Section 8-21C-8

Indemnification.

Notwithstanding the terms of any manufacturer and dealer agreement:

(1) A warrantor shall indemnify and hold harmless its dealer against any losses or damages to the extent such losses or damages are caused by the negligence or willful misconduct of the warrantor. The dealer shall provide to the warrantor a copy of any pending lawsuit or similar proceeding in which allegations are made that come within this subsection within 10 days after receiving such suit.

(2) A dealer shall indemnify and hold harmless its warrantor against any losses or damages to the extent such losses or damages are caused by the negligence or willful misconduct of the dealer. The warrantor shall provide to the dealer a copy of any pending lawsuit or similar proceeding in which allegations are made that come within this subsection within 10 days after receiving such suit.

(Act 2011-636, p. 1529, §8.)