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GeneThera, Inc. v. Troy & Gould Prof'l Corp., B207024

In a dispute involving a settlement offer, grant of defendant's special motion to strike plaintiff's complaint over the settlement offer as a SLAPP action is affirmed where: 1) an attorney's communication of an offer of settlement to counsel for an opposing party is protected activity subject to the absolute litigation privilege; and 2) plaintiffs cannot prevail on their claims because they are based on conduct subject to the absolute litigation privilege.

Appellate Information

  • Decided 02/27/2009
  • Published 02/27/2009


  • FLIER, J.


  • California Court of Appeal


  • For Appellant:
  • Mark Shoemaker, for Plaintiffs and Appellants.

  • For Appellees:
  • Troy & Gould, Jeffrey W. Kramer and Arvin Tseng, Los Angeles, for Defendants and Respondents.
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