Section 6-5-704

Claims by noncontractual third parties.

The contractor shall bear no civil liability for any alleged property damage, personal injury, death, or other civil claims made by noncontractual third parties arising from the design decisions or professional engineering judgment, including decisions relating to the proper scope or inspection of the project, by the awarding authority. This section shall not apply to either of the following situations:

(1) The contractor contracts in whole or in part to design the roadway or project or to provide professional engineering services as to the design of the roadway.

(2) The contractor undertakes to provide design or professional engineering services as to the roadway or project.

(Act 2012-225, p. 414, §5.)