The Myth of the One-Year Warranty and Other Construction Warranty Issues
Probate and Property, July/August 2005, Volume 19, Number 4
By Susan Linden McGreevy
Susan Linden McGreevy is chair of the Construction Practice Group in the Kansas City office of Husch & Eppenberger LLC.
If your memory stretches back far enough, you may recall learning in law school that a warranty is an “assurance or promise of a particular outcome upon which another party may rely.” Warranties have become an ingrained, accepted part of commercial transactions in the United States, from the purchase of a toaster or a set of tires to the acquisition of corporations and shopping centers.