tortious

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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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Voorhees then sued Guyan, alleging that it tortiously interfered with his employment relationship with Polydeck.
Claims to vindicate the right of the donor not to have been tortiously injured during life may be brought as survival actions by the fiduciary of the donor's estate.
Our contract was violated, and depending on the facts, it may have been tortiously interfered with by Golden Boy.
For example, imagine that Bill Gates tortiously injures a rival corporation.
All applicants must represent and warrant that: they have a bona fide intention to use the domain name on a regular basis; they will not use the domain name for any unlawful purpose, such as to mislead or confuse others, unfairly compete, defame or otherwise injure the business or reputation of another, or tortiously interfere with a contract or prospective business advantage; and use of the domain name will not interfere with or infringe the rights of any third party in any jurisdiction.
In such cases of insoluble uncertainty about causation of the actual harm, many courts have been willing to allow recovery for the risk exposure itself, as a new form of legal injury, when the plaintiff can establish that the defendant tortiously caused such risk exposure and that the risk exposure possibly contributed to the actual harm.
Both the Sixth Circuit and the District Court found that HCP tortiously interfered with Ventas's business expectation arising out of Ventas's 2007 acquisition of Sunrise Senior Living REIT.
After a six-week trial in NY Supreme Court in Manhattan, a jury found Wang liable for both compensatory and punitive damages in a lawsuit alleging that he tortiously interfered with IDX Capital's sale to Knight Capital Group (KCG), the electronic execution firm in 2006.
Vickie, in turn, contested the validity of both the will and trust, and subsequently alleged that Pierce, his attorneys, and others tortiously interfered with her expectancy.
have acted tortiously and a substantial civil judgment was levied