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Symantec securities owner alleges false statements in document led to inflated prices

LOS ANGELES – A man alleges he was damaged when he purchased securities of a cybersecurity solution company at artificially inflated prices.

East Side Union School District student alleges district failed to prevent bullying, abuse from other students

SAN JOSE – A Piedmont Hills High School student and her parents filed a legal complaint against a classmate, a teacher, the school district and its principal after the student alleged she suffered bullying and sexual abuse on and off school grounds.

MacBook owners allege butterfly switch keyboards are defective

LOS ANGELES – Three Apple Inc. users filed a class action lawsuit against Apple Inc. alleging the company knowingly sold defective keyboards on MacBooks.

Former OpenSpend COO alleges company has not issued stock certificates

SAN FRANCISCO – A former chief operating officer of OpenSpend alleges the company refused to provide his stock certificates after his termination.

Exxon: Climate change plaintiffs' response to dismissal argument a 'distraction'

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SAN FRANCISCO (Legal Newsline) – ExxonMobil's motion to dismiss a climate change lawsuit filed against it by two California cities makes a jurisdictional argument while it pursues a possible lawsuit against city officials in Texas.

PetSmart seeks to remove overtime pay case to federal court

FRESNO – A well-known pet supply company requested a removal of a suit filed by a former manager to federal court.

Southern District of California court reinstates motions in case involving BIC, Norwood Promotional

SAN DIEGO — The U.S. District Court in the Southern District of California has overruled a media company’s summary judgment objections in a case involving BIC Corp., according to the April 12 opinion.

Man's severance agreement stops his discrimination case against Columbus Manufacturing

SAN FRANCISCO – A California man’s severance agreement bound him from winning a discrimination case against his former employer in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California, according to an April 23 opinion.

Ametek granted partial judgment in alleged ground contamination cased filed by mobile home parks' owners

SAN DIEGO – The owners of mobile home parks were not able to immediately claim compensatory damages after they alleged a nearby facility dumped toxic waste on its property.

District Court denies class status in lawsuit against Best Buy

SACRAMENTO — A California man failed to show the U.S. District Court in the Eastern District of California that his lawsuit against Best Buy met the requirements for a class certification, according to an April 26 opinion.

Presidio Components suffers setback in pursuit of modified damages in federal court

Presidio Components' efforts to have a court increase its more than $2 million award in a patent infringement case fell short in an April 9 opinion.

Overtime lawsuit against hospital staffing firm granted class action status

Former nursing company employees can now move forward with a class action lawsuit against Fastaff LLC following an April 9 opinion in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California.

ABI Document Support Services touts benefits of digitizing documents

A California record retrieval company has advantages of digitizing documents as they encourage law firms and insurance companies to go digital.

Civil Justice Association of California warns California employers of fair employment rules after high-profile case

&&& John Doherty, president of the Civil Justice Association of California, recently warned employers to exercise caution in incidents related to the California Fair Employment and Housing Act (FMLA), citing a high-profile lawsuit filed by a hospital baker.

Federal FMLA bill hopes to reflect California model that benefits workers, employers

WASHINGTON - The Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA) in California is in the spotlight as a handful of lawmakers hope to use some aspects of the state statute it to pass a federal FMLA bill under the new administration.

Plaintiffs in $4.7 million construction defect case mum after ruling

SAN DIEGO -- Plaintiffs in a major construction lawsuit that ended with a San Diego law firm recovering nearly $5 million have decided to stay silent after the ruling was in their favor.  

Scali Law Firm hires Jurdi

LOS ANGELES — A Los Angeles auto-dealer law firm has boosted its roster with an attorney whom a founding partner of the firm praised as a quick thinker.

Toyota calls foul on class-action lawsuit

LOS ANGELES — Toyota has made it clear it is not standing for the complaints that owners have filed against it.

ABI Document Support Services wins service award

LOS ANGELES — ABI Document Support Services recently earned the 2016 Attorney at Law Magazine: The Los Angeles Edition's "Professional Service of the Year" Award, according to a news release.