Where employees who signed non-compete agreements and were sued by the employer, which had purchased their former employer as an asset purchase, summary judgment in favor of the employees is reversed and remanded because the non-compete and confidentiality agreements were not personal services contracts, so they could be assigned without the consent of the employees.
Judgment is reversed and remanded.
Symphony Diagnostic Services v. Greenbaum (MLW No. 69394/Case No. 15-2294 – 9 pages) (U.S. Court of Appeals, 8th Circuit, Kelly, J.) Appealed from U.S. District Court, Western District of Missouri, Gaitan Jr.,J. (Mark Davis Hill, Omaha, Nebraska, argued for appellant; Michael R. Annis and R. Ryan Harding appeared on the brief) (Garrett Stephen Taylor, Columbia, argued for appellee; Casey E. Elliott appeared on the brief).
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