Wisconsin physician Robert Montgomery won the case against Tesla and the company bough his Model S back from him. Montgomery was awarded $126,836 in the lawsuit. This includes the cost for the company to buy the car back, all the accessories for the car and $18,500 in attorney fees, reports Bidness Etc.
Montgomery filed the lawsuit after his Model S was inoperable for 66 days shortly after he bought it in March of last year. The car had to be sent to the company’s chicago factory several times for repair. Tesla claimed that the man tampered with the car and that was the reason for the issues, Bidness Etc notes.
Vince Megna, Montgomery’s lawyer for the case, posted a video about his victory over the electric-car maker to YouTube.