Case Conclusion Date:July 7, 2010
Practice Area:Libel / Slander
Outcome:Successfully obtained case dismissal
Description:A boat dealership sued a customer for defamation after the customer told authorities and others that the boat dealership had defrauded him into purchasing a fake warranty. Kevin Schwin successfully represented the customer and obtained a dismissal of the suit under California's anti-SLAPP statute. The court ordered the boat dealership to pay the customer's costs and attorney's fees.