Amazon Offers to Pay up to $1,000 for Injuries Caused by Sellers' Goods
The news follows numerous lawsuits seeking to hold the retailer responsible for dangerous products sold on its platform.
(Bloomberg) — Amazon.com Inc. is offering to compensate customers for injuries caused by goods from its third-party sellers, a guarantee that follows numerous lawsuits seeking to hold the world’s largest online retailer responsible for dangerous products purchased from its digital shelves.
In a blog post on Amazon’s corporate site on August 10, the company said it would pay shoppers itself for injury or property damage claims under $1,000, which Amazon says account for more than 80% of cases, at no cost to sellers.
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