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v to possess by reason of a lawful title.
hold harmless clause,
n a contract provision in which one party to the contract promises to be responsible for liability incurred by the other party. Hold harmless clauses frequently appear in the following contexts: (1) Contracts between dental benefits organizations and an individual dental professional often contain a promise by the dental professional to reimburse the dental benefits organization for any liability the organization incurs because of dental treatment provided to beneficiaries of the organization's dental benefits plan. This may include a promise to pay the dental benefits organization's attorney fees and related costs. (2) Contracts between dental benefits organizations and a group plan sponsor may include a promise by the dental benefits organization to assume responsibility for disputes between a beneficiary of the group plan and an individual dental professional when the dental professional's charge exceeds the amount the organization pays for the service on behalf of the beneficiary. If the dental professional takes action against the patient to recover the difference between the amount billed by the dental professional and the amount paid by the organization, the dental benefits organization will take over the defense of the claim and will pay any judgments and court costs.
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The Society provides them the organized means to work together in the freedom fight, in defense of all they hold dear including their religious convictions, without in any way compromising or diluting those convictions.
Consequently, "We are repelled by the prospect of cloning human beings not because of the strangeness or novelty of the undertaking, but because we intuit and we feel, immediately and without argument, the violation of things we rightfully hold dear," he writes.
And if it's God's and not ours, then it must be God's perfect right to order the disposition of everything--including you and me and all we hold dear.
She is an outspoken believer in free enterprise and the private market economy, values that we hold dear at the Chicago Mercantile Exchange.
If I ask him forgiveness, I lack respect to myself and to all those I hold dear.
Remembrance Day is over Thewreaths have all been laid The poppies all been scattered The last post has been played Themuffled drum is silenced The flags all put away People's thoughts turn elsewhere It will soon be Christmas Day But soldiers' needs continue The fighting still goes on Forwar it has no season It sings no Christmas song So do not think remembrance Is just one day a year And please all help the heroes And those that they hold dear by Philip A Tobin
Now they face the biggest battle of both their lives as all-out war threatens the existence of everything - and everyone - they hold dear.
The formerly disgraced Star Brigade, led by Captain Nwosu, must overcome memory of past disaster and fight to protect all they hold dear from a ruthless and powerful legion.
Dignity, honor and valor are just a few things that you would think would be admirable to aspire to and hold dear to your beliefs as an American; yet we have people in power who will ``Swift'' you off your feet just to get their agenda done, whether or not it's in America's best interest.
I, for my own part, ensure my children and grandchildren - when the subject has been raised - are aware that everything they hold dear today was only because of brave USA soldiers and our other allies.
We must pull back before it is too late -- too late to save our country, our freedoms, our families, and all we hold dear.
Julie Kirkbride (Bromsgrove) branded the move 'disgraceful' and Mid Worcestershire MP Peter Luff said: 'This is a betrayal of the values parents hold dear.