Drivers Slam Tesla For Blaming Sudden Acceleration On Them

Law360, New York (April 26, 2017, 3:55 PM EDT) -- A proposed class of drivers claiming Tesla’s vehicles are susceptible to sudden and unintended acceleration told a California federal court Monday that the automaker shouldn’t be allowed to scrap about half the lawsuit by improperly deflecting blame onto the drivers themselves.

Earlier this month, Tesla moved to dismiss 13 of the 27 claims in the first amended complaint, arguing that each of the alleged incidents stemmed from human error, that it didn’t need to design a fail-safe car and that the claims deal with a design...
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