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California Legislature Eliminates Contractor Type 1 Indemnity

The California Legislature recently approved California Senate Bill 474, which provides that in private commercial or public works construction contracts, any indemnity obligations arising out of active negligence or willful misconduct of the indemnified party are void and unenforceable. These indemnity obligations were already prohibited in residential construction contracts (except for homeowners improving their single family dwelling).

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