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Noncompete clauses too broad, violate public policy (access required)

Restrictive covenants in defendant doctors’ employment contracts with plaintiff cannot be enforced because they are too broad and violate public policy. Overview Plaintiff Metis Group was under contract with the U.S. Army to provide psychological services. Defendant doctors, Allison and ...

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Binding settlement reached at mediation (access required)

Where a homeowner previously agreed to settle her claims for fire damage, the settlement agreement was enforced despite her assertions that Nationwide made false or misleading statements or that the settlement violated her First Amendment rights. Nationwide’s attempt to dismiss ...

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Binding agreement over insurance claim reached at mediation (access required)

Where the parties involved in a claim for insurance coverage arising from a fire that destroyed a garage and personal property agreed to all material terms at a mediation before a magistrate judge, the plaintiff’s subsequent dissatisfaction with that settlement ...

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PSA ambiguous on ex-wife’s right to insurance proceeds (access required)

Where a property settlement agreement was ambiguous on whether an ex-wife relinquished her rights to the husband’s life insurance policy as part of their divorce, the district court erred by awarding the policy’s proceeds to the decedent’s daughter. The issue ...

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