Tracy Pearl, ‘Compensation at the Crossroads: Autonomous Vehicles and Alternative Victim Compensation Schemes’

Abstract
Fully autonomous vehicles will become available to consumers within the next five to seven years. Experts predict that these vehicles will be drastically safer than their human-driven counterparts and will save thousands of lives each year in the United States alone. However, crashes will still occur, and when they do, they will raise unique and troubling issues about liability and fault that both negligence and products liability jurisprudence are not yet well-suited to handle …

Pearl, Tracy, Compensation at the Crossroads: Autonomous Vehicles and Alternative Victim Compensation Schemes (March 19, 2018).

First posted 2018-03-27 05:46:51

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