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Illinois Court Holds That Coverage for Malicious Prosecution Claim Is Triggered When the Prosecution Is Commenced, Not When It Is Terminated

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An Illinois appellate court recently held in St. Paul Fire and Marine Insurance Co. v. City of Zion that coverage under a law enforcement liability policy for a malicious prosecution claim is triggered when the wrongful prosecution is commenced, not when it is terminated in favor of the accused.  The court thereby joined the majority… Continue Reading