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tortious

See tort.

tortious

adjective Referring to an action that inflicts a civil wrong. Cf Tortuous.
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Similarly, the so-called manager's privilege establishes that a corporate officer or agent acting for the corporation is the corporation for purposes of a tortious interference cause of action, because corporations can act only through their agents.
One advantage that a plaintiff employee would have is that the defendant law firm would be a named party to the action, and, thus, unmistakably would be considered a material witness to the tortious interference claim.
The trial court found in favor of Luketich on the tortious interference claim and prohibited further enforcement of the noncompete.
Using a uniform outline, Tortious Interference in the Employment Context examines--for each state--the elements of these two causes of action, the defenses that may be successfully raised, and the types of relief available.
Musto is seeking, as relief, damages as well as interlocutory and permanent injunctions preventing Metall from receiving further confidential information, from further using confidential information and from further tortious interference with business relations between Musto and MIM.
Secondary counts relating to breach of contract and tortious interference were removed from the case as part of the ruling.
asserting claims for infringement of two of INC's patents and a claim for Conklin's tortious interference with INC's relationship with a major customer.
In addition, Primex Wireless filed another lawsuit against Visiplex in the Nineteenth Judicial circuit in Lake County, Illinois for tortious interference with business and other claims resulting from unlawful competition and use of its confidential information and trade secrets.
Specifically, the suit seeks redress against SafeCard and Cahill for their wrongful and tortious acts against Halmos Trading, a Florida partnership of which Peter Halmos is managing general partner.
DataCard's Counterclaims are for patent infringement of three DataCard patents and for tortious interference.
for damages also in excess of $1 million alleging tortious interference with Luria's business relationship and lease rights at the Sawgrass Mills Shopping Center.
According to the Court Order, Agile's claims against Cohen concern Cohen's alleged tortious conduct, which followed a dispute between Cohen and his former manager Kelley Lynch regarding the depletion of assets from their jointly-owned company, Traditional Holdings LLC, and these claims are not covered by any of the arbitration clauses found in any of Cohen's personal investment or financial planning contracts with Agile.