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When does the New York statute of limitation starts to run on a malicious prosecution claim?

The statute of limitations starts to run upon the termination of the criminal case in your favor.  See Singleton v City of New York, 632 F2d 185, 193 (2d Cir1980); Murphy v Lynn, 53 F3d 547, 548 (2d Cir 1995), citing Colon v City of New York, 60 NY2d 78, 82 (1983).  According to the United States Supreme Court, the forum state's personal injury statute of limitations governs.  See Wilson v Garcia, 471 US 261 (1985); Owens v Okure, 488 US 235 (1989).

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