Section 8-21B-11


Each supplier shall indemnify and hold harmless its dealers against any damages, expenses, and losses including, but not limited to, court costs and reasonable attorneys' fees incurred by the dealer arising out of complaints, claims, or lawsuits including, but not limited to, strict liability, negligence, misrepresentation, warranty, express or implied, or rescission of the sale where the complaint, claim, or lawsuit relates to either of the following:

(1) The manufacture, assembly, or design of heavy equipment, parts, or accessories by the supplier.

(2) Other functions by the supplier beyond the control of the dealer including, without limitation, the selection by the supplier of parts or components for the heavy equipment.

(Act 2009-755, p. 2279, §11.)