Remember the woman who was killed by an Uber AV? Her family sued Tempe

Remember the woman who was killed by an Uber AV? Her family sued Tempe
Remember the woman who was killed by an Uber AV? Her family sued Tempe

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