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Government alleges individual owes more than $3,000 for two loans

Wadi Reformado Feb. 20, 2017, 8:47am

LOS ANGELES –  A Los Angeles County woman is alleged to have defaulted on two student loans.

Fisherman attorney says resource use should cost accordingly in WDFW case

Robert Lawson Feb. 19, 2017, 2:36pm

OLYMPIA, Wash. — An attorney who represents fishermen on the West Coast agreed with a California court decision that could shake up a planned exemption by the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife.

Friedrichs 2.0: New lawsuit by 8 teachers challenges mandatory dues paid to California union

Glenn Minnis Feb. 18, 2017, 3:20pm

BURLINGAME, Calif. — The Center for Individual Rights has filed suit on behalf of eight California teachers challenging the school district’s practice of making union membership and ascribed dues mandatory.

Insurer loses latest round in fight against Prop. 103-related rate decreases

Carrie Salls Feb. 18, 2017, 2:39pm

SACRAMENTO — The California insurance industry recently lost another battle against a law that protects consumers against excessive rate hikes when the California Court of Appeal upheld a lower-court ruling in a challenge brought by Mercury Casualty Co. and industry lobbying groups.

Real estate agent claims Blue Light Security contacted him without permission

Jireh Gibson Feb. 17, 2017, 6:18pm

SAN DIEGO – A real estate agent says he did not give a Valencia company permission to call him and claims the company violated TCPA. Adding insult to injury; the company allegedly offered him a $200 gift card in exchange for contact information on one of his most recent clients.

Sweetwater Union High School District awarded $8.2M in settlement

Jessica Caimi Feb. 17, 2017, 6:11pm

SAN DIEGO — The Sweetwater Union High School District in Chula Vista, California, is putting the past behind it after receiving $8.2 million as part of a pay-to-play legal settlement involving two construction companies.

The Movie Market Inc. accused of unlawfully selling copyrighted photos

Wadi Reformado Feb. 17, 2017, 5:59pm

LOS ANGELES – A photographer claims a San Juan Capistrano online retailer is selling his photos without authorization.

Progressive Finance Holdings alleged to have unlawfully used auto dialer to make calls

Wadi Reformado Feb. 17, 2017, 5:23pm

LOS ANGELES – A Garden Grove consumer alleges a debt collector called him at an excessive rate.

International Expo Service Inc. alleged to have failed to pay employee contributions

Wadi Reformado Feb. 17, 2017, 5:18pm

SANTA ANA – A company that designs and manages trade show exhibits is alleged to owe more than $200,000 in contributions to labor union funds.

Smart Living Co., EMerchantclub LLC alleged to have continued to charge for service after cancellation

Wadi Reformado Feb. 17, 2017, 5:04pm

SAN FRANCISCO – A Mendocino County consumer alleges a website hosting service continued to charge her account after she canceled her membership.

Sirius XM accused of unlawfully calling consumers for solicitation purposes

Wadi Reformado Feb. 17, 2017, 4:50pm

LOS ANGELES – Five consumers allege Sirius XM Radio Inc. engages in an illegal telemarketing campaign.

BMI alleges AV Nightclub performed songs without authorization

Wadi Reformado Feb. 17, 2017, 4:39pm

LOS ANGELES – A Big Bear Lake business is accused of performing musical compositions without a license.

Nevro announces another lawsuit involving Boston Scientific

Christopher Mobley Feb. 17, 2017, 3:26pm

(Northern California Record) Nevro Corp., a global medical device company based in Redwood City, California, has announced it is facing a lawsuit from Boston Scientific.

Man alleges Northrop Grumman Corp. pension plan violated act

Wadi Reformado Feb. 17, 2017, 3:23pm

LOS ANGELES – An individual has filed a class-action lawsuit regarding a pension plan.

Expert witness backs appeals court decision in Nexium lawsuit

David Hutton Feb. 17, 2017, 3:14pm

LOS ANGELES (Northern California Record) -- A Missouri doctor has agreed with a California state appeals court’s decision that he wasn’t qualified to opine on the general causation relationship between proton pump inhibitors like Nexium and bone fractures.

Heavy Young Heathens file suit over use of 'Lucifer' theme song

Wadi Reformado Feb. 17, 2017, 3:09pm

LOS ANGELES – Composers and musical artists known professionally has Heavy Young Heathens are accusing Warner Bros. Entertainment and others of fraud.

Appeals court grants stay in antibody patent claim

Glenn Minnis Feb. 17, 2017, 3:05pm

WASHINGTON (Northern California Record) -- The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit has stayed a Delaware court’s decision allowing for the continued sale of the cholesterol-fighting drug Praluent until the courts can render a final verdict in the manufacturers Sanofi and Regeneron’s legal battle with Amgen Inc. 

Consumer alleges LG Electronic's V10 phone is defective

Wadi Reformado Feb. 17, 2017, 2:55pm

LOS ANGELES – A class-action suit has been filed against LG Electronics by a Paso Robles man over allegations its V10 phone is defective.

Chico attorney faces probation following 3 DUIs

Olivia Olsen Feb. 17, 2017, 2:54pm

SAN FRANCISCO -- The State Bar Court of California has placed Chico attorney Heather Michelle Salvador on two years' probation. 

Los Angeles attorney faces probation for failure to follow education requirements

Olivia Olsen Feb. 17, 2017, 2:41pm

LOS ANGELS -- Los Angeles attorney Andrea Jean Pflug was placed on a one-year probation Nov. 20, 2016. The ruling handed down by the State Bar Court of California stemmed from the attorney’s alleged failure to complete the required 25 hours of minimum continuing legal education (MCLE).