Practice Area: Litigation
Outcome: Complaint and Motion for TRO Denied
Description: This was a lawsuit initiated by the Plaintiff alleging violations of Chapter 542.335, Florida's Restrictive Covenant Statute. The Plaintiff, a large salon, sued a former employee and the business she worked for and another hair stylist over an alleged breach of a Non-Compete/Anti-Piracy Agreement. After over 12 hours of testimony, the trial judge, Judge Douglas Baird denied the Plaintiff's relief. The Plaintiff then appealed to the Second District Court of Appeals which per curiam affirmed the trial court. The case is currently set for hearings on the award of defendant's attorney's fees and Motion for Summary Judgment.