“All litigation inflicts injury. This is not just a question of cost. It is also a question of injury to reputation, emotional distress, restrictions on personal freedom, and other dignitary insults. A simple hypothetical case can both demonstrate the truth of this statement and provide some estimate of the frequency and severity of litigation injury. All that is needed is to assume there is no litigation privilege, and then to identify the torts that the participants would appear to have committed … ” (more)
Luther Munford, ‘Litigation as a Tort: A Short Exercise with Consequences’, Green Bag, Autumn 2017 (volume 21, no 1).