What Are the Limits on a Claim for Breach of Contract?

DuretteBradshaw, P.C. v. MRC Consulting, L.C. explores the limits on a claim for inducing breach of contract. The court held that profits alleged to have been lost on a different contract, dependent on the breached contract, are not recoverable. Citing Restatement, Torts (Second) §766 (1977), the court concluded that interference with a contract is actionable if the interferor knows of and intends to cause a breach of that contract. Others with contractual relations who may be harmed (as MRC here) cannot recover unless the interferor acted intending also to interfere with the other contract.