Power-Supply Component Maker Hit With $30M Faulty-Part Suit

Law360, Los Angeles (November 27, 2013, 9:48 PM EST) -- A Taiwanese power supply unit maker is suing the maker of a key part in its products for at least $30 million, saying the company knew the part was faulty but sold it to the manufacturer anyway, according to a complaint lodged in Massachusetts federal court Wednesday.

Fairchild Semiconductor International Inc. intentionally disguised a design change it made after it discovered its voltage regulators were faulty, power unit maker AcBel Polytech Inc. said in Wednesday’s complaint.

Fairchild stopped making the voltage regulators after it discovered the...
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