- The tort of intentional interference with advantageous relations often is considered in the context of employment.
- The specific elements that must be proved in order to establish a claim of intentional interference with an employment relationship are (1) an advantageous employment relationship; (2) the defendant's knowledge of such relationship; (3) that the defendant's interference, in addition to being intentional, was improper in motive or means; and (4) that the plaintiff suffered economic harm as a result of the defendant's conduct. Ayash v. Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, 443 Mass. 367, 394 - 395 (2005)
- Under the doctrine of respondeat superior a Company is vicariously liable for the torts of its employees if the torts are committed within the scope of their employment. Burroughs v. Commonwealth, 423 Mass. 874, 877 (1996).
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