JARROW FORMULAS, INC. v. LAMARCHE, B146708
A malicious prosecution complaint can be subject to a special motion to strike under Code of Civil Procedure section 425.16, and where defendant and her attorney were sued for filing a cross-complaint in municipal court, attorney could also rely upon his free expression rights while providing legal representation in the underlying lawsuit as the basis for his section 425.16 special motion to strike.
- Decided 03/25/2002
- Published 03/25/2002
- California Court of Appeal
- For Appellant:
- Law Office of Neal T. Wiener, and Neal T. Wiener, Beverly Hills, for Plaintiff and Appellant.
- For Appellees:
- Robie & Matthai, Edith R. Matthai, Kyle Kveton, Los Angeles, Marta A. Alcumbrac; Stephan, Oringher, Richman & Theodora, Harry W.R. Chamberlain II, Robert M. Dato, and Brian P. Barrow, for Defendants and Appellants.