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Patrick Waddel has been practicing law for over 50 years and joined Jones Gotcher in 2016 as Of Counsel member. Mr. Waddel is top‐rated corporate, securities and corporate finance attorney, with his current legal practice centering on all aspects of corporate law and go [...]
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Tortious interference with a contract occurs when a party improperly disrupts a contractual relationship between other parties. A business has a claim for tortious interference with contract when it can show: (1) the existence of a valid contract; (2) the defendant’s knowledge of that contract; (3) that the defendant intentionally caused a breach of that contract without justification; and (4) resulting harm. The first element makes clear that a plaintiff must show an existing contractual relationship, not a prospective one. A separate […]