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hold harmless

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Owners in need of this service, when they retain the services of contractors to do this work, usually have to agree to hold harmless and indemnify the service contractors.
To be protected by the contractor's insurance, a well-drafted hold harmless agreement was needed.
However, post-BAPCPA cases evince a clear indication that indemnification and hold harmless clauses are not necessary to a finding of nondischargeability.
Vermont's AMC law is the most stringent and prohibits an AMC from requiring "an appraiser to defend, to indemnify, or to hold harmless the registrant (the AMC) or other third party for the development, use or contents of a real estate appraisal."
These clauses are called hold harmless or indemnification agreements.
and Owner, as well as any other parties, which XYZ Construction is required under the Contract Documents to defend, indemnify and hold harmless, and their agents, servants and employees, from and against any claim, cost, expense or liability (including attorneys' fees), attributable to bodily injury, sickness, disease, or death, or to damage to or destruction of property (including loss of use thereof), caused by, arising out of, resulting from, or occurring in connection with the performance of the work by ABC Engineering Inc., its subcontractors and suppliers, or their agents, servants, or employees, whether or not caused in part by the active or passive negligence or other fault of a party caused by the sole negligence of a party indemnified hereunder.
Too often, as soon as the dollar amount is agreed upon, the client begins to spend the money in their heads, and your delay over further fine print like confidentiality, hold harmless, indemnity, terms and timing of payment, liens, subrogation, etc, etc, are nothing more than stupid lawyer nitpicking, and your own client will lose patience and confidence very quickly, thus you lose bargaining power with your opponent, and you are forced to accept technical terms you know are not in your client's favor.
It will only cover half of what's needed, and the legislature promises to hold harmless the school districts for the other half.
19-24) is a detailed discussion of "hold harmless" clauses that are often inserted into contracts that physicians must sign.
The Terms of Service for YouTube contains the following clause: "You agree to defend, indemnify and hold harmless YouTube, its parent corporation, officers, directors, employees and agents, from and against any and all claims, damages, obligations, losses, liabilities, costs or debt, and expenses (including but not limited to attorney's fees) arising from: ...