A Texas mother and father, whose five-year-old daughter was killed by a car, is taking Apple to court. The driver of the car involved in the fatal crash was allegedly using the tech company’s FaceTime video app.
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Apple has yet to respond to the lawsuit, and also didn’t respond to an email seeking comment on the matter.
Moriah Modisette was killed Christmas Eve of 2014 near Dallas. The lawsuit was obtained by California television station KTLA, alleges that Police found FaceTime running on the iPhone of the driver, whose car struck multiple members of the Modisette family at 105 km/h (65 mph)
The family goes on to claim that Apple was aware of the risks of using FaceTime while driving, citing a patent the cupertino-based company filed for “lock-out” technology back i 2008.