A recent wrongful death lawsuit filed against the NCAA alleging a former linebacker at San Diego State University who went on to play for San Diego Chargers died as a result of chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE), a type of trauma suffered in contact sports, could have implications that go beyond the NCAA, an attorney with an NFL player representation agency said.
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The widow of Jeffrey Staggs, a San Diego State linebacker who went on to play for the San Diego Chargers and who died in 2014 when he was 70, recently filed a lawsuit against the NCAA claiming wrongful death of her husband.
Abercrombie settles employees' call-in suit for $9.6 million, but lawyers say laws haven't caught up to technology
SACRAMENTO – Following a dispute between Abercrombie & Fitch and tens of thousands of employees, the clothing retailer will be paying more than $9 million to employees who called into work and argued that it counts as reporting to work.
Apple is suing Samsung after the competitor allegedly infringed on multiple patents which were related to Apple product design.
SACRAMENTO—The state of California faces challenges following the creation of law which seeks to protect employees from workplace violations committed by employers, while the system makes reform difficult to enact.
SACRAMENTO – A recent article published by Reuters calls into question the safety of glyphosate, a common weed killer, which, up until now, has only been challenged by the International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC).
LOS ANGELES – Companies throughout California have been suffering due to the occurrence of serial plaintiffs, individuals hired to find violations of requirements under the Americans with Disabilities Act, yet these lawsuits are doing little to further the cause of justice and may in fact be hurting the local economies, attorneys say.
Indio, Coachella aren't the only places where code violations can lead to huge legal bills, lawyer says
COACHELLA – A law firm that was contracted to prosecute code violations in Indio and Coachella is alleged to have taken residents to criminal court for small crimes and later billing them weighty prosecution fees.
An amendment to California Government Code may stand to extend the statute of limitations that allows an employee to make a California Fair Employment and Housing Act claim from one year to three years.
Experts: Alameda County jury's $17M compensatory damages verdict in talc case may skew future awards
Although it's not the largest award in a talc lawsuit, experts say the recent award of more than $22 million from a California jury to the family of a deceased paint-maker threatens to skew awards for future talc-asbestos lawsuits.
SANTA CLARITA – California's Poole & Shaffery LLP recently added the mother-daughter legal team of Claudia J. McDowell and M. Lisa Odom as partners.
SAN FRANCISCO— An Alameda County woman filed a class-action lawsuit against a pharmaceutical company, alleging that it violated the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA).
SAN FRANCISCO— State Farm General Insurance Company is seeking removal of civil action from a case alleging policy denial.
SAN FRANCISCO – Aetna Health and Life Insurance Co. is seeking a removal of a case alleging it denied payment of services.
SAN FRANCISCO – A woman is seeking damages following an incident in which she claims she was filmed by a hidden camera in an Airbnb property.
SAN FRANCISCO – A steel company is seeking a removal to federal court following its alleged breach of contract and wrongful taking of funds.
SAN FRANCISCO – A couple is seeking damages following an incident in which the husband allegedly suffered an infection and complications.