Category Archives: Business Torts
What Is Tortious Interference?
Business owners face a lot of competition. No matter what industry you’re in, you’re going to see competitive behavior from others. And while competition can be healthy, it can also go a little too far and cause issues. This is called tortious interference, and it is a type of business tort that occurs when… Read More »
What is Trade Libel?
Owning a business is no walk in the park. A business owner will face many challenges, whether they are newly established or a veteran business that’s been around for decades. While finances are one of the biggest issues, many entrepreneurs face other business torts, such as lies, gossip and issues with their reputation. This… Read More »
Types of Misrepresentation in Business
Many businesses make their money off contracts that they have with individuals and other businesses. When you agree to a contract with another party, you are putting your trust in them. You assume that they will hold up their end of the deal and meet their obligations. If they don’t, your business is on… Read More »
Types of Fraud That Can Ruin Your Business
Are you an entrepreneur? If so, do you know the biggest issue you could face as you run your business? If you answered fraud, you would be correct. Many business owners worry about attaining customers and making money, but the truth is that fraud should also be on your mind. Fraud is a serious… Read More »
L’Oreal Must Pay $91 Million for Stealing Trade Secrets
Every company has its own trade secrets. These secrets may be customer information, recipes, formulas and procedures that help a company develop products and services. They include information that, if another company were to get a hold of them, would put them at an unfair advantage. That’s why stealing trade secrets is a business… Read More »
Elements of a Successful Tortious Interference Claim
Tortious interference refers to the interference of one party with a contract between the plaintiff and another entity. The interference must have resulted in damages to the plaintiff for the courts to even consider hearing the case. If your business suffered losses as a result of another party’s interference with a contract between your… Read More »