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Abuse of Process: A Lawsuit for Filing a Frivolous Lawsuit? (Part 1 of 3)

Ohio's Fifth District Court of Appeals recently decided the case of Pingue v. Preferred Real Estate Invests II, L.L.C., 5th Dist. Delaware No. 15 CAE 01 0008, 2015-Ohio-475. This case illustrates the legal claim known as "abuse of process." I have heard abuse of process described as "a lawsuit for filing a frivolous lawsuit." This is overly simplistic and technically not 100% correct, but in some ways it is an apt description.

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