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Unformatted text preview: Chapter 13 Product Liability Three different laws may apply (or I might say that a P injured by a defective product would have three different legal theories upon which to bring a lawsuit): Breach of warranty (what is a warranty? Law?) Express Implied Implied warranty of merchantability An express warranty: Is created by: An affirmation of fact or promise about the goods 100% cotton product will be free from defects in material or workmanship Description of the goods Use of a sample or model Must become part of the basis of the The implied warranty of merchantability is specifically mentioned from seller to buyer. T r u e F a l s e 69% 31% 1. True 2. False Implied warranties: Merchantability - means the goods are: Fit for the ordinary purposes for which such goods are used; Of fair average quality Adequately contained and packaged Would pass without objection in the trade Implied into all sales of goods by a merchant (unless disclaimed as is) Fitness for a particular purpose The focus in a strict liability case is on the...
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This note was uploaded on 03/07/2012 for the course GEN BUS 202 taught by Professor Parks during the Fall '11 term at Boise State.

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