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October 3, 2006

Hospital Peer Review Proceedings are Subject to Anti-SLAPP Motions, Court Rules

Health Law Perspectives

From the article:

Hospitals now have one more layer of protection on their peer review proceedings.

The California Supreme Court recently ruled that certain types of lawsuits arising from hospital peer review proceedings can be specially stricken as harassing complaints because hospital peer review is an “official proceeding authorized by law” within the meaning of California’s anti-SLAPP statute.