A private company responsible for monitoring GPS and alcohol tracking devices on recently released inmates faces accusations of extortion and civil rights violations.
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Appeals court refuses to uphold decision that denied class certification in a case concerning the California Revenue and Taxation Code.
The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit denied the U.S. government’s second petition to drop an environmental lawsuit brought by Earth Guardians and Future Generations.
The United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit affirmed a lower court’s dismissal of a discrimination case against Southwest Airlines on July 23.
SAN FRANCISCO – The U.S. District Court in the Northern District of California has granted the plaintiffs in a case over allegedly contaminated pet food products leave to file a second amended complaint.
SAN FRANCISCO – A woman at risk of losing her home because she uses medical marijuana and lives in a Housing Urban Development (HUD)-subsidized complex sued President Donald Trump and other federal agencies for allegedly having contradictory stances on cannabis.
Queen of the Valley Medical Center doctors, nurse seek to have child birth injury suit moved to federal court
Queen of the Valley Medical Center physicians and workers named in a negligence suit claiming an infant suffered major injuries after birth filed a notice of removal earlier this month to have the case moved from Napa County Superior Court to the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California.
SAN FRANCISCO – President Donald Trump is facing a lawsuit by families impacted by the termination of the parole portion of the Central American Minors (CAM) program.
Environmental watchdog organizations have called out the Environmental Protection Agency and U.S. Army Corps for Engineers for two regulations in a lawsuit filed in U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California.
SAN FRANCISCO – The owner and charterer of ocean-going vessels is seeking more than $7 million after one of its ships was arrested in Singapore.
SAN FRANCISCO – A same-day delivery service cited the Class Action Fairness Act as it main argument to remove a class action labor dispute involving delivery couriers.
A company named in a product liability suit for an allegedly faulty hip replacement system recently requested the case be removed from the Alameda County Superior Court to the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California.
Director, cinematographer, and editor Damon Pourshian recently filed a copyright infringement suit in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California alleging Disney/Pixar’s "Inside Out" was stolen from a short film he wrote while in college.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (Legal Newsline) – A law firm and lawyers who briefly represented a record-setting test pilot and his wife were denied motion to strike a suit on anti-strategic lawsuit against public participation (SLAPP) grounds, according to a May 16 opinion in the court of appeal of the 3rd Appellate District of California.
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.
LOS ANGELES – Three Apple Inc. users filed a class action lawsuit against Apple Inc. alleging the company knowingly sold defective keyboards on MacBooks.
SAN FRANCISCO – A former chief operating officer of OpenSpend alleges the company refused to provide his stock certificates after his termination.
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.