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Property owner sues insurance provider over dispute in flooding coverage

Wadi Reformado Mar. 31, 2016, 3:02pm

SAN FRANCISCO – The owner of a South San Francisco business is suing an insurance company over a claim dispute.

BitTorrent user accused of illegal downloading

Wadi Reformado Mar. 31, 2016, 2:05pm

SACRAMENTO – A Los Angeles media company is suing an unknown BitTorrent user over allegations the user wrongfully distributed unauthorized copies of the plaintiff's property.

Man accuses medical implants manufacturer of defective product

Wadi Reformado Mar. 31, 2016, 1:59pm

SACRAMENTO – A California man is suing a medical company alleging that it knowingly manufactured and distributed defective products that may cause injuries to others.

Kettleman City resident accuses FedEx Freight of wrongful termination

Wadi Reformado Mar. 31, 2016, 12:14pm

SAN FRANCISCO – A line haul driver is suing his former employer, alleging that the employer wrongfully discriminated against him and ultimately terminated him without providing any explanation.

Malibu Media sues subscriber over alleged copyright infringement

Wadi Reformado Mar. 31, 2016, 11:57am

SACRAMENTO – A Los Angeles media company alleges that an unknown Internet user has illegally distributed its movies over BitTorrent.

University of California legal services center helps undocumented students succeed

Brandy Courtade Mar. 30, 2016, 7:56pm

SACRAMENTO —Thanks to a former U.S. secretary of Homeland Security, immigrant and undocumented students now can get legal assistance through the Undocumented Student Legal Services Center at the University of California (UC) Davis School of Law.

Former Aero Automatic Sprinkler employee alleges he wasn't paid overtime

Wadi Reformado Mar. 30, 2016, 4:32pm

SAN FRANCISCO – A sprinkler fitter is suing his former employer over allegations he wasn't paid overtime wages.

S.J. General Building Maintenance alleged to have not paid overtime wages

Wadi Reformado Mar. 30, 2016, 4:22pm

SAN FRANCISCO – A laborer is suing his former employer over allegations he was not paid overtime wages.

Suit filed over alleged patent infringement of lure

Wadi Reformado Mar. 30, 2016, 4:14pm

SAN JOSE – A swimbait lure company is suing another lure company alleging it is violating a specific lure patent.

Man files suit against Prudential Insurance over alleged denial of benefits

Wadi Reformado Mar. 30, 2016, 3:56pm

SACRAMENTO – A man alleges his insurance company denied his benefits.

FTC files suit against Volkswagen over alleged defeat devices

Wadi Reformado Mar. 30, 2016, 3:39pm

SAN FRANCISCO – A federal agency has filed a suit against a car manufacturer alleging that it knowingly violated U.S. environmental law by putting a "defeat device" in its cars that would temporarily reduce emissions in order to pass inspection.

Kraft accused of false advertising for cheese product

Wadi Reformado Mar. 30, 2016, 3:22pm

SAN FRANCISCO – A consumer has filed a class-action lawsuit against a food manufacturer alleging it wrongfully advertised its products as containing 100 percent Parmesan cheese, but was found out that it also contains other additives.

Former employee alleges SolarCity did not pay all wages owed

Wadi Reformado Mar. 30, 2016, 3:11pm

SAN FRANCISCO – A man alleges his employer knowingly failed to properly compensate its employees by paying them correct wages according to the total hours they worked in a day.

Apple-FBI truce doesn't resolve key issues on encrypted data access

Michael Carroll Mar. 30, 2016, 11:41am

MALIBU – The U.S. Justice Department may have backed out of its legal showdown with Apple this week, but the question of how far law enforcement can go to get private companies to compromise their encryption technology remains an open question.

Virginia law firm's amicus brief advances long-delayed NSA suit

Vanessa Van Voorhis Mar. 29, 2016, 6:12pm

OAKLAND – After eight years, a window of opportunity opened last month in Jewel v. NSA, a Fourth Amendment case involving the seizure of AT&T customers’ data by the National Security Agency.

Bitcoins continue to challenge legal definitions

Vanessa Van Voorhis Mar. 29, 2016, 3:34pm

SAN FRANCISCO – A federal judge recently entered a ruling on how a crypto currency will be viewed in bankruptcy court, but at least one journalist covering the digital financial world said the non-tangible nature of bitcoins continues to challenge legal definition.

Installit alleges it lost business because of dispute with labor organization

Wadi Reformado Mar. 29, 2016, 11:01am

OAKLAND – A Newark business has filed a suit against an Oakland labor organization over allegations of unlawful conduct regarding a master agreement.

Former employees accuse MGA Drivers and others of not paying overtime

Wadi Reformado Mar. 29, 2016, 10:37am

SAN FRANCISCO – Two men are suing their former employer over allegations they were forced to work during breaks and were not paid overtime.

Editions Limited West alleges company unlawfully sold copies of art

Wadi Reformado Mar. 29, 2016, 10:27am

SAN FRANCISCO – An Emeryville business is suing a Minnesota company claiming it unlawfully made reproductions of art work to sell.

CSS Corp. accuses former employee of keeping confidential information

Wadi Reformado Mar. 29, 2016, 10:12am

SAN JOSE – A Texas company doing business in California is suing a former employee, alleging that the individual wrongfully breached his contract with it by keeping files that may contain proprietary information about the company.