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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’s announcement of the changes is here.

California Civil Code Section 998 – The Settlement Code

By Eric Ganci

California Code section 998 is a tool to promote settling cases.  Albeit deep and nuanced, there are several aspects of section 998 that I want to discuss and how they play out in two court decisions: the 2019 decision in Licudine v.

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.

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, 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.

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.

CaseyGerry files Amicus Brief with Public Justice and Texas Watch in high profile Amazon case in the Texas Supreme Court

March 19, 2021 Ecommerce,Knowledge Base

The Texas Supreme Court is about to hear the argument in a closely-watched case that will determine whether Amazon is liable under Texas law for injuries caused by defective products that were fulfilled by Amazon.

Courts Continue to Grapple with “E-Tailer” Liability

December 28, 2020 Ecommerce,Knowledge Base

By Jeremy K. Robinson

Following Casey Gerry’s landmark appellate win in Bolger v Amazon.Com, 53 Cal.App.5th 431 (2020), courts around the country have continued to struggle with the boundaries of online marketplace liability.