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Graphic designer alleges former employer fired him to access his copyrighted Metrocable system

Wadi Reformado Aug. 25, 2016, 2:08pm

SAN DIEGO — A former employee who claims he designed a Metrocable system has filed suit against his previous employer for allegedly breaching their contract and copyright infringement.

Professional engineer claims Volvo, others allegedly used his clean energy system without permission

Jenie Mallari-Torres Aug. 25, 2016, 2:00pm

LOS ANGELES — An engineer has filed suit against a vehicle manufacturer and other entities for alleged patent infringement.

Man alleges negligence against the manufacturers of a hernia patch

Wadi Reformado Aug. 25, 2016, 1:47pm

LOS ANGELES — A patient has filed sued against the makers of a hernia patch after it allegedly caused internal injuries.

Developer claims former project partner allegedly infringed upon a patent

Wadi Reformado Aug. 25, 2016, 1:36pm

SAN FRANCISCO — A Delaware corporation has filed suit against a California entity, citing alleged patent infringement regarding software.

Fourteen former employees claim Kern County Cultivation allegedly did not pay them overtime

Wadi Reformado Aug. 25, 2016, 1:28pm

SACRAMENTO — A group of former employees allege they were not paid overtime by their employer and have filed suit.

Woman claims Target's aloe vera gel doesn't contain aloe

Wadi Reformado Aug. 25, 2016, 10:12am

SACRAMENTO – A Sacramento woman alleges a retail store chain's brand of aloe vera gel is deceptively advertised and has filed a class-action suit.

CEO of staffing company allegedly underpaid domestic worker, confiscated worker's passport

Wadi Reformado Aug. 25, 2016, 10:04am

LOS ANGELES – The U.S. Secretary of Labor has filed a suit against the CEO of staffing and counseling firm Rose International over allegations a domestic service worker was not adequately paid.

Keeney Truck Lines Inc. alleged to owe more than $100,000 in employee contributions

Wadi Reformado Aug. 25, 2016, 9:46am

LOS ANGELES – A labor union fund alleges a trucking company is delinquent on paying contributions.

Class action plaintiffs allege Credit One Financial called thousands of times

Jenie Mallari-Torres Aug. 25, 2016, 9:32am

SAN DIEGO – Several California residents have filed a class-action suit against a Las Vegas debt collector alleging it has called some of them more than 2,000 times.

Los Angeles County resident accused of owing on student loan

Wadi Reformado Aug. 25, 2016, 9:22am

LOS ANGELES – The federal government alleges a Los Angeles County man owes on a student loan.

Class action filed against Online Marketing Group for alleged telemarketing calls

Wadi Reformado Aug. 25, 2016, 9:17am

LOS ANGELES – An Aliso Viejo faces a class-action suit from a Kansas man over its calls to solicit its services.

Athletic Xtreme claims competitor's alleged false advertising is harmful to marketplace

Jenie Mallari-Torres Aug. 25, 2016, 9:06am

LOS ANGELES – A manufacturer of sports supplements alleges a competitor falsely advertises its products as healthy and safe.

Love Affair Heart design lies at the center of an alleged copyright claim against IPPO Jewelry

Jenie Mallari-Torres Aug. 24, 2016, 4:19pm

LOS ANGELES — A women's fashion accessories manufacturer has filed suit against a jewelry company, alleging copyright infringement of its Love Affair Heart pendant and necklace.

San Diego Accounts Service allegedly violated federal debt collection processes, prompting a man to file suit

Jenie Mallari-Torres Aug. 24, 2016, 4:09pm

SAN DIEGO — A man who claims he received a medical consultation at Palomar Medical Center by a neurologist has filed suit, alleging a debt collector has violated federal law in trying to secure payment stemming from the medical consultation.

Clothing pattern prompts garment manufacturer to claim alleged copyright infringement against Kids Apparel Club

Jenie Mallari-Torres Aug. 24, 2016, 3:59pm

LOS ANGELES — A garment manufacturer has filed suit against a competitor for alleged copyright infringement over a pattern used on clothing.

Clothing manufacturer alleges Maryland company copied its running shorts trademark

Jenie Mallari-Torres Aug. 24, 2016, 3:50pm

SAN DIEGO — A clothing manufacturer has filed suit against another company for alleged trademark infringement on two brands of running shorts. 

Activist for audit of state judicial commission jailed, action could be retaliatory, fellow activist says

Karen Kidd Aug. 24, 2016, 3:34pm

MARTINEZ – A five-times disciplined Contra Costa County judge has jailed the founder of a group that was the leading lobbyist for a recently announced audit of the state's commission that disciplines California judges, an incarceration that activists say appears retaliatory.

Injured banker claims he was allegedly denied disability benefits by Prudential Insurance Co. of America

Wadi Reformado Aug. 24, 2016, 3:22pm

LOS ANGELES — A former personal banker with a herniated disc has filed suit against an insurance firm after he allegedly was denied long-term disability benefits.  

Purple Berets founder: Nondisclosure agreements in domestic violence cases have ‘very negative impact on women in particular’

Karen Kidd Aug. 24, 2016, 3:09pm

SANTA ANA – Nondisclosure agreements, such as that signed by Mel Gibson's ex-girlfriend that recently cost her $500,000 for discussing domestic abuse in their relationship, is one way to make assault victims shut up, a noted women's rights activist said during a recent interview.

Cancer patient seeks long-term disability payments after Anthem Life Insurance Co. allegedly canceled them

Wadi Reformado Aug. 24, 2016, 2:51pm

LOS ANGELES — A former employee with stage three tonsillar cancer has filed suit against a life insurance company after he was allegedly denied long-term disability payments.