The Court of Appeal recently found that statements made at a homeowner association meeting immediately before the election of the board of directors could not support a claim for defamation.

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Not all statements by a union and its members are protected, even in the context of a strike or other union action.

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Malicious prosecution claims against an attorney must be brought in one year, according to a recent California Court of Appeal opinion. These suits may be on the upswing since the California economy cratered in the past few years.

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Fired employees are often a source of problems for a business, especially when those ex-employees choose to bad-mouth their former employer. While some employers may simply ignore allegations that terminations were based on racism, sexism or ageism, other employers choose to take legal action. One such employer is Overhill Farms, Inc., which chose to terminate […]

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Don’t rush to sue a newspaper or other media outlet. Losing’s bad enough, but paying the newspaper’s lawyer rubs salt in the self-inflicted wound.

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