4 Elements of Tortious Interference With Economic Advantage

In Pryor v. Sloan Valve Co, 194 Mich App 556, 560; 487 NW2d 846 (1992), the Court set forth the elements required to establish a cause of action for tortious interference with economic advantage or business relations:

(1) a valid business relationship or expectancy;

(2) knowledge of the relationship on the part of the interferer;

(3) an intentional interference inducing or causing a breach or termination of a relationship or expectancy;

(4) damages.