Self-Driving Technology and Autonomous Vehicles: A Whole New World for Potential Product Liability Discussion


By Roy A. Cohen

Self-driving cars and associated technology is moving from science fiction to reality in our lifetime. The acceleration of technology in this area and the ability to apply these scientific and engineering advances to practical applications are creating advances in transportation that will change the way people live their lives and how civilization does business. This article focuses on a fascinating blend of classic product liability and proximate cause issues as they relate to an area populated by new products, components, hardware, software, and related technology.

To read the full article as published in the IADC May 2015 Product Liability Committee Newsletter, please click here.

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