COVENANT NOT TO SUE
Covenant not to sue executed on __________ (date), by _________________________
(name), of _____________________________________________________ (address), here referred to as covenantor, to _____________________________________________________ (name), of _____________________________________________________(address), here referred to as covenantee.
In consideration of the sum of $______________ paid to covenantor by covenantee, the receipt of which is acknowledged, covenantor covenants as follows:
COVENANT NOT TO SUE
Covenantor will never institute any action or suit at law or in equity against covenantee, nor institute, prosecute or in any way aid in the institution or prosecution of any claim, demand, action, or cause of action for damages, costs, loss of services, expenses, or compensation for or on account of any damage, loss or injury either to person or property, or both, whether developed or undeveloped, resulting or to result, known or unknown, past, present or future, arising out of _____________________________________________________(describe incident or event).
PAYMENT NOT AN ADMISSION
It is understood by covenantor that the payment made hereunder is for compromise of a doubtful and disputed claim, and it not to be construed as an admission of liability on the part of covenantee, by whom liability has been expressly denied.
RESERVATION OF RIGHTS
Covenantor expressly reserves all rights of action, claims and demands against any and all persons other than covenantee. This instrument is a covenant not to sue, and not a release.
BINDING EFFECT OF COVENANT
This covenant shall inure to the benefit of covenantee (and if applicable _________ (his or her) heirs and legal representatives). It shall bind covenantor, (and if applicable: and __________ (his or her) spouse, __________ (his or her) heirs, and legal representatives).
This instrument reflects the entire covenant between covenantor and covenantee, and no statements, promises or inducements made by covenantor or any agent of covenantor that are not contained in this covenant not to sue shall be valid or binding.
COVENANT UNDERSTOOD BY COVENANTOR
Covenantor has carefully read the foregoing covenant not to sue and knows and understands the content thereof.
In witness whereof, covenantor has executed this covenant at _______________________________ (designate place of execution) the day and year first above written.
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