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Eaton, Triumph settle lawsuit that brought down a judge

JACKSON — Power management company Eaton Corp. will pay $147.5 million to settle a long-running trade secret dispute with aerospace firm Triumph Group that exploded into scandal after Eaton lawyers paid to improperly influence an ex-Mississippi state judge who eventually served prison time. The joint settlement announcement yesterday by the companies covered the monetary terms but said other parts of ...

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Court will not rehear Eaton-Frisby trade secrets case

JACKSON — The Mississippi Supreme Court has declined a request from Eaton Corp. to take another look at its appeal of trade secrets lawsuit against a rival, Frisby Aerospace. Last November, the Supreme Court, in a unanimous decision, upheld a Hinds County judge’s ruling that Eaton knew about and sanctioned secret actions that attorney Ed Peters took to influence former ...

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Eaton says material was not intentionally withheld in legal fight

Eaton Corp. officials agree on one thing: The newly discovered emails that discussed former Hinds County District Attorney and former circuit judge Bobby DeLaughter were found on a former company lawyer’s computer. Why they weren’t found years ago is where the stories diverge. The new emails were particularly important, because discovery fights have been common since the trade secret litigation ...

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