Tesla Can't Claim Negligence In Contract Suit, Supplier Says

Law360, New York (March 17, 2016, 9:05 PM EDT) -- A supplier of components for hydraulic-lift door systems pushed a California federal court Thursday to toss part of Tesla Motor Inc.’s suit aiming for a declaration that it did not violate a contract by working with a different supplier, arguing claims of negligence lack support.

Hoerbiger Automotive Comfort Systems LLC said the automaker’s claims of negligence and negligent misrepresentation are generally unsupported with facts and, regardless, concern nothing more than an allegedly negligent breach of contract or a “false promise,” meaning both claims are “equally barred”...
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Case Title

Tesla Motors, Inc v. Hoerbiger Automotive Comfort Systems, LLC et al


Case Number

5:16-cv-00288

Court

California Northern

Nature of Suit

Contract: Other

Judge

Edward J. Davila

Date Filed

January 19, 2016

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