What does to indemnify all those released herein from any and all claims mean?

I am trying to settle a personal injury
claim and I used my health insurance
when I took my son to the doctor. I
would like the insured person to cover
this. Are they trying to get out of
paying for it?

Asked on December 28, 2017 under Personal Injury, Alabama


S.L,. Member, California Bar / FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney

Answered 3 years ago | Contributor

When there is a settlement, the parties sign a mutual release of all claims they have or may have against each other.
"Indemnify all those released herein from any and all claims" means that a party agrees to defend the opposing party against any third party claims, unknown claims,etc.  This is boilerplate language and it is unlikely that such an event will ever occur.
The insured is not trying to avoid paying for your son's injuries.

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