Tag Archives: Tort/Negligence

Contract – Confidentiality Agreement – Tort/Negligence – Tortious Interference – Unfair Trade Practices – Labor & Employment (access required)

Syndicated Services, Inc. v. Yarbrough (Lawyers Weekly No. 020-024-17, 17 pp.) (Michael Robinson, J.) 2017 NCBC 13 Holding: According to plaintiff’s complaint, in exchange for being hired by plaintiff, defendant signed a confidentiality agreement, which defines “Confidential Information” as nonpublic ...

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Labor & Employment – Tort/Negligence – Misappropriation of Trade Secrets – Civil Practice – Preliminary Injunction – Covenant Not to Compete (access required)

American Air Filter Co. v. Price (Lawyers Weekly No. 020-020-17, 24 pp.) (Gregory McGuire, J.) 2017 NCBC 9 Holding: After he was offered a job by plaintiff’s competitor, defendant-Price only accessed the same confidential information that plaintiff had always given ...

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Contract – Landlord/Tenant – Commercial Office Space – Letter of Intent & Draft Lease – Duty to Negotiate in Good Faith – Tort/Negligence – Interference with Prospective Economic Advantage (access required)

Remi Holdings, LLC v. IX WR 3023 HSBC Way L.P. (Lawyers Weekly No. 020-004-17, 20 pp.) (Louis Bledson III, J.) 2016 NCBC 96 Holding: The parties’ letter of intent left certain details for their proposed lease undecided; furthermore, the letter ...

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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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