anti-indemnity statute

Anti-indemnity statutes are laws that restrict the scope of legal liability one party may transfer to another in a contract.

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Anti-indemnity statutes may prohibit the transfer of some or all liability attributable to the transferor's negligence. In some states, anti-indemnity statutes also limit the ability of one contracting party to require additional insured coverage under the other party's insurance policies that would apply to liabilities that cannot legally be transfered in the indemnity agreement. Anti-indemnity statutes are commonly used to regulate the risk transfer provisions in specific types of contracts including construction, energy, and transportation contracts.



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