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Non-compete agreements are designed to protect employers from the theft of any trade secrets or interests whose exploitation could cost them significant amounts of money. They work by forbidding employees from either owning or working for a competitor for a specific period of time. If you’ve been bound by a non-compete agreement as a physician, contact an experienced Houston employment law attorney today.

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Texas Law

Some people believe that non-compete agreement aren’t enforceable against physicians in the state. However, non-competes are actually enforceable depending on whether they meet certain statutory requirements. For example, these agreements must have reasonable limitations regarding the following:

  • Time
  • Scope of activity
  • Geographical area

Likewise, they can’t deny a doctor access to his or her patient list, must provide for a buy-out of the covenant at a reasonable fee, and must provide access to medical records upon patient authorization. A poorly reviewed non-compete could cause problems to doctors and expose them to unanticipated risks as well.

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If you’re worried about a non-compete agreement that you will have to sign as a condition of employment, or you have already signed an agreement that is causing issues with your patient care now, consult our skilled Houston business litigation attorney today. Patterson, P.C. can provide you with advocacy from a skilled, board-certified litigation attorney. He has been practicing business and employment law for more than 25 years, so he understands the nuances of many types of non-compete agreements and similar contracts. Let him take a look at your situation and provide you with experienced legal advice. You can take a look at what some of our former clients have had to say about their positive experiences with Attorney Pete Patterson.

Contact us at (713) 489-1215 to get started on your case today.