Prexus Wins $8M Verdict In Texas Contract Suit

Law360, New York (April 27, 2011, 7:49 PM EDT) -- A jury in Texas state court on Tuesday awarded a $7.86 million verdict to Prexus Health LLC against University General Hospital Systems LLC for allegedly breaching a contract by failing to pay for consulting services and luring Prexus employees away.

After a two-and-a-half-week trial, the jury found that University General and its affiliates Ascension Physician Solutions and Luxxus Health Systems LLC had wrongfully terminated a series of contractual agreements with Prexus.

Luxxus also interfered with confidentiality and noncompete agreements by hiring at least 11 former Prexus...
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