Damages Reduced In Cardinal's $12.2M Suit V. Tyco

Law360, New York (December 17, 2008, 12:00 AM EST) -- A California appeals court has affirmed a jury verdict holding Tyco Electronics Corp. liable for defective electrical components it supplied Cardinal Health 301 Inc., but struck about $5.5 million in damages from the $12.2 million verdict.

The California Court of Appeal for the Fourth Appellate District on Monday also reversed a verdict against Thomas & Betts Corp., which made the spring probe connectors at issue in the litigation before selling the company's electrical connector division to Tyco in 2000.

The dispute centers on spring probe connectors...
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