Liability for Robots I: Legal Challenges

@article{Guerra2021LiabilityFR,
  title={Liability for Robots I: Legal Challenges},
  author={Alice Guerra and Francesco Parisi and Daniel Pi},
  journal={Labor: Public Policy \& Regulation eJournal},
  year={2021}
}
In robot torts, robots carry out activities that are partially controlled by a human operator. Several legal and economic scholars across the world have argued for the need to rethink legal remedies as we apply them to robot torts. Yet, to date, there exists no general formulation of liability in case of robot accidents, and the proposed solutions differ across jurisdictions. We proceed in our research with a set of two companion papers. In this paper, we present the novel problems posed by… 
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Liability for robots II: an economic analysis
TLDR
A novel liability regime is considered, which makes operators and victims liable for accidents due to their negligence; and makes manufacturers residually liable for non-negligent accidents – hence, incentivizing them to make optimal investments in R&D for robots' safety.

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