Autonomous vehicles are becoming more commonplace on Florida’s roadways. Unfortunately, so are Florida autonomous driving accidents. Some of the most newsworthy autonomous vehicle accidents so far have happened in the Sunshine State, including one of the first fatal accidents involving a semi-autonomous vehicle in Williston, Florida. The Hollywood autonomous driving accident lawyers at Fischer Redavid PLLC are ready to represent victims involved in collisions with self-driving vehicles in Florida. Find out if we can assist you during a free legal consultation.
Self-driving cars are no longer the stuff of science fiction. Heavy burdens of responsibility come with this truth, however. Automakers must ensure the safety of these vehicles as much as reasonably possible. This means many different things, from making sure the technology is stable to running plenty of preliminary safety tests. When automakers shirk these duties, serious accidents can happen. Examples of issues that can cause autonomous vehicle accidents include:
Years from now autonomous vehicles may prevent hundreds of thousands of traffic accident collisions and deaths. Today, however, these inventions are still in the budding stages of creation. That, unfortunately, means years of trial and error – likely at a high human cost. If you or a loved one was hurt or killed by a self-driving car, contact our Hollywood autonomous driving accident attorneys to discuss your rights. You may have a claim against the vehicle’s creators and/or other parties.
When an autonomous vehicle collides with another vehicle, a median, a bicyclist, or pedestrian, injuries can be catastrophic. The most common injuries include broken bones, lacerations, contusions, spinal cord injuries, and traumatic brain injuries. Damage to the spine or brain can cause lasting repercussions on cognitive and physical abilities.
Always contact a car accident lawyer if you suffer serious injuries in any type of collision. A personal injury claim could give you compensation for your past and future medical costs, lost income, physical pain, and emotional suffering. It can give you the closure and financial stability your family needs for a brighter future. If you lost a loved one in an autonomous vehicle accident, your family could recover additional compensation for wrongful death.
You must treat these types of auto accidents with special care, finding a lawyer with experience handling complex car accident claims. Otherwise, you could lower your odds of obtaining maximum compensation. The Hollywood accident attorneys at Fischer Redavid PLLC have a long history of success with auto accident claims. We’ve secured impressive insurance settlements and jury verdicts over the years. Our secret lies in personalized client services.
A vehicle manufacturer, another driver, or the city of Hollywood could be liable for your autonomous vehicle accident. The “liable” party is the one responsible for your accident’s proximate cause. The manufacturer could be liable, for example, if a technological malfunction resulted in your car crashing into someone on the interstate. Determining fault and liability may take an in-depth investigation into the collision. That’s where we come in.
Our auto accident attorneys will immediately go to work on resolving your case, talking to eyewitnesses and gathering records such as police reports. We’ll preserve and collect key evidence and begin shaping your lawsuit. We’ll be with you every step of the way, keeping you informed about your rights in these relatively new types of car accident claims. You’ll never be alone. Contact us to discuss your case and potential compensation award. First consultations are always free and zero-obligation.