City Gets Chance To Amend Claims Over Destroyed Street Sweeper

KANSAS CITY, Kan. - A Kansas federal judge has dismissed for lack of privity a breach of implied warranty claim over a street-sweeping machine that burst into flames when it was only three months old but in an April 11 ruling allowed the plaintiff municipality to amend its complaint to bolster a claim for breach of express warranty (City Of Winfield, Kansas v. Key Equipment & Supply Company, et al., No. 6:11-cv-1358-CM-KGS, D. Kansas; 2012 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 50559).

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