Tesla Motors Federal Litigation Filings

DERZACK v. TESLA MOTORS, INC.

Filed: June 29, 2017 as 2:2017cv00865
Court: Pennsylvania Western District Court
Defendant: TESLA MOTORS, INC.
Plaintiff: MICHAEL T. DERZACK
Nature of Suit: Other Fraud

DERZACK v. TESLA MOTORS, INC.

Filed: June 29, 2017 as 2:2017cv00885
Court: Pennsylvania Western District Court
Defendant: TESLA MOTORS, INC.
Plaintiff: MICHAEL T. DERZACK
Nature of Suit: Other Fraud

DERZACK v. TESLA MOTORS, INC.

Filed: June 29, 2017 as 2:2018cv00885
Court: Pennsylvania Western District Court
Defendant: TESLA MOTORS, INC.
Plaintiff: MICHAEL T. DERZACK
Nature of Suit: Other Fraud

William Whitsitt v. West Valley Staffing Group, et al

Filed: June 22, 2017 as 17-16290
Court: U.S. Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit
Defendant - Appellee: WEST VALLEY STAFFING GROUP, TESLA MOTORS, INC., M.B. TESLA MOTORS, INC.
Plaintiff - Appellant: WILLIAM J. WHITSITT

William Whitsitt v. West Valley Staffing Group, et al

Filed: June 22, 2017 as 17-16292
Court: U.S. Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit
Defendant - Appellee: WEST VALLEY STAFFING GROUP, FUTURIS MOTORS FOR TESLA MOTORS
Plaintiff - Appellant: WILLIAM J. WHITSITT

Cohen v. Tesla Motors, Inc.

Filed: May 30, 2017 as 1:2017cv00621
Court: Virginia Eastern District Court
Defendant: Tesla Motors, Inc.
Plaintiff: Alain J. Cohen
Nature of Suit: Other Statutory Actions

Legum v. Tesla Motors Inc. et al

Filed: May 10, 2017 as 2:2017cv02857
Court: New York Eastern District Court
Defendant: Tesla Motors Inc., Tesla Motors New York LLC
Plaintiff: Iris Legum
Nature of Suit: Contract Product Liability

Son et al v. Tesla Motors, Inc.

Filed: December 30, 2016 as 8:2016cv02282
Court: California Central District Court
Defendant: Tesla Motors, Inc.
Plaintiff: K. M. S., Ji Chang Son
Nature of Suit: Personal Injury- Product Liability

Whitsitt v. West Valley Staffing Group et al

Filed: December 19, 2016 as 3:2016cv07234
Court: California Northern District Court
Defendant: West Valley Staffing Group, Tesla Motors
Plaintiff: William J. Whitsitt
Nature of Suit: Employment

Falbe v. Tesla Motors Incorporated et al

Filed: December 16, 2016 as 2:2016cv04439
Court: Arizona District Court
Defendant: Tesla Motors Incorporated, Tesla Motors Leasing Incorporated, Tesla Sales Incorporated, Unknown Parties
Plaintiff: Eric W Falbe
Nature of Suit: Other Fraud

Buchanan v. Tesla Motors Incorporated et al

Filed: December 16, 2016 as 2:2016cv04440
Court: Arizona District Court
Defendant: Tesla Motors Incorporated, Tesla Motors Leasing Incorporated, Tesla Sales Incorporated, Unknown Parties
Plaintiff: Scott Buchanan
Nature of Suit: Other Fraud

O'Keefe v. Tesla Motors et al

Filed: December 15, 2016 as 3:2016cv07179
Court: California Northern District Court
Defendant: Tesla Motors, West Valley Staffing Group
Plaintiff: Kevin O'Keefe
Nature of Suit: Employment

Stile et al v. Tesla Motors, Inc. et al

Filed: December 9, 2016 as 1:2016cv06810
Court: New York Eastern District Court
Defendant: Tesla Motors New York LLC, Tesla Motors, Inc.
Plaintiff: Catherine Stile, Paul Stile
Nature of Suit: Motor Vehicle

Flessner v. Tesla Motors, Inc.

Filed: September 30, 2016 as 3:2016cv05571
Court: California Northern District Court
Defendant: Tesla Motors, Inc.
Plaintiff: Thomas Flessner
Nature of Suit: Employment

Tesla Motors, Inc. v. Johnson et al

Filed: September 22, 2016 as 1:2016cv01158
Court: Michigan Western District Court
Defendant: Ruth Johnson, Bill Schuette, Rick Snyder
Plaintiff: Tesla Motors, Inc.
Nature of Suit: Constitutionality of State Statutes

Tesla Motors, Inc v. Hoerbiger Automotive Comfort Systems, LLC et al This is a Justia Dockets featured case

Filed: January 19, 2016 as 5:2016cv00288
Court: California Northern District Court
Defendant: Hoerbiger Automotive Comfort Systems, LLC, Hoerbiger America Holding, Inc.
Plaintiff: Tesla Motors, Inc
Nature of Suit: Other Contract

Hidalgo v. Tesla Motors, Inc We have opinions for this case

Filed: November 12, 2015 as 3:2015cv05185
Court: California Northern District Court
Defendant: Tesla Motors, Inc
Plaintiff: Walter Hidalgo
Nature of Suit: Employment

SCHNEIDER v. TESLA MOTORS, INC.

Filed: May 13, 2015 as 2:2015cv00626
Court: Pennsylvania Western District Court
Defendant: TESLA MOTORS, INC.
Plaintiff: JOHN SCHNEIDER
Nature of Suit: Other Contract

West View Research, LLC v. Tesla Motors, Inc. This is a Justia Dockets featured case

Filed: November 10, 2014 as 3:2014cv02679
Court: California Southern District Court
Defendant: Tesla Motors, Inc.
Plaintiff: West View Research, LLC
Nature of Suit: Patent
Plaintiff West View Research, LLC alleged that Defendant Tesla Motors, Inc. infringed on U.S. Patent No. 8,290,778 and U.S. Patent No. 8,296,146, both entitled "Computerized Information Presentation Apparatus;" U.S. Patent No. 8,682,673 and U.S. Patent No. 8,706,504, both entitled "Computerized Information and Display Apparatus; U.S. Patent No. 8,719,037 entitled "Transport Apparatus with Computerized Information and Display Apparatus;" U.S. Patent No. 8,781,839, U.S. Patent No. 8,712,777 and U.S. Patent No. 8,719,038, all entitled "Computerized Information and Display Apparatus."

Weintraub v. Musk et al This is a Justia Dockets featured case

Filed: June 18, 2014 as 3:2014cv02817
Court: California Northern District Court
Defendant: Kimbal Musk, Harald Kroeger, Steve Jurvetson, Antonio J. Gracias, Ira Ehrenpreis, Brad W. Buss, Elon Musk, Tesla Motors, Inc
Plaintiff: Ross Weintraub
Nature of Suit: Stockholders Suits
Plaintiff alleged that Defendants Tesla Motors, Inc. officers and Board of Directors breached their fiduciary duties by failing to ensure that the Company had adequate internal controls and oversight mechanisms and willfully and/or recklessly causing or allowing the Company to issue false and misleading statements or failing to disclose material adverse facts about Tesla's business, operations and future prospects. Specifically, plaintiff alleged that Tesla mischaracterized the Model S's NHTSA Five-Star Rating without disclosing its vulnerabilities for high-intensity fires.