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Ji Chang Son et al v. Tesla Motors, Inc.

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Case overview

Case Number:



California Central

Nature of Suit:

Personal Inj. Prod. Liability

Multi Party Litigation:

Class Action

28:1332 Diversity-Motor Vehicle Product Liability


James V. Selna



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  1. November 20, 2018

    Tesla Leaves Sudden-Acceleration Claims In The Dust

    All of the named plaintiffs in a putative class action against Tesla Inc. have agreed to drop their class claims accusing the electric car maker of selling vehicles that suddenly accelerate without warning, according to a stipulation filed Monday in California federal court.

  2. June 8, 2017

    Tesla Can't Dodge Sudden Acceleration Suit

    A California federal judge Wednesday refused to toss a proposed class action alleging some Tesla vehicles are prone to sudden and unintended acceleration, saying the drivers sufficiently alleged a manufacturing defect and breach of warranty claims.

  3. April 26, 2017

    Drivers Slam Tesla For Blaming Sudden Acceleration On Them

    A proposed class of drivers claiming Tesla’s vehicles are susceptible to sudden and unintended acceleration told a California federal court that the automaker shouldn’t be allowed to scrap about half the lawsuit by improperly deflecting blame onto the drivers themselves.

  4. April 3, 2017

    Tesla Looks To Duck Half Of Unintended-Acceleration Suit

    Tesla Motors Inc. on Friday told a California federal court to dismiss about half of a proposed class action accusing the automaker of building cars that are prone to sudden and unintended acceleration, saying the consumers' warranty claims are baseless because they deal with a design defect that's not covered by warranty.

  5. January 3, 2017

    Tesla Owner's Suit Blames Sudden Acceleration For Crash

    A South Korean actor has slapped Tesla Motors Inc. with a proposed class action in California federal court claiming he and a passenger were injured when his Model X SUV crashed through his garage and into his living room due to a sudden and unintended acceleration while he was parking.