Gov't Go-Between Sues HP For $10M Over Loss Of Income

Law360, New York (February 8, 2012, 8:40 PM EST) -- Hewlett-Packard Co. on Tuesday removed to Virginia federal court a $10 million suit brought by FedServ LLC alleging HP terminated a long-standing contract for FedServ to sell HP products to the government in retaliation for FedServ's inquiries about kickback allegations against HP.

Originally filed in Virginia state court, the suit accuses HP of killing a 15-year relationship with FedServ, costing FedServ millions of dollars in commissions it would otherwise have received, and ultimately running FedServ out of business.

FedServ sold HP products and services to the...
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