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Court rejects late complaint against the Carmel-by-the-Sea

By Asia Mayfield | Nov 4, 2018

A resident’s complaint against the City of Carmel-by-the-Sea over a permit to develop land adjacent to her property has been rejected because she did not file her complaint within 90 days.

Appeals court affirms dismissal of wrongful death suit

By Asia Mayfield | Oct 24, 2018

SAN JOSE – California's Sixth District Court of Appeal recently affirmed the dismissal of a wrongful death suit, agreeing with the trial court that plaintiff Zejin Deng failed to properly prosecute his suit because he neglected to serve two of the deceased’s heirs.

Green Energy Associates alleges it is owed more than $700,000 under agreement

By Asia Mayfield | Oct 5, 2018

FRESNO – A Michigan company alleges that a California individual and a Wyoming company failed to pay an agreed-upon sum in a settlement.

Parents of inmate killed at Fresno County Jail file wrongful death suit against county, sheriff's office

By Asia Mayfield | Oct 5, 2018

FRESNO – A deceased inmate’s parents are suing Fresno County and the County Sheriff’s Office in a wrongful death suit over allegations that their son’s death was a result of negligence.

Female Farmers Insurance employee alleges 'glass ceiling' in place prevented her from retaining position level

By Asia Mayfield | Oct 5, 2018

SACRAMENTO – On Sept. 18, demoted Farmers Insurance employee Lisa Black filed a lawsuit alleging workplace discrimination.

Fresno irrigation equipment maker files antitrust suit against Netafim Irrigation

By Asia Mayfield | Oct 5, 2018

Plaintiffs Jain Irrigation, et al, seek damages and injunctive relief in a suit filed against Netafim Irrigation, Inc.

Organic fertilizer company faces false advertising lawsuit from competitor

By Asia Mayfield | Oct 4, 2018

An organic fertilizer company has filed a complaint alleging false advertising.

Adult film company can subpoena alleged illegal downloader

By Asia Mayfield | Jul 27, 2018

A federal judge will allow an adult film company to find out the identity of the person accused of illegally downloading porn movies off the Internet.

Earth Island Institute, Sequoia ForestKeeper can amend suit regarding logging near Giant Sequoia National Monument

By Asia Mayfield | Jul 26, 2018

FRESNO – The U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of California recently granted a motion by the U.S. Forest Service (USFS) for summary judgment in a suit claiming USFS ignored proper procedure when it authorized an extensive logging operation near the Giant Sequoia National Monument.

Green Fitness Equipment patent infringement case transferred to federal court in Washington

By Asia Mayfield | Jul 23, 2018

SAN FRANCISCO – A judge in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California recently transferred Green Fitness Equipment Company LLC's (GFE) patent infringement lawsuit against defendants Precor Incorporated and 24 Hour Fitness USA Inc. to the federal district in Washington state.

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