A warranty is a guarantee made by the seller or manufacturer of products that offer assurances that the product is of a certain quality or durability. Warranties hold sellers' accountable for products which fail to perform as guaranteed.
How Do I Know If I Can Sue for Breach of Warranty?
Most breach of warranty lawsuits depend on location and the terms of the warranty, but generally must involve:
A warranty (an express or implied promise)
Warranty must be offered by the seller to the buyer
The warranty must cover the goods which are part of the bargain
Who Do I Sue for Breach of Contract?
Generally speaking, it’s the duty of the seller, but depending on your state’s laws it may in fact be the manufacturer that is held accountable.
Do I Need A Lawyer For A Warranty Lawsuit?
Lawyers who deal with warranties and contracts are knowledgeable of state and federal laws surrounding your specific issue. Since you’re dealing with corporations that have legal defense teams and courts that entail complex procedures, it’s probably a good idea to hire a seasoned lawyer who can advise you through the process.