William Knowles and Kathleen Grohman of the Global Insurance Department in Seattle, co-authored an article on 3D printing in Claims Management Magazine. The article focuses on 3D printing and “why this emerging technology isn’t smelling so sweet to insurers.” With the touch of a button, you can print almost anything and people are eager to attain this technology. However, “3D printers pose complex issues for insurance professionals, including potential claims for bodily injury, property damage, and copyright infringement.” “Are the days of papier-mâché, buying a product in the store, or even ordering products online soon to be a thing of the past? After all, why go through all of that effort when you can just print what you need?”
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