Self-Driving Car Accidents

Hollywood Self-Driving Car Accident Attorneys

Autonomous vehicles are becoming more commonplace on Florida’s roadways. Unfortunately, so are self-driving car 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, FL. The Hollywood self-driving car accident lawyers at Fischer Redavid PLLC are ready to represent victims involved in collisions autonomous vehicles. 

Find out if we can assist you during a free legal consultation.

Are Self-Driving Cars Safe?

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 self-driving car accidents include:

  • Dangerously designed vehicles or parts
  • Auto part defects
  • Vehicles missing important parts or features
  • Autonomous equipment malfunctions
  • A glitch in the vehicle’s self-driving features
  • Bad weather interfering with the technology
  • GPS system failures
  • Failure to properly instruct drivers on how to use autonomous vehicles
  • Negligent or incompetent drivers

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 an autonomous vehicle, contact our Hollywood self-driving car accident attorneys to discuss your rights. You may have a claim against the vehicle’s creators and/or other parties.

Common Injuries in an Autonomous Vehicle Accident

When a self-driving car collides with another vehicle, a median, a bicyclist, or a 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 lawyer if you have suffered 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 a self-driving car accident, your family could recover additional compensation for wrongful death.

How to Recover from an Autonomous Vehicle Accident

You must treat these types of auto accidents with special care and find a lawyer with experience handling complex car accident claims. Otherwise, you could lower your odds of obtaining maximum compensation. The Hollywood self-driving car 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 self-driving car 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 self-driving car accident attorneys in Hollywood 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. 


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