Major Victory for Lawyer in Anti-SLAPP LitigationDecember 27, 2010
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)Publication Content