Data Could Assist Tesla in Defense Against Autopilot Liability

The large volume of data Tesla Motors Inc collects from its cars on the road has armed it with information to publicly counter, and possibly legally defend, claims about the safety of its Autopilot driving-assist software, according to lawyers familiar with such cases.

Autopilot, available in Tesla’s Model S and Model X vehicles, helps users steer and stay in lanes.

Tesla Motors Model S Electric Car

It has come under increased scrutiny since a driver died in a May 7 Florida crash while using the semi-autonomous technology. Should Tesla be called on to defend the technology in court, lawyers said information collected by the electronic car maker could be central in judging liability.

    STORY LINK:http://www.claimsjournal.com/news/national/2016/07/22/272295.htm

    Maryland Based Attorney & Professor at George Washington University Law School Wayne Cohen www.cohenandcohen.net practice concentrates in the areas of medical malpractice, wrongful death, automobile accidents, product liability, class actions, and other personal injury areas.  Mr. Cohen has been an Associate Professorial Lecturer of Law at The George Washington University Law School since 1993, where he currently teaches Trial Skills. He is also the former President of the Trial Lawyers Association of Metropolitan Washington D.C. Mr. Cohen is a regular on TV & Radio all over the USA where he gives his legal analysis on many topics.

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