robot car

When a Robot Car Hits Me, Whom Do I Sue?

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Volvo has claimed it will take full liability for accidents caused in so-called “self-driving” mode. This differs from Tesla’s stance. Elon Musk, chief executive officer of Tesla, has announced recently that every one of its newest automobiles will come complete …

Yellow Paint

Six Inches of Yellow Paint

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Separating all of us from death in a head-on collision is… six inches of yellow paint. Future generations will look back in disbelief. They will be unable to comprehend that not so long ago, real-life, otherwise- intelligent adults drove 5,000-pound …

Too Gassed Up?

Too Gassed Up?

@peellawfirm Auto Accidents, Recent News

Yes, this one is real. The company that was sued here (“the defendant”) operates an Exxon convenience store on U.S. Highway 11W, also known as Rutledge Pike, in Knox County, Tennessee. The store consists of three connected portions—a convenience market …

Driving Your Friend's Car

Driving Your Friend’s Car

@peellawfirm Auto Accidents, Recent News

What happens if you are driving a friend’s car with permission, and you have an accident? Let’s assume first, that you are the one at fault in causing the crash, and that people in another car are injured. Believe it …

Teenage Driving Often Deadly

Teenage Driving Often Deadly

@peellawfirm Auto Accidents, Recent News

Ask any teen made to pay his or her own car insurance and they will tell you: it’s expensive!!! Since insurance is all about risk, these high premiums indicate the problem. Drivers aged 16- to 19-year-olds are far more at …

What To Do After An Accident

What To Do After An Accident

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You thought they were going to stop. They pulled right out like you were not there. There was no way you could avoid them. You may have found yourself in this situation before. After an accident, people are stunned, injured …

Don't Hire A Lawyer

Don’t Hire A Lawyer

@peellawfirm Auto Accidents, Recent News

Has an insurance company ever told you, “Don’t hire a lawyer, we will never pay you more?” Some of my clients have heard that before. Fortunately for them, they did not listen. Here are some cases where offers were made …

Death Proof Cars?

Death Proof Cars?

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The Swedish engineers at Volvo now claim that their formerly “boxy-but-safe” automobiles will soon be death proof! By 2020, they claim, no one will again suffer a fatality or even be seriously injured in one of their new Volvo vehicles! …

Teen Drivers

Teen Drivers

@peellawfirm Auto Accidents, Recent News

Ask any teen made to pay his or her own car insurance and they will tell you: it’s expensive!!! Since insurance is all about risk, these high premiums indicate the problem. Drivers aged 16- to 19-year-olds are far more at …