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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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Tort/Negligence – Tortious Interference with Contract – Poaching Employees – Alleged Motive – Misappropriation of Trade Secrets – Tortious Interference with Prospective Economic Advantage (access required)

Building Center, Inc. v. Carter Lumber, Inc. (Lawyers Weekly No. 020-072-16, 25 pp.) (Gregory McGuire, J.) 2016 NCBC 77 Holding: Plaintiff alleges that, in hiring away plaintiff’s employees and soliciting plaintiff’s customers, defendants (1) were not motivated by legitimate business ...

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