The promissory estoppel doctrine allows an injured party to recover on a promise upon which he relied, and then suffered a loss as a result. ... All that must be proven is that a promise was made, and that in relying on that promise, a party suffered a loss as a result.
What are terms for the tort or cause of action for which one might claim damages under the doctrine of promissory estoppel?
For example: under the theory of "negligence" a tortfeasor or his actions might be called "negligent," and one might sue for relief from "tortious negligence."
But under the theory of promissory estoppel, what words apply to the tort and tortfeasor? E.g., does one sue an "unreliable" tortfeasor for "tortiously changing his mind?"