Automated Driving and Product Liability

74 Pages Posted: 25 Feb 2017 Last revised: 5 Mar 2017

Bryant Walker Smith

University of South Carolina - School of Law; Stanford Law School Center for Internet and Society

Date Written: October 1, 2016

Abstract

This Article focuses on one cyberphysical domain — automated driving — to methodically analyze the so-called liability problem. It considers how automated driving could affect product liability, how product liability could affect automated driving, and how each could advance or impede the prevention of injury and the compensation of victims.

Keywords: automated driving, autonomous, self-driving, driverless, automation, product liability, products liability, tort law, automotive insurance, cyberphysical systems, cyber-physical systems

Suggested Citation

Smith, Bryant Walker, Automated Driving and Product Liability (October 1, 2016). Michigan State Law Review, Vol. 1, 2017, Forthcoming. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2923240

Bryant Walker Smith (Contact Author)

University of South Carolina - School of Law ( email )

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Stanford Law School Center for Internet and Society

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Stanford, CA 94305-8610
United States

HOME PAGE: http://cyberlaw.stanford.edu/bws

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