Jury Rules Against Franklin-Based Acadia Healthcare

Universal Health Services of Pennsylvania won a $6.89 million jury verdict against Franklin-based Acadia Healthcare Co. and five former Universal employees for violating non-compete clauses and misappropriating confidential information, according to the Nashville Business Journal. Universal Health Services purchased Psychiatric Solutions Inc., also based in Franklin, in November 2010. Many of Pyschiatric Solutions' management team then went to work at Acadia.