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Dollar General sued for allegedly selling obsolete motor oils

Robbie Hargett Jan. 14, 2016, 3:31pm

LOS ANGELES (Legal Newsline) – A California man is suing a discount retail chain over claims it deceptively markets and sells its own brand of obsolete motor oils.

Beekeepers, farmers, agriculture groups claim EPA’s ‘inadequate’ regulation of insecticide seed coatings is costing them

Jessica Karmasek Jan. 14, 2016, 3:49pm

SAN FRANCISCO (Legal Newsline) - A group of beekeepers, farmers and public interest organizations are suing the Environmental Protection Agency and its administrator for their alleged “inadequate” regulation of neonicotinoid insecticide seed coatings used on dozens of crops.

Wysong sued over allegedly falsely labeling products as made in US

Robbie Hargett Jan. 14, 2016, 3:55pm

SAN FRANCISCO (Legal Newsline) – A California resident is suing a gourmet pet food company over claims it falsely labeled certain products as being made in the U.S.

Attorney: Class actions over background checks performed by employers increasing steadily

Annie Hunt Jan. 14, 2016, 4:02pm

LOS ANGELES (Legal Newsline) - In September, a woman filed charges against Chipotle Mexican Grill Inc. over allegations that the national restaurant chain violated the Fair Credit Reporting Act in its application documents.

Woman alleges SneakPeek's fetal gender test is inaccurate

Robbie Hargett Jan. 14, 2016, 4:05pm

SAN DIEGO (Legal Newsline) – An Ohio woman is suing the makers of an alleged fetal gender identification kit over claims the kit does not actually work.

Uber sued over alleged spam texts

The Northern California Record Jan. 14, 2016, 4:08pm

LOS ANGELES (Legal Newsline) – A California woman is suing a transportation services company over claims it sent unsolicited texts to her cellphone.

Capital Advance Solutions sued over alleged TCPA violations

The Northern California Record Jan. 14, 2016, 4:12pm

LOS ANGELES (Legal Newsline) – Two California men are suing a loan provider over claims it made unsolicited calls to their cellphones.

SunWarrior sued over allegedly misrepresenting products as being made in U.S.

Robbie Hargett Jan. 14, 2016, 4:54pm

SAN DIEGO (Legal Newsline) – A California man is suing a dietary supplements and exercise/sport products manufacturer over claims it misrepresents certain of its products as being made in the U.S.

Global Travel International sued over alleged telemarketing calls

Robbie Hargett Jan. 14, 2016, 4:57pm

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (Legal Newsline) – A California woman is suing a Florida-based travel company over claims it made telemarketing calls without consent.

Calif. SC ruling could lead to more class actions over 'organic' labels

Kerry Goff Jan. 14, 2016, 5:02pm

SAN FRANCISCO (Legal Newsline) - The California Supreme Court recently decided that private citizens could bring state court actions against produce companies that allegedly falsely label their products “organic.”

Calif. federal judge dismisses complaint filed by SeaWorld customers over refunds

Jessica Karmasek Jan. 14, 2016, 5:06pm

SAN DIEGO (Legal Newsline) - A federal judge has dismissed a complaint filed by a group of SeaWorld customers suing the marine life theme park, alleging it “deliberately concealed” its unethical treatment and conditions of its captive orca whales.

Judge dismisses car hacking lawsuit against automakers

Annie Hunt Jan. 14, 2016, 5:09pm

SAN FRANCISCO (Legal Newsline) - On Nov. 25, a U.S. District judge dismissed a class action lawsuit against Ford, Toyota and GM, ruling the claim that cars were susceptible to electronic hacking had no evidence of personal injury to support it.

Suit claims softball bat manufacturers concealed defects

Robbie Hargett Jan. 14, 2016, 5:12pm

SANTA ANA, Calif. (Legal Newsline) – Two California residents are suing manufacturers and sellers of certain softball bats over claims they concealed known defects in the bats.

Macy's, Bloomingdale's sued over alleged price scheming

The Northern California Record Jan. 14, 2016, 5:15pm

SAN FRANCISCO (Legal Newsline) – A California woman and a Florida woman are suing national retail clothing stores over claims of price scheming.

HDI Global Insurance suing over coverage of building ruined by fire

Travis Zuellig Jan. 14, 2016, 9:06pm

SAN FRANCISCO—An insurance company is suing the new owners of a fire-damaged San Francisco building  over allegations that its policy covering loss of rental income from the structure fire was with the previous owner.

Former Kaiser employee suing MetLife over disability benefits

Travis Zuellig Jan. 15, 2016, 12:32pm

SAN FRANCISCO — An Oakland man is suing a national insurance company for allegedly violating the terms of his plan by failing to pay his long-term disability benefits.

Robern sues Shine Bathrooms over patent infringement claims

Travis Zuellig Jan. 18, 2016, 12:52pm

SAN FRANCISCO – A Pennsylvania-based company is suing a California corporation over allegations of infringement of a patent on a certain medicine cabinet.

City of Berkeley files suit over alleged presence of PCBs in San Francisco Bay

Travis Zuellig Jan. 18, 2016, 1:16pm

SAN JOSE – The city of Berkeley is suing three corporations over the alleged presence of an environmental contaminant called polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs), which purportedly can cause health problems in animals and humans.

Corrected abstract of judgment filed in Advanced Engineering Solution case

Travis Zuellig Jan. 18, 2016, 1:29pm

AUSTIN – A corrected abstract of judgment was filed in the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Texas, Austin Division in a case that involves a Northern California corporation.

Acer sued over allegations of patent infringement

Travis Zuellig Jan. 18, 2016, 1:56pm

SAN FRANCISCO – A Taiwanese company has filed a complaint alleging patent infringement and is demanding a jury trial against Acer Inc.