Judge Clears Ex-Ameritox Employee's Jump To Millennium

Law360, New York (January 7, 2014, 3:44 PM EST) -- An Alabama federal judge on Monday denied Ameritox Ltd. an injunction to keep a former employee from working for a direct competitor, ruling that the pharmacist accused of violating his noncompete agreement with the company signed that document before he started working there, rendering it void.

U.S. District Judge Kristi K. DuBose said Ameritox was unlikely to succeed on its breach-of-contract claim against Eric Dawson, who jumped ship for rival Millennium Laboratories Inc., because the noncompete deal the former manager signed onto was probably unenforceable under...
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