Lawyers for Tesla and SpaceX CEO Elon Musk are pushing back against a defamation lawsuit brought by the cave-rescue volunteer Musk called a “pedo guy” on Twitter.
Musk lashed out at Vernon Unsworth on social media last July after both volunteered as part of the rescue of 12 Thai boys and their soccer coach from a flooded cave in Thailand. The caver gave a critical interview to CNN claiming that a submersible tube Musk designed for the rescue was a “PR stunt” prior to Musk’s since-deleted Tweet calling him a “pedo guy.”
This content has been archived. It is available through our partners, LexisNexis® and Bloomberg Law.
To view this content, please continue to their sites.
LexisNexis® and Bloomberg Law are third party online distributors of the broad collection of current and archived versions of ALM's legal news publications. LexisNexis® and Bloomberg Law customers are able to access and use ALM's content, including content from the National Law Journal, The American Lawyer, Legaltech News, The New York Law Journal, and Corporate Counsel, as well as other sources of legal information.
For questions call 1-877-256-2472 or contact us at [email protected]