Business Torts in San Diego

Advocating Your Company's Rights

You may have a claim for damages if another business or entity caused your company to suffer loss through negligence or knowing malice—even if you have not had direct contact with the offender in the first place.

These wrongdoings are known as business torts. Examples may include the following:

  • Abuse of process
  • Antitrust violations
  • Breach of fiduciary duty
  • Corporate espionage
  • Equity stripping schemes
  • Fraud
  • Minority owner squeeze-outs / freeze-outs
  • Misrepresentation
  • Nondisclosure
  • Theft / embezzlement
  • Trade secret misappropriation
  • Unfair business practices
  • Unfair competition

Representation from a Skilled California Trial Attorney

At The McClellan Law Firm, we have experience defending our clients' rights in this regard. We are highly skilled business litigators who have the resources and understanding necessary to defend you effectively in court. Our lead San Diego business litigation attorney, Craig McClellan, has received an impressive list of awards, including the Outstanding Trial Lawyer award from the Consumer Attorneys of San Diego three times. He is a fellow of the American College of Trial Lawyers and a member of the American Board of Trial Advocates as well as having formerly served as president of the board's San Diego chapter.

Contact The McClellan Law Firm for a free consultation!

At The McClellan Law Firm, we are thoroughly familiar with the legal intricacies and complications of business tort law. These claims can often come up in contract disputes as counterclaims or in other situations. We know how to use the claim to your advantage regardless of the circumstances. Talk to a member of our San Diego business litigation law firm in a free phone consultation to learn more. With more than 30 years of service to Southern California residents and a reputation for committed client communication and successful case outcomes, The McClellan Law Firm is the legal team you want on your side. Contact our San Diego office today.


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