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Negligent Interference with Prospective Advantage

Negligent Interference with Prospective Advantage

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A defendant owes a duty of care to take reasonable measures to avoid the risk of causing purely economic damages to particular plaintiffs comprising an identifiable class with respect to whom the defendant knows or has reason to know are likely to suffer such damages from its conduct. A defendant who has breached this duty of care to avoid the risk of economic injury to particularly foreseeable plaintiffs may be held liable for actual economic losses that are proximately caused by its breach of duty.

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