Can an arbitration claimant be sued for malicious prosecution after having all there claims dismissed?

Asked over 1 year ago - Columbus, OH

If respondent feels the claims were meritless and it cost them money can he recover in a malicious prosecution suit? The final award stated no attorney fees or costs awarded to either side in the arbitration. Is the binding arbitration that final that respondent can not file any further claims to recover loss?

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  1. George Costas Andriotis

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    Answered . They can certainly bring the claim. Whether or not it stands is a different story. Consult a local attorney to review your documents and advise you.

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  2. Mark Eugene Barbour

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    Answered . Call a lawyer in your area to review the case for you. There is not enough information in your post to give an answer and there are many factors that could influence the decision making process.

    This response does not constitute legal advice and does not create an attorney-client relationship. Legal problems... more
  3. Christian K. Lassen II

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    Answered . A lawyer should evaluate the facts and circumstances.

  4. Robert Bruce Kopelson

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    Answered . Just because you lost, doesnt mean it was malicious prosecution. Speak to your atty about the Mal pros rules in Ohio.

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