The growth of the biomaterials market, which analysts expect to reach $58.1 billion by 2014, shows that biomaterials suppliers have flourished by relying on the Biomaterials Access Assurance Act of 1998 (BAAA), 21 U.S.C. §§ 1601-1606, to forestall product liability litigation, and by resorting to additional legal defenses or extra-legal mechanisms to minimize the costs of such litigation.