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What are the elements of interference with a contract?
Last Updated: 12th June, 2020
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Likewise, what is interference with contractual relations in law?
Tortious interference, also known as intentional interference with contractual relations, in the common law of torts, occurs when one person intentionally damages someone else's contractual or business relationships with a third party causing economic harm.
Also, is tortious interference illegal? No criminal law exists to punish a business competitor who harms your company by interfering with its business relations. Instead, your remedy in a case of tortious interference lies in your state's contract and tort laws.
In this manner, what is tortious interference with an expectancy?
(EXPECTED GIFT OR BEQUEST) As the name of the cause of action indicates, tortious interference with an expectancy is a "tort" or a wrongful act that causes harm to another person, in this case economic harm, and allows for compensatory and punitive damages.
What does tortious interference claim mean?
Tortious interference is a common law tort allowing a claim for damages against a defendant who wrongfully interferes with the plaintiff's contractual or business relationships. See also intentional interference with contractual relations.