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Apple accuses former employee of breach of contract

Posted by William J. Cook | Dec 19, 2019 | 0 Comments

There may be a variety of scenarios in which a company in Florida or elsewhere may feel that a former employee has violated the terms of his or her business contract. The disputes that arise from allegations of a breach of contract can be highly complex matters that could leave all parties involved in seek of guidance on what to expect from the subsequent process. Apple has recently filed a lawsuit against a former chip designer accusing him of breach of contract.

According to reports, the incident began after the man started taking steps to form his own chip development company. The lawsuit asserts that he started the company while he was still working as a chip designer for Apple. Apple claims that he used his knowledge of and access to sensitive company information to help further his goals.

The company has also accused the man of attempting to reach out to other Apple employees and convince them to resign from their positions and accept a position within his business. Apple has reportedly filed a lawsuit accusing the man of breaching his contract. However, the man reportedly denies violating the terms of his contract in any way and claims that the individuals he attempted to recruit had already left Apple to pursue other career opportunities.

Breach of contract disputes can be hotly-contested matters and the outcome of the situation could have a significant impact on the futures of everyone involved. When facing a similar scenario, a person in Florida could benefit from seeking guidance on all his or her available options by retaining the services of an attorney as soon as possible. An attorney can evaluate the situation a client is facing and assist in developing a strategy to pursue the most favorable outcome achievable through the necessary channels.

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William J. Cook

William J. Cook represents clients in matters involving business litigation and commercial and employment disputes, securities litigation, business transactions and counseling, and insurance. Mr. Cook's peers have awarded him with the highest possible rating of AV-Preeminent* by Martindale-Hubbell, which speak...


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