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Federal government ends case with Berkeley Patients Group marijuana dispensary

Kristin Danley-Greiner Jan. 18, 2017, 6:16pm

BERKELEY, Calif. — About four years ago, former U.S. attorney for the Northern District of California Melinda Haag filed a lawsuit threatening to confiscate the land owned by Nahla Droubi on which a marijuana dispensary sat and operated, citing a violation of federal law but not California law, because it was located within 1,000 feet of two preschools.

Construction company claims insurance provider failed to protect it

Kristin Danley-Greiner Dec. 8, 2016, 10:00pm

SAN FRANCISCO – A trial date has been set for the end of January in an insurance coverage case to determine who is responsible for water and mold damage sustained in a condominium.

Court ruling puts limitations on a contractor's recovery for damages

Kristin Danley-Greiner Aug. 31, 2016, 11:43am

LOS ANGELES – A general contractor usually can recover damages when a subcontractor doesn’t honor his or her bid price, but the 2nd District Court of Appeals this summer set forth what is considered to be significant limitations on a general contractor’s recovery for damages that are usually founded under the theory of promissory estoppel.