A jury awarded client Schneider Electric a verdict of $1,087,500 plus interest dating back to December 7, 2009, in a federal case filed by Schneider Electric’s predecessor, Square D Company, involving the sale of Square D circuit breakers and panel boxes to the defendants in violation of defendants’ agreement to purchase the products at deeply discounted prices in exchange for their promise to install the products only in homes where they were acting as the electrical contractor, not to resell them on the open market.
Our client sued the defendants, House of Power (a residential electrical contractor based in Houston) and its owner, Albert Chlouber, for breach of contract and fraud upon discovering defendants’ unauthorized resale of nearly four thousand of Square D’s products on eBay and nearly 70,000 Square D products to a reseller of counterfeit Square D products.
Square D Company v. House of Power Electric, L.C. and Albert Chlouber, Civil Action No. H-09-3917 (Southern District of Texas)
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