Self-Insurers Guarantee Agreement Form. This is a Kentucky form and can be use in Workers Comp.
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FORM SI-01 rev. 11/05 COMMONWEALTH OF KENTUCKY DEPARTMENT OF WORKERS222 CLAIMS FRANKFORT, KENTUCKY 40601 SELF-INSURERS222 GUARANTEE AGREEMENT I. Guarantee: That (hereinafter 223Guarantor224) a corporation, organized and existing under and by virtue of the laws of the do hereby agree to assume and guarantee to pay or otherwise discharge promptly, all the liabilities and obligations of the following business entity (entities) (hereinafter 223Employer(s)224): which are provided for under the provisions of the Workers222 Compensation Act of the Commonwealth of Kentucky per KRS Chapter 342 (hereinafter 223Act224). In the event that said Employer(s) fails to pay or cause to be paid their Workers222 Compensation liabilities as they become due under said Act, then the Guarantor covenants and agrees that it will pay same. II. Guarantor222s Obligation upon Employer222s Default: If the Employer(s) fails to pay any of their obligations as a self-insurer under the Act, the Guarantor will, upon demand and without delay, pay each such unpaid amount as required by the Act to or on behalf of the employee whose injury or disease resulted in that obligation or the representative or beneficiary of that employee, if appropriate, (hereinafter collectively called the 223Employee224). Guarantor enters this agreementwith the express understanding as a condition precedent to the execution and acceptance of this agreement, that it is for the benefit of unknown and unnamed employees and said employees may maintain direct action on this Agreement to enforce the Guarantor222s obligations . In addition, the Commissioner of the Department of Workers222 Claims or his representatives, successors or assigns (hereinafter 223Department of Workers Claims224) may maintain direct action on this Agreement to enforce the performance of the Guarantor222s obligations hereunder. In any such actions, the employees and Department of Workers222 Claims may recover costs and reasonable attorneys222 fees incurred. Notwithstanding the foregoing, Guarantor shall be entitled to contest its liability in any actions brought against it pursuant to this agreement on the same grounds on which the Employer(s) could do so. Page 1 of 3 American LegalNet, Inc. www.FormsWorkFlow.com III. Guarantor222s Waiver of Defenses and Subrogation Rights: In no event shall the Guarantor demand or require as a condition of performing its obligations hereunder that the Department of Workers222 Claims (a) obtain judgment or exercise any remedies against an Employer(s), (b) exhaust any rights with respect to any security that an Employer(s) may have posted with the Commissioner, or (c) notify the Guarantor of any information concerning amendment(s) to the Act after the date hereof or concerning Employer(s) that may be relevant to the obligations guaranteed hereunder. The Guarantor hereby agrees not to assert any subrogation rights that it may have as a result of any payments made hereunder against any security that Employer(s) has posted or may post with the Commissioner unless and until the Commissioner returns or releases the security. In addition, the Guarantor agrees to make the payments provided for in this Agreement without regard to whether any obligation of the Employer(s) has been discharged under federal bankruptcy laws or any similar laws. IV. Termination of Guarantee: This agreement may be terminated at any time by Guarantor giving the Commissioner of the Department of Workers Claims written notice stating when, not less than sixty (60) days from receipt of notice, such termination shall be effective. It is expressly understood and agreed by Guarantor that such cancellation, however, is not to affect liabilities incurred prior to the date of cancellation, or any liabilities or obligations it has under Kentucky Revised Statute Chapter 342. Furthermore, Guarantor understands and agrees that the sale or change in ownership of the Employer(s) it guarantees under this agreement does not terminate this agreement. V. Reaffirmation of the Guarantee: In his or her sole discretion, the Executive Director may, from time to time, require the Guarantor to reaffirm its obligations under this Agreement by re-executing the form of this Agreement as it may subsequently be revised by the Department of Workers Claims. The Guarantor shall comply with the Commissioner222s demand for such a reaffirmation within fifteen (15) days of its receipt. Notwithstanding the foregoing, the Guarantor shall remain liable under the terms of this Agreement in the absence of any suchreaffirmation. VI. Choice of Venue; Consent to Jurisdiction; Waiver of Personal Service: All actions, suits or proceedings commenced by any person in connection with this Agreement shall solely and exclusively be brought in a state or federal court located in Franklin County, Commonwealth of Kentucky. The Guarantor hereby consents to the jurisdiction of said court in any action or proceeding commencedin connection with this agreement and waives any objection to venue in connection therewith. The Guarantor hereby waives personal service of process or papers to be served in connection with the foregoing and agrees that service may be made by service upon its registered agent in the Commonwealth of Kentucky or upon an official of the Employer(s) that the Guarantor has agreed toguarantee under this agreement. Page 2 of 3 American LegalNet, Inc. www.FormsWorkFlow.com In the event any provision of this Agreement is deemed to be in violation of law, such provision shall not impair the validity of any other provision. This agreement shall be effective as of , 20 . Signed, sealed and delivered this day of , 20 . Company Title Signature Attest: (CORPORATE SEAL) * Attach hereto a Resolution of the Board of Directors or a certified copy of the corporate by-laws authorizing the signature(s) displayed on this document Page 3 of 3 American LegalNet, Inc. www.FormsWorkFlow.com