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Department of Education alleges student loan is still in default

Wadi Reformado Sep. 1, 2016, 9:31am

LOS ANGELES – An Orange County woman is alleged to have defaulted on a student loan 25 years ago.

Golden State Warriors app alleged to record users' conversations without consent

Wadi Reformado Sep. 1, 2016, 9:45am

SAN FRANCISCO – A New York woman alleges an NBA team's mobile app invades users' privacy by recording conversations without consent and has filed a class-action suit.

LA photographer claims photo was used on T-shirt without permission

Wadi Reformado Sep. 1, 2016, 9:50am

LOS ANGELES – A Los Angeles photographer claims a women's clothing retailer and a screen-printing company used his photograph without permission on garments.

Carpenters Southwest Administrative Corp. alleges it is owed for contributions

Wadi Reformado Sep. 1, 2016, 10:01am

LOS ANGELES – A Los Angeles-based labor union corporation alleges a construction group and its affiliates did not pay contributions per a bargaining agreement.

Orange County man allegedly did not pay back education loan

Wadi Reformado Sep. 1, 2016, 10:08am

LOS ANGELES – The federal government has filed suit against an Orange County man alleging he failed to pay back a student loan.

'London Has Fallen' producer alleges movie was illegally shared online

Jenie Mallari-Torres Sep. 1, 2016, 10:16am

SAN DIEGO – A film company alleges that an unknown internet user in the court's district has been illegally distributing copies of its movie.

Firefighters claim city of San Jose owes unpaid overtime wages

Wadi Reformado Sep. 1, 2016, 10:23am

SAN FRANCISCO – San Jose firefighters allege that the city owes them unpaid wages.

Unanimous verdict sides with plaintiff in suit against MetLife, awards $15.6 million

Taryn Phaneuf Sep. 1, 2016, 12:36pm

LOS ANGELES – The jury has awarded $15.6 million to the plaintiff in the lawsuit against MetLife, its subsidiaries and a former managing partner, holding the insurance giant responsible for the losses of a woman who invested in what turned out to be a Ponzi scheme.

Appeal pending in Hughson farmer's Clean Water Act, WOTUS case

Karen Kidd Sep. 1, 2016, 12:48pm

HUGHSON – A federal judge erred earlier this summer when she ruled against a Stanislaus County farmer fighting federal regulators over the Clean Water Act and claims that his property contains Waters of the U.S. (WOTUS), a Pacific Legal Foundation attorney said during a recent interview.

English company claims California business copied its patent, CGWC LA files suit for damages

Wadi Reformado Sep. 1, 2016, 4:19pm

LOS ANGELES — A California corporation has filed suit against an England-based company, alleging it did not engage in patent infringement for its foaming soap dispenser.

City of Folsom allegedly failed to pay employees overtime wages

Wadi Reformado Sep. 1, 2016, 4:25pm

SACRAMENTO -- A former employee has filed a class-action lawsuit against the city of Folsom, alleging he and others were not paid overtime wages they had earned.

AT&T Mobility Services allegedly denied former employee medical leave

Wadi Reformado Sep. 1, 2016, 4:32pm

SACRAMENTO — A sales associate has filed suit against his former employer for allegedly denying him time off work under the Family and Medical Leave Act.

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. 

Garment manufacturer alleges Nordstrom, Wilter Apparel Group copied designs

Wadi Reformado Sep. 1, 2016, 4:47pm

LOS ANGELES --  A California garment manufacturer has filed suit against a group of retailers for alleged copyright infringement.

Department of Education alleges student loans remain unpaid

Wadi Reformado Sep. 2, 2016, 8:32am

LOS ANGELES – A San Bernardino County man is accused of defaulting on two student loans.

Oral arguments in critical real estate case before state Supreme Court to be live-streamed

Karen Kidd Sep. 2, 2016, 11:08am

SAN FRANCISCO – Oral arguments in a critical real estate case scheduled before the California Supreme Court on Wednesday, Sept. 7, is expected to be live-streamed, providing interested parties inside the industry and out a chance to observe the proceedings.

Santa Monica photography studio alleges Florida retailer used photo without permission

Jenie Mallari-Torres Sep. 2, 2016, 11:21am

SAN FRANCISCO — A Santa Monica photography studio has filed suit against a Venice, Florida company alleging it used a copyrighted photograph without permission.

Allied Interstate accused of calling dozens of times a day to collect alleged debt

Wadi Reformado Sep. 2, 2016, 11:34am

SAN FRANCISCO – A Castro Valley resident alleges a debt collector called her more than 400 times in a 95-day period.

Secretary of Labor alleges Parlier restaurant owes employees overtime, provided false records

Wadi Reformado Sep. 2, 2016, 11:46am

FRESNO – A Parlier restaurant is accused of not paying overtime wages to its employees and for providing false records to the U.S. Secretary of Labor.

Premier Builders Inc. accused of breaching contract by refusing audit

Wadi Reformado Sep. 2, 2016, 12:17pm

SAN FRANCISCO – The board of trustees for labor union funds have filed a suit to allow it to do an audit of a California employer.