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A man’s anti-SLAPP motion to dismiss breach of contract and defamation claims was properly denied, a California appeals court ruled. The man posted damaging comments about his neighbor on Nextdoor.com, violating a nondisparagement clause in a settlement reached after his dog killed his neighbor’s cat.

LOS ANGELES – A man’s anti-SLAPP motion to dismiss breach of contract and defamation claims was properly denied, a California appeals court ruled. The man posted damaging comments about his neighbor on Nextdoor.com, violating a nondisparagement clause in a settlement reached after his dog killed his neighbor’s cat.

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