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relationship with one of the parties, such as an indemnitor or a
They played a major part in the elimination of so called "bad faith" causes of action against sureties from each perspective: the claimant, the principal, and the indemnitor.
Thus, the mere existence of the insurance policy does not guarantee that funds will be available to respond to all responsibilities of the indemnitor captured in the hold harmless agreement.
The IRS disregarded the indemnity agreement because there was no business purpose for the indemnity, and as a consequence the agreement did not have the features that would be common to protect the lender and restrict the indemnitor.
4) Rule 26(b)(3) does not require that the work product be prepared by an attorney to be protected as it makes specific reference to the "party or its representative (including the other party's attorney, consultant, surety, indemnitor, insurer, or agent)," and, thus, the work product doctrine is not inapplicable merely because the material was prepared by or for a party's insurer or agents of the insurer.
The indemnitor may be bankrupt, insolvent or financially strapped, unable to shoulder the financial burden agreed to in a contract.
including its "consultant, surety, indemnitor, insurer, or
1) Federal Rule of Civil Procedure 26(b)(3) ordinarily protects "documents and tangible things that are prepared in anticipation of litigation or for trial by or for another party or its representative (including the other party's attorney, consultant, surety, indemnitor, insurer, or agent).
Subject to the provisions of subdivision (b)(45) of this rule, a party may obtain discovery of documents and tangible things otherwise discoverable under subdivision (b)(1) of this rule and prepared in anticipation of litigation or for trial by or for another party or by or for that party's representative, including that party's attorney, consultant, surety, indemnitor, insurer, or agent, only upon a showing that the party seeking discovery has need of the materials in the preparation of the case and is unable without undue hardship to obtain the substantial equivalent of the materials by other means.
The work product doctrine established in Hickman was subsequently codified in substantial part in Federal Rule of Civil Procedure 26(b)(3) which states: "Ordinarily, a party may not discover documents and tangible things that are prepared in anticipation of litigation or for trial by or for another party or its representative (including the other party's attorney, consultant, surety, indemnitor, insurer, or agent).
If you are representing a likely indemnitee, make sure the indemnitor is solvent so that any remedy is not illusory
When a surety bond is secured for a specific purpose, the principal on the bond also becomes an indemnitor in the case of the default of the principal or contractor.