Tag Archives: #Appellate

California Appeals Court Opines on Interplay Between Employment Discrimination Claims and Anti-SLAPP Laws

BY: Lisa M. Coyle | February 12, 2020

A California appellate court last week issued a decision in Wilson v. CNN, applying and interpreting the scope of last year’s Supreme Court ruling in the same case, which had itself resolved a circuit split in the state as to whether California’s broad anti-SLAPP statute was categorically inapplicable to claims alleging discriminatory or retaliatory employment … Continue reading

N.Y. Court of Appeals Lowers the Bar on Summary Judgment in Personal Injury Cases

BY: Frederick Braunstein | April 23, 2018

On April 3, 2018, the New York Court of Appeals issued a closely divided opinion in Rodriguez v. City of New York, Case No. 32, holding that plaintiffs need not establish the absence of their own comparative negligence in order to be obtain partial summary judgment on the issue of defendants’ liability. Rodriguez involved a … Continue reading