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Bolger v. Amazon.com, LLC
Citation:53 Cal. App. 5th 431 (Cal. Ct. App. 2020)
The plaintiff bought a replacement laptop computer battery on Amazon from a seller who went by the name “E-Life.” Amazon charged the plaintiff for the purchase, retrieved the laptop battery from its location in an Amazon warehouse, prepared the battery for shipment, and sent it to the plaintiff. The plaintiff alleged that the battery exploded several months later causing the plaintiff to suffer severe burns.
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