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Sure. It is good to request mutual indemnification in contracts. This means if someone sue one party, the other party helps fund the lawsuit and visa versa. If it is only one way, the let's say your company would have to cover their legal costs if someone sues you and also sues them. But if someone sues them and then you, they do not have to cover your costs. If the parties are on equal footing then usually they both agree to mutual indemnification. We can discuss more if you would like to do so.
Thank you for the additional information. Whether the deal works for you is your business decision. Some people would not want to pass up on the opportunity. It is not that unusual that it is not mutual. Unfortunately, usually the bigger companies have the upper hand. We can discuss more if you want to do so.
Hi Erin: You would only be responsible if someone tries to sue and blame you, and then they tried to include the other company. Not the other way around. So it is not as bad as you thought. Let me know if you have further questions. If not, I hope that I provided you with excellent service and would love for you to give me a 5 star rating for helping you understand the indemnification issues. Best regards.
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