Thurlow v. Nelson
Court: Maine Supreme Judicial Court
Citation: 2021 ME 58
Opinion Date: November 23, 2021
Judge: Joseph Jabar
Areas of Law: Personal Injury
The Supreme Judicial Court vacated the order entered in the superior court in favor of Defendants granting Defendants’ special motion to dismiss Plaintiff’s defamation claim pursuant to Maine’s anti-SLAPP (Strategic Lawsuit Against Public Participation) statute, Me. Rev. Stat. 14, 556, holding that the special motion to dismiss must be denied.
Plaintiff filed this defamation claim relating to a letter that Defendants sent to school officials. Defendants filed a special motion to dismiss under the anti-SLAPP statute. The trial court granted the motion. T
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Originally published at https://freewaylaw.com on December 2, 2021.