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SCOTT v. METABOLIFE INT'L, INC., C041029

Defendant's special motion to strike plaintiff's complaint, pursuant to the California anti-SLAPP statute, was properly denied. Plaintiff's injury claim arises from defendant's act of manufacturing and selling an allegedly defective product, and defendant's for-profit advertising does not concern an issue of public interest.

Appellate Information

  • Decided 01/29/2004
  • Published 01/29/2004

Judges

  • ROBIE, J.

Court

  • California Court of Appeal

Counsel

  • For Appellees:
  •  Lewis Brisbois Bisgaard & Smith, Jeffry A. Miller and R. Gaylord Smith, San Diego, for Defendant and Appellant., Robinson, Calcagnie & Robinson, Sharon J. Arkin, Mark P. Robinson, Jr., Newport Beach;  Lopez, Hodes, Restaino, Milman, Skikos & Polos, Ramon R. Lopez, Newport Beach, Steven J. Skikos;  Andrews & Thornton, Anne Andrews and John Thornton for Plaintiff and Respondent.
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