civil conspiracy

civil conspiracy
A combination of two or more persons by concerted action to accomplish an unlawful purpose, or a lawful purpose by criminal or unlawful means, to the injury of another. 16 Am J2d Consp § 43. To sustain an action, damage must have resulted from the combination. To warrant an injunction, damage must be threatened. National Fireproofing Co. v Mason Builders' Asso. (CA2 NY) 169 F 259.

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