Minn. Court Finds For Contractor On Noncompete

Law360, New York (November 12, 2009, 2:59 PM EST) -- The Minnesota Court of Appeals has affirmed a lower court's decision to award summary judgment to American Building Contractors Inc. on counterclaims in a dispute between it and a former employee who allegedly breached his employment contract by working for a competitor.

In its decision Tuesday the appellate court also denied attorneys' fees for the former employee, Clifford D. Kurth.

Kurth filed counterclaims against American Building Contractors under the Minnesota Human Rights Act alleging tortious interference with prospective advantage. The company had sued him for breach...
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