Carrington Coleman Wants Texas Anti-SLAPP Win Reinstated

By Michelle Casady (December 23, 2020, 6:02 PM EST) -- Carrington Coleman Sloman & Blumenthal LLP told the Texas Supreme Court a lower appellate court imposed requirements that conflict with the text of the state's anti-SLAPP statute when it revived a negligence suit a former client brought against the firm.

In a petition for review filed Tuesday seeking the dismissal of the claims, the Dallas law firm argued that when the Fifth Court of Appeals on Aug. 31 revived the lawsuit brought against it by search engine startup White Nile Software Inc., it did so based on an incorrect interpretation of what's required to win dismissal under the Texas Citizens Participation Act....

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