Stevens & Wilkinson of South Carolina, Inc. v. City of Columbia (Lawyers Weekly No. 010-095-14, 15 pp.) (Kaye Hearn, J.) (Costa Pleicones, J., dissenting) Appealed from Richland County Circuit Court (George James Jr., J.) On writ of certiorari to the ...Read More »
Employment – Healthcare ––Employment Agreements – Shareholders –Restrictions on Competition — Wage Payment Act
Baugh v. Columbia Heart Clinic A non-competition agreement between a hospital and physician/shareholders in its cardiology practice are enforceable where a forfeiture clause survives a reasonableness analysis and territory restrictions are tied to a legitimate interest of the hospital.
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Pellegrin v. Berthelsen Even though the parties’ partnership agreement takes away a partner’s “rights” once he withdraws from the partnership, this provision of the agreement does not prohibit plaintiff - a former partner who withdrew from the partnership — from suing his former partners for partnership dissolution/forced buy-out; breach of fiduciary duty; breach of contract; an accounting; an injunction; liquidation of partnership assets; and a declaration that plaintiff is relieved from making contributions to the partnership’s operating deficits.Read More »