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Hopper v. All Pet Animal Clinic
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Plaintiff worked at the Defendant Clinic as a veterinarian. Her employment agreement stated that either she or her employer may terminate the agreement upon 30 days notice, and upon termination, Plaintiff agreed not to practice small animal medicine for a period of three years from the date of termination within 5 miles of the corporate limits of the City of Laramie, Wyoming. The president of Defendant Clinic, Dr. R.B. Johnson, heard a rumor that Plaintiff was considering purchasing a competing clinic and suggested that she buy out of the covenant not to compete. She declined and was therefore dismissed. Shortly thereafter, Plaintiff purchased the other practice, and Defendant Clinic sued for an injunction and damages.
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