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The online retail giant Amazon may be liable under products liability laws for defective products sold by third-party vendors, a federal appeals court has ruled, reversing a federal trial court and potentially setting the stage for a split among federal courts on the issue.

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Max Mitchell

Max Mitchell is a reporter with The Legal Intelligencer, focusing on litigation in Pennsylvania with a specific emphasis on Philadelphia courts. Follow him on Twitter @MMitchellTLI.

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