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'Necessary' surgical costs can be claimed from manufacturers of defective medical devices, rules EU court

The cost of surgery to patients made "necessary" because of the identification of potential defects in pacemakers, defibrillators and other medical device implants can be recovered by private health insurers, the Court of Justice of the EU (CJEU) has said.... 05 Mar 2015

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    Automotive manufacturers selling vehicles in China are subject to strict rules governing product safety and must follow procedures set by a regulator when undertaking recalls. Manufacturers face financial losses, regulatory fines and significant reputational...

Manufacturers could be liable for collisions stemming from malfunctions with driverless cars

Manufacturers of driverless vehicles could be held liable for collisions and injuries stemming from a fault with their technology, under plans being considered by the UK government. 05 Aug 2014

ITH Pharma baby feed contamination case points to need for careful supply chain management, says expert

A recent medical contamination case that has resulted in the death of one newborn baby and affected 17 others is a saddening reminder of the need for manufacturers and distributors to have careful supply chain management practices in place, an expert has said.... 06 Jun 2014

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