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Teller v. McCoy
Teller v. McCoy
Citation:253 S.E.2d 114 (1978).
The tenants (plaintiffs) brought suit against their landlord (the defendant) for breaching the implied warranty of habitability and as a defense against having to pay rent. There was no such warranty guaranteed in their lease.
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Topic OutlineLandlord and Tenant Duties and Remedies for Breach