indemnification

noun
in·dem·ni·fi·ca·tion | \ in-ˌdem-nə-fə-ˈkā-shən \

Definition of indemnification 

1a : the action of indemnifying

b : the condition of being indemnified

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Examples of indemnification in a Sentence

that insurance company is known to be slow when processing claims for indemnification

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The last record of indemnification to a Wisconsin deer farmer are from 2015, when the State of Wisconsin paid Rick Vojtik, owner of Fairchild Whitetails in Eau Claire County, $298,770 for euthanizing 228 deer. Paul A. Smith, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, "Why are deer farms compensated for diseased herds?," 9 June 2018 Based on the high cost of police settlements, the city could have ample interest in lobbying Springfield for a change in the indemnification law. Maya Dukmasova, Chicago Reader, "News / Criminal Justice Should Chicago cops have to carry misconduct insurance?," 29 June 2018 Zucker wants indemnification from Sinclair, but the reverse demand is being made by Sinclair, too. Eriq Gardner, The Hollywood Reporter, "Sinclair Broadcasting Looks to Shed Responsibility for Sexual Harassment Allegations," 27 June 2018 Wisconsin officials have generally tried to use federal indemnification funds first, but the amount of money available through USDA has dwindled in recent years. Paul A. Smith, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, "Why are deer farms compensated for diseased herds?," 9 June 2018 Any change to the indemnification statute would require action by the Legislature and governor. Paul A. Smith, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, "Why are deer farms compensated for diseased herds?," 9 June 2018 Most co-op bylaws include legal indemnification for directors — but directors should check. Kathleen Hughes, New York Times, "Could You Be Sued as a Co-op Board Member?," 27 Apr. 2018 During the Donald Sterling saga in 2014, the NBA demanded and received from Sterling’s wife, Shelly Sterling, indemnification from any litigation costs associated with her husband suing the league and NBA commissioner Adam Silver. Michael Mccann, SI.com, "Fallout from Latest Allegations Against Panthers Owner Jerry Richardson," 26 Apr. 2018 Rather, Shea said the combined effect of the indemnification of Marinelli and the claw back of the judgment had the effect of nullifying civil rights law. Edmund H. Mahony, courant.com, "Court Rules State Erred In Seizing Inmate's Civil Rights Judgment," 29 Mar. 2018

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First Known Use of indemnification

1732, in the meaning defined at sense 1a

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indemnification

noun
in·dem·ni·fi·ca·tion | \ in-ˌdem-ni-fə-ˈkā-shən \

Legal Definition of indemnification 

1a : the action of indemnifying

b : the condition of being indemnified

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