March 21, 2019 / 10:06 PM / in a month

Fed. judge lets Amazon off the hook for hoverboard fire that killed two dogs

A federal judge has ruled that Inc cannot be held liable for selling a hoverboard that allegedly set a California family’s home on fire.

U.S. District Judge Jon Tigar in San Francisco in a decision on Wednesday said the online reseller owed no duty of care to the family, since the hoverboard was sold on Amazon by a Chinese manufacturer who is not a party to the litigation.

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