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Tort/Negligence – Malicious Prosecution & Abuse of Process – Workers’ Compensation – Exclusivity Provision – Insurance – Privity of Contract – UDTP (access required)

Where plaintiff alleges that the defendant-workers’ compensation insurance carrier had false criminal charges brought against him in an attempt to get out of its duty to pay his workers’ compensation benefits, plaintiff has stated a claim for malicious prosecution, which is not barred by the exclusivity provision of the Workers’ Compensation Act. The court affirms the ...

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