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Fake company accused of violating Clean Water Act

Travis Zuellig Jan. 31, 2016, 11:21pm

OAKLAND — A nonprofit public benefit corporation is suing a fake business and its owner for violations of the Industrial Stormwater permit and the Clean Water Act.

Mass X Inc. allegedly didn't pay benefits

Travis Zuellig Jan. 31, 2016, 11:17pm

SAN FRANCISCO — Four employee benefit plans and two co-chairmen of the joint boards of trustees of the plans, along with a local union and a trust, are suing a California corporation and an individual over plan payments.

Hispanic Ventures pharmacy company sued for alleged Telephone Consumer Protection Act violations

Carrie Bradon Jan. 31, 2016, 11:10pm

SAN FRANCISCO— An Alameda County woman filed a class-action lawsuit against a pharmaceutical company, alleging that it violated the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA).

Widow files breach of contract lawsuit against JPMorgan Chase Bank

Travis Zuellig Jan. 31, 2016, 10:42pm

SAN FRANCISCO — A widow is suing JPMorgan Chase Bank for breach of contract over their alleged refusal to communicate with her on her mortgage after her husband died resulting in her mortgage debt going up.

Lawsuit filed by e.Digital over alleged infringement of mobile communications patent

Travis Zuellig Jan. 31, 2016, 10:27pm

SAN FRANCISCO — A California-based company is suing another company they alleged infringed on a mobile communications patent they hold.

Lincoln National suing granddaughter, grandmother who both allegedly claim to be beneficiaries of deceased man

Travis Zuellig Jan. 31, 2016, 10:20pm

SAN FRANCISCO — A life insurance company is suing a minor and her grandmother who both allegedly claim they are the proper beneficiary of a life insurance policy.

Environmental group sues U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, claims coastal marten should be listed as endangered species

Travis Zuellig Jan. 31, 2016, 10:09pm

SAN FRANCISCO — Two non-profit organizations that deal with the environment in California are suing a wildlife service, along with its director and its secretary.

State Farm General Insurance Company seeks removal following claims of policy denial

Carrie Bradon Jan. 31, 2016, 9:59pm

SAN FRANCISCO— State Farm General Insurance Company is seeking removal of civil action from a case alleging policy denial.

Ross Dress for Less sues landlord over sign

Travis Zuellig Jan. 31, 2016, 9:56pm

SAN FRANCISCO — Two retail corporations are suing their landlord for alleged violation of trademark, violation of state unfair competition laws and breach of contract over “space for lease” sign on the outside of the store.

Sephora accuses law firm of breach of contract

Travis Zuellig Jan. 31, 2016, 8:11pm

SAN FRANCISCO – Sephora USA Inc. is suing the law firm that the company had an attorney/client service agreement with over an alleged breach of contract.

Aetna seeks to remove case to federal court

Carrie Bradon Jan. 31, 2016, 8:04pm

SAN FRANCISCO – Aetna Health and Life Insurance Co. is seeking a removal of a case alleging it denied payment of services.

Woman alleges she was filmed by hidden camera while staying at Airbnb residence

Carrie Bradon Jan. 31, 2016, 7:52pm

SAN FRANCISCO – A woman is seeking damages following an incident in which she claims she was filmed by a hidden camera in an Airbnb property.

Schnitzer Steel seeks to move case to federal court

Carrie Bradon Jan. 31, 2016, 7:41pm

SAN FRANCISCO – A steel company is seeking a removal to federal court following its alleged breach of contract and wrongful taking of funds.

St. Joseph Health accused of negligence after medical procedure

Carrie Bradon Jan. 31, 2016, 7:35pm

SAN FRANCISCO – A couple is seeking damages following an incident in which the husband allegedly suffered an infection and complications.

Photographer sues over copyright infringement claims

Travis Zuellig Jan. 28, 2016, 4:51pm

SAN FRANCISCO – A San Carlos photographer is suing several businesses over claims his photo was used without his permission.

Stockholder sues KaloBios over allegations of violating federal securities laws

Travis Zuellig Jan. 28, 2016, 4:40pm

SAN FRANCISCO – A stockholder is suing a biopharmaceutical company claiming he suffered significant losses after stock prices fell.

Vizio consumers sue over claims the company illegally collected information

The Northern California Record Jan. 28, 2016, 4:20pm

SAN FRANCISCO – Five consumers are suing one of the leading manufacturers, distributors, sellers and marketers of Internet-connectable televisions over allegations the company tracked their viewing habits without their permission.

Eureka resident sues Volkswagen over allegedly deceiving vehicle emissions

Travis Zuellig Jan. 28, 2016, 4:09pm

SAN FRANCISCO – A fire captain of the city of Eureka is suing Volkswagen for breach of warranty and violation of California codes.

Texas photographer alleges Ecoworld Termite used copyrighted image without permission

Robbie Hargett Jan. 28, 2016, 3:53pm

SAN FRANCISCO – A Texas photographer is suing a California termite services company over claims it unlawfully used a copyrighted image.

Bank of America sued over alleged unpaid overtime

Robbie Hargett Jan. 28, 2016, 3:47pm

SAN FRANCISCO – An Alameda County man is suing a national bank over claims of unpaid overtime wages.