SAN DIEGO – On May 28, BMW of North America LLC convinced Judge Cathy Ann Bencivengo of the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of California to grant its motion for summary judgment after a man sued via the Song-Beverly Consumer Warranty Act.
SAN DIEGO – On May 28, the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of California green-lighted a $24.5 million settlement in a class action lawsuit against Navy Federal Credit Union over overdraft fees.
SACRAMENTO – Toyota was granted a motion to dismiss a complaint over allegations the auto manufacturer used soy-based wire coating in Lexus vehicles' wiring harnesses that attracted rodents and caused damages to the plaintiffs' vehicles.
BAKERSFIELD – On May 28, the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of California announced that a man’s claims concerning the alleged defects in a 2012 Dodge Durango are going to trial this summer.
LOS ANGELES – A man failed to prove he was the sole inventor of a voicemail and fax feature patent, causing the U.S. District Court for the Central District of California to grant summary judgment against the companies he was suing on May 29.
SAN FRANCISCO – The U.S. District Court in the Northern District of California recently dismissed a a negligent tree maintenance claim against the United States after a tree fell at an Army Corps of Engineers campsite at the Lake Mendocino Recreation Area.
SAN JOSE – Rock Clapper, the president of ScanX, prevailed in a breach of contract claim against him and the company in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California, San Jose Division.
OAKLAND – Amazon was partially granted its motion to dismiss a suit over allegations it failed to pay a worker overtime in violation of the Fair Labor Standards Act and sections of the California Labor Code.
SAN DIEGO – The U.S. District Court for the Southern District of California recently granted a motion to remand a San Diego couple's lawsuit claiming Ford Motor Co. and a dealership violated the Song-Beverly Consumer Warranty Act, also known as the California Lemon Law, to San Diego Superior Court.
SAN FRANCISCO – A man’s breach of warranty claims against Ford Motor Co. are time-barred, the U.S. District Court in the Northern District of California determined as it granted Ford’s motion for judgment on the pleadings.
SAN DIEGO – Thanks to its case being an “exceptional” one, the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of California granted in part and denied in part the San Diego Comic Convention’s motion for attorney fees after it prevailed in its trademark case against a production company.
SAN FRANCISCO – On April 17, the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California green-lighted a motion for settlement approval but denied a request to seal in a suit over the classification of independent contractors.
SAN FRANCISCO – An education center had until April 18 to file an amended complaint in its lawsuit seeking relief and damages over allegations a group of former workers created a competing company before they quit.