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Siskiyou County Hmong residents file suit claiming voter irntimidation

Claudia Balthazar Oct. 27, 2016, 9:41am

SACRAMENTO – Siskiyou County officials say that allegations made in the Vang Et Al. v. Lopey Et Al. case filed against the county and its officers for voter intimidation are not completely supported by actual facts. Instead, the allegations were just another distraction from what is really going on, they say. 

Back pay lawsuit against Lincare, Alpha will 'proceed on a class-wide basis'

Carrie Salls Sep. 2, 2016, 8:22pm

RIVERSIDE – A federal court has ruled that a lawsuit filed on behalf of non-exempt hourly employees working in California for Alpha Respiratory Inc. and Lincare Inc. should be able to proceed as a class action. The lawsuit seeks payment of back overtime wages and premiums for alleged missed meal breaks.

Consumer finds Ford Fiesta faulty, alleges defect by Ford

Wadi Reformado Sep. 1, 2016, 4:41pm

SACRAMENTO — A consumer claims a used vehicle he purchased actually was a rental car, a detail allegedly undisclosed to him by the dealership. He also claims the vehicle has a faulty design. 

Bicyclist allegedly claims she was hit by a car, Nationwide Insurance Co. denies coverage

Wadi Reformado Aug. 30, 2016, 11:03am

SACRAMENTO — An insurance company has filed suit against a policyholder who claims she was struck by a car while riding her bicycle and sustained injuries. 

Woman alleges Metropolitan Life Insurance Co. unjustly denied disability benefits

Wadi Reformado Aug. 25, 2016, 2:23pm

SACRAMENTO — A policyholder has filed a claim against an insurance firm, alleging she is eligible to receive disability benefits after the company terminated her payments.

Fourteen former employees claim Kern County Cultivation allegedly did not pay them overtime

Wadi Reformado Aug. 25, 2016, 1:28pm

SACRAMENTO — A group of former employees allege they were not paid overtime by their employer and have filed suit.

Woman claims Target's aloe vera gel doesn't contain aloe

Wadi Reformado Aug. 25, 2016, 10:12am

SACRAMENTO – A Sacramento woman alleges a retail store chain's brand of aloe vera gel is deceptively advertised and has filed a class-action suit.

Woman claims she was harassed by supervisor, terminated for taking medical leave

Wadi Reformado Aug. 16, 2016, 8:12am

SACRAMENTO – A Sacramento County woman alleges she was terminated by her employer after taking a medical leave of absence.

Man files suit for reinstatement of disability benefits, back benefits

Wadi Reformado Aug. 15, 2016, 6:10pm

SACRAMENTO – A man alleges his long-term disability benefits were wrongfully terminated and has filed suit for 13 months of back benefits.

FedEx to pay $3.4 million in settlement over allegations of mishandling hazardous materials

Deana Carpenter Aug. 9, 2016, 11:35am

SACRAMENTO – FedEx Ground Package System Inc. (FedEx), which was alleged to not have suitably handled hazardous materials, has settled its case with the California Department of Toxic Substances Control (DTSC). FedEx will pay $3.4 million in civil penalties as terms of the June 16 settlement.

SNUBA International Inc. accuses Florida company, individual of cybersquatting

Wadi Reformado Aug. 5, 2016, 8:58am

SACRAMENTO – A Shingle Springs corporation alleges a Florida company and an individual attempted to extort money from it for a domain name.

Ford Focus owner alleges car came with faulty transmission

Wadi Reformado Aug. 5, 2016, 8:46am

SACRAMENTO – A Lincoln woman alleges her Ford Focus has a defective transmission.

Oldcastle Precast alleges company is selling utility boxes that infringe patents

Wadi Reformado Aug. 4, 2016, 10:09am

SACRAMENTO – The manufacturer of utility boxes used to protect underground components claims a competitor is manufacturing similar boxes unlawfully.

Unpaid overtime allegations subject of class-action suit against city of Modesto

Wadi Reformado Aug. 1, 2016, 1:51pm

SACRAMENTO – A city of Modesto employee has filed a class-action suit alleging he wasn't paid overtime wages.