Travelers: Use Current Auto Insurance Model for Autonomous Future

Article 0 Comments Auto insurance should continue to be the primary compensation model for accident victims as the driving population transitions to and then fully adopts autonomous vehicles, according to the insurer that issued the nation’s first auto liability policy in 1897. “This means that vehicle owners should be required […]

Car Makers Urged to Relay Limitations, Downplay Hype in Marketing Autonomous Systems

Article 0 Comments Deadly crashes involving Tesla Inc. and Uber Technologies vehicles operating entirely or in part under automated systems have made a once-abstract problem very real for auto industry lawyers gathered at a recent conference. It is crucial that companies accurately outline limitations of automatic driving systems and the […]

Tesla Insists Driver to Blame for Fatal Crash; Family Hires Lawyer

Article 0 Comments Tesla Inc. again placed blame for a fatal crash involving a Model X last month on the driver as the man’s family hires a firm to explore legal options. The March 23 death of Walter Huang happened on a clear day, with several hundred feet of visibility […]

More Relatives of Victim of Uber Driverless Car Crash Hire Lawyer

Article 0 Comments More family members of a woman killed by an Uber Technologies Inc. self-driving vehicle have hired legal counsel, indicating the ride services firm’s legal problems may not be over in the first fatality caused by an autonomous car. Phoenix attorney Patrick McGroder said he has been retained […]