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Uber increases settlement in 'safe rides' suit to $32.5 million

Michael McGrady Jun. 21, 2017, 11:23am

As the popular ride-sharing giant Uber is at the forefront of controversy, the firm also finds itself upping its settlement in a class-action lawsuit that claims that its customers were misled about so-called safe rides fees and the screening process for drivers, among other alleged improprieties documented in a suit filed with a California federal court.

Appeals court partially reverses decision in dispute over expansion of San Jose International Airport

Angela Underwood Jun. 20, 2017, 11:07pm

A California appeals court partially reversed a trial court’s decision in a dispute over a plan to expand aviation facilities at Norman Y. Mineta San Jose International Airport.

California First District Court of Appeal rules in favor of arbitration in alleged kickback scheme

Elizabeth Alt Jun. 20, 2017, 9:38pm

A California appeals court recently reversed a trial court’s decision to reject arbitration requests over allegations of kickback payments made to real estate brokers over the sale of homes.

Jitrade Inc. accuses Lemon Tree Inc., others of infringing textile design

Wadi Reformado Jun. 20, 2017, 3:01pm

LOS ANGELES – A Los Angeles company alleges one of its textile designs was used without permission.

Herman Weissker Inc. alleged to owe contributions to labor union funds

Wadi Reformado Jun. 20, 2017, 2:55pm

LOS ANGELES – A Los Angeles County employer is alleged to have failed to pay contributions on behalf of its employees.

Labroots accused of unlawfully using New York man's photograph

Wadi Reformado Jun. 20, 2017, 2:50pm

LOS ANGELES – A Yorba Linda corporation is alleged to have used a photograph without permission.

Construction Laborers Trust Funds for Southern California Administrative Co. alleges it is owed contributions

Wadi Reformado Jun. 20, 2017, 2:35pm

LOS ANGELES – A Santee corporation and others are alleged to have failed to pay contributions to a labor union trust fund.

Lifepharm Inc. alleged to have unlawfully used photo on website

Wadi Reformado Jun. 20, 2017, 2:29pm

LOS ANGELES – A Rancho Circle corporation is accused of using a New York man's copyrighted photograph without authorization.

Doty Bros. Equipment Co. alleged to have failed to pay employee contributions

Wadi Reformado Jun. 20, 2017, 2:24pm

LOS ANGELES – A Los Angeles County employer is alleged to have failed to pay contributions to labor union funds.

KeHe Distributors Inc. alleged to have not properly calculated overtime pay rate

Wadi Reformado Jun. 20, 2017, 2:18pm

SACRAMENTO – A man employed in San Joaquin County alleges that his employer failed to correctly calculate the rate for overtime.

Kangaroo Manufacturing alleges pineapple, pizza slice pool floats do not infringe copyrights

Wadi Reformado Jun. 20, 2017, 2:11pm

LOS ANGELES – An Arizona company alleges a Connecticut company falsely implied that its pool floats infringed its copyrights.

Patient alleges Stryker system used in hip replacement was defective

Wadi Reformado Jun. 20, 2017, 1:59pm

LOS ANGELES – A Rancho Mirage woman alleges a device used in her hip-replacement surgery was defective and caused damages.

Woman alleges Anthem Life Insurance failed to properly investigate benefit claim

Wadi Reformado Jun. 20, 2017, 1:50pm

LOS ANGELES – A former ReachLocal Inc. employee claims that her claim for disability benefits was wrongfully denied.

Aurora Imaging Technology Inc. alleged to owe $250,000 for loan

Wadi Reformado Jun. 20, 2017, 1:40pm

LOS ANGELES – A Los Angeles company is alleged to have defaulted on a promissory note.

Government alleges it is owed more than $400,000 for student loans from Los Angeles County individual

Wadi Reformado Jun. 20, 2017, 1:34pm

LOS ANGELES – A Los Angeles County individual is alleged to owe more than $430,000 for student loans.

California Sixth District Court of Appeal nullifies one-day marriage between conserved woman and guardian

Angela Underwood Jun. 19, 2017, 9:42pm

A one-day marriage has been nullified between a conserved woman and her guardian.

Retired union workers ask for rehearing in American Airlines, American Eagle Airlines bankruptcy case

John Sammon Jun. 19, 2017, 8:53pm

Retired union members who lost a suit against the Transport Workers Union of America (TWU) claiming they were denied equity after the bankruptcy of American Airlines and American Eagle Airlines Inc. have asked the U.S. Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals for a rehearing.

Attorney says California Air Resources Board nitrogen oxide calculation is 'small snag' on path to environmentally friendly state

John Revak Jun. 19, 2017, 8:07pm

Attorney says California Air Resources Board emission calculation is 'small snag' that can be fixed

Company files suit over alleged sales of infringing Roger Waters merchandise

Wadi Reformado Jun. 19, 2017, 6:01pm

SACRAMENTO – A Los Angeles corporation that manufactures and produces merchandise for musical performers allege unknown entities will sell infringing merchandise.

Man alleges Northwestern Mutual Life Insurance Co. wrongfully denied benefit claim

Wadi Reformado Jun. 19, 2017, 5:53pm

SACRAMENTO – A former car dealership manager alleges his claim for disability benefits was wrongfully denied.