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mLab, MongoDB seek resolution in trademark dispute

Wadi Reformado Apr. 22, 2016, 12:50pm

SAN FRANCISCO – Two San Francisco tech companies seek the court's help in settling a trademark dispute.

Sun Life Assurance accused of wrongfully denying benefits

Wadi Reformado Apr. 22, 2016, 12:33pm

SAN FRANCISCO – A former Calera employee alleges she was wrongfully denied long-term disability benefits.

Former 12a Technologies employee alleges she is owed thousands

Wadi Reformado Apr. 22, 2016, 12:24pm

SAN FRANCISCO – A Massachusetts woman alleges she is owed several hundred thousand dollars in unpaid wages from her former employer.

Man alleges pharmaceutical company did not warn of drug's side effects

Wadi Reformado Apr. 22, 2016, 10:03am

SAN FRANCISCO – A Riverside County consumer has filed suit against a pharmaceutical company alleging that it did not warn consumers about the purported side effects of a drug used to treat erectile dysfunction.

Latest additions to Electronic Communications Privacy Act might be too much, lawyer says

Mark Powell Apr. 21, 2016, 5:34pm

SAN FRANCISCO – California has always been at the forefront of data security, but three recent updates to the Electronic Communications Privacy Act have left some legal experts wondering if the state has gone too far.

Pfizer accused of not labeling warnings on Viagra labels

Wadi Reformado Apr. 21, 2016, 2:15pm

SAN FRANCISCO – A Louisiana consumer is suing a pharmaceutical company over allegations that it did not label its products properly about the potential harm of Viagra.

Laborer alleges QLM Inc. did not pay overtime

Wadi Reformado Apr. 21, 2016, 12:54pm

SAN FRANCISCO – A laborer for a general construction company alleges he is owed unpaid wages.

Sacramento resident alleges prescription drug caused gambling

Wadi Reformado Apr. 21, 2016, 12:45pm

SACRAMENTO – A consumer is suing three pharmaceutical companies over claims they did not warn that the drug causes compulsive behaviors.

Former employees allege Halliburton owes them unpaid wages

Wadi Reformado Apr. 21, 2016, 10:35am

FRESNO – Two field services technicians have filed a lawsuit against their former employer over allegations they were not paid overtime for working more than 40 hours a week.

Woman seeks disability benefits, alleges insurance company wrongfully denied them

Wadi Reformado Apr. 21, 2016, 10:22am

SAN FRANCISCO – A former The Littler Mendelson employee alleges she was wrongfully denied disability benefits.

National Credit Adjusters accused of robocalling man

Wadi Reformado Apr. 21, 2016, 10:10am

SACRAMENTO – A Sacramento man alleges that a Kansas-based debt collector continued to robocall him after requests to stop.

Texas employees allege Chevron did not pay them overtime wages

Wadi Reformado Apr. 21, 2016, 8:25am

SAN FRANCISCO – Former well and drill site managers have filed a class-action suit against their previous San Ramon employer over allegations they were not paid overtime wages.

California workers' comp medical reviews clear legal challenge, but others remain

Derek Dowell Apr. 20, 2016, 7:08pm

SAN FRANCISCO – The California Supreme Court refused to consider an appeal to the concept of independent medical reviews (IMR) as part of a 2013 workers’ compensation reform push. The issue is not dead, however, as two more legal challenges to the process await hearings.

$9.4 million in Iranian assets could possibly be released to terror-attack victims

Derek Dowell Apr. 20, 2016, 6:51pm

SAN FRANCISCO – Earlier this year, the 9th Circuit Appellate Court reinforced a lower court decision awarding damages of $9.4 million, payable by the Iranian government, for its alleged sponsorship of the terrorist group behind a suicide bombing in Jerusalem on Sept. 4, 1997.

Man alleges Standard Insurance Co. wrongfully terminated his disability benefits

Wadi Reformado Apr. 20, 2016, 3:34pm

SAN FRANCISCO – A Monterey County man alleges his disability benefits were wrongfully terminated.

Man alleges Porshe came with defective alternator cable

Wadi Reformado Apr. 20, 2016, 3:27pm

SAN FRANCISCO – A San Jose Porshe owner has filed a class-action lawsuit against an auto manufacturer alleging that a defective part poses a safety hazard.

Man alleges he was underpaid in disability benefits

Wadi Reformado Apr. 20, 2016, 3:16pm

SAN FRANCISCO – A former employee of St. Mary's Hospital and Medical Center alleges that he has been underpaid in disability benefits for almost two decades.

Man alleges RV is defective

Wadi Reformado Apr. 20, 2016, 1:43pm

SAN FRANCISCO – A Grass Valley man alleges that an RV he purchased has numerous defects that have not been repaired.

Woman files suit over alleged denial of late husband's insurance coverage

Wadi Reformado Apr. 20, 2016, 1:36pm

SACRAMENTO – A widow an insurance company over claims part of her late husband's insurance coverage was denied to her.

Bill allowing some public access to police discipline records clears Senate panel

Michael Carroll Apr. 19, 2016, 6:57pm

SACRAMENTO – An amended bill designed to increase the public’s access to records about police discipline cases in California cleared a key hurdle last week as the state Senate’s Public Safety Committee gave the bill a 5-1 vote of confidence.