Subcontractor Escapes Aquilent Suit Over VA Services

Law360, New York (February 7, 2012, 6:57 PM EST) -- A Virginia federal judge on Tuesday dismissed Aquilent Inc.'s breach of contract claim against software subcontractor Distributed Solutions Inc., ending the suit accusing the subcontractor of unlawfully sinking Aquilent's efforts to perform work for the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs.

U.S. District Judge Claude M. Hilton granted summary judgment to DSI, ruling that the company had never agreed to an extension of the subcontract.

The document in question, a subcontract task order, was merely a mutual agreement on DSI's future pricing obligations through 2015, not an...
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Case Information

Case Title

Aquilent, Inc. v. Distributed Solutions, Inc.

Case Number



Virginia Eastern

Nature of Suit

Contract: Other


Claude M. Hilton

Date Filed

April 14, 2011

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