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Amazon not liable for online sale (US)

A US court found that Amazon is not liable for selling a defective lamp that started a house fire. Amazon’s only connection with the lamp was allowing it to be advertised on its website and stored in its warehouse and it processed the transaction. Amazon compared itself to a mall owner. Ownership of the lamp … Continue reading

Passing of risk in sale (express term)

The plaintiffs sued the defendant for the purchase price of a buffalo which died during an operation to test it for diseases as part of the sale. It was found that a sale agreement had been concluded in which the defendant expressly agreed to assume the risk of death or injury to the buffalo arising … Continue reading