The Litigation Privilege Applied to Malicious Prosecution

Wolfe v. Foreman, 3D10-3055 (Fla. 3d DCA 2013):

The issue in this appeal was whether the litigation privilege, which protects actions taken in the course of and related to a judicial proceeding from civil liability, applies to causes of action for: (1) abuse of process; and (2) malicious prosecution. The law is clear that the litigation privilege applies to abuse of process; however, the law is not as clear whether the litigation privilege also applies to a cause of action for malicious prosecution.