Filing an Insurance Claim can be Protected Conduct Under Anti-SLAPP Law


California Court of Appeals confirmed that, in certain circumstances, the filing of an insurance claim constitutes prelitigation activity that is protected under the anti-SLAPP statute. While such circumstances are described as the exception, not the rule, they are designed to protect insureds whose legitimate claims for insurance benefits are improperly denied by an insurance company.

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