Is it Negligent to Use a “Dumb” Device? Smart Devices and Big Data’s Impact on Litigation – New Uses for Old Defenses of Comparative Negligence, Mitigation, and Spoliation
This discussion with industry experts will cover the changing landscape of insurance claims involving smart devices and IoT (Internet of Things) products, including those that are deployed to prevent and mitigate fires, leaks, and accidents in homes and in industrial settings. Should insurers promote the use of “smart” devices such as leak detectors and workplace wearables to save money, protect property, and avoid litigation? What are best practices to conduct investigations involving IoT products to identify the relevant data and avoid spoliation?