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New law limits design professionals’ indemnity obligations to public agencies

Posted in Architects, Engineers, Indemnity
The Governor signed a new law today which limits a public agency’s ability to impose indemnity obligations on design professionals.  AB 573 (Wolk) creates a new Civil Code section 2782.8 which makes indemnity clauses imposed by public agencies on design professionals (including architects, landscape architects, engineers and land surveyors) unenforceable except to the extent that they are based… Continue Reading