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Amazon Should Face ‘Marketplace’ Liability, Injured Woman Says

A panel of the Third Circuit didn’t overstep its bounds when it held Amazon.com Inc. qualifies as a “seller” subject to liability under Pennsylvania law for transactions on its web marketplace, a woman injured by an allegedly defective pet product told the full appeals court.

Worker’s Electrocution Death Prompts $291,716 Safety Fine

An Illinois agricultural services company faces a $291,716 safety fine after the electrocution death of a boom operator who tried to move overhead power lines out of the way of a semitrailer, according to Occupational Safety and Health Administration citations released Nov. 14.

‘Worthless’ Illegal Energy Supplement Consumer Suit Revived

Two plaintiffs who said they bought an illegal dietary supplement adequately alleged they suffered economic harm because they got a worthless product, the Eleventh Circuit said Nov. 14, reinstating a proposed class suit against maker IQ Formulations LLC.

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