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Man seeks reinstatement to disability benefits from Life Insurance Co. of North America

Philip Gonzales Feb. 24, 2017, 10:08am

SAN FRANCISCO – An Alameda County man alleges he is still disabled and that his benefits were wrongfully terminated.

Woman claims Unum Life unlawfully terminated disability benefits

Philip Gonzales Feb. 24, 2017, 10:01am

SAN FRANCISCO – A Fresno Pacific employee claims that her disability benefits were unreasonably terminated by her insurer.

Oakland Pallet Co. Inc. alleged to have not paid overtime wages

Philip Gonzales Feb. 24, 2017, 9:52am

OAKLAND – An employee for an Alameda County company alleges he was not given meal and rest breaks or compensated for overtime work.

Daelim Industrial Co. claims ECC International did not pay for work on federal project

Philip Gonzales Feb. 24, 2017, 9:36am

SAN FRANCISCO – A Burlingame construction contractor is accused of not paying a subcontractor for work on a federal project.

Former sales representative alleges Oracle America refused to pay full, complete amount of commissions earned

Philip Gonzales Feb. 24, 2017, 9:26am

SAN FRANCISCO – A former sales representative has filed a class-action lawsuit against Oracle America Inc., a Redwood City business, citing alleged unfair business practices.

Man alleges Cigna Health wrongfully denied further coverage for daughter's treatment

Wadi Reformado Feb. 24, 2017, 7:10am

SAN FRANCISCO – Two Alameda County residents allege their insurer wrongfully denied coverage for treatment claiming that it was not medically necessary.

Government alleges more than $2,000 is owed on student loan

Wadi Reformado Feb. 24, 2017, 7:02am

LOS ANGELES – An individual is accused of failing to pay his student loan.

State Bar Court gives probation to attorney for failing to continue education

Olivia Olsen Feb. 23, 2017, 7:29pm

LOS ANGELES — Woodland Hills attorney Jill Bobbette Shigut received one year of probation from the State Bar Court of California for failure to meet her required Minimum Continuing Legal Education hours.

California Supreme Court upholds insurance commissioner’s authority to regulate replacement-cost estimates

Rebecca Campbell Feb. 23, 2017, 1:32pm

LOS ANGELES — The California Supreme Court has reversed trial- and appellate-court decisions to hold that state Insurance Commissioner Dave Jones had the authority to circulate California Code of Regulations.

Wejungo Corp. accused of using Masterfile Corp. photo without authorization

Jenie Mallari-Torres Feb. 23, 2017, 10:25am

SAN DIEGO – A San Diego corporation is alleged to have unlawfully used a wildlife photo on its website without permission.

Green Fitness Equipment Co. claims Precor Inc. infringed Treadmill Saver

Jenie Mallari-Torres Feb. 23, 2017, 10:17am

SAN DIEGO – A Del Mar health and fitness company claims its device was unlawfully duplicated.

Los Angeles County man alleged to owe on education loan

Wadi Reformado Feb. 23, 2017, 10:05am

LOS ANGELES – The federal government claims a Los Angeles County man has not paid off a student loan.

Star Fabrics Inc. accuses Macy's Inc., Private Brands LLC of copyright infringement

Wadi Reformado Feb. 23, 2017, 10:00am

LOS ANGELES – A Los Angeles company alleges one of its textile designs was unlawfully used in clothing.

Individual alleged to owe more than $1,800 on student loan

Wadi Reformado Feb. 23, 2017, 9:55am

LOS ANGELES – An individual is alleged to have defaulted on a student loan.

The Miller Law Firm recovers $1.5M for San Francisco historic landmark

Christopher Knoll Feb. 23, 2017, 9:52am

SAN FRANCISCO — The homeowners association for a historic landmark in San Francisco has received $1.5 million settlement following application to the Senate Bill 800 claims process years earlier.

Neiman Marcus Group, others accused of infringing fabric designs

Wadi Reformado Feb. 23, 2017, 9:50am

LOS ANGELES – Star Fabrics alleges two of its textile designs were unlawfully copied.

Fidelma Fitzpatrick appointed lead council of Plaintiffs' Executive Committee in Bayer cases

Christopher Mobley Feb. 22, 2017, 5:53pm

ALAMEDA COUNTY — Fidelma Fitzpatrick, a medical device attorney at Motely Rice, has been appointed lead counsel of the Plaintiffs' Executive Committee for the Essure litigation in California against Bayer Corp.

State Bar of California pens agreement with legal-software giant

Christopher Knoll Feb. 22, 2017, 5:33pm

SACRAMENTO — The State Bar of California has contracted with Tyler Technologies to provide new case-management software and servicing designed to improve the performance of the Bar’s 300 employees in the Office of Chief Trial Counsel, the State Bar Court, and the Office of Probation.

Man alleges Bank of America continued to call after he revoked consent

Wadi Reformado Feb. 22, 2017, 4:46pm

LOS ANGELES – A West Covina man claims a debt collector continued to contact him after he instructed it to contact his attorney.

The Riegle Press Inc. accused of not paying liability fee

Wadi Reformado Feb. 22, 2017, 4:39pm

LOS ANGELES – A labor union retirement plan alleges it is owed a withdrawal liability fee from a corporation.