Chapter 9.28


9.28.010    Soliciting employment for settling tort claim prohibited.

9.28.020    Exceptions.

9.28.010 Soliciting employment for settling tort claim prohibited.

It is unlawful for any person to solicit employment for himself, or for any other person, either directly or through some other person acting on his behalf, to prosecute, collect, settle, compromise or to negotiate for the settlement, compromise or collection of any tort claims, on behalf of any tort claimant, in which he himself has no pecuniary interest arising from such tort in the City. (Ord. 29 § 1, 1981; CC § 32.501)

9.28.020 Exceptions.

The provisions of this chapter shall not be construed to prevent joint tort claimants from negotiating with each other for the purpose of combining respective claims or actions against the tort feasor. (Ord. 29 § 1, 1981; CC § 32.502)