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The Rise of Autonomous Vehicles and Their Impact on Personal Injury Claims

The leading car manufacturers such as Mercedes-Bez, Tesla, and BMW have elevated the automobile industry to a new level with the introduction of self-driven cars. These autonomous vehicles have taken the industry by storm and are the face of future cars.

Even though autonomous vehicles and self-driving auto technology are not advanced enough to predict road accidents entirely, introducing these self-driving cars will surely have serious consequences for personal injury law.

Here’s all you need to know about the rise of autonomous vehicles and their impact on personal injury claims. 

The Impact of Autonomous Vehicles on Personal Injury Claims

Autonomous vehicles (Avs) have changed human driving behavior altogether. These self-driven cars have computer software, dictate the speed, sophisticated sensors, and cameras to guide vehicles and brake without driver interventions. They are working towards safer driving for all. However, this reduces the cost that has long been related to automobile accidents.

Now, the current state of the industry is as follows:

Fewer Accidents

The massive reduction in overall automobile accidents is the best way the personal injury lawyer will be affected by self-driven cars. Undoubtedly, most road accidents occur due to negligence on the driver’s part. Over 32k individuals were killed in motor vehicle collisions, and more than 2.34 million suffered injuries in the United States.

Autonomous technology will help reduce accidents and increase onboard safety while.

Fewer Hospitalizations and Costs

Road accidents can lead to serious injuries and result in frequent visits to the emergency room. There could be a high need for medical treatments. However, with reduced road accidents, fewer automobile or motor vehicle accident cases and fewer victims will need to be hospitalized.

Higher Transparency

Various cameras, sensors, and crash monitoring technology make it easier to detect who is to blame if a crash occurs. It could also mean that there will be a lower chance of insurance fraud.

Lesser Disputes

Many new self-driving vehicles have advanced sensors, cameras, and other technology that can inform beforehand about a potential crash; thus, in personal injury cases, there are far fewer disputes from insurance companies about liability and fault for the underlying accident.

Fewer Personal Injury Claims

With the rise in autonomous vehicles and reduced accidents, the number of personal injury claims and lawsuits filed in the court system may be reduced. 

If you’ve been involved in an automobile accident involving an autonomous vehicle and are looking for the best law firm in Nevada, contact The Bourassa Law Group.

The Bourassa Law Group team comprises the country’s finest and most experienced personal injury case lawyers who will help you understand your right and fight to get you the fairest compensation. 

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