3-D Liability? New Printing Technology Means New Exposure

As 3-D printing continues to grow in popularity, PL Matters wonders how this technology will impact the professional malpractice community. Now 3-D users may bring any virtual object to life by directing it to a specialized printer that prints in layers of rubber, plastic, paper or other materials. Once cost-prohibitive and mainly utilized by the medical field (to create prosthetics), the machines are now available to the public for personal and commercial use. But as the machines are more readily available, what happens when the end-product causes harm or injury?
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