Implied Warranty of Fitness
Learn about an implied warranty that arises if the buyer needs the goods for a particular purpose, and the seller knows the buyer is relying on the seller’s expertise to select goods suitable for that purpose.
As mentioned in another lesson, Article 2 provides two implied warranties of quality. We already reviewed the implied warranty of merchantability. Now let’s learn about the implied warranty of fitness for a particular purpose.
I. Creation of the Implied Warranty of Fitness
The implied warranty of fitness for a particular purpose automatically arises by operation of law if, at the time of contracting, the seller has reason to know that the buyer requires the goods for a particular purpose and is...