Peter Dye, Sacramento Partner, authors CLM Magazine Article – Priming Amazon’s Liability Pump, September 2021

Sep 2, 2021

Priming Amazon’s Liability Pump

Courts are divided over Amazon’s legal liability for defective third-party products

As Amazon’s product offerings have expanded from over one million books in the mid-1990s to, by some estimates, over 350 million products today, so too have the risks that consumers can be injured by the products they purchase from the company. This begs the question: When consumers are injured by products they purchased from Amazon, can the company be held legally liable for those injuries if it had no role in the products’ creation or production?

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