Tesla sued cause passenger death due to defective battery

Chicago law firm Corboy & Demetrio filed a lawsuit against Tesla alleging that its 2014 Model S sedan had a defective battery pack that caused the death of an 18-year old passenger in an accident last year.

In conclusion and last May, a Tesla driven by Barrett Riley had a passenger named Edgar Monserratt Martinez. The Tesla crashed into a concrete wall and erupted in flames in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. Therefore and sadly killing both the teenagers, according to the lawsuit.

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Brand new Tesla Model S cars sit on front of a Tesla showroom on August 2, 2017 in Corte Madera, California. Tesla will report second-quarter earnings today after the closing bell.
In addition, Chicago law firm Corboy & Demetrio said on it filed a lawsuit against electric carmaker Tesla alleging that its 2014 Model S sedan had a defective battery pack. As well that caused the death of an 18-year old passenger in an accident last year.

The law firm represents the estate of Edgar Monserratt Martinez.
According to the Seattle Times:

“The Tesla S sedan had inadequate measures to prevent a post-collision fire. In addition had inadequate measures to contain a fire.  Finally, that came from the Chicago attorney Philip Corboy Jr.  It’s one of the attorneys representing the parents.

Source: CNBC

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