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Posted: January 11, 2016

Motion Court Erred in Not Dismissing Malicious Prosecution and Judiciary Law Section 487 Claims

On December 29, 2015, the First Department issued a decision in Facebook, Inc. v. DLA Piper LLP (US), 2015 NY Slip Op. 09602, reversing a decision of the New York County Supreme Court (Rakower, J.) and dismissing the plaintiff’s malicious prosecution and Judiciary Law Section 487 claims on the pleadings. The action arose from a… Read more »

Posted: August 16, 2014

Defendant Liable for Malicious Prosecution Even Though No Actual Prosecution Took Place

On July 30, 2014, the Second Circuit issued a decision in Stampf v. Trigg, Docket No. 11-3225-CV, affirming an EDNY decision finding a defendant liable for malicious prosecution. In Stampf, a defendant, Trigg, accused the plaintiff, her co-worker Stampf, of touching her inappropriately and filed a complaint with the MTA police.  Trigg’s complaint led to Stampf’s arrest, during which she “was… Read more »