Amazon Urges Pa. Judge To Rethink Student Suicide Row

By Alex Wolf (December 23, 2015, 7:01 PM EST) -- Amazon urged a Pennsylvania state judge on Tuesday to reconsider tossing its preliminary objections to a lawsuit alleging the online retailer allowed a student to obtain illegal chemicals through its website that she used to take her own life, saying recovery is precluded by a matter of law.

Amazon.com Inc. told the Court of Common Pleas that it should reconsider its Dec. 4 order denying the retail giant's preliminary objections to a negligence suit brought by the family of a University of Pennsylvania nursing student who took her own life. Amazon argued that its demurrer raised a threshold legal issue, and...

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