WVVA Television alleges Arizona man owes more than $4,000 over contract breach

By Lhalie Castillo | Mar 8, 2018

PRINCETON – An Arizona man is alleged to have breached a talent agreement with a Bluefield television station.

WVVA Television Inc. filed a complaint Feb. 20 in Mercer Circuit Court against Austin Davis alleging that the employee failed to perform his contractual obligations.

According to the complaint, the defendant entered into a talent employment agreement with the plaintiff in June 2016. The suit states the agreement outlined that the plaintiff can collect liquidated damages in an amount equal to 10 weeks of defendant's rate of pay in the event of a default.

The plaintiff holds Davis responsible because the defendant allegedly left his employment before the end of his two-year contract.

The plaintiff seeks compensatory damages in the amount of $4,620, pre- and post-judgment interest, attorney's fees, costs and such other proper relief. It is represented by Lawrence E. Morhous of Brewster, Morhous, Cameron, Caruth, Moore, Kersey & Stafford PLLC in Bluefield. The case has been assigned to Circuit Judge Mark Wills.

Mercer Circuit Court case number 18-C-41

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