GM Settles First-Known Suit Over Self-Driving Car Crash

Law360 (June 1, 2018, 10:56 PM EDT) -- General Motors Co. has agreed to settle a lawsuit, believed to be the first of its kind, filed by a motorcyclist who was involved in a San Francisco crash with one of GM's self-driving cars in December, according to court filings.

The deal announced Wednesday ended a suit brought by motorcycle driver Oscar Willhelm Nilsson, who had alleged he attempted to pass a Cruise Automation 2016 Chevrolet Bolt when the vehicle began to switch lanes, only to get hit when the car suddenly swerved back into its original lane. He has had to take disability leave from his job due to...

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