The 5 'PRs' Of Product Preservation

Law360, New York (September 21, 2011, 12:27 PM EDT) -- Product preservation often becomes a crucial issue in products liability actions and is especially problematic with respect to medical device cases. Often, patients, consumers and clinicians do not preserve products appropriately after issues arise. This is especially true with regard to implantable devices, which pose greater challenges for preservation following explantation. The law in most jurisdictions requires that all parties involved endeavor when possible to preserve products that they know or should know will become the subject of a claim or lawsuit.

This article is meant to provide a general overview of best practices for preservation of medical devices in the...

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