Insurance 101 – Chapter 9 – Volume 96 – Malicious Prosecution

Malicious Prosecution

To prove the tort of malicious prosecution the plaintiff must prove that the original criminal or civil case was terminated in the plaintiff’s favor. This can be proved by acquittal at trial, dismissal of the case, or a defense verdict in a civil case.

• abuse of process;
• conversion; and
• infringement of trademark, copyright, or trade dress.

The following video was adapted from my book, “Insurance Claims A Comprehensive Guide” Published by the National Underwriter Company and is available at the Zalma Insurance Claims Library

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