Vascular Solutions Targets Rival Over Employee Jump

Law360 (October 27, 2009, 7:29 PM EDT) -- Medical device company Vascular Solutions Inc. has accused rival Spectranetics Corp. of poaching a sales partner, despite knowing the employee was bound by a noncompete agreement.

VSI filed suit against Spectranetics on Monday in the U.S. District Court for the District of Minnesota, amending a complaint filed earlier against former employee Edward Pedregon of El Paso, Texas.

Pedregon, who worked in sales for VSI, left the company in May and quickly took a position at the company's direct competitor, despite a one-year noncompete agreement, according to...
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