Life sciences: clinical trials and product liability

Clinical trials claims are similar in many respects to medical malpractice claims, but do have their own quirks, particularly surrounding the no-fault schemes that many of the trials are undertaken under and the respective insurance cover. There are specific industry guidelines for clinical trial compensation and we regularly advise upon their applicability in an individual clinical trial matter.
We have gained significant experience assisting those carrying out clinical trials, including universities, pharmaceutical companies and their insurers.