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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. 

Is Amazon Liable For Defective Products?

June 2, 2021 Ecommerce

Amazon can be held liable for defective products that they sell from third parties on its Marketplace and are “Fulfilled by Amazon.” In August 2020, an appeals court in California reversed a 2019 trial court ruling and stated that federal law does not shield Amazon from third-party defective product liability.

Broadband Breakfast – E-Commerce Liability Cases Could Open Floodgates For Lawsuits

June 1, 2021 Ecommerce,News Articles

Broadband Breakfast’s article, “E-Commerce Liability Cases Could Open Floodgates For Lawsuits, Panelists Agree,” covers a recent ITIF webinar on recent rulings against Amazon, proposed legislation, and what all this means for Amazon and other e-tailers.

Webinar – Should online Marketplaces be liable for defective products?

June 1, 2021 Ecommerce,Knowledge Base

CaseyGerry partner Jeremy Robinson speaks with the Information Technology and Innovation Foundation (ITIF) on recent e-commerce liability cases, proposed legislation, and the potential impact on e-tailers, in the ITIF Webinar – Should Online Marketplaces be liable for defective products?

Ninth Circuit says Snapchat potentially liable for driving fatalities

by Jeremy Robinson

On May 4, 2021, a panel of the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals held in Lemmon v. Snap, Inc., No. 20-55295, that Snap, Inc., the maker of the popular social media app Snapchat, was not protected by the Communications Decency Act (“CDA”), 47 U.S.C.

GeekWire – California legal rulings may have big impact on Amazon’s liability for third-party products it sells

May 11, 2021 Ecommerce,News Articles

CaseyGerry partner Jeremy K. Robinson recently spoke with GeekWire on the impact of the recent Amazon ruling in Loomis v. Amazon.Com LLC and what it could mean for Amazon and other e-tailers such as eBay and etsy.

Bloomberg Law – Amazon, Online Markets Face Reckoning in California Product Case

April 29, 2021 Ecommerce,News Articles

Bloomberg Law spoke with CaseyGerry partner Jeremy Robinson on the recent court decision in Loomis v. Amazon.com, LLC and the widespread implication of the decision on online marketplaces.

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Court Delivers Knockout Blow to Amazon on Product Liability

April 26, 2021 Blog,Ecommerce

On April 26, 2021, Division Eight of the California Court of Appeal for the Second District delivered another decisive loss to Amazon and its quest to avoid liability for products sold on its online marketplace.