What is the Implied Warranty of Merchantability?

When you buy any product, you expect that it will do what it is supposed to do. While this seems like common sense it is also part of the law under the concept of an implied warranty in U.C.C §2-314. The law says that any goods delivered under an agreement made by a seller come

What is a warranty?

We all understand the idea of a promise, when you tell someone that you will do something you take on the responsibility to actually do it. You are bound to your words. Well, in Texas the warranty is much like a promise. If you buy a product from someone and they make a promise, it

DTPA: Recovery of Damages

Under the DTPA, a consumer may recover “economic” or “mental anguish” damages for acts that meet the definition of “deceptive trade practices”. Additional damages of up to two times the plaintiff’s economic damages may be awarded if the defendant’s conduct was committed knowingly. With the current statute, if the defendant acted knowingly the trier of

Texas Deceptive Trade Practices Act: An Overview

The Texas Deceptive Trade Practices Act was designed to protect consumers from being cheated. Courts have followed the mandate of section 17.44 to liberally interpret the DTPA consistent with its stated purpose, which was to “protect consumers against false, misleading, and deceptive business practices, unconscionable actions, and breaches of warranty and to provide efficient and