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Contract – Hospital Consultant – Consideration – Trade Secret (access required)

A hospital consultant can pursue contract claims against a hospital that allegedly failed to pay it for providing a confidential cost-saving idea, but a Harrisonburg U.S. District Court dismisses the consultant’s claim for trade secret misappropriation because the idea was “readily ascertainable” and could have been independently formulated by any hospital. Plaintiff McKay Consulting alleges it ...

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