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Torts/Personal Injury

Apr. 18, 2024

Caltrans wants to argue driver of crashed Tesla was playing video game

Surviving family members of the driver want to exclude “any reference, evidence, opinion, or argument that Mr. Huang was playing a video game during the crash sequence.”

The California Department of Transportation asked a Santa Clara judge on Monday to “deny plaintiffs’ 11th hour” attempt to toss evidence from an expert report claiming that a former Apple engineer was playing a video game on his phone in the moments before he perished in a 2018 crash while using Tesla, Inc.’s autopilot system.

The surviving family members of the decedent, Walter Huang, originally filed a wrongful death lawsuit against Calt...

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