indemnify against

indemnify someone or something against something

to agree to protect someone or something against something, such as damage or a lawsuit. Their employer indemnified them against legal action. We indemnified the publisher against legal trouble.
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Whether codified, or only part of the state's common law, there can only be insurance if there is an agreement to indemnify against a contingent or unknown event.
Lindsay gets a job with an insurance company, but soon discovers her new workmates are every bit as crooked as the burglars and baddies whose handiwork they indemnify against.
Lindsay gets a job with an Insurance company, but soon Discovers her new workmates are every bit as crooked as the burgla ars and baddies whose handiwork they indemnify against.
Lindsay goats a job with an insurance company, but soon discovers her new workmates are every bit as crooked as the burglars and baddes whooes handwork they indemnify against.
Lindsay gets a job with an insurance company, but discovers her workmates are every bit as crooked as the burglars and baddies whose handiwork they indemnify against.
Although standard errors and omissions policies already indemnify against professional negligence, such policies typically exclude property in the care of the insured party, or else have very low indemnity limits.
1953) (finding contract provisions which appear to indemnify against willful, wanton, reckless, or intentional misconduct by the indemnitee are contrary to public policy).
Second, took to insurance carriers to defend and indemnify against such claims.
The accommodator would generally be unwilling to incur any risk of loss as to this debt, requiring the taxpayer to guarantee the debt or to indemnify against loss.