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Labor & Employment – Contract – Mutual Termination – Acceptance of Benefits – Tort/Negligence – Partnership (access required)

Curtis v. Café Enterprises, Inc. (Lawyers Weekly No. 004-020-16, 24 pp.) (Richard Voorhees, J.) 5:15-cv-00032; W.D.N.C. Holding: Plaintiff argues that the mutual termination agreement in the parties’ employment contract lacked consideration. Defendant gave plaintiff a choice between immediate termination for ...

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Labor & Employment – Civil Rights – Sex Discrimination – Retaliation Claim – Failure to Promote – University Department Chair (access required)

McKissick-Melton v. North Carolina Central University (Lawyers Weekly No. 003-021-16, 9 pp.) (Catherine Eagles, J.) 1:16-cv-00605; M.D.N.C. Holding: Plaintiff alleges that she complained to the defendant-university’s chancellor about discrimination by the dean of the university’s College of Arts and Sciences, ...

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Labor & Employment – Covent Not to Compete – Tort/Negligence – Wrongful Interference with Prospective Contract – Job Reference Shield Law (access required)

Bochkis v. Medical Justice Services, Inc. (Lawyers Weekly No. 020-082-16, 15 pp.) (Michael Robinson, J.) 2016 NCBC 89 Holding: Plaintiff alleges that his former employer (defendant) and Healthgrades Operating Company – the parent company of plaintiff’s prospective employer – were ...

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