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tortious

See tort.

tortious

adjective Referring to an action that inflicts a civil wrong. Cf Tortuous.
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The homological account of copyright and tortious interference with
Doe's respondeat superior claim based on Ronan's actions comes within the Tortious Act exception.
The court held that the tort element of that cause of action was met not by a declaration of liability on the underlying tort action, but by proving at trial that the conduct was otherwise tortious.
After KGMB removed the case, the Federal District Court asked the Hawaii Supreme Court to answer the question whether Hawaii law recognized a tortious breach of contract claim in the employment context.
Attorneys who threaten people or businesses with litigation based upon patently unenforceable restrictive covenants should be sued for tortious interference in appropriate situations in which those threats have caused damage.
To establish tort liability, the plaintiff must prove by a preponderance of the evidence that the defendant's tortious conduct caused the injury for which she seeks compensation.
JURY RETURNS VERDICT AGAINST M3 TECHNOLOGY IN FAVOR OF ASPEN TECHNOLOGY IN TRADE SECRET MISAPPROPRIATION, COPYRIGHT INFRINGEMENT, AND TORTIOUS INTERFERENCE ACTION
Woe be unto the lawyer who dares file the tortious interference claim against another attorney; for he or she shall surely suffer the wrath of a thousand [section]57.
in which money damages are sought against a foreign state for personal injury or death, or damage to or loss of property, occurring in the United States and caused by the tortious act or omission of that foreign state or of any official ir employee of that foreign state while acting within the scope of his office or employment "
The lawsuits seek unspecified damages, claiming the plane was flown ``in a negligent, wanton, reckless, tortious and unlawful manner.
Long-time real estate operator Philip Pilevsky and his associates bring their action in a tortious effort to squeeze more money out of an investment in which plaintiffs have already almost doubled their money in less than eight months," the Hadars' suit states.