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The Amazon Conundrum – A Town Hall Webinar to Discuss Ways to Subrogate Against Amazon.com as a Products Distributor
Recorded On October 26, 2017 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm EDT
As society shifts away from the “brick and mortar” retail experience to e-commerce, there has been a sea change in how subrogating insurers must pursue recoveries arising from foreign-manufactured, defective products purchased through online portals such as Amazon.com. Now it can be difficult or even impossible to identify the foreign manufacturer of a defective product purchased through an online portal, and even if identified, the company may not be subject to service of legal process in the United States.
Amazon.com has developed technical legal defenses that the company claims immunizes it from liability despite the fact that it is in the chain of product distribution…READ MORE