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BodyTech—a new wave of medical devices product liability litigation?

BodyTech—a new wave of medical devices product liability litigation?
Published on: 29 March 2019
Published by: LexisPSL
  • BodyTech—a new wave of medical devices product liability litigation?
  • The existing product liability regime
  • Does the product liability regime work for connected devices?
  • Wearable devices as evidence in litigation
  • Risk planning

Article summary

TMT analysis: Every industry is affected by advances in technology including artificial intelligence, robotics and the Internet of Things. The medical and healthcare sectors are no exception, and digital health innovation is progressing at a rapid pace. The growing market of the Internet of Medical Things (IoMT)) and BodyTech/wearable devices is likely to have a significant impact on the product liability regime. Katie Chandler of Taylor Wessing considers the legal implications of the new technology in relation to product liability or take a trial to read the full analysis.

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