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Silver Creek Services and Silver Line Logistics accuse former employees and their businesses of unfair competition

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Jun 2, 2018

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PITTSBURGH — Two companies are suing their former employees, Gregory T. Kail, Zachar Piesciuk, Brian Linn and Michael Young, and their businesses, Revolution Energy Services Inc. and Revolution Logistics LLC, for alleged breach of fiduciary duty, trade libel and unfair competition.

Silver Creek Services Inc. and Silver Line Logistics Inc. filed a complaint on May 18 in the Court of Common Pleas of Allegheny County, alleging that the defendants violated the Pennsylvania Uniform Trade Secrets Act.

According to the complaint, the plaintiffs allege that their former employees misappropriated confidential information and trade secrets and have used the information to form their businesses, Revolutionary Energy Services Inc. and Revolution Logistics LLC. 

The plaintiffs allege that the defendants have breached their fiduciary duties by allegedly misappropriating and misusing confidential information and trade secrets and falsely informing their customers and suppliers that the plaintiffs were going bankrupt or out of business.

The plaintiffs request a trial by jury and seek compensatory and exemplary damages, attorneys' fees, costs, interest and any other appropriate relief. They are represented by Harry F. Kunselman, Jordan L. Strassburger and Jennifer B. Dempsey of Strassburger McKenna Gutnick & Gefsky in Pittsburgh.

Court of Common Pleas of Allegheny County case number GD-18-005945

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Court of Common Pleas of Allegheny CountyStrassburger McKenna Gutnick & GefskyRevolution Energy Services