Managing Partner Tom Branigan will present at the 8th Annual American Conference Institute Automotive Product Liability Summit in Chicago, IL, June 3 - 4. As co-chair of the organization, Tom will deliver the welcoming remarks and present on a panel discussing the challenges and anticipated future of litigation relating to VSA and the much-anticipated autonomous car.
One look at the average car commercial and it's clear how technology has changed the driving experience. Computer screens replace dashboards. Blind spot warnings, automatic breaking and other advanced driver assistant systems are commonplace and the autonomous car is paving the way to completely change driving as we know it. These advancements in technology have and will continue to alter the litigation issues and challenges faced by the auto industry.
Tom, a veteran trial lawyer on the leading edge of automotive litigation, is prepared to tackle these challenges and address the latest trends relating to vehicle driver assist technologies and future product liability claims involving the autonomous car.
"VSA and Autonomous Cars: Overcoming the Product Liability Defense Challenges Associated with Vehicle Driver Assist Technologies, Sensor Technologies and Active Safety Systems; and Anticipating the Future of Product Liability Claims Involving Autonomous Cars"
Date: Wednesday, June 3, 2015
Time: 4:40 p.m.
Location: The Omni Chicago Hotel on the Magnificent Mile, Chicago, IL