Submitted to the jury only the cause of action alleging breach of implied

Submitted to the jury only the cause of action

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liable for the breach of any implied warranty. Submitted to the jury only the cause of action alleging breach of implied warranties against the retailer and the causes of action alleging negligence and breach of express warranties against the manufacturer. Jury returned a verdict for the retailer against the plaintiff and for plaintiff against the manufacturer in the amount of $65,000. Issues : Whether Plaintiff’s action based on representations contained in the brochure were barred  against the manufacturer due to a failure to give timely notice? Holding (and Judgment): No. (Judgment affirmed).  The court concluded that even if the plaintiff did not give timely notice of breach of warranty to the manufacturer his cause of action based on the representations contained in the brochure was not barred. Rule of Law: The court stated that people  injured by products with design or manufacturing defects may bring suit under strict liability regardless of a failure to give timely notice to the manufacturer  for a breach of warranty. Reasoning: * Plaintiff introduced substantial evidence that a jury could conclude that his injuries  were the result of defective design and construction of the Shopsmith. The defendant stated that 
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  • Fall '14
  • Marie Boyd
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