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Father sues drug treatment center after son's overdose

Taryn Phaneuf Apr. 19, 2016, 6:38pm

SAN RAFAEL – After his son died of an overdose at a California drug treatment facility, a Louisiana attorney is suing over claims the facility didn’t follow regulations when staff allowed his son to stay at the residence after they knew he was intoxicated.

Brief asks SCOTUS to review case challenging race-conscious subcontractor hiring goals

Sharon Brooks Hodge Apr. 19, 2016, 6:28pm

SACRAMENTO – A California-based legal foundation is urging the U.S. Supreme Court to review a Chicago contractor’s claim that losing a state contract because he did not hire enough minorities violated his constitutional rights.

Couple alleges defeat device was installed in Jetta

Wadi Reformado Apr. 19, 2016, 1:59pm

SAN FRANCISCO – A California couple alleges that an auto manufacturer knowingly violated U.S. environmental law by putting a defeat device in its cars so they would temporarily reduce emissions in order to pass inspection.

Feds allege Kun Wo Food Products fail to follow food manufacturing practices

Wadi Reformado Apr. 19, 2016, 1:50pm

SAN FRANCISCO – The federal government has filed suit against a San Francisco company alleging its food products are at risk of contamination.

Various Inc. accused of patent infringement, seeks declaration from court

Wadi Reformado Apr. 19, 2016, 1:24pm

SAN FRANCISCO – A Campbell company is seeking a declaration from the court over allegations by a Tucson company in regards to a dispute over patents.

Technologias Avanzadas RD SRL alleges programming uploaded to YouTube

Wadi Reformado Apr. 19, 2016, 11:42am

SAN FRANCISCO – A Spanish-language television producer alleges a man illegally distributed copies of its programming over YouTube.

Man alleges company did not warn of purported effects of drug

Wadi Reformado Apr. 19, 2016, 10:48am

SAN FRANCISCO – An Oregon consumer is suing a pharmaceutical company alleging that it did not place proper warnings on its label about the harmful effects of a drug used to treat erectile dysfunction.

Metropolitan Life seeks court decision to determine insurance beneficiary

Wadi Reformado Apr. 19, 2016, 10:38am

SACRAMENTO – An insurance firm is seeking the court's help to determine the beneficiary of a life insurance policy.

Widow alleges insurance company won't pay insurance benefits

Wadi Reformado Apr. 18, 2016, 7:54pm

SACRAMENTO – A widow is suing her late husband's insurance provider in an effort to claim the benefits.

Texas man alleges drug causes melanoma

Wadi Reformado Apr. 18, 2016, 5:59pm

SAN FRANCISCO – A Texas consumer alleges that a pharmaceutical company did not put the dangers of using Viagra on the drug's label.

Man alleges disability benefits were wrongfully terminated

Wadi Reformado Apr. 18, 2016, 5:51pm

SAN FRANCISCO – A former Ralcorp Holdings employee alleges his disability benefits were wrongfully terminated.

North American Co. for Life and Health Insurance seeks rescission of policy

Wadi Reformado Apr. 18, 2016, 5:43pm

SACRAMENTO – An insurance firm is seeking a rescission on a life insurance policy from the court over claims the late policy owner omitted medical information on the application.

Windsor man accuses Volkswagen of fraud

Wadi Reformado Apr. 18, 2016, 5:22pm

SAN FRANCISCO – A Windsor customer alleges a car manufacturer knowingly violated U.S. environmental law by putting a "defeat device" in its cars that would temporarily reduce emissions in order to pass inspection.

Valley Utility Services accused of not paying contributions

Wadi Reformado Apr. 18, 2016, 5:05pm

SAN FRANCISCO – Multiple trust funds are suing a utility company over allegations it did not pay contributions on behalf of its employees.

Illinois man alleges Pfizer did not warn of melanoma risk with drug

Wadi Reformado Apr. 16, 2016, 7:25pm

SAN FRANCISCO – An Illinois 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.

Craiglist files suit against competitor

Wadi Reformado Apr. 15, 2016, 7:48pm

SAN FRANCISCO – A website is suing a competitor over allegations it spammed users for information for its own website.

Life Insurance Co. of North America accused of wrongfully denying benefits

Wadi Reformado Apr. 15, 2016, 7:37pm

SACRAMENTO – A San Joaquin woman alleges that she was wrongfully denied disability benefits.

Photographer accuses publisher of copyright infringement

Wadi Reformado Apr. 15, 2016, 7:19pm

SAN FRANCISCO – A Napa photographer is suing a New Jersey global publisher over allegations it violated an agreement between the two parties in regards to photographs.

Hayward auto business accused of selling counterfeit wheels

Wadi Reformado Apr. 15, 2016, 6:55pm

SAN FRANCISCO – A German automobile manufacturer has filed suit against a Hayward business alleging it sells counterfeit Mercedes-Benz wheels.

Forensic expert witnesses nationwide to convene in San Francisco

Vanessa Van Voorhis Apr. 15, 2016, 6:37pm

SAN FRANCISCO – The Forensic Expert Witness Association (FEWA) will host its annual gathering on May 20 and 21 in San Francisco’s Financial District.