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Major Victory for Lawyer in Anti-SLAPP Litigation

In Karousos, et al. v. Pardee, et al., the Rhode Island Supreme Court held that a Newport landowner could not be liable for successfully attempting to block a plaintiff neighbor from operating a culinary school.

Gerald Petros, who heads Hinckley Allen’s environmental group and co-chairs the firm’s litigation practice, argued that a summary judgment decision in his client’s favor on the plaintiff’s abuse of process complaint was proper under the state’s anti-SLAPP statute. (more)

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