What role does Amazon play when third party vendors sell defective products? The Third Circuit has recently issued an opinion on the issue in the case of Oberdorf v. Amazon.com Inc., No 18-1041 (3d Cir. 2019). The Third Circuit has held that Amazon can be liable as a "seller" for defective products sold by third parties on its marketplace site, under Pennsylvania products liability law.
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- Tincher Opinion Has Residual Effects on Pennsylvania Products Liability Law in the recent Urbieta Case.
- Pennsylvania Products Liability Law: Amazon May be Liable for Defective "Marketplace" Items in Oberdorf Case
- Does a Well Passing Horizontally Under A Property Trigger A "Payment in Lieu of Free Gas" Clause? The Pennsylvania Superior Court Says "No".
- Supreme Court Rules That Government is Not a "Person" Under the America Invents Act