responsible for any legal issues that may thereafter result.
  11. Excluded Area. No services, including advice or consultations, will be provided hereunder for the following areas and matters:
    1. ERISA and employee benefit programs;
    2. Matters in which there is a conflict of interest between the client and a current or prior client of KLC;
    3. Litigation matters;
    4. Appeals and class actions
    5. Securities law matters;
    6. Patent matters
    7. Frivolous or unethical matters
    8. Antitrust matters;
    9. Immigration matters;
    10. Admiralty matters;
    11. Tax matters;
    12. International law;
    13. Real estate matters;
    14. Personal injury matters; and
    15. Claims or charges relating to workers compensation, disability claims, inquiries or actions by a government agency, alcohol, drugs, substance abuse, chemical abuse or dependency.
  12. General Exclusions. The following items are specifically excluded from the Plan and shall not be interpreted as included Services under any provision of the Plan
    1. Any matter, issue, consultation, action, proceeding or dispute between KLC and the Client. Any issue which raises or could raise a conflict between the Client and LLS or any issue between Client which affects KLC.
    2. Any person or entity who initiates or participates in a lawsuit against KLC, its officer, directors or shareholders, or is named as a defendant or respondent in a lawsuit initiated by KLC or any of its officers, directors or shareholders, shall be specifically excluded from receiving any of the legal services under any section of this Supplemental Terms and Conditions during the pendency of such lawsuit or until its resolution.
    3. Any matter which LLS determines is resolved or has been raised an unreasonable number of times without substantial change of circumstance.
  13. Third Party Expenses. Any Services which require the payment of anticipated third party costs shall be pre-paid by Client.
  14. Limitation on Scope of Services. All services and legal representation will be limited to those services available under this Agreement and LLS has no duty or relationship beyond the specified Services.
  15. Professional Judgment of KLC. LLS shall have the sole discretion to determine whether claims or defenses pertaining to any matter under any service of this Plan present frivolous or otherwise unmeritorious claims or defenses. KLC reserves the right to make independent professional judgments. The Client will in no way influence or attempt to affect the rendering of professional services by KLC.
  16. Cancellation of Agreement. LLS may cancel this Agreement for fraud, for non-payment of membership fees or in the event that KLC determines, in its professional judgment, that Client it is unable, unwilling or incapable of accepting or understanding legal advice and services. LLS may further cancel this Agreement by giving Client a 30 day written notice at Client’s address on file with KLC. All services will automatically terminate at the end of the one year Eligibility Period.
  17. Change in Plan Price. LLS reserves the right to change the established price for the Lighthouse Plan. Changes in the fee will only occur after the current payment period has expired.
  18. Mutual Cooperation. Client shall cooperate with KLC at all times conduct the relationship with mutual respect and professionalism.
  19. Entire Agreement. This Supplement, together with our standard Terms and Conditions, constitute the entire agreement between the parties.