Ruiz v. Harbor View Cmty Ass'n, G034912
Denial of defendant's motion to strike a libel cause of action pursuant to the anti-SLAPP statute is reversed where two allegedly defamatory letters written by defendant's attorney to plaintiff were protected speech and plaintiff failed to meet his burden of proving a probability of succeeding on his libel claim.
- Decided 12/19/2005
- Published 12/19/2005
- California Court of Appeal
- For Appellees:
- Lewis Brisbois Bisgaard & Smith and Gary M. Lape, Costa Mesa, for Defendant and Appellant., Tharpe & Howell and Paul W. Burke, Sherman Oaks, for Plaintiffs and Respondents.