"Concurrently with, or prior to, placing National Union on notice of the chip claims, Nvidia has engaged in settlement negotiations with the chip claimants and, on information and belief, has agreed to settlements and/or the material terms of settlements with respect to some or all of the chip claims," the filing says.
But, complains NUFI: "Nvidia has not permitted National Union to participate in Nvidia's negotiations of the chip claims or the determination of any settlement or agreements."
NUFI alleges that Nvidia won't tell it about the chip claims, and instead has "flooded National Union with technical data" and provided it with details about the GPUs themselves.
It continues that Nvidia has "cloaked its refusals to provide information under the guise of preserving commercial relationships with the chip claimants." But NUFI says it wants objective, material and non-proprietary information - for example the records of the repairs made.
Insurance company not willing to pay for NVIDIA's faulty chips
Posted on Sunday, May 17 2009 @ 21:17 CEST by Thomas De Maesschalck