6th Circ. Affirms $10M Verdict For Multimatic

Law360, New York (December 23, 2009, 5:41 PM EST) -- A federal appeals court has affirmed a September 2007 jury verdict that awarded $10 million to Multimatic Inc. in its breach of contract and breach of confidentiality lawsuit against Faurecia Interior Systems USA over car component systems.

Tuesday's ruling, in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit, said the verdict was supported by the evidence and that the district court did not abuse its discretion.

According to the ruling, in October 2003 automaker DaimlerChrysler selected Faurecia to supply instrument panels for two of its...
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