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Fitbit faces class-action lawsuit over false advertising claims

Chris Galford Feb. 16, 2016, 4:10pm

SAN FRANCISCO – Consumers from across the nation are suing Fitbit Inc. in a class-action suit that claims the company's brand of wearable heart rate monitors failed to work as advertised.

Southern California attorney sanctioned for sexist remarks in federal court

Chris Galford Feb. 9, 2016, 3:14pm

SAN FRANCISCO – Following remarks made to a fellow attorney during a deposition, a Southern California attorney faces sanctions from a federal judge in San Jose.

Northern California's top federal law enforcement official to rejoin private practice

Chris Galford Jan. 21, 2016, 3:33pm

SAN FRANCISCO – The U.S. attorney in San Francisco intends to follow her work in the public sphere with a return to her old law firm.

Class-action efforts to tackle alleged labor abuses gain ground in California

Chris Galford Jan. 21, 2016, 2:04pm

SAN FRANCISCO – In California, class-action lawsuits have begun to spring up against supposed corporate negligence, aiming to shine light on human trafficking and slavery in supply chains. Their end goals: transparency and accountability.