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Auto dealerships, attorney disagree on arbitration benefit to consumers

Sharon Brooks Hodge Apr. 7, 2016, 6:14pm

ROSEVILLE – The director of a California association for auto dealers says resolving customer disputes through arbitration instead of litigation can be a triumph for both sides.

CMA not ready to weigh in on latest HEALTH Act legislation

Vanessa Van Voorhis Apr. 7, 2016, 5:49pm

SACRAMENTO – The California Medical Association (CMA) says tort reform that places limits on damages for medical malpractice is essential to protecting the stability of the medical system.

Advocate against 'shakedown lawsuits' and lead proponent of Prop 64 passes away

Sean Fowler Apr. 7, 2016, 5:40pm

SACRAMENTO – After a nearly 40-year career in California law and politics mainly fighting against personal injury lawsuit fraud, and a peaceful retirement, former Civil Justice Association of California president John Sullivan has died at 73.

Viagra makers facing suit over drug's alleged side effects

Wadi Reformado Apr. 7, 2016, 5:25pm

SAN FRANCISCO – The makers of Viagra are facing a suit from an Illinois man who alleges the drug caused melanoma.

Ohio man alleges he developed skin cancer after taking prescription drug

Wadi Reformado Apr. 7, 2016, 3:52pm

SAN FRANCISCO – An Ohio man alleges the use of a prescription drug caused skin cancer.

Santa Barbara County resident accuses Pfizer Inc. of not labeling warnings on drug

Wadi Reformado Apr. 7, 2016, 3:43pm

SAN FRANCISCO – A man alleges he underwent multiple surgeries to treat melanoma, which he claims was caused by taking Viagra.

Illinois man alleges use of Viagra caused melanoma diagnosis

Wadi Reformado Apr. 7, 2016, 1:57pm

SAN FRANCISCO – An Illinois man alleges that a pharmaceutical company did not properly advertise warnings of a drug's use on its labels.

Pharmaceutical company faces another lawsuit over alleged Viagra side effects

Wadi Reformado Apr. 6, 2016, 6:32pm

SAN FRANCISCO – A lawsuit has been filed against Pfizer Inc. by an Arizona man who alleges Viagra caused melanoma.

Santa Barbara man alleges drug caused cancer

Wadi Reformado Apr. 6, 2016, 6:28pm

SAN FRANCISCO – A Santa Barbara County man alleges that a drug used to treat erectile dysfunction caused melanoma.

Company accused of not putting warnings on a drug's label for alleged side effects

Wadi Reformado Apr. 6, 2016, 6:21pm

SAN FRANCISCO – A Virginia man is suing a pharmaceutical company alleging that it did not properly advertise warnings of a drug's use on its labels.

Pfizer accused of not warning consumers of Viagra's alleged side effects

Wadi Reformado Apr. 6, 2016, 4:59pm

SAN FRANCISCO – A New York pharmaceutical company is facing a suit from a Georgia man alleging its drug caused cancer.

Man alleges prescribed drug caused skin cancer

Wadi Reformado Apr. 6, 2016, 4:51pm

SAN FRANCISCO – A Georgia man alleges a prescription drug used to treat erectile dysfunction caused him injuries.

Consolidated World Travel Inc. alleged to have violated TCPA

Wadi Reformado Apr. 6, 2016, 4:07pm

SACRAMENTO – Three individuals have filed a class-action lawsuit against a Florida corporation alleging it placed unsolicited and harassing phone calls.

California Supreme Court ruling opens door for more wrongful foreclosure suits

Nicholas Price Apr. 6, 2016, 3:54pm

SAN FRANCISCO – The California Supreme Court has granted a shallow breath of life to foreclosed homeowners in a recent ruling that could pull financial institutions into litigation.

Utah consumer alleges Viagra caused melanoma

Wadi Reformado Apr. 6, 2016, 3:28pm

SAN FRANCISCO – Pfizer is facing a suit filed by a Utah man who alleges one of its drugs caused skin cancer.

First class of the Knight-Hennesy Scholars Program at Stanford starts in 2018

April Bamburg Apr. 6, 2016, 1:22pm

STANFORD – Some law students at Stanford University will have a unique opportunity starting in the fall of 2018 when the Knight-Hennessy Scholars program’s first class officially begins.

Los Angeles resident files suit against Volkswagen

Wadi Reformado Apr. 5, 2016, 5:58pm

SAN FRANCISCO – A Los Angeles customer alleges that the 2009 diesel-powered Volkswagen Jetta he purchased had a defeat device installed in it.

Arizona man files suit against Viagra makers

Wadi Reformado Apr. 5, 2016, 5:43pm

SAN FRANCISCO – An Arizona man is suing Pfizer Inc., alleging that the pharmaceutical company did not properly advertise certain side effects on the drug's label.

Suit filed over alleged side effects of Viagra

Wadi Reformado Apr. 5, 2016, 5:17pm

SAN FRANCISCO – A New Jersey consumer is suing Pfizer Inc., alleging that the pharmaceutical company did not properly advertise warnings of a drug's use on its labels.

Ohio man files suit against Pfizer over Viagra

Wadi Reformado Apr. 5, 2016, 4:34pm

SAN FRANCISCO – An Ohio man is suing Pfizer Inc. over allegations that one of its prescription drugs caused cancer.