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Sallie Mae, Navient accused of making harassing debt collection calls

Travis Zuellig Feb. 7, 2016, 10:38pm

SAN FRANCISCO—A couple is suing a student loan company alleging violation of telephone harassment and debt collection statutes. 

Tatcha claims it did not infringe on patent

Travis Zuellig Feb. 2, 2016, 7:42pm

SAN FRANCISCO – A San Francisco-based luxury skincare company is suing a Florida shipping company and is seeking declaratory judgment of non-infringement of a U.S. patent.

Surgeon files suit over allegedly being fazed out of a hospital

Travis Zuellig Jan. 31, 2016, 11:49pm

SAN FRANCISCO — A California medical corporation and one of its surgeons are suing a health care corporation and its entities and is seeking injunctive relief for allegedly being fazed out.

Delta Window Cleaning Company accused of not paying benefits

Travis Zuellig Jan. 31, 2016, 11:43pm

SAN FRANCISCO — A trust fund and its board of trustees are suing the Delta Window Cleaning Company over the alleged refusal to make required health benefit payments.

Boulder Creek man with disability sues commissioner of Social Security

Travis Zuellig Jan. 31, 2016, 11:37pm

SAN JOSE — A Boulder Creek man with a disability is suing the commissioner of Social Security and demanding judicial review of the decision made by the commissioner.

Chinese robotics company alleges breach of contract in solar panel deal

Travis Zuellig Jan. 31, 2016, 11:32pm

SAN FRANCISCO — A Chinese robotics company is suing a California-based corporation over breach of contract of the two company’s master supply agreement.

Malibu Media takes file-sharer to court over alleged copyright infringement

Travis Zuellig Jan. 31, 2016, 11:27pm

SAN FRANCISCO — Malibu Media LLC is suing an unknown individual under their IP address for uploading copyrighted content through BitTorrent.

Fake company accused of violating Clean Water Act

Travis Zuellig Jan. 31, 2016, 11:21pm

OAKLAND — A nonprofit public benefit corporation is suing a fake business and its owner for violations of the Industrial Stormwater permit and the Clean Water Act.

Mass X Inc. allegedly didn't pay benefits

Travis Zuellig Jan. 31, 2016, 11:17pm

SAN FRANCISCO — Four employee benefit plans and two co-chairmen of the joint boards of trustees of the plans, along with a local union and a trust, are suing a California corporation and an individual over plan payments.

Widow files breach of contract lawsuit against JPMorgan Chase Bank

Travis Zuellig Jan. 31, 2016, 10:42pm

SAN FRANCISCO — A widow is suing JPMorgan Chase Bank for breach of contract over their alleged refusal to communicate with her on her mortgage after her husband died resulting in her mortgage debt going up.

Lawsuit filed by e.Digital over alleged infringement of mobile communications patent

Travis Zuellig Jan. 31, 2016, 10:27pm

SAN FRANCISCO — A California-based company is suing another company they alleged infringed on a mobile communications patent they hold.

Lincoln National suing granddaughter, grandmother who both allegedly claim to be beneficiaries of deceased man

Travis Zuellig Jan. 31, 2016, 10:20pm

SAN FRANCISCO — A life insurance company is suing a minor and her grandmother who both allegedly claim they are the proper beneficiary of a life insurance policy.

Environmental group sues U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, claims coastal marten should be listed as endangered species

Travis Zuellig Jan. 31, 2016, 10:09pm

SAN FRANCISCO — Two non-profit organizations that deal with the environment in California are suing a wildlife service, along with its director and its secretary.

Ross Dress for Less sues landlord over sign

Travis Zuellig Jan. 31, 2016, 9:56pm

SAN FRANCISCO — Two retail corporations are suing their landlord for alleged violation of trademark, violation of state unfair competition laws and breach of contract over “space for lease” sign on the outside of the store.

Sephora accuses law firm of breach of contract

Travis Zuellig Jan. 31, 2016, 8:11pm

SAN FRANCISCO – Sephora USA Inc. is suing the law firm that the company had an attorney/client service agreement with over an alleged breach of contract.

Photographer sues over copyright infringement claims

Travis Zuellig Jan. 28, 2016, 4:51pm

SAN FRANCISCO – A San Carlos photographer is suing several businesses over claims his photo was used without his permission.

Stockholder sues KaloBios over allegations of violating federal securities laws

Travis Zuellig Jan. 28, 2016, 4:40pm

SAN FRANCISCO – A stockholder is suing a biopharmaceutical company claiming he suffered significant losses after stock prices fell.

Eureka resident sues Volkswagen over allegedly deceiving vehicle emissions

Travis Zuellig Jan. 28, 2016, 4:09pm

SAN FRANCISCO – A fire captain of the city of Eureka is suing Volkswagen for breach of warranty and violation of California codes.

Vizio sued for allegedly violating Video Privacy Protection Act

Travis Zuellig Jan. 27, 2016, 1:42pm

SAN FRANCISCO – A consumer, and on behalf of others in a similar situation, is suing one of the largest sellers of Smart TVs and an advertising company over claims they violated her privacy.

Yahoo seeks non-infringement declaration

Travis Zuellig Jan. 27, 2016, 1:04pm

SAN JOSE, Calif. – Yahoo is suing a Swiss company and a subsidiary in a complaint and is seeking declaration of non-infringement for seven patents.