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economic torts


 

At large, unlawful, and means: threatening business pays from rare tort at Court of Appeal

When business gets nasty, tort law gets interesting. When someone knowingly sets out to harm others, the common law gives victims special tools to seek redress. One is the tort known variously as ... [more] Full article

Hello! case says goodbye to confusion in economic torts

House of Lords clarifies scope of economic torts

The House of Lords recently curtailed the scope of the torts of inducing breach of contract and unlawful interference, and expanded the reach of the tort of breach of confidence to cover a situation where a newspaper paid for the exclusive right to print photos of a celebrity wedding. [more] Full article

Cable company liable for inducing breach of contract

Ontario’s Court of Appeal upheld the trial decision in Drouillard v. Cogeco Cable Canada Inc. that held large cable operator Cogeco Cable liable for telling a cable subcontractor, Mastec Canada, that it would not allow its employee, Mr. Drouillard, to work on Cogeco equipment. [more] Full article