The powerful anti-SLAPP motion

A very powerful weapon exists in Oregon law in the form of an anti-SLAPP motion. The anti-SLAPP motion can tilt the tables against the deep pocket company, and can put a quick end to certain frivolous claims. “SLAPP” stands for “strategic lawsuits against public participation.” The statute is designed to provide for easy dismissal of [...]

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Defamation claims and Google reviews

The Oregon Supreme Court recently addressed online defamation in a defamation case filed over an online Google review made by an individual. The case, Neumann v. Liles, 358 Or 706 (2016) was decided by the court on March 3, 2016. In that case, a guest had attended a wedding ceremony that was hosted by a [...]