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tortious

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tortious

adjective Referring to an action that inflicts a civil wrong. Cf Tortuous.
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Finding that Mayfair had alleged only intentional conduct in its claims against Szura for tortious interference with a contract and tortious interference with business relationships, and conspiracy to tortiously interfere with Mayfair's contract rights and business relationships, the circuit court concluded that General Insurance had no duty to defend Szura.
55) But a party to a contract cannot be liable for tortiously interfering with its own contract or with the other party's business expectancy created by that contract.
In its second amended complaint, Havensure alleged that Prudential violated the Sherman Antitrust Act; tortiously interfered with Havensure's business relationship with York, committed civil conspiracy, and had been unjustly enriched.
When a corporation tortiously injures an individual, that person may seek compensation by bringing a private civil action.
20) If the defendant acted tortiously, then he is responsible for all of the damage caused by his act.
justified this extension by treating a trademark violation as a common law tort and following the Restatement of Torts, which says that one is responsible for the torts of those one permits on one's premises "knowing or having reason to know that the other is acting or will act tortiously.
Lewis, (26) a unique case where multiple parties behaved tortiously and it was clear that only one caused the injury, but it was impossible to prove which one.
We have never tortiously interfered with the contracts of Clear Channel employees and we won't in the future.
If a state employment discrimination statute has been interpreted as only permitting the naming of the actual corporate employer as a defendant, (52) then the only way to inject a nondiverse party into the action is to name an individual supervisor who has defamed the plaintiff, has tortiously interfered with his or her employment, or, in a sexual harassment case, has committed a battery against the plaintiff.
4) You also note that, in the case of a tortiously injured service member, the government may recover lost pay for the duration that the service member is unable to perform their regular military duties.
I mean, that's clearly tortiously interfering with our contract.