Texas Justices Weigh Lost Profits In $4.2M Noncompete Row

Law360, Dallas (March 1, 2017, 6:57 PM EST) -- The Texas Supreme Court on Wednesday questioned a health care services company aiming to reinstate a $4.2 million award for lost profits on whether enough evidence supported the jury award from a trial over executives who formed a competing business.

Horizon Health Corp. is trying to get the damages for lost profits and corresponding punitive damages restored after a lower appellate court held objective evidence did not support the company's expert witness testimony about how much Horizon missed out on after the executive team left. The executives had formed a psychiatric hospital management services subsidiary of Acadia Healthcare Co., which is...

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