The elements of a claim for tortious interference with a pospective business relationship are (1) a reasonable probability that the plaintiff would have entered into a business relationship; (2) an independently tortious or unlawful act by the defendant that prevented the relationship from occurring; (3) the defendant did such act with a conscious desire to prevent the relationship from occurring or the defendant knew the interference was certain or substantially certain to occur as a result of the conduct; and (4) the plaintiff suffered actual harm or damages as a result of the defendant's interference. Baty v. ProTech Ins. Agency, 63 S.W.3d 841, 860 (Tex. App.- Houston [14th Dist.] 2001, pet. denied).
Texas cause of action: tortious interference