A nasty divorce and allegations of insurance fraud by an ex-wife against her former husband resulted in a $1.63 million verdict for the husband last month in a malicious prosecution case he brought against her.

In post-trial motions filed after the verdict in Snyder v. Glass , Nancy Glass’ attorney, Michael A. Schwartz of Pepper Hamilton, is now arguing the case never should have been brought to a jury trial as a matter of law, arguing a private citizen who gives a tip to law enforcement about a crime that is later corroborated cannot be held personally liable when the object of that tip is later found innocent.

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