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Balog v. Center Art Gallery-Hawaii, Inc.

Balog v. Center Art Gallery-Hawaii, Inc., 745 F. Supp. 1556 (D. Haw. 1990). Related case: United States v. Wiseman, CR. No. 89-00125 HMF (D. Haw. 1989).


In a civil case for breach of warranty filed against the sellers of counterfeit Salvador Dalí works, a 

Federal District Court in Hawaii allowed the case to go forward despite a 7½ year gap between the sale of the art and the lawsuit. Generally, the  statute of limitations for filing a breach of warranty claim under the  Uniform Commercial Code (U.C.C.) is . . . .



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