2017 West Virginia Code
CHAPTER 47. REGULATION OF TRADE.
ARTICLE 11E. PHYSICIANS FREEDOM OF PRACTICE ACT.
§47-11E-2.  Limitation on contractual provisions in physician employment contract.

Universal Citation: WV Code § 47-11E-2 (2017)

(a) A covenant not to compete contained in a contract between a physician and an employer shall be limited to not more than:

(1) One year in duration; and

(2) Thirty road miles from the physician’s primary place of practice with the employer.

(b) A covenant not to compete shall be void and unenforceable upon the termination of the physician’s employment by the employer.

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