Published: November 13, 2012
Tags: anti-SLAPP statute, indemnification, legal malpractice, Strategic Lawsuit Against Public Participation statute
A state anti-SLAPP law did not apply to bar a lawyer’s claim for indemnification against other attorneys who shared responsibility for his alleged malpractice, the California Court of Appeal has ruled in reversing a dismissal.
A suit brought by court reporters against lawyers who protested court reporting fees on behalf of their clients is not barred under the state anti-SLAPP statute, the California Court of Appeal has ruled.
A federal court must enforce state free speech protections in a civil rights lawsuit brought by a former public school principal who claimed she was falsely accused of acting abusively towards her students, the 1st Circuit has ruled in reversing judgment.