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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
&&& 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.
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.