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Can I viably sue for damages caused by bugs in freeware?

No, you can't The last paragraph of the MIT License explicitly says the author is not responsible for damages (emphasis mine): THE SOFTWARE IS PROVIDED "AS IS", WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND,...
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Can I viably sue for damages caused by bugs in freeware?

In addition to the argument that that particular license contains a disclaimer of liability as a condition of the license grant, you have no privity with the author. The license binds your use of the ...
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How can a cash sale result in a voidable title?

The part of the statute (which is part of an article of the Uniform Commercial Code model language applicable to the sale of goods) that you are discussing reads as follows: 1) A purchaser of goods ...
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Retrieving and Filling UCC documents (US)

The Uniform Commercial Code is a law governing personal property security interests (i.e. mortgages in personal property). In other words, it governs using personal property as collateral for loans. ...
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Merchantability of low quality video games & UCC 2-315

Entertainment value The implied warranty does not apply to aesthetic judgements about a product's entertainment value. Video games are, in this respect, art.1 The exact same analysis applies to ...
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How does Nevada interpret third-party beneficiary rights for warranties?

According to my old business law textbook, the UCC presents three ways to interpret the rights of third-party beneficiaries of warranties: The seller's warranties extend to the buyer's household ...
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When is payment by a mailed check made?

Payment is “made” when the money (or equivalent) is in the hands of the payee For your situation, the payee is right.
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Can a borrower create a taxable event for a lender by selling loaned property (e.g gold)?

The issue at question here is whether the company can turn the loaned property (especially property which has the potential for appreciation such as gold) into cash and use it for expenses during the ...
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When two promissory notes represent the same debt, which one is legally valid?

Without reading the exact language of the documents it is hard to tell. Two possible interpretations of these documents are most plausible. One interpretation is that the first note is the true ...
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Is there an Implied Law in Texas when you make a purchase?

You are the beneficiary of either an implied warranty of merchantability, under the Uniform Commercial Code in Texas, or a limited warranty in lieu of that which covers most, but perhaps not all of ...
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Collateral and Property Rights

Overview In the United States, there is a division between loans with real property collateral (called "mortgages" in most of the country, "deeds of trust" in much of the Western United States, and ...
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