Uber accident victim’s family just sued city of Tempe, Arizona, for $10M

Uber accident victim’s family just sued city of Tempe, Arizona, for $10M

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According to the family of the Arizona woman who was killed by a self-driving Uber care last year, the City of Tempe is liable for her death and owes $5 million each to her husband and to her daughter.

News of the lawsuit was first reported by the Arizona Republic, which noted that Elaine Herzberg’s survivors have previously settled a similar lawsuit with Uber itself.

This case, however, makes the claim that the city was negligent when it set up a median on Mill Avenue—where the accident occurred—that contained an X-shaped “brick pathway cutting through the desert landscaping that is clearly designed to accommodate people to cross at the site of the accident.”

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Source: Ars Technica

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