Amazon Avoids Redo of Arbitration in Diet Supplement Case – Bloomberg Law

By Julie Steinberg
An Inc. customer can’t get a redo of a decision compelling him to arbitrate a claim alleging he was sold a diet supplement containing an ingredient that had been pulled from the market.
Dean Nicosia sued Amazon in 2014, alleging it sold a product with a stimulant that had been withdrawn at the Food and Drug Administration’s request.
His case was dismissed and sent to arbitration by the US District Court for the Eastern District of New York. The US Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit affirmed that decision in 2020, saying Nicosia had agreed to Amazon’s then-effective …
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