Tort claims of trade secret theft, fraud, unfair competition, tortious interference with contract, and civil conspiracy can fall within the scope of an overly broad arbitration clause. Medversant Technologies, LLC v Leverage Health Solutions, LLC, et al., 114 F. Supp. 3d 290 (E.D. Pa. 2015). In this case, the district court looked “not to the labels or legal theories attached to the claims,” but rather “focused on the factual underpinnings of the claim” when assessing whether these claims fell within the scope of the arbitration clause of a business development and marketing consulting agreement. Id. (citing CardioNet, Inc. v. Cigna Health Corp., 751 F.3d 165 , 173 (3d Cir.2014)).
In this case, the plaintiff (“Medversant”) hired the defendant (“Leverage”) to provide
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