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September 25, 2023

McCaskey, Barry and Burton Author Automatic Emergency Braking Article for the ABA

Swanson, Martin & Bell, LLP attorneys Michael A. McCaskey, Caitlin M. Barry, and 2023 Summer Associate Tripp Burton are featured on the cover of the Trial Tort and Insurance Practice Section (TIPS) Products Liability Committee Newsletter of the American Bar Association (ABA).

Their article, “A Blockbuster Summer: Automatic Emergency Braking, Barbie and Oppenheimer,” focuses on Automatic Emergency Braking and the legal complexities that come along with the emerging technology. Topics of discussion include the two Notices of Proposed Rulemaking from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, issues of determining negligence, recent case law and more.

To read the full article, please visit the ABA website.

Mike McCaskey is a trial attorney and equity partner at Swanson, Martin & Bell, LLP in Chicago, where he also serves as the chairman of the firm’s Product Liability Practice Group. Mike’s national practice includes representing clients in product liability, class actions, and complex commercial disputes. Learn more about Mike and his practice here.

Caitlin Barry is an associate at Swanson, Martin & Bell, LLP, in Chicago. Caitlin’s practice includes defense in product liability, commercial litigation and business disputes, class actions, medical malpractice and general tort liability. Caitlin serves as Vice-Chair of the Product Liability Practice Group at Swanson, Martin & Bell, LLP. Learn more about Caitlin and her practice here.

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