Driverless Uber Car Kills Pedestrian

The fledgling autonomous car industry was dealt a serious setback after a female pedestrian was hit and killed by a driverless sports utility vehicle in the Phoenix suburb of Tempe on Sunday night. Motor vehicle manufacturers like Ford and Tesla, as well technology companies like Uber and Waymo, have been working hard on self-driving technology…

What to Do After Your Car Accident, Take Two

In our last post, we told you what to do after a car accident. Now, we’re going to dive deeper into the smell of asphalt; the crumpled bumpers; the expressions of dull horror—specifically, we’re going to talk about gathering information and taking pictures as the dust settles. The better your evidence, the better your chances…

What to Do After Your Car Accident

No matter how carefully you drive or how observant you are on the road, you can find yourself involved in a car accident. And there is no sugar-coating it. Car accidents are dangerous and stressful situations that often have a long-lasting impact on those involved. At Hipskind & McAninch, LLC, we have worked with hundreds…

The Steps to Take Following an Accident

After an accident, the steps to take to preserve your claim can be confusing.  We have outlined the steps to assist you during this difficult time: Seek Medical Attention Seek medical attention immediately if you are injured.  Even if you do not think you are injured, it is always wise to get examined anyway as symptoms may…

Is Tesla liable for car accidents that occur on Autopilot?

In May of this year, the first reported fatal accident involving a Tesla Model S on Autopilot occurred in Florida.  The U.S. National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has begun investigating the matter to determine whether the Autopilot system worked according to promises and expectations. Since May, there have been a series of accidents where…