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Overcoming Limitation Of Liability Clauses In Commercial Warehouse Storage Contracts

October 1, 2002

Contained within the boilerplate language of most, if not all, commercial warehouse storage agreements is a clause limiting liability for damage to the consumer’s goods ability of a warehouseman to limit his liability has its basis in public policy: absent the limitation, storage costs would be excessively high, as the warehouses would be required to carry perhaps hundreds of millions of dollars of liability insurance, depending on the nature of goods stored.

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