Schier v. Denny

In Schier v. Denny, 12 Wis. 2d 544, 550-51, 107 N.W.2d 611 (1961), the court concluded: "After most careful consideration we have concluded that the public interest, of fostering the free filing of complaints with administrative agencies with respect to improper business or professional conduct without being subjected to reprisal in the form of damages exacted in a suit for malicious prosecution, outweighs the competing private interest of compensating a person whose business or profession has been injured by the malicious filing of unwarranted charges." (Schier, 12 Wis. 2d at 550-51.)