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having the nature of or resulting from malice


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We urge the court to slam the hammer and give the right message against malicious prosecution.
New Delhi [India], August 23 ( ANI ): Congress president Sonia Gandhi's son-in-law Robert Vadra has dubbed the Rajasthan government's recommendation of a Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) inquiry into the alleged land scams in Bikaner, involving his company, as another "attempt of malicious prosecution.
Ontario, the Court confirmed that four key conditions must be satisfied for a malicious prosecution claim to be successful.
Honasan said Poe's accusation was part of malicious prosecutions that UNA has been receiving ahead of next year's polls.
Doctors cannot claim damages for malicious prosecution from patients who lay criminal complaints against them with the police if they are subsequently found not guilty by the courts--unless they can prove that the patients acted 'maliciously' and 'without reasonable and probable cause'.
One claiming malicious prosecution must therefore prove that anyone they accuse of malicious prosecution did not really think they had a viable cause of action at the time they commenced the action.
Chowhan had moved the court on August 6, 2003 seeking damages for malicious prosecution against the chief minister and 14 others, including Punjab Deputy Chief Minister Sukhbir Singh Badal.
Lawyer Marty Singer wrote in a statement that the director plans to pursue a countersuit alleging malicious prosecution and expects to prevail.
The patient had a malicious prosecution basis for any claims.
In 2006, Mr O'Brien received a substantial cash payment in settlement of a civil case of malicious prosecution.
Countersuits are usually premised on two legal theories: malicious prosecution or abuse of process.
This year, the case at issue consisted of alleged violations of a person's Fourth Amendment protections against unlawful arrest and malicious prosecution.
Himmelfarb and York filed a complaint against Tracy alleging that her prior lawsuit against them constituted malicious prosecution and abuse of process.
Attorneys representing plaintiffs bringing lawsuits are confronted with anti-SLAPP motions, especially in cases where the suit brought involves libel, slander or the prosecution of an underlying claim, which was deemed unmeritorious, or in malicious prosecution actions.
John intends to get this case thrown out and then he will sue the attorney and plaintiff for malicious prosecution.