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- adj. Of, pertaining to, or characteristic of torts.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Injurious; wrongful.
- adj. Imploying tort, or privat injury for which the law gives damages; involing tort.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Wicked; wrong; base.
- In law, having the character of a tort.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. of or pertaining to the nature of a tort
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The term "tortious interference" has become synonymous with conference realignment the past couple of weeks.
Inducing someone to break a valid contract - called tortious interference - is illegal, but it depends on what the agreement was between Mejia and the former star of the Cuban national team.
Trying to think if I've written anything that might be construed as 'tortious', so far I think not, but if I work harder at it, I might get there.
As a result of the "tortious" actions taken by Cushman
Whether it was the lawyer or the newspaper that confused "tortious" with "tortuous" doesn't matter because both fit when talking about Lane Kiffin.
I didn't realize until I was doing a final proofread that every time I typed "tortious," Word had changed it to
He is engaged in business disparagement, tortious interference with contractual relationships, and publishing or causing to be published false and defamatory statements.
Defendants (the main one, Kari-Out, is both a customer and a competitor: it redistributes the VERSAtainer to various clients and sells its own food containers) counterclaimed for false advertising, trade libel, tortious interference, etc.
The court found that the remaining false advertising counterclaim, the trade libel counterclaim, and the tortious interference claim survived the motion to dismiss.
NAMI sought prospective relief on its tortious interference claims so that Insignia would no longer get retailers to breach their exclusive contracts with NAMI.
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