3D Printing: Evaluating Product Safety and Liability Risks, Avoiding and Defending Claims
Mitigating Manufacturer Risks With Quality Control Measures, Product Monitoring, Insurance Coverage and Contract Provisions
Recording of a 90-minute CLE webinar with Q&A
This CLE course will examine the product safety and liability concerns surrounding 3D printing and discuss best practices to avoid or defend claims over manufacturing defects, design defects or failure to warn of non-obvious dangers involving products created via 3D printing.
- Product liability and 3D printing—emerging issues
- Auto industry
- Consumer product industry
- Medical device industry
- Commercial products
- Application of existing product liability laws to 3D printing
- Best practices for manufacturers to minimize liability risks and defend claims
The panel will review these and other key issues:
- How are existing product liability laws being applied to 3D printing?
- Who is liable when a consumer is injured due to a design or manufacturing defect in a 3D printed product?
- What strategies are effective for manufacturers to mitigate the risk of liability when harm is caused by a 3D printed version of their product?
Matthew D. Jacobson, Esq.
Mr. Jacobson practices primarily in the area of product liability litigation for medical device companies. He has... | Read More
Mr. Jacobson practices primarily in the area of product liability litigation for medical device companies. He has experience working on single-plaintiff matters, as well as coordinated cases and multi-district litigation. Mr. Jacobson has also represented consumer product and transportation manufacturers in product liability actions in both state and federal courts. Mr. Jacobson handles all aspects of litigation, including drafting responsive pleadings, conducting written discovery, and taking and defending numerous depositions of plaintiff, fact and expert witnesses.Close
Colin K. Kelly
Alston & Bird
Mr. Kelly focuses his practice in the areas of product liability defense and mass/toxic torts and has bet-the-company... | Read More
Mr. Kelly focuses his practice in the areas of product liability defense and mass/toxic torts and has bet-the-company crisis management experience. He is currently serving as national counsel to U-Haul International in its serious and fatal product liability matters in more than 10 states. He has a history of trying difficult cases in difficult places. Over the past decade, Mr. Kelly has litigated complex matters for more than 10 different Fortune 500 companies and has prepared cases for trial in more than 25 states.Close
Brandan P. Mueller
Mr. Mueller represents clients in the defense and prosecution of cases involving product liability, transportation... | Read More
Mr. Mueller represents clients in the defense and prosecution of cases involving product liability, transportation matters and complex commercial litigation. He also works with clients to guide them in all aspects of product safety to include investigations; product recalls and other corrective actions; product warnings, warranties and instructions; product testing; and product warning analysis. Mr. Mueller’s practice often addresses state, federal and international product safety regulations, as well as industry and consensus standards.Close