Verdict Update 7-10-13

Verdict: $3,050,000

Plaintiff, Elite, alleged that one of the defendants, Hamilton, secretly began operating a competing business under the name Summa after resigning as an employee, but while still an officer and director of Elite (Elite of Los Angeles Inc. v. Summa Consulting LLC)

Both are standardized test preparation and tutoring companies.

The jury found that Hamilton breached his fiduciary duty and duty to loyalty, engaged in wrongful conduct with the intent of disrupti


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