Tesla has mentioned it acquiesced to the recall, although it disagreed with NHTSA’s evaluation.

“Because of defendants’ wrongful acts and omissions, and the precipitous decline available in the market worth of the Firm’s widespread inventory, plaintiff and different class members have suffered important losses and damages,” the criticism mentioned.

Tesla didn’t instantly reply to requests for remark.

Monday’s lawsuit led by shareholder Thomas Lamontagne seeks unspecified damages for Tesla shareholders from Feb. 19, 2019 to Feb. 17, 2023. Chief Monetary Officer Zachary Kirkhorn and his predecessor Deepak Ahuja are additionally defendants.

Tesla’s share worth closed Monday up $10.75, or 5.5 %, at $207.63, however the inventory has misplaced about half its worth since peaking in Nov. 2021.

At Tesla’s March 1 investor day, Musk is anticipated to advertise the corporate’s synthetic intelligence functionality and plans to develop its car lineup.