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Update on Mass Tempnapping Lawsuit
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Staffing Giant Allegis Takes a Hit in Restrictive Covenant Lawsuit
Federal court invalidates non-solicitation and non-disclosure contract provisions in proxy war with Jobot I have litigated or managed as in-house counsel over 100 noncompete/trade secret lawsuits involving staffing firms, and the area is of particular interest to me. Last year, I reported on a legal battle being waged by
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National Staffing Solutions Sues Former Employee Under Computer Fraud Statute
Lawsuit alleges former nurse recruiter stole candidate database after loading computer sharing software National Staffing Solutions has filed an unusual data theft lawsuit in Florida (Complaint attached). While data theft cases are not uncommon, it is rare to see one that seems to fit the requirements for relief under the
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BIOPOINT VS CATAPULT SOLUTIONS GROUP: NONCOMPETE CASE OF THE YEAR
Inside job yields a $5,061,444 damage award - ruling pending on $2,503,457 attorneys' fee claim I see a big one like this every couple of years. The largest damage awards in unfair competition cases usually involve some form of trade secret misappropriation, and this one is
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Update on Massive Non-Compete Damage Award
Last year I wrote a story about a huge damage award in a staffing firm noncompete case. Specifically, on September 15, 2022, a Texas Federal Judge ruled that international legal search recruiter Evan P. Jowers is liable to his former employer for misappropriating trade secrets and violating his non-competition agreement.
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