I’m a beginner in web design; just got my second paying job. I’m 95% sure this client doesn’t own the copyright for most of the images he’s asked me to include on his website. (He’s writing a textbook and has, I think, gathered images wherever he could find them on the internet.)
I had him sign a contract, part of which states that he owns the images or has obtained permission from the owner to use the images on his website, and that he will "…hold harmless, protect, and defend [me] from any claim or suit arising from the use of [the images]."
Is this enough to protect me? Is there something else I should do?
I should add that there’s a strong potential for lots of additional business from this client, and that I really need the money from this job. So I hope the answer isn’t "drop him as a client".