Tag Archives: Tortious interference

Declining Rehearing, Sixth Circuit Lets $101 Million Verdict Stand

As the Sixth Circuit Appellate Blog previously reported, last month a panel of the Sixth Circuit affirmed a $101 million jury award based on a finding of tortious interference with a prospective advantage under Kentucky law. Defendant-appellant HCP, Inc. sought rehearing and rehearing en banc, arguing that the panel had incorrectly applied the law as to … Continue Reading

Sixth Circuit Upholds $101 Million Jury Verdict

In September 2009, a jury in the Western District of Kentucky found Defendant-Appellant HCP, Inc. (“HCP”) liable under Kentucky law for tortious interference with a prospective advantage, which claim was advanced by Plaintiff-Appellee Ventas, Inc. (“Ventas”).  Finding that HCP’s tortious interference caused Ventas to purchase certain assets of the Sunrise Senior Living Real Estate Trust … Continue Reading