Warranty law is important to both sellers and buyers. Suppliers of construction materials may be held liable under a warranty theory, while the contractors who purchase construction materials may believe the materials they purchased were defective and, therefore, want due compensation from the seller (or other party in the distribution chain). The outcome of such warranty claims depend upon a variety of factors, including the type of product at issue, the damage sustained, the law applicable to the transaction, and the terms of the agreement. While the following case did not involve construction materials, it nevertheless is instructive on some warranty issues. Read On . . .