Interference with Contract or Economic Advantage Claims in SLAPPs
Commission of an act with the intent to interfere with or cause a breach of contract between two people, or hinder a business relationship which exists between those persons.
Interference with contract or economic advantage is a common cause of action (claim) in SLAPPs. Although not all such claims are subject to the anti-SLAPP law, if you’ve been sued for interference with contract or economic advantage, you may well have been SLAPPed.
The case below is an example of an interference with contract or economic advantage SLAPP decided by the California Court of Appeal.
1-800 Contacts, Inc. v. Steinberg
(2003, 2d District – 107 Cal.App.4th 568, 132 Cal.Rptr.2d 789)
If you suspect that the interference with contract lawsuit against you might be a SLAPP, contact CASP for a free consultation.
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