Tortious Interference Of A Contract
Tortious Interference of a Contract Can Cost Massive amounts of money
Tortious Interference of a contract is a very distinct cause of action requiring every element in order to succeed in a lawsuit for damages.
Here are the elements for a Tortious Interference Cause of Action:
(1) A valid contract existed between the plaintiff and a third party;
(2) The defendant knew about the contract;
(3) The defendant took actions intended to induce a breach or disruption of the contract;
(4) There was no legal justification for the defendant's action, and;
(5) Damages resulted.
- Known of the existence of a contract, and;
- intentionally acted to disrupt the contract;
- The plaintiff must also show that the defendant's action(s) actually caused the breach to occur
- The interference does not have to be of the entire contract but can be of a single provision within a contract.
- In Florida, the statute of limitations for a Tortious Interference with a contract claim is four years.
- The Fours years begins to run when the last elements constituting the cause of action transpires.
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