Non-Compete Against Physicians

Florida Court Explains Enforcement of Non-Compete Against Physicians

On June 28, 2018, a Florida court issued a ruling that serves as a warning to physicians and other healthcare industry workers in Florida: take non-compete agreements seriously and, when faced with a lawsuit, be aggressive when challenging its enforceability. Specifically, in Ansaarie v. First Coast Cardiovascular Institute, P.A., 2018 WL 3151233 (Fla. 1st DCA 2018), the First District Court of Appeal upheld a temporary injunction…