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Consumer claims Executive Financial Co. harassed her over alleged debt

Jenie Mallari-Torres Jan. 9, 2017, 3:03pm

SAN DIEGO – A woman alleges a debt collector unlawfully visited her residence in an attempt to collect a debt.

Pristine Environments Inc., Kleenhouse Building Maintenance alleged to owe contributions

Jenie Mallari-Torres Jan. 9, 2017, 2:54pm

SAN DIEGO – Trustees from a labor union fund are seeking more than $900 they allege they are owed from an employer and its parent company.

San Diego resident seeks $575,000 over alleged injuries from accident with federal employee

Jenie Mallari-Torres Jan. 9, 2017, 11:44am

SAN DIEGO – A San Diego resident claims he was injured in an accident with a federal employee.

Gila LLC accused of calling consumer after she asked calls to stop

Jenie Mallari-Torres Jan. 9, 2017, 11:31am

SAN DIEGO – A San Diego consumer claims a Nevada debt collector continues to call her after she revoked her consent to receive calls.

Nurse claims Anthem Life Insurance Co. wrongfully terminated disability benefits

Jenie Mallari-Torres Jan. 9, 2017, 11:24am

SAN DIEGO – A registered nurse alleges she is disabled and that her insurer wrongfully terminated her disability benefits.

California court denies Students Matter’s plea to use test scores in teacher evaluations

Michelle de Leon Jan. 8, 2017, 11:24pm

MARTINEZ, Calif. — A California Superior Court judge has ruled against the petition of Students Matter to order districts to include the test scores of students as part of the criteria used in the evaluation of teachers.

Critics condemn talcum-powder lawsuits as TheLawFirm.com expands to take on a surge

Christina Suttles Jan. 8, 2017, 10:57pm

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Patent battle underway over camera mouth mount

Michelle de Leon Jan. 8, 2017, 10:11pm

SAN DIEGO — A camera mouth mount is at the center of a legal battle between San Diego-based company MyGo LLC and an entrepreneur who operates the website called Ho Stevie.

Energy-drink maker soothes customers following convictions

John Breslin Jan. 8, 2017, 6:26pm

SAN FRANCISCO — Following the high profile trial and conviction of two people on charges of distributing potentially dangerous counterfeits, the maker of a popular energy drink were moved to remind customers they were removed from shelves many years ago.

Supreme Court rules for Samsung in patent dispute with Apple

Tabitha Fleming Jan. 8, 2017, 6:15pm

SAN FRANCISCO — The U.S. Supreme Court ruled in favor of Samsung on Dec. 6, in what is being heralded as a major victory in the patent controversy with rival tech giant Apple.

Former lawyer charged for posing as immigration consultant

Sara McCleary Jan. 8, 2017, 5:43pm

SAN JOSE — A South Bay man has been arrested for allegedly defrauding as many as 1,000 individuals.

California may join 17 other states on ban on attorney/client sexual relationships

Kerry Goff Jan. 8, 2017, 5:21pm

SAN FRANCISCO — A recent proposal has been submitted to add California to the other 17 states that ban attorneys from having consensual sexual relationships with their clients.

Berkeley dispensary off the hook after 3 years in litigation

Kerry Goff Jan. 7, 2017, 4:35pm

BERKELEY, Calif. — A recently dismissed lawsuit against Berkeley Patients Group ended a three-year legal battle by the federal government to close Berkeley’s oldest marijuana dispensary.

University of San Francisco grad added to Judicate West's neutrals

Chandra Lye Jan. 6, 2017, 8:34pm

SAN FRANCISCO — Judicate West, a private dispute-resolution company, has added a University of San Francisco graduate to its list of neutrals.

State DMV pulls autonomous Uber cars off streets for operating without permits

Cheyenne Dickerson Jan. 6, 2017, 5:41pm

SAN FRANCISCO – The state DMV, along with the state attorney general, forced Uber to take its robotic cars off the streets of California and cease current state testing for failure to provide current permits. 

Murphy 'excited' to serve as judge on 'prestigious' San Francisco County Superior Court

Christopher Knoll Jan. 6, 2017, 6:01am

SAN FRANCISCO – The vacancy on a San Francisco County Superior Court bench, prompted by the retirement of Judge Lillian Sing nearly a year and a half ago, was filled by Gov. Edmund G. Brown Jr. on Dec. 24, 2016.

Citizens group opposes Buddhist retreat center printing press expansion

Mary Anne Kress Jan. 6, 2017, 5:20am

SAN FRANCISCO – Coastal Hills Rural Preservation (CHRP) has asked a state court of appeals to address three issues in regards to the master use permit issued by Sonoma County to the Ratna Ling Retreat Center.

Woman seeks reinstatement of long-term disability benefits

Jenie Mallari-Torres Jan. 5, 2017, 2:54pm

SAN FRANCISCO – A woman alleges she is disabled due to a neuromuscular disease and that her disability benefits were wrongfully terminated.

Louisiana man claims Casting 360 sent him unwanted text messages

Jenie Mallari-Torres Jan. 5, 2017, 2:42pm

SAN FRANCISCO – A theatrical talent and booking agency is alleged to have sent unsolicited text advertisements to a Louisiana man, who has filed a class-action suit.

McGraw-Hill Global Education Holdings accused of unlawfully using photos

Jenie Mallari-Torres Jan. 5, 2017, 2:33pm

SAN FRANCISCO – A Pennsylvania stock photography agency claims a publisher used its photographs without permission.