Dealership Allowed To Sue Firm Over Pursuit Of Asbestos Suit

Law360, New York (October 1, 2013, 6:38 PM EDT) -- A California appeals court ruled Monday that a car dealership can pursue litigation alleging Keller Fishback & Jackson LLP persisted with an asbestos lawsuit after it was apparent the dealership was not liable for a man's death.

A three-judge panel held that a lower court was justified in finding that Lampe Dodge-Chrysler-Jeep's malicious prosecution action against Keller Fishback and three attorneys has merit. The firm had sought to strike the suit under a state law against so-called strategic lawsuits against public participation, known as the anti-SLAPP...
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