November 17

Autonomous Vehicle Liability: Steering through an Uncertain Legal Landscape

Autonomous Vehicle Liability: Steering through an Uncertain Legal Landscape

Given the paucity of case law on autonomous vehicle liability, cases such as Sz Hua Huang et al v. Tesla Inc. and The State of California will likely set early precedent for how liability is assessed in these types of accidents. As drivers are deemed to be less at fault by virtue of their lack of control, more liability risk will assumed by manufacturers, suppliers of parts, and technology companies that are involved in designing the software system that controls these vehicles.

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