Technical Malice Law and Legal Definition

Technical malice refers to the intentional doing of a harmful or injurious act without justification or excuse, although without ill will or spite. It requires proof of an intentional act performed without justification or excuse. It is also referred to as legal malice or malice in law. [Molina v. Jiffy Lube Int'l, Inc., 2008 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 85215 (S.D. Fla. Oct. 8, 2008)].