Business tort claims arise when disputes are not based on an agreement but involve wrongdoing in the business relationship in a commercial context. Generally, business torts involve intentional or tortious interference with business contracts or business relationships. In a business tort claim, litigation might be necessary to resolve disputes, either through defending against or prosecuting the matter. If business tort claims are not appropriately addressed, the company’s stability and future can suffer negative consequences.
At Kasan Law, we provide legal services to businesses of all sizes, including start-ups, small businesses, entrepreneurs, and private corporations. Kasan Law’s attorneys represent businesses and individuals in a wide range of business tort claim matters, such as:
Kasan Law understands that business litigation matters, including business torts, can derail a company and cause financial loss to owners, employees, and other interested parties. Our attorneys are sensitive to the economic and mental strain that business litigation involves and are ready to assist in protecting the business’s interests and future.
A business tort may occur when the wrongful conduct of an individual or business causes another business financial harm. The wrongdoing may be committed intentionally or caused by negligent or reckless behavior by individuals or other companies. In other words, business torts generally arise when one party interfering with another individual’s business. This tort recognizes that business relationships are, under certain circumstances, a protected interest that should be free from a third party’s unjustified interference.
Business tort claims are intended to discourage perpetrators of unfair practices and allow those harmed to recover compensation from the responsible parties. Business torts may include fraud, tortious interference with contracts, tortious interference with prospective clients, or tortious interference with economic advantage.
The business torts of interference with contract and prospective business relations can protect businesses from interference and tampering by competitors or anyone who wishes to cause economic harm.
Tortious interference claims are commonly brought in conjunction with breach of contract claims, breach of employment agreements claims, breach of non-compete agreements claims, and various other claims. In order to bring a lawsuit for tortious interference with contracts, the plaintiff must plead and establish the following elements:
In order to bring a lawsuit for tortious interference with prospective business relations, the plaintiff must plead and establish the following elements:
The remedies for tortious interference claims are designed to protect businesses from unjustifiable interference with economic and commercial relationships.
In order to state a claim for common law fraud, the injured party must establish that the other party intentionally made a misrepresentation of material fact; the other party intended the victim rely on the false statement of fact or omission; the injured party reasonably relied on the misrepresentation; and, as a result of his or her reliance on the misrepresentation or omission, the party was damaged and suffered harm.
At Kasan Law, our approach to lawyering enables us to efficiently provide creative, flexible, and individually tailored solutions to each client’s specific needs and legal issues. Our Chicago and Illinois business litigation lawyers will give your case the attention it deserves. We will keep you informed throughout the legal matter while protecting your best interest. Our consultations are free and carry no obligations.
If you plan on filing a business tort lawsuit or already involved in a lawsuit, contact our Chicago and Illinois business tort attorneys for a free consultation schedule at (312) 300-6724, [email protected], or schedule your consultation online.