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Activists working to 'freak out' moms is fueling litigation, says director of 'Culture of Alarmism Project'

Ann Maher Oct. 6, 2016, 3:16pm

SACRAMENTO - Courts in the Northern District of California are fertile ground for consumer class actions that take aim at commonly known products or brands that have been around for generations.

Oral arguments still not set in appeal of $1.15 billion lead paint case

Ann Maher Sep. 30, 2016, 4:54pm

SACRAMENTO - Paint manufacturers ordered to abate lead paint inside millions of private residences across the state still await hearing on appeal nearly three years since a trial court entered a $1.15 billion judgment.

Gov. Brown urged to veto anti-arbitration bill

Ann Maher Sep. 8, 2016, 7:14pm

SACRAMENTO - Governor Jerry Brown is being urged to veto a bill that critics say would eliminate arbitration as a practical option for parties who want to resolve disputes quickly, cost effectively and outside of a courtroom.