Empirical Inc.
TSX VENTURE : EM

Empirical Inc.

September 11, 2008 16:30 ET

Empirical Receives Favourable Decision

MISSISSAUGA, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Sept. 11, 2008) - Empirical Inc. - The Dialogue Architects (TSX VENTURE:EM) (the "Company" or "Empirical") is pleased to announce that it has received a favorable decision on a motion for summary judgment brought by a former employee and officer of the Company. The original claim is in the amount of $0.2 million.

The Company currently has seven claims totaling approximately $2.9 million brought against it and its subsidiaries alleging breaches of various contractual obligations. The significant claims included in this total are a claim for breach of contract in the amount of $1.5 million by a former officer and employee of the Company, a compensation claim for breach of contract in the amount of $0.6 million by a former employee of the Company, a compensation claim in the amount of $0.2 million by a former employee and officer of the Company, following the employee's resignation and another compensation claim in the amount of $0.2 million by a former employee. The Company is vigorously defending these claims and considers that it has strong defenses to all of them. In addition, the Company currently has approximately $0.5 million in reserves against these claims and believes that no additional provisions are required at this time.

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