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Liability Issues When Insuring Commercial Drones

Posted in Legal Alerts on November 8, 2021

Commercial drones, or unmanned aircraft vehicles (UAVs), have already shown the ability to increase business efficiency and make various practices – including safety analysis – more cost-effective. As the benefits of drone use in business continue to be revealed and the associated technology continues to improve, more commercial drones are being put into use every week. In fact, an average of 1,000 commercial drones are registered with the Federal Aviation Administration every week. As with any emerging technology, drone usage comes with risks and associated potential liability. As the industry continues to experience increased regulation, the potential for expensive liability claims is correspondingly increasing. Below we explore the liability issues when insuring commercial drones.  

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