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Liberty Life Insurance Co. of Boston allegedly failed to pay disability benefits to transplant patient

Wadi Reformado Sep. 5, 2016, 3:43pm

SAN FRANCISCO — A former organ transplant patient has filed suit against an insurance firm for allegedly terminating her long-term disability payments.

Inventor claims Cobra Engineering Inc. allegedly used patented device without permission

Jenie Mallari-Torres Sep. 5, 2016, 3:35pm

SANTA ANA — A co-inventor has filed suit against a manufacturer, claiming it allegedly infringed his patents.

Credence Resource Management accused of making illegal calls in class-action suit

Jenie Mallari-Torres Sep. 5, 2016, 2:23pm

LOS ANGELES – A Ventura County woman alleges a debt collector invaded her privacy and has filed a class-action suit.

GC Services Limited Partnership accused of debt misrepresentation

Jenie Mallari-Torres Sep. 5, 2016, 2:17pm

SAN DIEGO – A San Diego County consumer alleges a debt collector misrepresented the amount of a debt in a letter.

Hastay Marine LTD alleges it is owed more than $1 million for vessel's use

Jenie Mallari-Torres Sep. 5, 2016, 1:35pm

LOS ANGELES – A vessel owner alleges it was not paid for the use of the vessel.

Department of Education alleges Los Angeles County resident owes on loan

Wadi Reformado Sep. 5, 2016, 1:26pm

LOS ANGELES – A Los Angeles County resident is alleged to have defaulted on a student loan.

Consumer alleges Nature Valley products are falsely advertised

Jenie Mallari-Torres Sep. 5, 2016, 1:13pm

SAN FRANCISCO – An Alameda County man has filed a class-action suit against a food manufacturer alleging it falsely advertises a brand of granola bars as containing 100 percent natural, whole-grain oats.

Unknown BitTorrent user alleged to have shared 'London Has Fallen' movie

Jenie Mallari-Torres Sep. 5, 2016, 12:57pm

SAN DIEGO – A film company claims an internet user residing in the court's district has illegally distributed copies of its movie.

Steiny and Co. Inc. accused of not paying contributions to labor funds

Jenie Mallari-Torres Sep. 5, 2016, 12:48pm

LOS ANGELES – A Vallejo company is alleged to owe more than $400,000 to several labor union funds.

Attorney says he hopes DOJ will not appeal court ban on feds prosecuting medical marijuana cases

Karen Kidd Sep. 5, 2016, 12:38pm

SAN FRANCISCO – An attorney representing clients in whose favor a California appeals court ruled last month that they could not be prosecuted for marijuana offenses if no state laws were broken, says he hopes the U.S. Department of Justice will not file an appeal.

Law firm announces possible settlement for optical disk drive antitrust suit

Dawn Geske Sep. 5, 2016, 12:28pm

SAN FRANCISCO – A class-action settlement case has been set up by Hagens Berman Sobol Shapiro LLP for owners of optical disc drives manufactured by four electronics companies in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California.

High court weighs in on whether insurance company should pay legal defense of company in sexual assault case

Dawn Geske Sep. 5, 2016, 12:07pm

LOS ANGELES – An appeal has been filed in the 9th Circuit Court in a case where a construction company is looking for its insurance company to pay for its legal defense in a sexual assault case involving an employee and a minor.

Frank J. Ochoa returns to the courtroom as of counsel for Sanger Swysen & Dunkle

Zachary Lewis Sep. 5, 2016, 11:47am

SANTA BARBARA – Retired Judge Frank J. Ochoa has returned to actively practicing law working in association with the law firm of Sanger Swysen & Dunkle.

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.

CVS Pharmacy allegedly contacted consumer repeatedly on his cellphone

Wadi Reformado Sep. 2, 2016, 2:43pm

SAN FRANCISCO — An individual claims a pharmacy allegedly violated telephone harassment statutes by repeatedly contacting him about a prescription.

Barneys New York, other retailers allegedly infringed upon another's trademark

Jenie Mallari-Torres Sep. 2, 2016, 2:37pm

LOS ANGELES — A business has filed suit against various retailers, citing alleged trademark infringement.

Life Insurance Co. of North America allegedly denied patient disability payments after undergoing brain surgery

Jenie Mallari-Torres Sep. 2, 2016, 2:31pm

SAN DIEGO — A man alleges an insurance carrier wrongly denied his disability claims after he battled a brain tumor.

Retailer Forever 21 allegedly reproduced designs belonging to another company

Wadi Reformado Sep. 2, 2016, 2:25pm

LOS ANGELES — A California corporation has filed suit against a retailer for alleged copyright infringement.

California company claims J Heyri Inc. allegedly copied designs

Wadi Reformado Sep. 2, 2016, 2:21pm

LOS ANGELES — A California textile converter has filed suit for allegedly copyright infringement.

Composer claims Ariana Grande, David Guetta and others allegedly used his music without permission

Wadi Reformado Sep. 2, 2016, 2:11pm

LOS ANGELES — An individual has filed suit against multiple musicians and others in the music industry for what he alleges is copyright infringement regarding music he composed.