The Indiana Supreme Court Tuesday ruled that computer giant IBM did breach its contract with the state after former Gov. Mitch Daniels hired the firm to modernize Indiana’s welfare system. Both the state and IBM will receive damages after the court’s ruling
Gov. Daniels signed a ten-year contract worth more than $1 billion with IBM in 2006 to take over the state’s welfare system.
Just three years later, Daniels cancelled the contract, citing what he said was a system plagued with problems. The state and IBM sued each other, each seeking lost costs and damages.