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Class action blames mortgage servicer's noncompliance for lost homes

Carrie Salls Oct. 21, 2016, 7:14pm

OAKLAND, CALIFORNIA – A class-action lawsuit filed in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of California alleges that Specialized Loan Servicing (SLS) improperly processed loan modification applications for customers in California that often led to overpayments on the loan and unjust foreclosures of the borrower’s home. 

Multistate Tax Compact declared nonbinding in California

S. Laney Griffo Oct. 21, 2016, 7:06pm

CALIFORNIA – The Gillette Company is out of options in their case against California Franchise Tax Board after the United States Supreme Court denied their appeal.

Leading Silicon Valley dealmaker joins Covington for West Coast expansion

Kate Jacobson Oct. 21, 2016, 6:55pm

SILICON VALLEY – Silicon Valley lawyer Tom DeFilipps was named chair of Covington & Burlington’s West Coast corporate practice group in September.

Novatel Wireless Inc. alleges Reliance Communications LLC owes more than $500,000

Jenie Mallari-Torres Oct. 21, 2016, 3:51pm

SAN DIEGO – A San Diego corporation alleges it is owed more than $500,000 for wireless accessories and modems.

Borrowers allege Nationstar, Bank of America added balloon fees to mortgages

Jenie Mallari-Torres Oct. 21, 2016, 3:44pm

FRESNO – Two Arkansas residents allege two financial companies wrongfully added balloon payments to mortgages.

GutterGlove alleges patented products were copied

Jenie Mallari-Torres Oct. 21, 2016, 3:31pm

SACRAMENTO – A Rocklin company alleges a Loomis business infringed its patented technology for a gutter product. alleges Skymedicus Inc. owes more than $85,000

Jenie Mallari-Torres Oct. 21, 2016, 3:16pm

SAN DIEGO – A Carlsbad lending company alleges borrowers have not paid a loan back in full.

Former safety supervisor alleges Cold Spring Granite Corp. owes overtime wages

Jenie Mallari-Torres Oct. 21, 2016, 3:08pm

SACRAMENTO – A worker for a granite quarry in Raymond alleges he is owed overtime for working more than eight hours per day.

Woman alleges doctor did not report X-ray findings

Jenie Mallari-Torres Oct. 21, 2016, 2:56pm

SACRAMENTO – A Fresno woman alleges a doctor did not report a foreign body found in her abdomen that was discovered on an X-ray to her referring doctor.

Woman seeks payment of long-term disability benefits she alleges was wrongfully denied

Jenie Mallari-Torres Oct. 21, 2016, 12:50pm

SAN FRANCISCO – A Cadence employee alleges her claim for long-term disability benefits was wrongfully denied.

Lyft Inc. accused of sending unwanted text messages

Jenie Mallari-Torres Oct. 21, 2016, 12:42pm

SAN DIEGO – An individual has filed a class-action suit against a San Diego ride service over allegations it sent unwanted text messages.

Woman claims Go-Staff Inc. did not compensate for all hours worked

Jenie Mallari-Torres Oct. 21, 2016, 12:34pm

SAN DIEGO – A San Diego County woman alleges an employment agency did not pay for all hours worked and has filed a class-action suit.

Google claims Infogation Corp.'s allegations of patent infringement are without basis

Jenie Mallari-Torres Oct. 21, 2016, 12:24pm

SAN FRANCISCO – A Mountain View tech company is seeking judgment from the court to resolve allegations of patent infringement from a San Diego business.

TLC Legal Services Inc. accused of not maintaining time records of former employee

Jenie Mallari-Torres Oct. 21, 2016, 6:53am

SAN DIEGO – A Chula Vista man alleges he is owed wages from his former law firm employer.

Woman alleges employer interfered with right to take FMLA leave to care for parent

Jenie Mallari-Torres Oct. 21, 2016, 6:47am

SAN DIEGO – A woman alleges her employer denied her the right to take a federally protected leave of absence.

Realty World Inc. alleges competitor NextHome is using marks

Jenie Mallari-Torres Oct. 20, 2016, 4:27pm

SAN FRANCISCO – An Orange County real estate brokerage franchise company alleges a competitor has been using its marks.