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Uber comes out on top in appeals court decision

Chandra Lye Oct. 14, 2016, 4:30pm

CALIFORNIA – The U.S. Court of Appeals for the 9th Circuit has found that Uber’s arbitration agreements with its drivers are legal and binding.

Judge orders changes to Proposition 64 pamphlet wording

Chandra Lye Aug. 23, 2016, 4:33pm

SACRAMENTO – Both for and against groups of California’s Proposition 64, also known as the Adult Use of Marijuana Act, have been ordered to change the wording of their arguments on a public pamphlet.

Wells Fargo continues payouts following overdraft fees court decision

Chandra Lye Aug. 17, 2016, 2:29pm

WASHINGTON – Wells Fargo Bank has continued to refund overdraft fees to customers following its loss in a class-action lawsuit.

California employers question drug testing policies in face of Proposition 64

Chandra Lye Aug. 15, 2016, 7:41pm

STANFORD – With California set to vote on whether or not to legalize marijuana for recreational use, some employers are wondering what a "yes" vote could mean for their drug testing policies.

Swick, named a Rising Star, enjoys 'intellectual stimulation of insurance coverage law'

Chandra Lye Aug. 15, 2016, 7:26pm

OAKLAND – One of the partners at Edison, McDowell & Hetherington LLP continues to be seen as a top lawyer.

Biotech company questions validity of Bayer's drug patent

Chandra Lye Aug. 3, 2016, 7:17pm

SAN FRANCISCO – A biotech company has filed a petition that questions the validity of Bayer’s patent on its cancer drug Stivarga.

Fishermen will get their day in court over sea otter law, federal appeals court rules

Chandra Lye Jul. 26, 2016, 9:53pm

SAN FRANCISCO – A lawsuit that puts fishermen against U.S. Fish & Wildlife in California has been revived thanks to a decision by a federal appeals court last week.