2010 Wisconsin Code
Chapter 402. Uniform commercial code--sales.
402.318 Third-party beneficiaries of warranties, express or implied.

402.318

402.318 Third-party beneficiaries of warranties, express or implied. A seller's warranty whether express or implied extends to any natural person who is in the family or household of the seller's buyer or who is a guest in that buyer's home if it is reasonable to expect that such person may use, consume or be affected by the goods and who is injured in person by breach of the warranty. A seller may not exclude or limit the operation of this section.

402.318 - ANNOT.

History: 1991 a. 316; 2007 a. 97.

402.318 - ANNOT.

Privity of contract is required in implied warranty cases, and the availability of punitive damages depends on the facts proved rather than the formal theory of recovery alleged. Drake v. Wham-O Manufacturing Co. 373 F. Supp. 608 (1974).

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