3 Questions About Self-Driving Car Liability

Law360 (February 5, 2018, 4:06 PM EST) -- A recent negligence suit against General Motors is the first of what lawyers have long said would be many suits stemming from accidents involving self-driving car technology, opening up a new frontier in assessing legal liability.

Although the GM case is a ways away from being litigated, lawyers talked to Law360 about the challenges of discovering who is liable when a self-driving vehicle is involved in an accident.

Who Can Be Liable?

In the event of an accident involving an automated driving system, auto manufacturers and technology developers may accept liability when the system bugs out or is found to be...

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