SACRAMENTO — A years-long lawsuit challenging how California companies pay for the greenhouse gases they emit in the state’s cap-and-trade program is staging a comeback despite the program’s future remaining unsettled.
PHILADELPHIA — The U.S. Court of Appeals for the 3rd Circuit has ruled that a shared agreement between two claimants who brought qui tam suits against Quest Diagnostics International should not have been placed under a seal.
SACRAMENTO — A California woman has filed a lawsuit in excess of $2 billion against Chipotle Mexican Grill Inc. alleging that the fast-food chain used her photos to promote the establishment without her consent.
LOS ANGELES — A Lancaster, California, couple that was awarded $4 million in damages for a California police shooting three years ago could have its award reversed after the U.S. Supreme Court agreed to consider overturning it.
SACRAMENTO – The state of California recently passed two climate change bills to help tackle North America’s emissions targets with California aiming to reduce its carbon pollution to 40 percent below 1990 levels by 2030.
PALO ALTO – The VLP Law Group LLC continues to expand its organization. Leaders recently announced that a new partner will be joining the firm’s Intellectual Property Practice Group based in Silicon Valley, California.
SAN FRANCISCO – Grande Lum, former director of the U.S. Department of Justice's Community Relations Service (CRS), has returned to Accordence, the California negotiation training and consulting company he founded, to serve as a senior adviser.