Get Ready For Digital Health Product Liability Cases
By Raymond Williams and Jae KimJuly 12, 2018, 5:15 PM EDT
Law360 (July 12, 2018, 5:15 PM EDT) -- Today, more and more people are integrating digital health into their daily lives, from the smartphone app that offers therapeutic techniques for mental health improvement to the wristwatch that counts steps and measures heart rate. In the general consumer context, the benefits tend to outweigh the potential hazards.
Users may actively monitor their health data in real time and make better lifestyle choices at minimal risk: If your app incorrectly counts the number of steps because of a software glitch, that hiccup typically does not cause...