Eaton Corporation touts itself as one of the world’s most ethical companies. Its CEO touts the company’s ethical values.
Those ethical values did not extend to Eaton’s legal department. As discussed in this post, Hinds County Circuit Judge Swan Yerger unsealed an opinion last week in which he found by clear and convincing evidence that Eaton’s in-house and outside counsel cheated in a civil lawsuit.
Judge Yerger’s opinion gave “just a few examples from an extensive record of clear and convincing evidence” of Eaton’s misconduct by turning Ed Peters loose to play fast a loose with the justice system by improperly contacting and influencing Judge Bobby DeLaughter while remaining behind the scenes in Eaton’s billion dollar lawsuit.
Miss. Litigation Review