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AMI 2231 Measure of Damages—Malicious Prosecution

Arkansas Supreme Court Committee On Jury Instructions-Civil

Ark. Model Jury Instr., Civil AMI 2231
Arkansas Model Jury Instructions-Civil
November 2021 Update
Arkansas Supreme Court Committee On Jury Instructions-Civil
Chapter 22. Damages
AMI 2231 Measure of Damages—Malicious Prosecution
The reasonable expenses, including attorney fees, incurred by (plaintiff) in connection with the defense of the prior [civil][criminal] proceeding.
NOTE ON USE
This clause is to be inserted in AMI 2201, where applicable, where an issue of malicious prosecution is submitted. See AMI 413.
COMMENT
Expenses incurred in connection with the defense of the prior proceeding, which is the subject of the malicious prosecution action, includes attorney fees and other costs incurred. Harold McLaughlin Reliable Truck Brokers, Inc. v. Cox, 324 Ark. 361, 922 S.W.2d 327 (1996). Other elements of damage set forth in Chapter 22 may be also applicable.
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