Kirk T. Hartley
"Prime" Litigation Against Web Site Sellers? "Holding Amazon Liable As a Seller of Defective Goods"
A new article from Professor Catherine M. Sharkey lays out a modern rationale for lawsuits seeking to hold Amazon liable as a settler of defective goods. In this age of specialty litigation, and massive online shopping, one wonders if this could become a "prime" litigation path. And, if there are successes, one would expect the same model will be applied to other sites.
Hat tip to TortsProfblog. The paper is open access here, at SSRN.