The National Post recently presented the interesting case in which a New Jersey judge must decide whether someone can be “electronically present” in a car, even if they physically aren’t there, and, if so, whether the person can be held liable for events that take place, or that are caused by their electronic presence.
Put another way, if a person sends a text message to a person who is driving, and the driver gets into a vehicle collision, can others involved in the incident sue the sender of the message for distracting the driver?
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