Unlawful indemnity agreements

S.E.A. 230, P.L. 65
Effective: July 1, 2019

Provides that the law concerning indemnity agreements in construction or design contracts applies to certain design-build contracts. Specifies that “sole negligence” for purposes of liability under a construction or design contract does not include: (1) vicarious liability; (2) imputed negligence; or (3) assumption of a nondelegable duty. Specifies that provisions in certain professional services contracts requiring indemnification or defense of a promisee for liability are void.

Read the bill at: http://iga.in.gov/legislative/2019/bills/senate/230