Pete Reid Law, PLLC wins one of the first cases in Texas to be decided under new free speech legislation.

After an individual was sued for defamation by a corporation following comments made on Yelp and CitySearch, Pete Reid Law, PLLC has had the lawsuit thrown out based on an individual’s right of free speech, with the judge sanctioning the corporation and ordering it to pay the individual’s attorneys’ fees.   […]

2017-11-07T12:41:40-06:00September 10th, 2012|Articles|

Memorandum on the Texas Citizens Participation Act (The Texas Anti-SLAPP Statute).

In lawsuits filed on or after June 17, 2011, a defendant may have the right to dismissal and an award of attorney's fees and costs under Chapter 27 of the Texas Civil Practices and Remedies Code, also known as the Texas Citizens Participation Act or the Texas Anti-SLAPP Statute. SLAPP stands for "Strategic Lawsuit Against [...]

2017-11-07T12:42:23-06:00September 7th, 2012|Articles|