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biggins*is*back
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how do I take ebay to court

I have just been robbed on the last itme I bough


how do I take ebay to court

benedict1066
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Re: how do I take ebay to court

in reply to biggins*is*back

Not very easily, probably.


 


I am sure you will soon be asked for further details of what happened......?:smileyindifferent:

benedict1066
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Re: how do I take ebay to court

in reply to biggins*is*back

....regarding the chainsaw :smileyindifferent:

angelah1847
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Re: how do I take ebay to court

in reply to biggins*is*back

Why would you want to take ebay to court?  If you have bought something, you didn't buy it from ebay, you bought it from a somebody using ebay to sell their items.  Please give more information on why you believe you have been robbed and you might get some good and useful advice from the experienced ebay sellers and buyers on these boards.


 


Take a deep breath and give some details please :-D

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angelah1847
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Re: how do I take ebay to court

in reply to biggins*is*back


....regarding the chainsaw :smileyindifferent:



 


Lordy that is a BIG chainsaw!! :smileysurprised:

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benedict1066
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Re: how do I take ebay to court

in reply to biggins*is*back

Hmmm - have to say, most of the seller's negs have been for this item.  Alarm bells should have rung......

*vyolla*
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Re: how do I take ebay to court

in reply to biggins*is*back


 


how do I take ebay to court



 


Why not just open an item not received dispute if you've not received your chainsaw?

merciful_relese
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Re: how do I take ebay to court

in reply to biggins*is*back

Shouldn't laugh but this neg tickled me:


 


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benedict1066
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Re: how do I take ebay to court

in reply to biggins*is*back

Yeah - I had to read that a couple of times......:smileysurprised:

major_fart
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Re: how do I take ebay to court

in reply to biggins*is*back

how do I take ebay to court.


 


Same way as any other business. However, you need to be sure that the fault lies with eBay;-)

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norseway53
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Re: how do I take ebay to court

in reply to biggins*is*back

It is the trading company that you need to take action against.  If you go to the Companies House website you can enter the company number into the search and you will see the current registered office address.  Take legal advice first.

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temperate_porcine
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Re: how do I take ebay to court

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I have this niggling doubt, I don't think biggins will be back.:smileyindifferent:

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benedict1066
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Re: how do I take ebay to court

in reply to biggins*is*back

You could be right, TP......

silkenrobe
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Re: how do I take ebay to court

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I have just been robbed on the last itme I bough


how do I take ebay to court



 


And it's only Tuesday 


 


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rosestudios
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Re: how do I take ebay to court

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I have just been robbed on the last itme I bough


how do I take ebay to court



With a substantial bank account maybe!!!

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bankhaunter
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Re: how do I take ebay to court

in reply to biggins*is*back


With a substantial bank account maybe!!!



 


Even that may be of little help.


 


Ebay's services are most likely to be regarded as a 'mere conduit', they are only the transmission of information and as such cannot be held liable for any damages as a result of that transmission.


 


The only way they could be held liable is if it could be shown that they have actual knowledge or should be expected to know, of unlawful activity and fail to remove the offending information.


 


 

electronic_surgeon
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Re: how do I take ebay to court

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Ebay's services are most likely to be regarded as a 'mere conduit', they are only the transmission of information and as such cannot be held liable for any damages as a result of that transmission.

 

eBay is treated as an agent only if it does not provide any further service.

 

If it says it has a dispute resolution service and does not provide a service that can be described as such then eBay can be successfully sued in the courts.  In this case t would be prudent to name eBay for their lack of service as well as the seller for ripping you off.

 

The only problem is the address for service as I don't think eBay provide one.

 

*vyolla*
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Re: how do I take ebay to court

in reply to electronic_surgeon

Think you'll find the OP's long gone, this thread is from July 2013.

gallovidian
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Re: how do I take ebay to court

in reply to *vyolla*

I expect a solicitor would tell him, at the first paid appointment, and at the second or third that it isn't worth trying. Seems perfectly  fair to me, since I think he will find it hard to get clear details from his client.