Casualty Risk Trends: Medical device industry
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While medical devices range from simple tongue depressors and bandages to complex programmable pacemakers and sophisticated diagnosing systems, product development and manufacturing processes are becoming more demanding across the board. The convergence of this with changes in regulatory controls and litigation patterns is having a significant impact on the industry’s casualty insurance risk landscape.
How can insurers prepare themselves to minimise the risks related to the developments in the medical device industry? This Swiss Re Casualty Risk Trends report gives an overview over the main questions related to the industry's challenges and explains what is important to bear in mind when insuring the risks.