Flag on the Play…Interference

If you are currently feeling the withdrawals from the NFL off-season, don’t fret. Interference is more than just the most frustrating call in football It can also be a claim in court. The standard for Tortious Interference is excerpted below from one of my briefs.

To prevail on a claim for tortious interference with business relations in New York, a party must prove that it had a business relationship with an identified third party; that the defendant knew of that relationship and intentionally interfered with it; that the defendant acted solely out of malice or used improper or illegal means that amounted to a crime or independent tort; and that the defendant’s interference caused injury to the relationship with the third party. Amaranth LLC v. J.P. Morgan Chase & Co., 71 A.D.3d 40, 47 (1st Dept. 2009).


If you have any legal questions or need help with tortious interference, please contact Attorney Scott Lanin at (212) 764-7250 x 201 or use the contact form in the right sidebar.

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