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.
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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 – A court has denied a man's motion for partial summary judgment in a case over the administrative fees of a pension plan.
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.
Aon Hewitt Investment Consulting partially granted summary judgment in case over employee pension plan
SAN FRANCISCO – An investment adviser was partially granted its motion for summary judgment in a case over the handling of an employee pension benefit plan.
C2 Education System granted leave to amend complaint against former workers who started competing business
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.
SAN DIEGO – The U.S. District Court for the Southern District of California recently dismissed a trademark case against PF Brands after it determined that plaintiff Graco Minnesota couldn’t prove the court has jurisdiction in the case.
SAN FRANCISCO – The U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California recently denied a motion for a new trial in a patent infringement action involving Finjan Inc. and Juniper Networks Inc.
Founders and entrepreneurs of blooming businesses are encouraged to get educated on all things intellectual property in one of Financial Poise’s latest webinars, IP-101: What Every Founder/Entrepreneur Must Know. The on-demand webinar, which is sponsored by EisnerAmper, is slated to give special advice for those who have launched their own startup businesses.
OAKLAND – A group of plaintiffs were granted their motion to dismiss counterclaims against them in their litigation with Microchip Technology Inc. over allegations the company violated the Employee Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA).
SAN FRANCISCO – The U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California has granted a motion by the manufacturer of Chrysler vehicles to exclude certain expert testimony in some cases filed over an allegedly defective component in its vehicles.
OAKLAND – Apple’s motion to get a class action against it regarding purchases of TV shows dismissed was denied in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California on March 13.
Great American Assurance fails to prove it is free from duty to indemnify policyholders in wrongful death case
SAN FRANCISCO – On March 11, Great American Assurance Co. failed to prove it did not owe a home care business indemnity and defense in a wrongful death and negligence case.
SAN FRANCISCO – The U.S. District Court in the Northern District of California has denied a defendant's motion to dismiss a suit against it filed by Levi Strauss & Co. over allegations of trademark infringement.
SAN DIEGO – On March 4, GE and Tokyo Electric Power Co. (TEPCO) convinced the U.S. District Court in the Southern District of California to dismiss U.S. Navy vets' case against them after allegedly being exposed to radiation.
Emissions case against VW remanded back to state court despite company's attempts to keep it in federal
SAN FRANCISCO – The U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California ruled it does not have proper jurisdiction over an ongoing fraud, unfair competition law and warranty case against Volkswagen and remanded the case back to state court on March 8.
SAN FRANCISCO (Legal Newsline) – Class action lawsuits are rolling in against a major pet nutrition food producer after it recalled canned dog food products because of potentially elevated amounts of vitamin D.
SAN FRANCISCO – On Jan. 25, the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California granted in part and denied in part a company's motion for leave to file an amended answer and counterclaims in a patent infringement lawsuit.