Interference With ContractThe success of a business depends in part on its ability to trust its employees, vendors, suppliers, and stakeholders. Official business contracts exist to maintain the integrity of these business relationships. Unfortunately, these documents aren’t always iron-clad, though. When contracts are compromised, it could spell trouble for the stability of the company. Luckily, there are laws in place to prevent malicious interference with contracts.
What Is Interference With Contract?Interference with contract, also referred to as tortious interference, occurs when a third-party interferes with a formal contract between two individuals or corporations. For example, a competitor may entice a company’s employee to break contract and come work for them instead. Alternatively, someone may bribe an employee to divulge private company information. In both cases, tortious interference is at work.
Legal Recourse for Tortious InterferenceAn experienced business attorney can help you prove that the third party (called the tortfeaser) is liable for the interference. Our attorneys can assist you to recover monetary damages and/or injunctive or other relief.
Legal Defense for Tortious InterferenceSometimes, businesses who suffer economic losses as a result of their own miscalculations or wrongdoing will look for someone else to blame. If you are being wrongly accused of tortious interference, a good business attorney can help clear your name and protect you from financial harm. Without adequate representation, you could be held accountable for the company’s economic losses and be forced to pay punitive damages.
I am a business owner looking to expand within the commercial strip mall I have an existing lease in. After scouring the internet and having no luck with a law office that would meet our business needs in a timely manner, we received a referral from a family member and are glad we did. From the time of contact to receiving legal advice/feedback was less than 48hours. We were very impressed with the timely reply, thorough written feedback and the opportunity to schedule a consultation call to review findings and gain more clarity. The help we received from Stephen was invaluable to me and my partner as first time business owners navigating leases and other legal matters. Highly recommend their services.