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05/23/2019

Richmond Compassionate Care Collective v. 7 Stars Holistic Foundation (2019) 33 Cal.App.5th 38.  This is a SLAPP case.  The trial court granted a SLAPP motion as to all of the allegations except for one, allowing the case to proceed on the one claim remaining.  The court awarded attorney’s fees to the defense for partial success on the motion.  The court of appeal affirmed even though the one cause of action that survived, a claim under the Cartwright Act, has a one way attorney’s fees provision in favor of Plaintiff, and the court found that not to be in conflict with the SLAPP statutes attorney’s fees provisions so because the defense had primarily prevailed on the SLAPP motion and was entitled to awarded attorney’s fees.

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