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Former U.S. Attorney Carter Stewart joins leading venture philanthropy firm

Emma Gallimore Apr. 14, 2016, 3:35pm

MENLO PARK – The Draper Richards Kaplan Foundation welcomed former U.S. Attorney Carter Stewart to its team of five managing directors on April 4.

Four ex-employees allege games business violated pay rules

Wadi Reformado Apr. 14, 2016, 3:26pm

SAN FRANCISCO – Four former employees are suing a games business, alleging unpaid overtime wages.

New associate at law firm brings lessons learned in the National Guard

Emma Gallimore Apr. 13, 2016, 8:21pm

STOCKTON – Blaine Cox is leveraging his legal expertise and the skills he’s learned in the Army National Guard to support clients as the newest associate at Herum Crabtree Suntag in Stockton. 

Couple accuses Volkswagen of fraud over alleged use of defeat device

Wadi Reformado Apr. 13, 2016, 5:28pm

SAN FRANCISCO – A California couple is suing car manufacturers alleging that would not have purchased their vehicle had they known it was equipped with a defeat device to temporarily allow it to pass emissions inspections.

Man alleges injuries after consuming Viagra

Wadi Reformado Apr. 13, 2016, 1:56pm

SAN FRANCISCO – A Texas man alleges he was injured by a drug used to treat erectile dysfunction.

Fiddletown resident accuses California Service Bureau of violation of FDCPA

Wadi Reformado Apr. 13, 2016, 1:51pm

SACRAMENTO – A consumer is suing a debt collector alleging that the company continued to contact him after he asked it to stop.

Suit filed against Pfizer by Pa. man who claims the drug caused cancer

Wadi Reformado Apr. 13, 2016, 8:13am

SAN FRANCISCO – A Pennsylvania man is suing a pharmaceutical company alleging that it did not warn consumers about the purported side effects of a drug.

Consumers take 24 Hour Fitness to court over lifetime membership fees

Wadi Reformado Apr. 13, 2016, 8:12am

SAN FRANCISCO – Three customers have filed a class-action lawsuit against a gym alleging that the California corporation knowingly used fraudulent schemes to induce customers into purchasing lifetime memberships.

County law libraries face funding conundrum

Vanessa Van Voorhis Apr. 12, 2016, 6:43pm

ALAMEDA – Despite increasing demand for services, some of California’s public law libraries may soon be forced to close or downsize due to increases in operating costs and decreases in funding.

Mother-daughter legal team join Poole & Shaffery in Santa Clarita

Carrie Bradon Apr. 12, 2016, 6:34pm

SANTA CLARITA – California's Poole & Shaffery LLP recently added the mother-daughter legal team of Claudia J. McDowell and M. Lisa Odom as partners.

California slow to stop double-dipping asbestos lawyers

Derek Dowell Apr. 12, 2016, 6:25pm

SACRAMENTO – Despite its reputation as a forward-thinking state, California lags behind eight others in passing legislation to curb asbestos fraud in the form of “double-dipping” lawyers who lodge financial claims against multiple bankruptcy trusts, as well as filing a lawsuit, all in the name of a single client.

Indiana man files lawsuit against pharmaceutical company over Viagra

Wadi Reformado Apr. 12, 2016, 9:51am

SAN FRANCISCO – An Indiana consumer is suing Pfizer Inc. alleging that the company did not warn consumers about the purported side effects of a drug used to treat erectile dysfunction.

Couple alleges Jetta had defeat device

Wadi Reformado Apr. 12, 2016, 9:50am

SAN FRANCISCO – A couple is suing Volkswagen Aktiengesellschaft and Volkswagen Group of America Inc., alleging that they knowingly violated U.S. environmental law by putting a defeat device in its cars that would temporarily reduce emissions in order to pass inspection.

Suit filed by Santa Barbara County man against Pfizer over Viagra claims

Wadi Reformado Apr. 12, 2016, 7:46am

SAN FRANCISCO – A pharmaceutical company has been sued by a Santa Barbara County man alleging that one of its prescription drugs caused skin cancer.

Man seeks to recover damages allegedly caused by Viagra

Wadi Reformado Apr. 12, 2016, 7:36am

SAN FRANCISCO – A San Mateo County man alleges he suffered damages after taking a prescription drug.

Disabled man seeks reinstatement of long-term disability benefits

Wadi Reformado Apr. 12, 2016, 7:35am

SACRAMENTO – A Stanislaus County man alleges his disability benefits were wrongfully terminated by his insurance provider.

Pfizer accused of product liability

Wadi Reformado Apr. 12, 2016, 7:30am

SAN FRANCISCO – A consumer is suing a pharmaceutical company alleging that it did not warn consumers about the purported side effects of a drug used to treat erectile dysfunction.

Suit filed against Pfizer by Sonoma County man

Wadi Reformado Apr. 11, 2016, 5:46pm

SAN FRANCISCO – A Sonoma County man alleges a pharmaceutical company did not warn consumers about the purported side effects of a drug used to treat erectile dysfunction.

Consumer alleges erectile dysfunction drug caused cancer

Wadi Reformado Apr. 11, 2016, 5:40pm

SAN FRANCISCO – A New Jersey man alleges he suffered damages as a result of taking Viagra.

Man files suit over cancer claims after taking Viagra

Wadi Reformado Apr. 11, 2016, 5:33pm

SAN FRANCISCO – An Arizona consumer is suing a pharmaceutical company over claims its prescription drug used to treat erectile dysfunction caused skin cancer.