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Temporary Injunction Denied in Texas Noncompete Case

November 9, 2010 / By Robert Wood
Articles // Non Compete Agreements in Texas

A recent case from the Beaumont Court of Appeals highlighted the difficulty that employers sometimes face in enforcing noncompete agreements in Texas.  In this case, a physician practice group sued one of its former physicians for violating a noncompete agreement.  The physician had left the practice and started his own practice within the proscribed 22-mile…

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Scope of Noncompete Agreements

November 8, 2010 / By Robert Wood
Articles // Non Compete Agreements in Texas

The Fort Worth Court of Appeals recently issued a very interesting opinion on the geographic scope of noncompete agreements in Texas. In this case, a publishing company did business in Johnson County, Texas. The company hired the defendant to sell advertising for it. The defendant’s job duties were performed in Johnson County. The defendant resigned…

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