Man drove to his death following Google Maps directions, family claims in lawsuit

Posted on AllSides September 20th, 2023
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CHARLOTTE, N.C. — The family of a North Carolina man says he was following Google Maps directions when he drove off a collapsed bridge in the darkness and drowned. The family of Philip Paxson, a medical device salesman and father of two, is suing the technology giant Google for negligence, claiming it had been informed of the bridge’s collapse but failed to update its navigation system, according to a lawsuit filed Tuesday in Wake County Superior Court. Paxson, on his way home from his daughter’s ninth birthday party on Sept....

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