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Escondido attorney receives mild discipline after ineffective counsel complaint

Karen Kidd Jul. 26, 2017, 3:52pm

Escondido attorney Kevin Alan Bove received "discipline on the low-end of that prescribed" after an ineffective counsel complaint filed against him over his handling of an 11-year-old immigration case, according to a recent California State Bar filing.

Consumer accuses online marketing company of violating TCPA

Wadi Reformado Jul. 26, 2017, 3:44pm

SACRAMENTO — A California woman has filed a class action lawsuit against a marketplace company, alleging violation of telephone harassment statutes.

California copier company accuses Xerox of patent infringement

Noddy A. Fernandez Jul. 26, 2017, 3:34pm

SANTA ANA — A Costa Mesa copy company, is suing Xerox, alleging patent infringement.

Fitness instructor accuses training center of wrongful termination

Philip Gonzales Jul. 26, 2017, 3:25pm

FRESNO — A Fresno County fitness instructor is suing a training center, alleging retaliation and wrongful termination.

Customer accuses General Motors, Ford of breaching warranties

Philip Gonzales Jul. 26, 2017, 3:10pm

FRESNO — A Fresno County woman is suing General Motors and Ford, alleging breach of express and implied warranties.

Appeals court questions letter of intent

Angela Underwood Jul. 26, 2017, 3:01pm

SAN FRANCISCO – An appeals court has disagreed with a lower court's ruling that a medical negligence complaint was not a notice of lawsuit under the meaning of Section 364.

California First District Court of Appeals affirms ruling in insurance case

Angela Underwood Jul. 26, 2017, 2:53pm

SAN FRANCISCO -- The California First District Court of Appeals has affirmed a trial court's summary judgment, but reversed the fee award in an excess insurance liability case.

Pasadena attorney faces suspension for allegedly providing illegal loan modification services

Karen Kidd Jul. 26, 2017, 2:01pm

Pasadena attorney Stephen Rawliegh Golden face a year of suspension and an order to pay restitution in what he allegedly called foreclosure defense litigation that turned out to be an illegal loan modification services, according to a recent California State Bar filing.

BMW accuses automobile parts manufacturer of trademark infringement

Noddy A. Fernandez Jul. 26, 2017, 1:41pm

RIVERSIDE — BMW is suing automobile parts manufacturers, alleging trademark infringement and unfair competition.

Irvine attorney on probation after admitting to mishandling personal injury case

Karen Kidd Jul. 26, 2017, 1:18pm

Irvine attorney Klayton Khishaveh is on two years' probation with one year of actual suspension after handling a personal injury client's case so poorly that the statute of limitations ran out, according to a recent California State Bar filing.

Oak View attorney suspended after allegedly abandoning clients in Nevada

Karen Kidd Jul. 26, 2017, 1:11pm

Oak View attorney James Andre Boles received a stayed suspension for one year and placed on two years' probation after he allegedly abandoned two clients in Nevada in 2011, for which he was disciplined in that state, according to a recent California State Bar filing.

Los Angeles attorney disbarred after probation violation

Karen Kidd Jul. 26, 2017, 12:56pm

Los Angeles attorney Dane Paul Miller has been disbarred following alleged probation violations after mishandling a more than $18,000 medical malpractice case settlement, according to a recent California State Bar filing.

Nevada attorney reinstated in California following federal home loan modification scam allegations

Karen Kidd Jul. 26, 2017, 12:48pm

The suspension of Nevada attorney Brandon L. Moreno, who in 2010 settled Federal Trade Commission allegations of about false claims in a consumer loan modifications case, has been lifted, according to a recent California State Bar filing.

L.A. attorney received public reproval

Karen Kidd Jul. 26, 2017, 12:25pm

Los Angeles attorney Keith Goffney, currently ineligible to practice law in California, received a public reproval after being charged with six counts of misconduct, including unauthorized practice of law that he tried not to do, according to a recent state bar filing.

Holocaust victim’s heirs win 16-year battle for Nazi-stolen art in Madrid museum

Elizabeth Alt Jul. 26, 2017, 12:13pm

On July 10, the Court of Appeals ruled that the heirs of a Pissaro painting taken by Nazis during the holocaust may sue the Madrid museum holding the painting, after a 16-year legal battle.

Beverly Hills attorney disbarred after allegedly misappropriating $8,300 from bankruptcy client

Karen Kidd Jul. 26, 2017, 8:00am

Beverly Hills attorney Gene W. Chang has been disbarred by the California State Bar after he lied to a client about where more than $8,000 went during a bankruptcy proceeding, according to a recent decision.

Daly City attorney disbarred after not complying with state bar requirements

Karen Kidd Jul. 25, 2017, 4:00pm

Daly City attorney William Hardy Noble has been disbarred by the California State Bar after 12 years of periodically not cooperating with the state bar and complying with continuing education requirements, according to a recent decision.

Caregiver alleges former employers failed to pay proper wages

Philip Gonzales Jul. 25, 2017, 3:28pm

FRESNO — A Fresno caregiver is suing her former employers, alleging unlawful and unfair business practices.

Domino's Pizza store operators allege commercial property operators breached lease

Philip Gonzales Jul. 25, 2017, 3:13pm

FRESNO — A Domino's Pizza store operator are Fresno commercial property operators, alleging breach of lease and warranty of suitability.

Couple blames Fresno County for wife's injuries

Philip Gonzales Jul. 25, 2017, 3:06pm

FRESNO — A married couple is suing Fresno County, alleging the defendant's negligence led to the wife suffering bicycle injuries.