Palm Beach Malicious Prosecution Attorney
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Are you a victim of a baseless prosecution?
Allow the Simpson-Cannon Law Firm to fight for you.
What is malicious prosecution?
Malicious Prosecution is an intentional tort for damages which occurs when someone is unjustly accused and the following elements must be proven:
You were the defendant in a prior civil or criminal case that was dismissed in your favor.
The person you want to sue caused the original civil or criminal case to be brought or continued.
There was no probable cause to justify the initial case.
The initial suit was brought forth with malice or for personal reasons.
You have incurred suffering or damages at a result of the initial lawsuit.
What damages are available to victims of
You may be
to compensation for:
Out of pocket expenses including attorney's fees and court costs in the original action
Mental health treatment and expenses
Pain and suffering
Damages to your reputation
What are examples of
malicious prosecution claims?
A supervisor falsely accuses you of stealing from work. This causes you to lose your job and your reputation is damaged.
A police officer lies and
body cam footage tells a different story. While you were arrested, the State drops the charges.
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Compassionate and Dedicated Representation
Call the Simpson-Cannon Law Firm at
if you believe you are the victim of malicious prosecution.
Simpson-Cannon is a former prosecutor with
more than 20 years experience as a trial attorney.
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