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FOR TORTS - Abuse of legal procedure or process - Malicious prosecution

Wednesday, August 01, 2018 @ 8:29 AM  

Action by Curley for damages for breach of contract and malicious prosecution. Curley was a law clerk and the defendant Taafe was a lawyer practicing primarily in the area of family law. Taafe also provided services in real estate planning. Curley approached Taafe in 2012 about referring real estate clients to Taafe. The parties signed a business agreement which provided, among other things, that Curley would refer clients exclusively to Taafe, and Taafe would provide legal services to Curley’s business for real estate, family law, wills,...