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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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The court held that plaintiff was not required to serve a notice of claim prior to commencing this action because Erie County has no statutory obligation to indemnify defendant.
While it is universally accepted that the duty to defend is broader than the duty to indemnify, jurisdictions differ as to what information can be used to determine that duty.
Attempts were being made to indemnify the steps of a prime minister who had been declared disqualified by the Supreme Court, he added.
Considering that your company is promising to indemnify another for claims by your own employees, your company should make sure that its liability insurance covers the other company and everyone else indemnified.
Products liability coverage is generally subject not only to "per occurrence" or "per claim" limits, but also to aggregate liability limits--meaning that the indemnification of vendors could leave you without available limits to indemnify your own liabilities.
Appraiser shall indemnify, defend, save and hold harmless (the AMC) from and against any and all liability, claims, damages, losses, penalties, fines, judgments and any other costs, fees and expenses in any way related to any appraisal report submitted by appraiser.
A corporation shall have power to indemnify any person who was or is a party or is threatened to be made a party to any threatened, pending or completed action, suit or proceeding, whether civil, criminal, administrative or investigative (other than an action by or in the right of the corporation) .
In general, state corporation statutes authorize corporations to indemnify a director or officer for losses incurred as a result of a legal proceeding against the director or officer in his or her capacity as such, but this indemnification is merely permissive in most circumstances.
Side A only policies also provide protection when the company is unable to indemnify the directors and officers, including situations in which the company is insolvent.
The coverage is triggered when the organization is prevented by law from indemnifying its directors, when it fails or refuses to indemnify the directors even if permitted to do so, or when the organization files for bankruptcy and is financially unable to indemnify its directors.
Wicks has also agreed to indemnify School Specialty for certain liabilities relating to Delta and limited to amounts held in escrow, the balance of which is expected to be $15 million as of the closing of the transactions.
In private construction contracts, a subcontractor can be required to indemnify the general contractor for the subcontractor's negligence and for the general contractor's negligence if a series of conditions are met.
Company executive vice president Jonathan Schwartz also used the event to jab a finger at IBM for reportedly refusing to indemnify customers using Linux.