NJ Anti-Indemnification Law Goes Into Effect Nov. 13

Effective November 13, 2015, New Jersey will become the 42nd state to pass an anti-indemnification bill into law. Anti-indemnification 140414 Anti-Indemnification Laws 2.5 collaws provide protection for Motor Carriers against broad indemnity provisions included in contracts with Shippers. The provisions may include the Motor Carrier assuming responsibility to indemnify the Shipper, even if the Shipper’s negligence caused or contributed to the accident or injury. The anti-indemnification laws work to void these provisions, holding Shippers and Motor Carriers individually liable to the extent they were at fault.

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