Caveat Emptor Definition and Legal Meaning

On this page, you'll find the legal definition and meaning of Caveat Emptor, written in plain English, along with examples of how it is used.

What is Caveat Emptor?

(n) Doctrine of Caveat Emptor establishes the responsibility of the buyer to inspect and test the goods he aught to buy and put entire responsibility on the buyer for any defect in the product unless a warranty is given by the seller or the product was intended and marketed for a special purpose.