The notion of a self-driving car is no longer a far-fetched fantasy or some scene from a movie about the future. The reality of vehicle autonomy is very much a technology of today. Self-driving cars are now beyond the makings of just Tesla, as a British company recently announced the development of a new chip. The Arm Cortex-A76AE is said to be a game-changer, possibly bringing fully self-driving cars as early as 2027. The company boasts the chip could be the beginning of the future for full autonomous technology with safety being its number one priority.
This is the second in a series that is looking at the different types of defense tactics a property owner and their insurance defense team may use while battling a premises liability case. In the first post, we discussed the assumed risk defense. Now, we will examine contributory negligence.
This series will dive into different defense tactics that property owners and their insurance defense team may be able to use during premises liability cases. First up is the assumed risk defense.
Disputes in the insurance world are common and there are often different ways to go about solving them. Two of the most common ways are in front of a court or arbitration.
Commercial motor insurers and carriers should be aware that in 2017, Congress solidified the law that requires commercial vehicles to be equipped with electronic logging devices. These devices monitor driver logs, including driving hours as well as other features such as front and rear cameras.
Telsa's autopilot feature has resulted in the death of a Florida man. One of the first deaths of its kind, the semi-automatic driving feature may make the auto insurance industry scrutinize the new technology in cars.
New York state complies with a no-fault law for drivers involved in crashes. Attorneys as well as auto insurers are likely aware that some individuals attempt to submit fraudulent or exaggerated claims, taking advantage of the system.