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Express Warranties

Learn about the ways in which an express, contractual warranty can arise in Article 2.


A warranty is both a representation of fact and a binding contractual covenant. That is, the warrantor represents that things are a certain way, and if they aren’t, the warrantor is in breach.

Article 2 recognizes two types of warranties: express and implied. In this lesson, we’ll focus on express warranties.

I. Creation of an Express Warranty

In contrast to implied warranties, which we’ll discuss in another lesson, express warranties aren’t automatically implied by the operation of law. Rather,...