• The indemnification refers to the performance criteria of a control system
  • You are not 100% certain what "indemnify" really means*
  • The indemnification agreement goes beyond personal injury and property damage and addresses core business issues
  • The indemnification is one-sided (you are indemnifying the other company, but other party is not indemnifying you)
  • You are indemnifying the other party for an adverse event even if the other party is solely negligent You are indemnifying the other party for 100% of the adverse consequences of an event without any discount for the other party's contribution
  • You are required to "provide a defense"
  • You have never taken the time to "sync" your insurance program with your contractual obligations.
  • You are being asked to indemnify parties other than the one with which you are contracting
  • Blanket indemnification is being provided against patent infringement without attention to "pass through" patents

* It means to answer for the obligations of someone else. Insurance companies, for instance, in some cases indemnify their policyholders, against the claims of third-parties.