Tuesday, January 21, 2014 To view the full text of these opinions, please visit: http://www.courts.wa.gov/opinions/index.cfm?fa=opinions.recent or Lexis subscribers may use the links below to access the cases on either lexis.com or Lexis Advance.
Division One of the Court of Appeals filed 1 new published opinion on Tuesday, January 21, 2014:
Dillon v. Seattle Deposition Reporters, LLC No. 69300-0 (January 21, 2014) 2014 Wash. App. LEXIS 123 (lexis.com)
2014 Wash. App. LEXIS 123 (Lexis Advance)
Areas: COURTS; GOVERNMENT RELATIONS AND ADMINISTRATIVE LAW; PERSONAL INJURY AND INSURANCE LAW
Brief: Washington's anti-SLAPP statute, RCW 4.24.525(2), protects persons who engage in actions involving public participation and petition from having to defend against a claim based on those actions. The recording of telephone conversations is not such an action. This is so even when such recording is designed to gather evidence for a lawsuit between private parties. The anti-SLAPP statute does not operate to transform unprotected activity into protected activity simply because it is undertaken during the course of a lawsuit.
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