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E-commerce Lawsuit: An Overview

Product liability is the area of law that applies when a defective or dangerous product injures someone and they file a claim. Historically, when referring to consumer retail products, the law has largely applied to items purchased at brick and mortar stores.

The Dangers of Ethanol-Fueled Products

Ethanol fireplaces with sleek, blue tinged flames dancing over white smooth rocks seem like the epitome of modern home décor. Without the need for a chimney, and practically odorless, they are an alternative to traditional fireplaces and outdoor fire pits.

Bloomberg Law – Amazon’s New Distributor Status Means Safety ‘Headache’ Ahead

February 16, 2022 Ecommerce,News Articles

CaseyGerry partner, Jeremy K. Robinson recently spoke with Bloomberg Law on what Amazon.com’s new status as ‘Distributor’ could mean for the company and for the e-commerce industry in general in, “Amazon’s New Distributor Status Means Safety ‘Headache’ Ahead.”

Don’t be fooled by Amazon’s new product liability policies

August 10, 2021 Ecommerce,Knowledge Base

By Jeremy K. Robinson

Starting September 1, 2021, Amazon will implement new policies that will affect any customer harmed by a defective product coming from Amazon.com. Amazon’s announcement of the changes is here.

Consumer Product Safety Commission Order Amazon to Recall Several Products

July 16, 2021 Ecommerce,Knowledge Base

July 15, 2021

by Jeremy K. Robinson

On July 14, 2021, the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) filed a first-of-its-kind administrative enforcement complaint against Amazon demanding that Amazon take action over several hazardous products sold through Amazon’s Fulfilled by Amazon (FBA) process.

Bloomberg Law – Amazon Off Hook For Marketplace Sale Injury

July 8, 2021 Ecommerce,News Articles

CaseyGerry partner, Jeremy K. Robinson recently spoke with Bloomberg Law on the recent court decision in Amazon.com v. McMillan.  The Texas court ruled in favor of Amazon.com, holding that the ecommerce company could not be held liable under Texas law.

Amazon escapes liability in Texas

July 6, 2021 Ecommerce,Knowledge Base

Amazon escapes liability in Texas by Jeremy Robinson July 6, 2021

On June 25, 2021, in Amazon.com, Inc. v. McMillan, No. 20-0979, 2021 WL 2605885  (Tex. June 25, 2021), the Texas Supreme Court held that under Texas law, Amazon couldn’t be held liable as the “seller” of a defective product.

What is Considered a Defective Product?

June 7, 2021 Ecommerce

Products are considered to be defective when they have design, manufacturing, or marketing defects. When these flaws make the product unreasonably dangerous, victims have the right to pursue a product liability claim for compensation.