Recent Posts

Virginia Tortious Interference Law More Permissive than Georgia
Posted on 19 Mar 2012 by Lee Berlik

In Virginia, to state a claim for tortious interference with contractual relationships, a plaintiff generally must allege (1) the existence of a valid contractual relationship or business expectancy; (2) knowledge of the relationship or expectancy... Read More

Virginia Lawyer's Tortious Interference and Conspiracy Claims Dismissed
Posted on 3 Jan 2012 by Lee Berlik

In a dispute between two Virginia lawyers, a U.S. District Judge has rejected attorney Cynthia Smith's claim that another attorney, Timothy Purcell, interfered with her contract with a client and caused her to suffer nearly $4 million in financial... Read More

Virginia Right to Nonsuit Unaffected by Federal Court Dismissal
Posted on 10 Oct 2012 by Lee Berlik

Dr. Adel S. Kebaish filed a defamation case in Fairfax County Circuit Court against INOVA Health Care Services and several doctors alleging defamation , breach of contract , tortious interference , conspiracy , wrongful termination and unjust enrichment... Read More

Lawyers Argue Contacting Advertisers Is Tortious Interference
Posted on 24 Apr 2012 by Lee Berlik

Not everyone was happy when KIBZ 104.1 FM (The Blaze) replaced its rock format with new programming. One unhappy listener tried contacting the radio station to express his displeasure but had trouble reaching a live person. So he took his complaints... Read More

No Tortious Interference with Contract Ruling Affirmed by Supreme Court
Posted on 30 Jul 2012 by Francis G.X. Pileggi

WaveDivision Holdings LLC v. Highland Capital Management, L.P., et al. , No. 649,2011 (Del. Supr., July 19, 2012). Issue Presented : Whether the Superior Court properly granted summary judgment in favor of defendant note holders and senior lenders... Read More