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Superior court judge publicly admonished

Angela Underwood Oct. 11, 2017, 2:26pm

SAN FRANCISCO – After 28 years on the bench, a superior court judge has been publicly admonished.

Inequitable conduct defense struck down in patent infringement case

Angela Underwood Oct. 11, 2017, 2:20pm

REDWOOD CITY – An inequitable conduct defense is not permitted in the patent infringement case between Nevro v. Boston Scientific Corporation.

Gender pay gap bill moves to governor's desk

Angela Underwood Oct. 10, 2017, 2:40pm

A Southern California legislator believes in doing bold things to make change.

California Citizens Against Lawsuit Abuse cheers recent dismissal

Angela Underwood Oct. 5, 2017, 2:04pm

A Sacramento-based legal group is applauding the dismissal with prejudice of a class action lawsuit against an Internet advertising company that allegedly violated the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA).

California appeal court upholds ruling on police retirement benefits

Angela Underwood Oct. 2, 2017, 12:20pm

SAN FRANCISCO - The California First District Court of Appeal affirmed that a police association has no vested rights regarding its alleged retirement benefits.

National Abortion Federation wins contempt sanction award of nearly $200,000

Angela Underwood Sep. 12, 2017, 1:30pm

SAN FRANCISCO -The National Abortion Federation (NAF) has been granted a civil contempt sanction award of nearly $200,000.

Legal association president: SB632 lacks attorney accountability

Angela Underwood Sep. 11, 2017, 12:53pm

SACRAMENTO --The Civil Justice Association of California (CJAC) president argues the plaintiff bar's attempt to limit civil discovery asbestos deposition hours lacks attorney accountability. “

State Sen. Moorlach views SB33 bill as job killer

Angela Underwood Sep. 11, 2017, 12:45pm

California Sen. John Moorlach said SB33 bill is looked at as a job killer, "like trial attorneys [that] push to try and avoid class action lawsuits."

Morgan Hill, city Hotel Coalition case headed to California Supreme Court

Angela Underwood Aug. 31, 2017, 12:37pm

SAN JOSE – The opposing views of a city government lawyer and non-profit attorney on a public referendum is headed to the California Supreme Court.

Judge Kreep receives severe public censure

Angela Underwood Aug. 24, 2017, 1:59pm

SAN DIEGO – Other than being removed from the bench, the highest level of discipline for a magistrate is severe public censure.

North Coast Railroad Authority unsure if it will appeal California Supreme Court ruling

Angela Underwood Aug. 22, 2017, 1:29pm

SAN FRANCISCO – The California Supreme Court has ended a conflict regarding a railroad authority and the application of a 22-year old act.

Wells Fargo expects vindication

Angela Underwood Aug. 16, 2017, 2:28pm

SAN FRANCISCO – Wells Fargo believes it will be vindicated in the end, according to a bank representative.

Pomona, SQM headed back to trial in polluted water case

Angela Underwood Aug. 14, 2017, 1:30pm

LOS ANGELES – Polluted water in the city of Pomona pushed a panel of judges to vacate judgment and demand a new trial.

Bay Area law professor specializes in visa issues

Angela Underwood Aug. 13, 2017, 11:51am

SAN FRANCISCO – It’s all about principal, according to a Bay Area lawyer with an advanced degree.

Ninth District judge rules no fraud in 2007 forest fire

Angela Underwood Aug. 7, 2017, 2:15pm

SAN FRANCISCO - California Ninth District Court of Appeal Chief Judge Sidney R. Thomas found no alleged fraud in United States of America v. Sierra Pacific Industries. “

Attorney discusses winning pension benefit argument

Angela Underwood Jul. 31, 2017, 12:49pm

SAN FRANCISCO – Fighting strongly for benefits is what Kirsten Scott does, and she does it at a high level.

California First District Court of Appeals ends 15-year corporate malpractice battle

Angela Underwood Jul. 31, 2017, 12:35pm

SAN FRANCISCO - The California First District Court of Appeal has affirmed trial courts judgment litigated for two years over consolidated million-dollar malpractice cases.

Tweet complaint dismissed by First District Court of Appeal

Angela Underwood Jul. 31, 2017, 12:15pm

SAN FRANCISCO - The First District Court of Appeal has affirmed a demurrer without leave to amend on behalf of Twitter over a complaint posed on the social icon by Pope Trading.

Appeals court questions letter of intent

Angela Underwood Jul. 26, 2017, 3:01pm

SAN FRANCISCO – An appeals court has disagreed with a lower court's ruling that a medical negligence complaint was not a notice of lawsuit under the meaning of Section 364.

California First District Court of Appeals affirms ruling in insurance case

Angela Underwood Jul. 26, 2017, 2:53pm

SAN FRANCISCO -- The California First District Court of Appeals has affirmed a trial court's summary judgment, but reversed the fee award in an excess insurance liability case.