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Malicious prosecution damages reduced

A Virginia state court has substantially reduced a jury’s award of $95,000 in compensatory damages and $105,000 in punitive damages in a malicious prosecution case. Although the plaintiff suffered greatly and incurred almost $100,000 in medical bills, Judge Everett A. ...

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Virginia prosecutor beats malicious prosecution suit

A federal judge has dismissed malicious prosecution and related claims against a Virginia commonwealth’s attorney who initiated an election fraud investigation against a candidate for sheriff. The judge also terminated similar charges against a state police detective. U.S. District Judge ...

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