Assessing Business Auto Coverage For Autonomous Vehicles
Katherine Henry and Brendan HoganApril 11, 2018, 5:25 PM EDT
Law360 (April 11, 2018, 5:25 PM EDT) -- With the potential addition of autonomous cars and trucks to commercial fleets, commercial insureds should reassess coverage under their commercial auto, products liability and cyber insurance policies. Automation, particularly the move toward fully autonomous vehicles, raises new coverage questions with new risk exposures for insureds and new opportunities for insurers.
This article is the first in a series examining potential coverage issues under different lines of coverage. We begin here with commercial auto insurance policies. Future articles will examine products liability and cyber insurance policies....