caveat emptor

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a commercial principle that without a warranty the buyer takes upon himself the risk of quality

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In other words, caveat emptor applied: if you didn't ask the question, you couldn't complain that you weren't given the answer.
As a consequence of all this uncertainty, commercial dealers could auction slaves either with implied warranties that allowed buyers to recoup their losses or under caveat emptor wherein the buyer was liable for all losses.
Where none of these exceptions are present, caveat emptor will prevent a purchaser from re-opening the contract, if subsequent to conveyance, the purchaser concludes that the land does not have the quality that the purchaser assumed it had.
Purchasing property is thus subject to caveat emptor.
It would be prudent to apply the ancient doctrine of caveat emptor (let the buyer beware).
Most people are familiar with the Latin phrase, Caveat emptor, "Let the buyer beware.
Caveat emptor, or let the buyer beware, might apply.
Even with all of the truly good, useful information available on strength/conditioning, nutrition, and any of a host of other fitness topics, the training landscape maintains its caveat emptor (buyer beware) status.
EBay shopping can be fun but it is as well to bear in mind the old legal advice of caveat emptor - buyer beware.
We shouldn't forget the principle of caveat emptor - buyer beware - applies to housing just like everything else
From the former regulator we are told, "Let caveat emptor disappear.
From a situation where normal market rules of caveat emptor (let the buyer beware) applied, we have moved to "caveat venditor", where unwary or unprepared suppliers will find themselves without clients.
The failure to heed the caveat emptor warning that applies to all models was compounded by the reduction of predictive accuracy that comes during periods of economic distress.
Whether that scene illustrates the old rule of caveat emptor is certainly open for a difference of opinion.
Angell was still defending that decision a decade later, as editor-in-chief at the Journal, when she wrote in 2000 that disclosure was not sufficient to preserve the integrity of the science that appeared in her journal's pages: "We believe that a policy of caveat emptor is not enough for readers who depend on the opinion of editorialists.