Legal Recruiter's Suit Over Online Trash Talk Panned Again

Law360, Houston (April 11, 2014, 9:55 PM EDT) -- A Texas appeals court on Friday rejected a legal recruiter’s attempt to revive a suit alleging breach of contract and fiduciary duty against a former employee who allegedly trashed the company online, saying the suit was barred by a state law protecting free speech.

The Third District Court of Appeals upheld its August decision to throw out a suit filed by BCG Attorney Search Inc. against rival recruiter and former employee Robert Kinney, who BCG claims violated his employment agreement by allegedly defaming the firm in...
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