Ford Wins Contract Case Brought By Supplier

Law360, New York (May 28, 2009, 12:00 AM EDT) -- A business dispute that at one point exploded into a 35-count, $7.3 billion behemoth antitrust lawsuit between Ford Motor Co. and supplier SNAPP Systems Inc. has been put to rest, with a federal judge ruling that SNAPP's sole remaining claim — breach of contract — lacks any evidence of damages.

In a ruling issued Tuesday in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan, Judge Avern Cohn tossed the last remaining claim in the lawsuit.

At its peak, the lawsuit accused Ford of Clayton...
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