In Farm Veterinary Servs. v. Novak, 61 Va. Cir. 584 (2001), a group of veterinarians had a non-compete contract with their employer.
The veterinarians resigned and began competing with their former employer. The employer sued or breach of contract.The judge held that the non-compete was overbroad, unreasonable and unenforceable as a matter of law, and dismissed the lawsuit.
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