Effective January 1, 2012, the Texas legislature passed a new Texas Anti-Indemnity Statute (H.B. 2093).
The new statute prohibits broad-form indemnity agreements on construction contracts entered into on or after January 1, 2012.
Under the old statute, construction project participants could agree to indemnify each other even for those damages arising solely...
Effective for all lawsuits filed on or after September 1, 2011, the legislature amended the responsible third-party statute, located at Chapter 33 of the Texas Civil Practice & Remedies Code.
The amendment removed a controversial provision which permitted plaintiffs to join defendants to law suits even after the applicable statute of...