Elon Musk Grieved With Crash Victim’s Dad. Now Tesla Faces Him in Court

In 2018, Elon Musk shared the agony of having his infant son die in his arms while consoling a father who lost his teenager to a fiery crash in a Tesla Model S.

Now, Tesla Inc. is trying to undermine James Riley’s claim that it played a role in his son’s death, as the world’s most-valuable automaker faces off in court against a family once known to employees as “VIP customers.”