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Who Pays When Driverless Cars Crash? UK Insurers Call for Int’l Standards

Cars of the future will need to collect a basic set of core data to prevent drivers being unfairly blamed if technology goes wrong, according to the Association of British Insurers (ABI). The ABI supports the formation of an standard …

New York Classical Pianist Awarded $2.5M for Car Crash Injuries

A classical pianist from New York City who hurt his elbow in a car accident and can no longer play at the level he mastered has been awarded $2.5 million by a New Jersey jury. The award was against a …

Lawyer Drops Appeal in N.J. Text Sender Liability Case

The lawyer for a Florida couple has dropped an appeal of a New Jersey texting while driving ruling. Attorney Stephen Weinstein represents a couple who each lost a leg in 2009 when their motorcycle was struck in New Jersey by …

New Jersey Court: Text Sender Can Be Held Liable in Crash

A New Jersey court says a person who knowingly sends a text to a driver can share liability if the driver causes an accident. The ruling last week came in the case of a couple severely injured when their motorcycle …