Driverless or self-driving cars just received the green light from federal auto safety regulators. A recent New York Times article titled: "Self-Driving Cars Gain Powerful Ally: The Government" sheds positive light on driver-less cars and the government regulation that favors the booming automated vehicles industry. There could be real public safety concerns to be addressed, however, especially given recent crashes of semi-autonomous cars.
The federal judge handling the Volkswagen Class Action lawsuits in the U.S. approved a $14.7 billion settlement Tuesday, October 25th.
Keith A. Hebeisen of Clifford Law Offices PC received a Trial Lawyer Excellence award at the 7th Annual JVR Awards for Trial Lawyer Excellence. The event was hosted by the Jury Verdict Reporter on October 19th at the Chicago Cultural Center in downtown Chicago.
Tesla, the leading electric automaker, announced in October that it is equipping all of its vehicles, including the Model 3, its first affordably priced car, with the hardware needed for fully autonomous driving.
A "litany of errors" is what the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) today (Oct. 18, 2016) called the probable cause of a small plane that crashed in Akron, Ohio, last year killing all nine aboard, including seven executives from Florida.
Clifford Law Offices filed a lawsuit in Cook County Circuit Court on Tuesday, October 11, 2016 against a major trucking company whose currently unknown driver allegedly fled the scene after crushing the foot of a woman standing at a corner where the truck was making a right-hand turn on Chicago's Southwest side.
Clifford Law Offices is a sponsor of the Chicago Police Memorial Foundation's annual luncheon - a fundraiser to honor the lives of Chicago's fallen police officers as well as provide support and assistance to their families.
Clifford Law Offices today (Oct. 4, 2016) filed a wrongful death lawsuit against the trucking company and its driver who struck and killed a bicyclist near Damen and Addison last week.