implied warranty

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Related to Implied warranty of fitness: Express warranty, Implied Warranty of Merchantability
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implied warranty

n (US Jur) → konkludente Zusicherung (spec) (stillschweigende Zusage der Freiheit von Mängeln)
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Typically, these are (a) the implied warranty of merchantability (dealing with the quality of the goods) and (b) the implied warranty of fitness for a particular purpose (if you know or have reason to know your customer's intended use of the goods).
These special implied warranties are twofold: the implied warranty of merchantability, and the implied warranty of fitness for a particular purpose.
A third line of cases allowed an ultimate purchaser to sue a manufacturer for damages for breach of implied warranty of fitness for a particular purpose when there was only economic loss and no privity.
A corollary to the implied warranty of merchantability's somewhat general coverage is the more specific coverage of the implied warranty of fitness for a particular purpose.
Labels, particularly those approved by a government agency, frequently have been asserted as a defense in actions for damages premised on theories of strict liability, failure to warn, breach of implied warranty of fitness and negligence.
After settlement with the owner, the contractor brought this action against the engineer claiming, among other things, that the engineer was negligent in its administration of the contract and that the plans prepared by the engineer failed to satisfy an implied warranty of fitness.