Texas Trial Lawyer For Matters Of Tortious Interference
If another party has damaged one of your business relationships, causing economic injury to you or your business, you may have a claim for tortious interference.
Tortious interference can happen in two ways: 1) with contracts and 2) with business relationships. In either case, if you have lost money or business relationships due to tortious interference, it is crucial that you retain a business litigation attorney who has experience in these matters.
To set up a meeting regarding tortious interference, please call us in Houston at 713-804-9318 or complete our contact form. Patterson PC represents clients throughout Texas, as well as clients with headquarters in other states.
Tortious Interference With A Contract
Tortious interference with a contract occurs when a person or company who is outside a contract between two other parties forces one of the parties to breach the contract. This can happen through spreading misinformation, stopping a deal from occurring, or preventing a contract from being fulfilled through other means.
Tortious interference of a contract occurs when:
- A contract exists between the plaintiff and someone else
- The defendant knows the contract exists
- The defendant’s actions in some way cause one of the parties involved to breach the contract or disrupt their ability to hold up their end of it
- The actions and breach of contract caused the plaintiff to suffer economic damage
Tortious Interference With A Business Relationship
Interference with a business relationship is similar to interference with a contract, only this tort does not require a contract to actually exist. In the absence of a contract, it can be more difficult to prove that interference occurred. However, the definition of interference is also broad enough to encompass many different forms of interference. If you suspect that a business relationship may have gone sour as a result of outside meddling from a competitor or someone who would wish to sabotage your business, discuss your case with our attorney as soon as possible.
Our founding attorney Pete Patterson is Board Certified in Civil Trial Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization. He has also recovered more than $190 million for clients in verdicts, judgements and settlements, and he has been recognized by Texas Super Lawyers for 15 consecutive years, as well as Top 100 Trial Lawyers for five years.
Contact Patterson PC Today
To schedule a meeting to discuss matters of tortious intereference, please call us in Houston at 713-804-9318 or complete our contact form. Patterson PC represents clients throughout the Houston area and all of Texas.