Walker-Lewis Inc. alleges former employee unlawfully used confidential information

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Jul 20, 2017

FRESNO – A Bakersfield-based equipment rental company alleges a former employee misappropriated trade secrets.

Walker-Lewis Inc. filed a complaint on June 23 in the Fresno County Superior Court against Romy Dabritz, Action Equipment Rentals Inc. and Does 1 through 20 alleging violation of the California's Uniform Trade Secret Act and other counts.

According to the complaint, the plaintiff alleges that on June 5, 2017, plaintiff discovered that a large volume of documentation and important files were removed by defendant Dabritz before she left the company. The plaintiff alleges that the emails that were recovered showed that Debritz was forwarding rental quotes and orders to Action Equipment Rentals.

The plaintiff alleges the defendants intentionally and substantially interfered by taking possession of equipment without consent, prevented plaintiff from having access to the equipment and divert customers by utilizing confidential information from plaintiff to solicit business.

The plaintiff requests a trial by jury and seeks judgment for compensatory and punitive damages, pre- and post-judgment interest, injunctive relief, cost of suit, attorney's fees and for such other and further relief as the court deems just and proper. It is represented by David D. Blaine and T. Todd Egland of Belden Blaine Raytis LLP in Bakersfield.

Fresno County Superior Court case number 17CECG02117

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