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SB 496 (Canella) Indemnity: Design Professionals

Position:Watch
Status:Chaptered
Summary:

Makes provisions related to liability for contractors applicable to all contracts for design professional services entered into after a specified date. Prohibits the cost to defend charged to the design professional from exceeding their proportionate percentage of fault. Requires the design professional to meet and confer with other parties regarding unpaid costs, in the event that one or more defendants is unable to pay its share of defense costs.

Comments:

This bill is related to SB 1 insofar as it was raised as a reform issue by Senator Canella.

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Last Updated:October 15, 2017