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Morris v. Mack’s Used Cars
Citation:824 S.W.2d 538 (1992).
In September 1985, Morris purchased a 1979 Ford pickup truck from Mack’s. An older truck was used as a down payment and the remainder of the cost was financed. The bill of sale stated “This unit sold as is. No warranties have been expressed or implied.” Unknown to Morris, the truck had been wrecked and was a “reconstructed” vehicle thus reducing its fair market value by 30%-50%. Morris did not learn of the truck’s status until three years later when he finished paying off the loan and finally received the title.
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