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The Refinement Of Regulatory And Liability Issues Concerning Autonomous Motor Vehicles: Product Liability 2019
The autonomous motor vehicle industry is growing exponentially.  The automotive industry, manufacturers and governments are continuing to refine the development
United States
25 Jun 2019
NJ Supreme Court Signals Potential Sea Change On Scope Of Damages In Auto Accident Cases
New Jersey's "No-Fault" automobile insurance scheme has been the subject of repeated reforms over the past 40 years. On March 26, 2019, the New Jersey Supreme Court
3 May 2019
Autonomous Vehicles And Emerging Tort Implications
New technology will undoubtedly improve lives, but it comes with new risks.
United States
29 Apr 2019
Pre-Trip Inspections: Are You Doing Enough? 20 February 2019
Serious or fatal accidents involving tractor trailers or other commercial vehicles often arise or result in part from some maintenance defect in the vehicle.
United States
1 Mar 2019
Self-Driving Cars Will Likely Increase Product Liability Litigation
Supporters of autonomous vehicles, or self-driving cars, often claim they will make our roads safer by removing human error from the driving equation.
United States
25 Jan 2019
As Electric Scooters Barrel Their Way Into The Sharing Economy, Manufacturers And Their Insurers Should Prepare For An Influx Of New Claims
If you have spent any time in Los Angeles or New York City recently, you may have noticed adults riding two-wheeled electric scooters ...
United States
30 Nov 2018
The Liability And Insurance Ramifications Of The Increased Usage Of Autonomous Motor Vehicles
The autonomous motor vehicle industry is growing exponentially. Various automobile manufacturers, including Audi, Ford, Volkswagen, GM, BMW, Toyota, Tesla, and Nissan, have announced that they plan to sell fully autonomous motor vehicles by 2021.
United States
2 Jul 2018
Colorado's Snow Removal Service Liability Limitation Act Restricts Enforceability Of Indemnity Provisions
On May 30, 2018, Colorado Governor John Hickenlooper signed into law Senate Bill 18-062, referred to as the "Snow Removal Service Liability Limitation Act" (the Act), codified at C.R.S. § 13-21-129.
United States
27 Jun 2018
Transportation Company Policies & Procedures For Retention Of Electronic Control Module Data
On September 11, 2017, the U.S. District Court, Northern District of Alabama issued an opinion in Barry v. Big M Transp., Inc., Case No. 16-CV-00167, that addresses when, and what type of, sanctions are warranted ...
United States
17 Oct 2017
Distracted Driving: Not The End Of The Road
By making assumptions of responsibility, you can unintentionally miss the signs of an available defense.
United States
12 Sep 2017
Liability Risks Of Automation And Connectivity In A Technologically Advanced World
Francis Manchisi and Ernest V. Goodwin are co-authors of Chapter 7, "Liability Risks of Automation and Connectivity in a Technologically Advanced World," of the International...
United States
30 May 2017
Warrant Needed For "Black Box" Data In Florida
In a case of first impression in Florida, a split appellate court in State of Florida v. Charles Wiley Worsham Jr., held that a warrant was necessary before law enforcement could download...
United States
17 May 2017
New Oral Swab Technology Determines If Drivers Are High On The Highway
The California Legislature has yet to establish limits concerning cannabis consumption, following voters' approval in November 2016 of Proposition 64, which allows recreational marijuana use.
United States
17 May 2017
The Enduring Myth Of The Common Carrier
This article explains why a common carrier is not always a common carrier and not an insurer of its passengers' safety
United States
21 Oct 2016
Transportation Law Issue of Communiqué Features Lowry on Common Carriers
Michael Lowry (Partner-Las Vegas) contributed an article, "The Enduring Myth of the Common Carrier," to the October 2016 Transportation Law issue of Communiqué that explains why a common carrier is not always a common carrier and not an insurer of its passengers' safety.
United States
15 Oct 2016
Tire Pressure Monitoring Systems: When The Bubble Bursts
Since 2008, tire pressure monitoring systems (TPMSs) have been mandatory in passenger cars, which include SUVs.
United States
8 Jul 2016
Defending Against The Reptile
In 2009, Don Keenan and David Ball authored a book entitled Reptile: The 2009 Manual of the Plaintiffs Revolution, which arguably glamor­ized jury nullification and created a "new" trial strategy for plaintiffs' lawyers...
United States
15 Feb 2016
Limiting Exposure In Negligent Hiring And Retention Claims: The FAST Act's Exclusion Of CSA Data From Public View
The passing of the Fixing America's Surface Transportation Act (FAST Act) ushers in com­prehensive reforms to the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA).
United States
12 Feb 2016
Illinois Appellate Court: A Contingent Automobile Liability Policy Is Not An Excess Policy
In Bartkowiak v. Underwriters at Lloyd's, London, 2015 IL App (1st) 133549, the Appellate Court of Illinois, First Judicial District, was confronted with the interpretation of a Contingent Automo­bile Liability insurance policy...
United States
12 Feb 2016
The Rise Of Driverless Cars
Automotive industry experts claim that we will be sharing the road with totally autonomous cars within the next five years.
United States
27 Jan 2016
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