Each individual executing this Assumption of Risks, Waiver and Release of Liability and Indemnification and Defense (this “Agreement”) has read and understands the contents of this Agreement and is authorized to execute it. ASSUMPTION OF RISKS: I understand that certain risks are inherent in travel to and attendance at conferences or events sponsored or supported by Texas Association of Counties (“TAC”) and I completely and fully accept those inherent risks. These risks may include the following; personal injury or death, illness due to disease, epidemic/pandemic, property damage or loss due to theft or vandalism. I acknowledge and agree that neither TAC nor any of its directors, officers, employees, representatives, agents, successors or assigns (the “TAC Parties”) are responsible for any harm or loss resulting from these risks. I further acknowledge and agree that the TAC Parties are not responsible for errors, omissions, acts or failures to act of the event sponsor or sponsor’s employees, event property owner, property owner’s employees, contractors, subcontractors, agents or volunteers. WAIVER AND RELEASE OF LIABILITY: In conjunction with my attendance at TAC sponsored or TAC supported conferences or events, I agree to waive and release the TAC Parties with respect to any and all claims, suits or actions of any kind whatsoever for liability, damages, compensation or otherwise brought by me or anyone on my behalf, including attorney's fees and any related costs if litigation arises pursuant to any claims made by me or by anyone else acting on my behalf. INDEMNIFICATION AND DEFENSE: I further agree to indemnify and defend the TAC Parties from any and all claims, suits or actions of any kind whatsoever for liability, damages, compensation or otherwise, including attorney's fees and any related costs of litigation arising from my travel to and attendance at a TAC sponsored or TAC supported conference or event. I ACKNOWLEDGE THAT I HAVE CAREFULLY READ THIS AGREEMENT AND FULLY UNDERSTAND THAT THIS A FULL AND COMPLETE RELEASE OF LIABILITY. I EXPRESSLY AGREE TO RELEASE AND DISCHARGE EACH TAC PARTY, FROM ANY AND ALL CLAIMS OR CAUSES OF ACTION AND I AGREE TO VOLUNTARILY GIVE UP OR WAIVE ANY RIGHT THAT I OTHERWISE MAY HAVE TO BRING A LEGAL ACTION AGAINST ANY TAC PARTY FOR ANY CLAIM ARISING FROM MY TRAVEL TO AND ATTENDANCE AT A TAC SPONSORED OR TAC SUPPORTED CONFERENCE OR EVENT. In the event that any provision contained within this Agreement is deemed to be invalid, or if any term, condition, phrase or portion of this Agreement is determined to be unlawful or unenforceable, the remainder of this Agreement will remain in full force and effect. This Agreement will be interpreted in accordance with, and enforceable under, the laws of the State of Texas.
5/12/2021 - 5/14/2021