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I sell hearing aids in Kentucky. I have a non compete with

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I sell hearing aids in Kentucky. I have a non compete with my current employer. I want to accept a new job that is 22-28 miles from my current location. I believe my agreement states 25 miles. There are many competitors throughout Louisville. I have heard of blue pencil for distance in cases like this. I will not be contacting any current patients or soliciting business in my new role. I would only sell based on inbound inquiries. Also, I would be unable to work with current patients since my new job doesn't work with my current employer's manufacturer. Do you think I'll have issues of non compete?
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Employment Law
Expert:  Patrick, Esq. replied 1 year ago.

Hi Anne,

Thank you for your question. You say the new job is 22-28 miles from your employer. Why the range rather than a specific distance? The specific distance might be determinative here, which is why I ask.